Chiang Mai vs Lucknow - Cost of Living Comparison

Chiang Mai Lucknow
🚶 Cost of living one person
$633
$359
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1752
$926
🏠 One person rent
$300
$119
🏘️ Family rent
$649
$252
🍽️ Food expenses
$224
$149
🚐 Transport expenses
$33.1
$50.3
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$473
$493
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Unhealthy
✈️ Airport proximity
3 km
11 km
🎓 Higher education
49
59
😀 Quality of life
61
54
🏙️ Population
127K
3.38M

The cost of living in Chiang Mai is 76% more expensive than in Lucknow. Cities ranked 7397th and 8956th ($633 vs $359) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 7th and 56th in Thailand and India, respectively. Check Thailand vs India comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.7 months in Chiang Mai compared to 1.4 months in Lucknow. Chiang Mai ranked 2nd best city to live in Thailand vs Lucknow ranked 24th in India, while ranked 5097th and 6017th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Chiang Mai vs Lucknow

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Chiang Mai Lucknow
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$1.51
$3.06
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$15.1
$12.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.96
$3.05
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.11
$1.81
 Cappuccino
$1.65
$1.39
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.56
$0.34
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$335
$112
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$222
$70.9
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$850
$295
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$507
$171
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$35
$31.4
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$53.8
$48
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$20.5
$8.13
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.18%
8.6%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1721
$1114
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1037
$523
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.9
$0.48
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$19.7
$12.2
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$12.1
$2.06
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.26
$1.23
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.89
$0.7
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.41
$0.46
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.18
$0.68
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.79
$1.03
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$18.7
$4.04
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.08
$3.37
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.9
$6.15
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.47
$1.38
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.32
$0.57
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.38
$0.79
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.64
$0.45
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.32
$0.28
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.09
$0.35
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.33
$0.23
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.33
$0.9
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$15.8
$6.05
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.84
$1.88
🚬 Cigarette pack
$4.23
$4.03
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$1.31
$1.99
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.36
$3.71
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.24
$1.63
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.94
$1.13
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$38.8
$20.7
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.02
$3.61
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$18.9
$11.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$4.3
$2.39
👖 Brand Jeans
$53.1
$29
👟 Brand Sneakers
$87.4
$42.6
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$477
$49.7
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$9087
$1292

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$589
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$545
255 km or 158 mi Hpa-an
$778
258 km or 160 mi Phitsanulok
$491
294 km or 183 mi Mawlamyine
$767
306 km or 190 mi Taunggyi
$776
308 km or 191 mi Bago
$771
317 km or 197 mi Naypyidaw
$814
353 km or 219 mi Luang Prabang
$765
363 km or 226 mi Nakhon Sawan
$522
365 km or 227 mi Vang Vieng
$796
373 km or 232 mi Yangon
$945
392 km or 244 mi Vientiane
$841
404 km or 251 mi Jinghong
$668
426 km or 265 mi Udon Thani
$515
466 km or 289 mi Mandalay
$792
485 km or 301 mi Khon Kaen
$627
489 km or 304 mi Pu'er
$711
503 km or 313 mi Pathein
$761
537 km or 334 mi Nakhon Ratchasima
$581
545 km or 339 mi Monywa
$804
551 km or 342 mi Tha Khlong
$597
561 km or 349 mi Rangsit
$526
564 km or 351 mi Nakhon Pathom
$449
566 km or 352 mi Pak Kret
$588
571 km or 355 mi Nonthaburi
$655
578 km or 359 mi Lincang
$708
584 km or 363 mi Bangkok
$1021
597 km or 371 mi Pu Chao Saming Phrai
$597
597 km or 371 mi Lat Luang
$597
634 km or 394 mi Thakhek
$834
641 km or 398 mi Sa Pa
$526
656 km or 407 mi Sittwe
$757
666 km or 414 mi Chaophraya Surasak
$599
667 km or 415 mi Laem Chabang
$595
681 km or 423 mi Pattaya
$669
685 km or 426 mi Nong Prue
$596
699 km or 435 mi Hua Hin
$638
704 km or 438 mi Baoshan
$709
707 km or 439 mi Vinh
$584

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Distance City Cost of living
74 km or 46 mi Kanpur
$428
180 km or 112 mi Allahabad
$528
207 km or 129 mi Dhangadhi
$345
213 km or 132 mi Jaunpur
$331
226 km or 141 mi Bareilly
$283
238 km or 148 mi Bheemdatta
$353
243 km or 151 mi Gorakhpur
$349
249 km or 155 mi Mirzapur
$370
267 km or 166 mi Varanasi
$331
283 km or 176 mi Gwalior
$427
284 km or 176 mi Jhansi
$387
292 km or 182 mi Agra
$410
299 km or 186 mi Satna
$341
305 km or 189 mi Sambhal
$332
306 km or 190 mi Aligarh
$282
311 km or 193 mi Moradabad
$381
331 km or 205 mi Mathura
$269
336 km or 209 mi Pokhara
$341
389 km or 242 mi Birgunj
$308
398 km or 247 mi Meerut
$319
399 km or 248 mi Faridabad
$385
402 km or 250 mi Ghaziabad
$406
405 km or 252 mi Noida
$438
409 km or 254 mi Hetauda
$339
419 km or 260 mi Delhi
$468
422 km or 262 mi Jabalpur
$297
425 km or 264 mi Gurgaon
$485
436 km or 271 mi Alwar
$317
440 km or 274 mi Patna
$334
443 km or 276 mi Lalitpur
$413
445 km or 276 mi Rishikesh
$347
447 km or 278 mi Kathmandu
$435
454 km or 282 mi Sonipat
$410
456 km or 284 mi Muzaffarpur
$239
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$280
480 km or 298 mi Dehradun
$377
480 km or 298 mi Saharanpur
$304
486 km or 302 mi Vidisha
$330
487 km or 303 mi Rohtak
$393
494 km or 307 mi Janakpur
$320