Bursa vs Izmir - Cost of Living Comparison

Bursa Izmir
🚶 Cost of living one person
$531
$488
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1411
$1241
🏠 One person rent
$199
$188
🏘️ Family rent
$349
$345
🍽️ Food expenses
$197
$172
🚐 Transport expenses
$80.5
$79.1
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$327
$306
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
43 km
13 km
🎓 Higher education
43
67
😀 Quality of life
62
68
🏙️ Population
2.9M
4.32M

The cost of living in Bursa is 9% more expensive than in Izmir. Cities ranked 8053rd and 8423rd ($531 vs $488) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 4th in Turkey.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.6 months in Bursa compared to 0.6 months in Izmir. Ranked 5th vs 3rd best cities to live in Turkey, and 4842nd vs 3065th among the best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Bursa vs Izmir

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Bursa Izmir
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.33
$3.33
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$50.3
$19.3
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$3.64
$3.34
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.21
$1.79
 Cappuccino
$1.76
$1.59
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.61
$0.59
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$158
$197
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$116
$129
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$295
$390
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$227
$249
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$62.7
$38
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$97.1
$59.3
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$11.8
$7.9
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
19.98%
20.1%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$870
$932
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$612
$563
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.42
$0.39
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$27.6
$19.5
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$4.86
$4.6
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.25
$1.39
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.75
$0.88
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.46
$0.36
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.28
$1.23
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.49
$1.5
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.78
$5.18
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.17
$3.6
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.69
$9.34
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.68
$0.69
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.09
$1.33
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.64
$0.71
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.07
$1.21
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.49
$0.64
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.27
$0.33
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.18
$0.21
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.63
$1.05
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$6.71
$5.58
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.48
$1.39
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.67
$1.63
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$0.73
$3.63
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$1.72
$1.96
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$0.91
$0.74
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$0.89
$1.42
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$29
$18
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.2
$2.78
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$18.2
$10.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.13
$7.24
👖 Brand Jeans
$39.3
$28.4
👟 Brand Sneakers
$58.6
$62.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$307
$157
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$8456
$3379

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Cities near Bursa

Distance City Cost of living
39 km or 24 mi Inegol
$328
75 km or 47 mi Gebze
$322
76 km or 47 mi Cayirova
$318
78 km or 48 mi Bilecik
$383
84 km or 52 mi Golcuk
$320
88 km or 55 mi Korfez
$321
92 km or 57 mi Istanbul
$644
95 km or 59 mi Bandirma
$287
98 km or 61 mi Kartepe
$318
98 km or 61 mi Izmit
$204
101 km or 63 mi Kocaeli
$393
115 km or 72 mi Kutahya
$324
117 km or 73 mi Balikesir
$359
131 km or 81 mi Sakarya
$302
131 km or 81 mi Adapazari
$303
132 km or 82 mi Eskisehir
$354
152 km or 95 mi Corlu
$327
158 km or 98 mi Kapakli
$318
158 km or 98 mi Tekirdag
$292
167 km or 104 mi Soma
$317
169 km or 105 mi Usak
$444
191 km or 119 mi Duzce
$283
198 km or 123 mi Luleburgaz
$320
203 km or 126 mi Afyonkarahisar
$314
205 km or 128 mi Salihli
$321
221 km or 137 mi Turgutlu
$311
223 km or 138 mi Bolu
$285
223 km or 139 mi Manisa
$355
227 km or 141 mi Canakkale
$322
232 km or 144 mi Kirklareli
$236
232 km or 144 mi Karadeniz Eregli
$322
234 km or 145 mi Uzunkopru
$318
248 km or 154 mi Mytilene
$825
257 km or 160 mi Izmir
$488
260 km or 162 mi Tire
$320
261 km or 162 mi Nazilli
$308
268 km or 167 mi Denizli
$356
268 km or 167 mi Edirne
$299
271 km or 168 mi Polatli
$318
280 km or 174 mi Aydin
$287

Cities near Izmir

Distance City Cost of living
34 km or 21 mi Manisa
$355
50 km or 31 mi Turgutlu
$311
63 km or 39 mi Kusadasi
$345
64 km or 39 mi Tire
$320
87 km or 54 mi Chios
$798
87 km or 54 mi Salihli
$321
88 km or 55 mi Aydin
$287
93 km or 58 mi Mytilene
$825
95 km or 59 mi Soma
$317
117 km or 73 mi Nazilli
$308
152 km or 94 mi Balikesir
$359
155 km or 96 mi Bodrum
$387
171 km or 106 mi Mugla
$479
185 km or 115 mi Denizli
$356
192 km or 119 mi Mykonos
$1341
199 km or 124 mi Usak
$444
200 km or 124 mi Marmaris
$529
203 km or 126 mi Canakkale
$322
227 km or 141 mi Bandirma
$287
240 km or 149 mi Rhodes
$995
257 km or 160 mi Bursa
$531
265 km or 164 mi Fethiye
$426
268 km or 167 mi Santorini
$1010
271 km or 168 mi Kutahya
$324
276 km or 171 mi Inegol
$328
286 km or 178 mi Burdur
$319
288 km or 179 mi Tekirdag
$292
292 km or 181 mi Alexandroupoli
$769
292 km or 182 mi Kifissia
$1182
298 km or 185 mi Afyonkarahisar
$314
299 km or 186 mi Nea Ionia
$889
300 km or 186 mi Nea Filadelfeia
$885
302 km or 187 mi Argyroupoli
$811
302 km or 188 mi Glyfada
$1267
303 km or 188 mi Voula
$846
303 km or 188 mi Athens
$1059
304 km or 189 mi Nea Smyrni
$991
305 km or 189 mi Kallithea
$889
305 km or 190 mi Peristeri
$973
305 km or 190 mi Palaio Faliro
$920