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Cost of Living in Bruges | Belgium

Cost of livingOne personFamily of 4
💰 Total with rent
$1532
$3678
🛋️ Without rent
$785
$2391
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$746
$1287
🍽️ Food
$588
$1561
🚐 Transport
$71.8
$199
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1825
🏙️ Population
118k

The average cost of living in Bruges is $1532, which is in the top 25% of the most expensive cities in the world, ranked 2274th out of 9294 in our global list and 6th out of 91 in Belgium.

The median after-tax salary is $1825, which is enough to cover living expenses for 1.2 months. Ranked 3845th (TOP 42%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 38th best city to live in Belgium. With an estimated population of 118k, Bruges is the 8th largest city in Belgium.

✈️ Closest airport25 kmOstend-Bruges International Airport
😷 Air qualityModerate12.8 µg/m³
Cost of living in Bruges infographic

Prices in Bruges

Eating Out

🍱 Lunch Menu
$24.9
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$101
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$9.03
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$6.87
☕ Cappuccino
$4.84
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$3.43

Groceries

🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.24
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.87
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.33
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.97
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.2
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.81
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$15.5
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.01
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.2
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.15
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.55
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.83
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.7
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.38
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.59
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.96
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.24
🚬 Cigarette pack
$7.66
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$11.4
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.23
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.11
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.82

Transportation

🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.41
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$54.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$25.3
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.57

Rent & Utilities

🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$667
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$568
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1177
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1047
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$108
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$164
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$50.2
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
2.69%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$5098
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4268

Other

🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$27.1
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.4
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$30.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$18.5
👖 Brand Jeans
$102
👟 Brand Sneakers
$103
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$473
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$11398