Chennai vs Lisbon - Cost of Living Comparison

Chennai Lisbon
🚶 Cost of living one person
$425
$1263
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1030
$2845
🏠 One person rent
$162
$778
🏘️ Family rent
$296
$1290
🍽️ Food expenses
$162
$291
🚐 Transport expenses
$63.2
$83.8
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$568
$1065
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
16 km
8 km
🎓 Higher education
77
89
😀 Quality of life
67
81
🏙️ Population
10.3M
546K

The cost of living in Chennai is 66% less expensive than in Lisbon. Cities ranked 8684th and 3287th ($425 vs $1263) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 26th and 2nd in India and Portugal, respectively. Check India vs Portugal comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.3 months in Chennai compared to 0.8 months in Lisbon. Chennai ranked 2nd best city to live in India vs Lisbon ranked 2nd in Portugal, while ranked 3652nd and 292nd among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Chennai vs Lisbon

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Chennai Lisbon
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.21
$8.55
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$13.1
$35.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$3.6
$7.11
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.51
$1.99
 Cappuccino
$1.88
$2.67
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.42
$1.43
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$182
$884
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$112
$609
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$362
$1538
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$216
$1032
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$26.9
$80.1
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$41.3
$123
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$8.78
$33.5
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
7.62%
2.1%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2011
$5330
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$686
$2920
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.25
$1.56
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$13.4
$40.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$2.71
$9.79
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.31
$2.06
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.65
$0.84
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.49
$0.97
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.58
$1
🥚 Eggs, x12
$0.86
$2.34
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.66
$8.5
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.78
$5.75
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.84
$9.57
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.54
$1.77
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.74
$1.1
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.32
$1.29
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.51
$1.75
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.47
$1.05
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.41
$1.15
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.24
$0.41
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.12
$2.38
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.36
$4.34
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.95
$1.17
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.75
$5.39
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$0.97
$4.95
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.63
$4.82
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.92
$1.82
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$0.77
$2.31
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$16.4
$32
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$2.67
$7.06
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$13.1
$58
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.93
$11.9
👖 Brand Jeans
$27.5
$89.4
👟 Brand Sneakers
$40.3
$76.3
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$71.7
$414
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1266
$9125

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111 km or 69 mi Tirupati
$474
124 km or 77 mi Vellore
$277
125 km or 78 mi Chittoor
$341
138 km or 85 mi Pondicherry
$328
153 km or 95 mi Nellore
$273
159 km or 99 mi Cuddalore
$337
198 km or 123 mi Madanapalle
$336
219 km or 136 mi Kadapa
$344
260 km or 162 mi Proddatur
$337
269 km or 167 mi Ongole
$338
279 km or 173 mi Salem
$351
282 km or 175 mi Thanjavur
$333
290 km or 180 mi Bangalore
$480
304 km or 189 mi Chirala
$335
305 km or 189 mi Tiruchirappalli
$335
312 km or 194 mi Hindupur
$335
328 km or 204 mi Nandyal
$348
338 km or 210 mi Anantapur
$339
339 km or 211 mi Erode
$278
344 km or 214 mi Tumkur
$301
353 km or 219 mi Tenali
$271
354 km or 220 mi Machilipatnam
$282
357 km or 222 mi Guntur
$294
361 km or 224 mi Tiruppur
$340
383 km or 238 mi Vijayawada
$424
388 km or 241 mi Kurnool
$348
396 km or 246 mi Dindigul
$338
402 km or 250 mi Mysore
$345
411 km or 256 mi Eluru
$329
423 km or 263 mi Madurai
$361
428 km or 266 mi Coimbatore
$360
428 km or 266 mi Adoni
$346
453 km or 282 mi Nalgonda
$333
462 km or 287 mi Rajahmundry
$297
463 km or 288 mi Khammam
$277
474 km or 294 mi Mahbubnagar
$336
476 km or 296 mi Kakinada
$350
482 km or 300 mi Hospet
$339
494 km or 307 mi Davanagere
$282
509 km or 317 mi Malappuram
$263

Cities near Lisbon

Distance City Cost of living
4.1 km or 2.6 mi Almada
$1014
6.9 km or 4.3 mi Amadora
$1050
8.8 km or 5.5 mi Queluz
$1081
9.4 km or 5.8 mi Odivelas
$1049
10 km or 6.3 mi Barreiro
$1112
11 km or 6.7 mi Amora
$1083
12 km or 7.3 mi Seixal
$756
12 km or 7.4 mi Oeiras
$1323
13 km or 8 mi Agualva-Cacem
$942
13 km or 8.1 mi Loures
$960
17 km or 10 mi Montijo
$955
18 km or 11 mi Moita
$945
18 km or 11 mi Algueirao-Mem Martins
$943
21 km or 13 mi Sintra
$990
22 km or 14 mi Cascais
$1214
28 km or 17 mi Mafra
$947
29 km or 18 mi Palmela
$943
30 km or 19 mi Vila Franca de Xira
$752
31 km or 19 mi Sesimbra
$933
32 km or 20 mi Setubal
$1059
39 km or 24 mi Alenquer
$939
42 km or 26 mi Torres Vedras
$1129
42 km or 26 mi Benavente
$941
47 km or 29 mi Azambuja
$939
47 km or 29 mi Salvaterra de Magos
$941
58 km or 36 mi Cartaxo
$937
61 km or 38 mi Lourinha
$939
71 km or 44 mi Santarem
$842
72 km or 45 mi Almeirim
$943
73 km or 45 mi Peniche
$967
77 km or 48 mi Caldas da Rainha
$1004
90 km or 56 mi Santiago do Cacem
$941
94 km or 58 mi Alcobaca
$942
101 km or 63 mi Torres Novas
$939
103 km or 64 mi Porto de Mos
$940
111 km or 69 mi Evora
$937
115 km or 72 mi Ourem
$949
117 km or 72 mi Marinha Grande
$943
118 km or 73 mi Tomar
$946
118 km or 73 mi Abrantes
$961