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Cost of Living in Ostend | Belgium

Cost of livingOne personFamily of 4
💰 Total with rent
$1330
$2992
🛋️ Without rent
$648
$1991
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$682
$1001
🍽️ Food
$474
$1243
🚐 Transport
$57.9
$165
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1705
🏙️ Population
70.6k

The average cost of living in Ostend is $1330, which is in the top 34% of the most expensive cities in the world, ranked 3072nd out of 9294 in our global list and 86th out of 91 in Belgium.

The median after-tax salary is $1705, which is enough to cover living expenses for 1.3 months. Ranked 5639th (TOP 61%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 89th best city to live in Belgium. With an estimated population of 70.6k, Ostend is the 18th largest city in Belgium.

✈️ Closest airport6 kmOstend-Bruges International Airport
😷 Air qualityModerate12.8 µg/m³
Cost of living in Ostend infographic

Prices in Ostend

Eating Out

🍱 Lunch Menu
$15.1
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$83.5
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.97
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.28
☕ Cappuccino
$3.79
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$3.39

Groceries

🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.99
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.42
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.57
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.98
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.8
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$16.6
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.64
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.21
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.27
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.99
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.9
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.71
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.63
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.64
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$6.38
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.39
🚬 Cigarette pack
$7.82
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.57
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.18
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.01
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.39

Transportation

🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.38
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$27
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$22.5
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.58

Rent & Utilities

🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$609
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$501
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$883
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$758
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$109
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$168
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$50.6
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
1.94%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3537
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2795

Other

🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$22.7
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.5
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$29
💇 Haircut, simple
$18.3
👖 Brand Jeans
$91.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$93.8
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$395
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$11429