Alexandria vs Crete - Cost of Living Comparison

Alexandria Crete
🚶 Cost of living one person
$326
$923
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$803
$2327
🏠 One person rent
$110
$364
🏘️ Family rent
$184
$626
🍽️ Food expenses
$138
$356
🚐 Transport expenses
$34.6
$99.5
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$130
$838
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
36 km
26 km
🎓 Higher education
48
32
😀 Quality of life
51
58
🏙️ Population
4.87M
623K

The cost of living in Alexandria is 65% less expensive than in Crete. Cities ranked 9104th and 5828th ($326 vs $923) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 3rd and 33rd in Egypt and Greece, respectively. Check Egypt vs Greece comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.4 months in Alexandria compared to 0.9 months in Crete. Alexandria ranked 3rd best city to live in Egypt vs Crete ranked 27th in Greece, while ranked 6192nd and 5577th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Alexandria vs Crete

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Alexandria Crete
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.57
$10.9
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$13.2
$37.5
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$3.51
$10.5
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.74
$3.79
 Cappuccino
$1.32
$2.94
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.21
$2.11
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$129
$340
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$75.4
$245
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$245
$621
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$129
$459
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$15.1
$65.5
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$23.3
$100
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$8.61
$34.9
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
12.74%
4.37%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$571
$2946
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$196
$2686
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.17
$1.31
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$8.39
$42.9
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$2.84
$12.4
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.32
$2.31
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.79
$1.15
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.29
$1.15
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.39
$2.29
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.18
$3.27
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3
$12.7
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.96
$7.37
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.12
$9.45
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.92
$2.17
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.49
$2.04
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.32
$1.03
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.29
$1.15
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.29
$1.03
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.22
$1.01
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.12
$0.34
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.58
$2.41
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.16
$4.33
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.34
$1.08
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.61
$4.85
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$1.36
$6.17
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.16
$4.72
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.49
$2.15
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$0.81
$3.03
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$16.5
$45.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$3.14
$7.79
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$8.03
$37.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$1.61
$10.1
👖 Brand Jeans
$22.4
$101
👟 Brand Sneakers
$71.7
$67.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$59.8
$375
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1732
$6882

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Distance City Cost of living
21 km or 13 mi Kafr El Dawwar
$264
55 km or 34 mi Damanhur
$283
113 km or 70 mi Tanta
$245
122 km or 76 mi El Mahalla El Kubra
$257
126 km or 78 mi Shibin El Kom
$253
141 km or 87 mi Mansoura
$255
146 km or 91 mi Benha
$226
167 km or 104 mi Zagazig
$265
174 km or 108 mi Shubra El Kheima
$275
179 km or 111 mi Cairo
$394
181 km or 113 mi Giza
$287
182 km or 113 mi Damietta
$248
203 km or 126 mi Helwan
$270
225 km or 140 mi Port Said
$322
229 km or 142 mi Faiyum
$265
234 km or 146 mi Ismailia
$230
262 km or 163 mi Beni Suef
$212
286 km or 177 mi Suez
$238
356 km or 221 mi Minya
$264
432 km or 268 mi Gaza
$696
444 km or 276 mi Netivot
$1692
444 km or 276 mi Ashkelon
$1586
446 km or 277 mi Sderot
$1694
447 km or 278 mi Ofakim
$1693
454 km or 282 mi Ashdod
$1771
460 km or 286 mi Rahat
$1700
461 km or 287 mi Paphos
$1168
462 km or 287 mi Kiryat Malakhi
$1687
463 km or 287 mi Asyut
$279
463 km or 288 mi Yavne
$1693
463 km or 288 mi Kiryat Gat
$1660
464 km or 288 mi Beersheba
$1483
467 km or 290 mi Bat Yam
$1878
468 km or 291 mi Holon
$1836
470 km or 292 mi Ness Ziona
$1698
470 km or 292 mi Rehovot
$1776
470 km or 292 mi Rishon LeZion
$1809
473 km or 294 mi Tel Aviv
$2298
473 km or 294 mi Givatayim
$2032
474 km or 295 mi Ramat Gan
$2162

Cities near Crete

Distance City Cost of living
22 km or 14 mi Heraklion
$923
39 km or 24 mi Rethymno
$892
83 km or 51 mi Chania
$1119
132 km or 82 mi Santorini
$1078
241 km or 150 mi Mykonos
$1374
298 km or 185 mi Bodrum
$801
300 km or 187 mi Voula
$989
303 km or 189 mi Glyfada
$1587
306 km or 190 mi Argyroupoli
$902
310 km or 193 mi Palaio Faliro
$1068
311 km or 193 mi Nea Smyrni
$1098
312 km or 194 mi Kallithea
$997
313 km or 195 mi Piraeus
$1126
314 km or 195 mi Kalamata
$989
315 km or 196 mi Athens
$1197
316 km or 196 mi Nikaia
$886
317 km or 197 mi Salamina
$994
320 km or 199 mi Nea Ionia
$991
320 km or 199 mi Peristeri
$1063
320 km or 199 mi Nea Filadelfeia
$991
323 km or 201 mi Kifissia
$1195
324 km or 202 mi Rhodes
$981
327 km or 203 mi Eleusis
$990
328 km or 204 mi Aspropyrgos
$1028
332 km or 207 mi Tripoli
$862
340 km or 211 mi Corinth
$840
349 km or 217 mi Marmaris
$660
351 km or 218 mi Derna
$432
353 km or 220 mi Kusadasi
$397
358 km or 223 mi Chios
$878
369 km or 229 mi Chalcis
$929
369 km or 229 mi Tobruk
$372
377 km or 234 mi Mugla
$471
386 km or 240 mi Aydin
$365
399 km or 248 mi Izmir
$582
399 km or 248 mi Tire
$376
407 km or 253 mi Fethiye
$528
421 km or 262 mi Nazilli
$363
431 km or 268 mi Patras
$890
432 km or 269 mi Manisa
$430