Ashgabat vs Warsaw - Cost of Living Comparison

Ashgabat Warsaw
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1233
$1159
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2878
$2771
🏠 One person rent
$531
$702
🏘️ Family rent
$949
$1293
🍽️ Food expenses
$540
$272
🚐 Transport expenses
$42.6
$90.9
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$562
$1279
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
5 km
7 km
🎓 Higher education
7
93
😀 Quality of life
30
82
🏙️ Population
828K
1.86M

The cost of living in Ashgabat is 6% more expensive than in Warsaw. Cities ranked 4068th and 4284th ($1233 vs $1159) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 6th and 2nd in Turkmenistan and Poland, respectively. Check Turkmenistan vs Poland comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.5 months in Ashgabat compared to 1.1 months in Warsaw. Ashgabat ranked 1st best city to live in Turkmenistan vs Warsaw ranked 1st in Poland, while ranked 8436th and 294th among best cities to live in the world.

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Ashgabat Warsaw
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$18.8
$6.85
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$68.6
$29.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$10.1
$6.17
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.1
$3.05
 Cappuccino
$3.75
$3.1
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$4.55
$1.43
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$635
$700
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$386
$546
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$933
$1432
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$807
$1024
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$40.5
$113
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$62.1
$173
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$54.5
$13.2
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
7.97%
8.06%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3243
$4645
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2384
$2909
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.14
$1.02
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$11.4
$25
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$8.27
$7.65
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.36
$1.66
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.43
$0.85
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.9
$0.98
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.1
$1.19
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.5
$2.84
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14.3
$8
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.26
$5.73
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$19.4
$11.2
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.15
$0.92
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.08
$1.38
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.24
$1.57
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.99
$2.37
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.92
$0.79
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.61
$0.79
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.89
$0.36
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.08
$1.82
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$15.2
$6.93
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.99
$0.96
🚬 Cigarette pack
$18.9
$4.05
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.65
$4.88
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.82
$2.74
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$3.02
$1.36
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.79
$1.95
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$50.9
$28.8
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$19.2
$7
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$26.2
$30.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$6.43
$11.1
👖 Brand Jeans
$80
$76.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$92.6
$80.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$22.7
$432
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$4395
$10796

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Distance City Cost of living
12 km or 7.2 mi Anau
$1366
95 km or 59 mi Quchan
$687
99 km or 61 mi Baherden
$1362
107 km or 66 mi Bojnord
$540
197 km or 123 mi Nishapur
$640
203 km or 126 mi Sabzevar
$638
212 km or 132 mi Mashhad
$658
294 km or 183 mi Gonbad-e Kavus
$531
302 km or 187 mi Kashmar
$687
306 km or 190 mi Mary
$1305
307 km or 191 mi Torbat-e Heydarieh
$687
344 km or 213 mi Shahrud
$688
361 km or 224 mi Torbat-e Jam
$717
367 km or 228 mi Gorgan
$558
451 km or 280 mi Dasoguz
$1316
469 km or 291 mi Turkmenabat
$1331
496 km or 308 mi Sari
$568
513 km or 318 mi Nukus
$397
516 km or 321 mi Qaem Shahr
$693
517 km or 321 mi Semnan
$690
524 km or 325 mi Herat
$375
528 km or 328 mi Babol
$450
558 km or 347 mi Amol
$504
561 km or 349 mi Bukhara
$379
570 km or 354 mi Birjand
$691
634 km or 394 mi Pardis
$686
654 km or 406 mi Qarshi
$404
657 km or 408 mi Pakdasht
$694
660 km or 410 mi Golestan
$696
667 km or 414 mi Sheberghan
$326
668 km or 415 mi Qarchak
$694
668 km or 415 mi Tehran
$833
670 km or 417 mi Varamin
$836
671 km or 417 mi Ray
$693
693 km or 431 mi Qods
$699
694 km or 431 mi Eslamshahr
$636
695 km or 432 mi Nasimshahr
$695
700 km or 435 mi Shahriar
$696
701 km or 435 mi Karaj
$792
703 km or 437 mi Fardis
$689

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Distance City Cost of living
17 km or 10 mi Pruszkow
$816
19 km or 12 mi Otwock
$812
68 km or 42 mi Skierniewice
$811
79 km or 49 mi Ciechanow
$810
85 km or 53 mi Siedlce
$802
91 km or 56 mi Radom
$724
98 km or 61 mi Plock
$671
103 km or 64 mi Ostroleka
$811
110 km or 68 mi Pulawy
$804
114 km or 71 mi Kutno
$813
119 km or 74 mi Lodz
$905
127 km or 79 mi Lomza
$771
130 km or 81 mi Piotrkow Trybunalski
$748
143 km or 89 mi Wloclawek
$580
144 km or 89 mi Biala Podlaska
$803
145 km or 90 mi Ostrowiec Swietokrzyski
$816
149 km or 92 mi Belchatow
$812
152 km or 94 mi Lublin
$877
152 km or 94 mi Kielce
$705
159 km or 99 mi Swidnik
$811
175 km or 109 mi Bialystok
$875
178 km or 110 mi Olsztyn
$797
180 km or 112 mi Brest
$472
186 km or 115 mi Torun
$785
187 km or 116 mi Tarnobrzeg
$776
198 km or 123 mi Inowroclaw
$795
199 km or 123 mi Elk
$813
206 km or 128 mi Czestochowa
$753
207 km or 129 mi Chelm
$817
208 km or 129 mi Grudziadz
$708
208 km or 129 mi Kalisz
$697
217 km or 135 mi Mielec
$1900
228 km or 141 mi Bydgoszcz
$992
236 km or 146 mi Gniezno
$801
241 km or 150 mi Malbork
$813
243 km or 151 mi Elblag
$667
243 km or 151 mi Suwalki
$801
245 km or 152 mi Tarnow
$673
246 km or 153 mi Dabrowa Gornicza
$729
247 km or 153 mi Grodno
$427