Buenos Aires vs Leon - Cost of Living Comparison

Buenos Aires Leon
🚶 Cost of living one person
$792
$662
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2011
$1741
🏠 One person rent
$344
$218
🏘️ Family rent
$645
$432
🍽️ Food expenses
$269
$306
🚐 Transport expenses
$80.2
$69.9
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$403
$625
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
5 km
25 km
🎓 Higher education
79
31
😀 Quality of life
73
40
🏙️ Population
3.06M
1.58M

The cost of living in Buenos Aires is 20% more expensive than in Leon. Cities ranked 6097th and 6953rd ($792 vs $662) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 1st and 38th in Argentina and Mexico, respectively. Check Argentina vs Mexico comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.5 months in Buenos Aires compared to 0.9 months in Leon. Buenos Aires ranked 1st best city to live in Argentina vs Leon ranked 41st in Mexico, while ranked 1283rd and 7132nd among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Buenos Aires vs Leon

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Buenos Aires Leon
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$8.39
$13.2
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$25.7
$24.3
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.01
$5.98
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.23
$1.82
 Cappuccino
$2.78
$3.31
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.04
$1.2
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$384
$270
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$269
$144
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$747
$455
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$537
$350
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$28.3
$24
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$42.8
$36.8
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$23.3
$24.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
43.84%
10.8%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2597
$488
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2138
$490
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.15
$0.59
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$12.1
$25.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$9.41
$6.18
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1
$1.07
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.97
$1.06
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.06
$1.41
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.94
$0.99
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.08
$1.61
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.97
$6.21
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.19
$6.19
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.86
$9.8
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.62
$2.32
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.14
$1.48
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.8
$1.08
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.64
$1.43
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.83
$1.33
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.76
$1.52
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.5
$0.47
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.18
$1.53
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.19
$9.07
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.48
$1.35
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.31
$3.17
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.43
$5.44
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.26
$2.82
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.1
$1.43
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.94
$1.42
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$30.6
$23.7
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.23
$3.47
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$16.9
$32.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.19
$6.34
👖 Brand Jeans
$84.5
$41.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$139
$69.4
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$237
$231
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$5040
$4183

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Cities near Buenos Aires

Distance City Cost of living
11 km or 6.9 mi Villa Dominico
$520
11 km or 7 mi Lanus
$506
13 km or 7.9 mi Wilde
$520
13 km or 8.1 mi Remedios de Escalada
$522
14 km or 8.7 mi Caseros
$522
14 km or 8.8 mi Florida Este
$519
14 km or 8.9 mi Ciudad Madero
$522
14 km or 8.9 mi Bernal
$521
15 km or 9.4 mi Monte Chingolo
$520
15 km or 9.6 mi Lomas del Mirador
$520
17 km or 10 mi La Tablada
$521
17 km or 10 mi Quilmes
$488
18 km or 11 mi Ramos Mejia
$519
18 km or 11 mi San Justo
$522
19 km or 12 mi El Palomar
$522
19 km or 12 mi Temperley
$522
19 km or 12 mi Lomas de Zamora
$541
19 km or 12 mi San Isidro
$640
19 km or 12 mi Ciudad Evita
$522
19 km or 12 mi San Francisco Solano
$522
20 km or 12 mi Villa Luzuriaga
$521
20 km or 13 mi Rafael Calzada
$520
22 km or 13 mi Isidro Casanova
$528
22 km or 13 mi Ezpeleta
$521
22 km or 14 mi Moron
$531
24 km or 15 mi San Fernando de la Buena Vista
$487
24 km or 15 mi Florencio Varela
$524
24 km or 15 mi Burzaco
$523
24 km or 15 mi Berazategui
$519
25 km or 15 mi Gregorio de Laferrere
$531
25 km or 16 mi Rafael Castillo
$523
25 km or 16 mi Monte Grande
$520
29 km or 18 mi Ezeiza
$525
29 km or 18 mi Longchamps
$520
29 km or 18 mi Libertad
$522
31 km or 19 mi Gonzalez Catan
$532
32 km or 20 mi Glew
$522
32 km or 20 mi Merlo
$532
36 km or 23 mi Jose C. Paz
$531
37 km or 23 mi Virrey del Pino
$524

Cities near Leon

Distance City Cost of living
22 km or 13 mi San Francisco del Rincon
$627
33 km or 20 mi Silao
$628
37 km or 23 mi Lagos de Moreno
$633
45 km or 28 mi Guanajuato
$817
60 km or 38 mi Irapuato
$526
79 km or 49 mi Salamanca
$472
100 km or 62 mi San Miguel de Allende
$827
103 km or 64 mi Cortazar
$627
106 km or 66 mi Aguascalientes
$581
111 km or 69 mi Celaya
$512
116 km or 72 mi Yuriria
$629
131 km or 81 mi La Barca
$628
136 km or 84 mi San Luis Potosi
$743
141 km or 88 mi Zamora
$638
145 km or 90 mi Zacapu
$669
147 km or 91 mi Queretaro
$736
166 km or 103 mi Morelia
$599
176 km or 110 mi Rioverde
$457
178 km or 110 mi Tlaquepaque
$623
180 km or 112 mi Guadalajara
$751
183 km or 114 mi Zapopan
$759
193 km or 120 mi Uruapan
$577
193 km or 120 mi San Juan del Rio
$646
206 km or 128 mi Zacatecas
$502
236 km or 147 mi Apatzingan
$627
243 km or 151 mi Ciudad Guzman
$622
251 km or 156 mi San Jose Villa de Allende
$625
259 km or 161 mi Fresnillo
$448
292 km or 181 mi Ciudad Valles
$633
293 km or 182 mi Toluca
$628
299 km or 186 mi Colima
$529
305 km or 189 mi Cuautitlan Izcalli
$545
307 km or 190 mi Zumpango
$628
307 km or 191 mi Ciudad Lopez Mateos
$855
309 km or 192 mi Tultitlan de Mariano Escobedo
$659
310 km or 193 mi Tultepec
$627
313 km or 195 mi Tlalnepantla
$794
314 km or 195 mi Naucalpan
$752
318 km or 197 mi Autlan
$629
322 km or 200 mi Ecatepec de Morelos
$752