Buenos Aires vs Rome - Cost of Living Comparison

Buenos Aires Rome
🚶 Cost of living one person
$792
$1546
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2011
$3755
🏠 One person rent
$344
$822
🏘️ Family rent
$645
$1516
🍽️ Food expenses
$269
$425
🚐 Transport expenses
$80.2
$157
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$403
$1486
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Good
✈️ Airport proximity
5 km
7 km
🎓 Higher education
79
88
😀 Quality of life
73
86
🏙️ Population
3.06M
2.87M

The cost of living in Buenos Aires is 49% less expensive than in Rome. Cities ranked 6097th and 2571st ($792 vs $1546) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 1st and 2nd in Argentina and Italy, respectively. Check Argentina vs Italy comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.5 months in Buenos Aires compared to 1 months in Rome. Buenos Aires ranked 1st best city to live in Argentina vs Rome ranked 1st in Italy, while ranked 1283rd and 198th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Buenos Aires vs Rome

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Buenos Aires Rome
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$8.39
$14.5
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$25.7
$53.6
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.01
$8.57
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.23
$5.06
 Cappuccino
$2.78
$1.51
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.04
$1.87
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$384
$905
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$269
$616
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$747
$1909
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$537
$1154
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$28.3
$119
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$42.8
$182
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$23.3
$28.9
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
43.84%
1.67%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2597
$6628
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2138
$3578
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.15
$1.54
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$12.1
$36.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$9.41
$14.2
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1
$2.04
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.97
$1.42
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.06
$1.61
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.94
$1.89
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.08
$4.11
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.97
$15.7
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.19
$9.08
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.86
$13.8
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.62
$2.34
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.14
$1.75
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.8
$2.21
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.64
$2.59
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.83
$1.68
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.76
$1.51
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.5
$0.35
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.18
$1.8
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.19
$6.57
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.48
$1.41
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.31
$5.89
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.43
$8.16
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.26
$3.65
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.1
$2.32
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.94
$1.91
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$30.6
$44.6
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.23
$9.1
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$16.9
$87.6
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.19
$20
👖 Brand Jeans
$84.5
$81.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$139
$89.8
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$237
$477
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$5040
$9591

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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 Rome

Distance City Cost of living
2.7 km or 1.7 mi Vatican City
$782
19 km or 12 mi Frascati
$1251
34 km or 21 mi Ladispoli
$1113
44 km or 27 mi Cisterna di Latina
$989
47 km or 29 mi Colleferro
$1065
51 km or 32 mi Anzio
$1169
59 km or 37 mi Latina
$1038
61 km or 38 mi Civitavecchia
$1117
65 km or 40 mi Rieti
$1101
66 km or 41 mi Viterbo
$1258
76 km or 47 mi Terni
$1014
78 km or 48 mi Frosinone
$675
80 km or 49 mi Avezzano
$1107
91 km or 56 mi L'Aquila
$911
93 km or 58 mi Terracina
$1222
120 km or 74 mi Foligno
$1197
132 km or 82 mi Teramo
$1062
136 km or 84 mi Perugia
$998
140 km or 87 mi Ascoli Piceno
$1078
148 km or 92 mi Chieti
$1112
156 km or 97 mi Pescara
$1119
170 km or 106 mi Aversa
$971
173 km or 107 mi Santa Maria Capua Vetere
$1095
174 km or 108 mi Fermo
$1153
175 km or 109 mi Macerata
$827
178 km or 111 mi Giugliano in Campania
$1112
179 km or 112 mi Caserta
$1043
181 km or 113 mi Arezzo
$1204
183 km or 114 mi Frattamaggiore
$897
184 km or 115 mi Siena
$1525
185 km or 115 mi Campobasso
$1007
187 km or 116 mi Civitanova Marche
$1083
189 km or 117 mi Naples
$1085
209 km or 130 mi Ancona
$1097
210 km or 130 mi Benevento
$975
213 km or 133 mi Castellammare di Stabia
$1099
221 km or 137 mi Avellino
$906
221 km or 137 mi Fano
$1102
226 km or 140 mi Amalfi
$1162
227 km or 141 mi San Marino City
$1019