Chennai vs Lyon - Cost of Living Comparison

Chennai Lyon
🚶 Cost of living one person
$425
$1379
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1030
$3365
🏠 One person rent
$162
$666
🏘️ Family rent
$296
$1183
🍽️ Food expenses
$162
$477
🚐 Transport expenses
$63.2
$121
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$568
$2537
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Good
✈️ Airport proximity
16 km
9 km
🎓 Higher education
77
91
😀 Quality of life
67
88
🏙️ Population
10.3M
523K

The cost of living in Chennai is 69% less expensive than in Lyon. Cities ranked 8684th and 2992nd ($425 vs $1379) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 26th and 21st in India and France, respectively. Check India vs France comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.3 months in Chennai compared to 1.8 months in Lyon. Chennai ranked 2nd best city to live in India vs Lyon ranked 3rd in France, while ranked 3652nd and 139th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Chennai vs Lyon

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Chennai Lyon
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.21
$13.7
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$13.1
$50.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$3.6
$10.1
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.51
$6.36
 Cappuccino
$1.88
$3.11
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.42
$2.56
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$182
$689
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$112
$521
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$362
$1323
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$216
$955
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$26.9
$82.8
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$41.3
$126
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$8.78
$28
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
7.62%
1.6%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2011
$5862
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$686
$4357
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.25
$1.94
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$13.4
$66.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$2.71
$17.3
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.31
$1.82
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.65
$1.06
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.49
$1.14
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.58
$1.41
🥚 Eggs, x12
$0.86
$3.77
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.66
$17.4
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.78
$12.8
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.84
$18.8
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.54
$2.45
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.74
$2.05
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.32
$2.9
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.51
$3.35
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.47
$1.86
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.41
$1.8
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.24
$0.65
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.12
$2.04
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.36
$7.37
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.95
$2.49
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.75
$9.79
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$0.97
$6.23
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.63
$4.28
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.92
$2.25
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$0.77
$2.68
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$16.4
$35.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$2.67
$11.8
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$13.1
$25
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.93
$17.5
👖 Brand Jeans
$27.5
$85.4
👟 Brand Sneakers
$40.3
$95
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$71.7
$742
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1266
$8471

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$474
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$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

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Distance City Cost of living
3.1 km or 1.9 mi Villeurbanne
$1329
50 km or 31 mi Saint-Etienne
$952
61 km or 38 mi Macon
$1328
67 km or 42 mi Roanne
$1241
84 km or 52 mi Aix-les-Bains
$1163
87 km or 54 mi Chambery
$1173
92 km or 57 mi Valence
$1244
94 km or 58 mi Grenoble
$1211
101 km or 63 mi Annecy
$1567
109 km or 68 mi Vernier
$2377
109 km or 68 mi Meyrin
$2418
110 km or 68 mi Lancy
$2348
111 km or 69 mi Carouge
$2408
112 km or 70 mi Geneva
$2895
114 km or 71 mi Chalon-sur-Saone
$1274
117 km or 73 mi Vichy
$1242
118 km or 73 mi Annemasse
$1609
120 km or 74 mi Le Creusot
$1433
128 km or 80 mi Nyon
$3326
136 km or 85 mi Clermont-Ferrand
$1225
158 km or 98 mi Chamonix
$1680
159 km or 99 mi Renens
$2418
163 km or 101 mi Lausanne
$2495
175 km or 108 mi Dijon
$1100
177 km or 110 mi Montreux
$2644
179 km or 111 mi Yverdon-les-Bains
$2037
184 km or 115 mi Montlucon
$1242
188 km or 117 mi Besancon
$1162
188 km or 117 mi Nevers
$1075
192 km or 120 mi Aosta
$1242
195 km or 121 mi Bulle
$2412
201 km or 125 mi Avignon
$1266
202 km or 125 mi Sion
$2400
211 km or 131 mi Neuchatel
$2053
212 km or 132 mi Fribourg
$1917
213 km or 132 mi La Chaux-de-Fonds
$2334
217 km or 135 mi Nimes
$1051
227 km or 141 mi Manosque
$1137
236 km or 147 mi Turin
$1134
236 km or 147 mi Koniz
$2419