Busan vs Lucknow - Cost of Living Comparison

Busan Lucknow
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1031
$361
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2765
$973
🏠 One person rent
$401
$113
🏘️ Family rent
$777
$274
🍽️ Food expenses
$390
$157
🚐 Transport expenses
$150
$50.1
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1891
$509
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Unhealthy
✈️ Airport proximity
13 km
11 km
🎓 Higher education
75
59
😀 Quality of life
89
53
🏙️ Population
3.45M
3.38M

The cost of living in Busan is 185% more expensive than in Lucknow. Cities ranked 4532nd and 8891st ($1031 vs $361) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 8th and 62nd in South Korea and India, respectively. Check South Korea vs India comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.8 months in Busan compared to 1.4 months in Lucknow. Busan ranked 3rd best city to live in South Korea vs Lucknow ranked 25th in India, while ranked 130th and 5959th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Busan vs Lucknow

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Busan Lucknow
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$5.19
$2.84
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$27
$12.6
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.85
$3.16
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.08
$1.87
 Cappuccino
$3.78
$1.63
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.35
$0.37
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$382
$109
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$279
$68.9
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$851
$354
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$578
$190
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$80.3
$27.6
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$124
$42.3
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$20.7
$8.51
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.49%
8.09%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4953
$1227
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3043
$658
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.99
$0.51
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$44.2
$12.6
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$12.8
$1.69
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.25
$1.29
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.95
$0.67
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.03
$0.44
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.81
$0.73
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.76
$1.06
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$16.2
$4.33
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.83
$3.72
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$22.8
$6.88
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.82
$1.67
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.63
$0.62
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.03
$0.82
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.65
$0.38
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.34
$0.25
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.87
$0.36
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.57
$0.24
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.15
$0.93
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$10.8
$6.26
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.88
$1.81
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.34
$4.02
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.12
$3.07
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.14
$3.59
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.76
$1.61
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.43
$1.4
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$44.9
$18.6
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$8.35
$3.78
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$27.8
$12
💇 Haircut, simple
$10.3
$2.8
👖 Brand Jeans
$62.1
$27.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$73.7
$41.7
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$288
$50.3
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$22569
$1217

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21 km or 13 mi Gimhae
$839
27 km or 16 mi Yangsan
$909
40 km or 25 mi Changwon
$955
46 km or 28 mi Masan
$945
50 km or 31 mi Geoje
$945
51 km or 32 mi Miryang
$861
56 km or 35 mi Ulsan
$1066
63 km or 39 mi Tongyeong
$900
64 km or 40 mi Sacheon
$795
81 km or 50 mi Tsushima Island
$1024
84 km or 52 mi Gyeongsan
$922
85 km or 53 mi Gyeongju
$1184
87 km or 54 mi Jinju
$765
94 km or 58 mi Daegu
$918
98 km or 61 mi Yeongcheon
$792
102 km or 64 mi Tsushima
$1021
108 km or 67 mi Pohang
$775
123 km or 77 mi Gwangyang
$963
131 km or 82 mi Yeosu
$1003
138 km or 86 mi Gumi
$951
141 km or 88 mi Gimcheon
$925
142 km or 88 mi Suncheon
$923
154 km or 96 mi Namwon
$895
162 km or 101 mi Iki
$1020
165 km or 103 mi Andong
$800
166 km or 103 mi Sangju
$981
183 km or 113 mi Mungyeong
$897
189 km or 118 mi Jeonju
$791
193 km or 120 mi Gwangju
$902
195 km or 121 mi Yeongju
$963
198 km or 123 mi Hirado
$1020
199 km or 124 mi Munakata
$1024
199 km or 124 mi Fukutsu
$1023
200 km or 124 mi Okagaki
$1024
201 km or 125 mi Koga
$1023
201 km or 125 mi Shingu
$1021
202 km or 125 mi Itoshima
$1021
202 km or 126 mi Karatsu
$1025
204 km or 127 mi Daejeon
$944
205 km or 127 mi Jeongeup
$901

Cities near Lucknow

Distance City Cost of living
74 km or 46 mi Kanpur
$441
180 km or 112 mi Allahabad
$540
207 km or 129 mi Dhangadhi
$314
213 km or 132 mi Jaunpur
$337
226 km or 141 mi Bareilly
$297
238 km or 148 mi Bheemdatta
$353
243 km or 151 mi Gorakhpur
$365
249 km or 155 mi Mirzapur
$381
267 km or 166 mi Varanasi
$362
283 km or 176 mi Gwalior
$463
284 km or 176 mi Jhansi
$293
292 km or 182 mi Agra
$429
299 km or 186 mi Satna
$350
305 km or 189 mi Sambhal
$338
306 km or 190 mi Aligarh
$285
311 km or 193 mi Moradabad
$384
331 km or 205 mi Mathura
$276
336 km or 209 mi Pokhara
$350
389 km or 242 mi Birgunj
$307
398 km or 247 mi Meerut
$337
399 km or 248 mi Faridabad
$392
402 km or 250 mi Ghaziabad
$402
405 km or 252 mi Noida
$457
409 km or 254 mi Hetauda
$322
419 km or 260 mi Delhi
$486
422 km or 262 mi Jabalpur
$287
425 km or 264 mi Gurgaon
$493
436 km or 271 mi Alwar
$390
440 km or 274 mi Patna
$408
443 km or 276 mi Lalitpur
$445
445 km or 276 mi Rishikesh
$362
447 km or 278 mi Kathmandu
$435
454 km or 282 mi Sonipat
$296
456 km or 284 mi Muzaffarpur
$250
469 km or 292 mi Gaya
$275
480 km or 298 mi Dehradun
$402
480 km or 298 mi Saharanpur
$318
486 km or 302 mi Vidisha
$335
487 km or 303 mi Rohtak
$426
494 km or 307 mi Janakpur
$335