Chisinau vs London - Cost of Living Comparison

Chisinau London
🚶 Cost of living one person
$577
$2759
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1413
$6563
🏠 One person rent
$281
$1687
🏘️ Family rent
$491
$2971
🍽️ Food expenses
$195
$477
🚐 Transport expenses
$33.7
$410
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$456
$3559
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
10 km
13 km
🎓 Higher education
50
100
😀 Quality of life
58
97
🏙️ Population
639K
8.91M

The cost of living in Chisinau is 79% less expensive than in London. Cities ranked 7572nd and 65th ($577 vs $2759) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 1st and 2nd in Moldova and the United Kingdom, respectively. Check Moldova vs the United Kingdom comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.8 months in Chisinau compared to 1.3 months in London. Chisinau ranked 1st best city to live in Moldova vs London ranked 1st in the United Kingdom, while ranked 5487th and 5th among best cities to live in the world.

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Chisinau London
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.02
$19.7
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$20.5
$66.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$3.86
$8.03
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.51
$7.15
 Cappuccino
$1.6
$3.89
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.69
$1.94
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$267
$1862
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$185
$1392
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$467
$3652
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$348
$2440
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$71.6
$165
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$111
$252
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$7.96
$36.5
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
9.04%
2.69%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1134
$16155
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$795
$7941
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.16
$3.52
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$9.88
$142
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$3.34
$23.5
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.45
$2.08
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.84
$1.22
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.35
$1.44
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.77
$1.8
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.63
$3.32
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.23
$8.8
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.11
$7.66
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.15
$12.9
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.75
$2.57
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.31
$1.59
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.22
$2.17
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.42
$2.82
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.58
$1.35
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.41
$1.49
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.39
$0.97
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.25
$2.55
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.48
$10.5
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.87
$2.54
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.11
$16
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.28
$4.7
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.38
$5.62
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.19
$2.43
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.52
$2.05
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$26.8
$51.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.33
$15.8
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$16
$138
💇 Haircut, simple
$4.16
$20
👖 Brand Jeans
$51.9
$90.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$78.6
$93.1
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$266
$1874
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$2149
$23116

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Distance City Cost of living
37 km or 23 mi Dubasari
$413
42 km or 26 mi Orhei
$413
51 km or 32 mi Bender
$441
61 km or 38 mi Tiraspol
$345
80 km or 50 mi Comrat
$521
83 km or 52 mi Ungheni
$413
95 km or 59 mi Vaslui
$680
98 km or 61 mi Iasi
$607
109 km or 68 mi Balti
$366
126 km or 79 mi Barlad
$522
132 km or 82 mi Cahul
$522
135 km or 84 mi Soroca
$412
146 km or 91 mi Roman
$475
154 km or 96 mi Odesa
$452
155 km or 96 mi Bacau
$631
184 km or 115 mi Botosani
$635
187 km or 116 mi Galati
$593
189 km or 117 mi Piatra Neamt
$517
194 km or 121 mi Focsani
$507
202 km or 125 mi Tulcea
$549
205 km or 127 mi Braila
$552
209 km or 130 mi Suceava
$542
238 km or 148 mi Mykolaiv
$278
250 km or 155 mi Vinnytsia
$490
259 km or 161 mi Buzau
$597
261 km or 162 mi Chernivtsi
$389
267 km or 166 mi Sfantu Gheorghe
$501
288 km or 179 mi Kherson
$364
292 km or 181 mi Brasov
$676
295 km or 183 mi Slobozia
$543
302 km or 187 mi Khmelnytskyi
$385
305 km or 189 mi Kropyvnytskyi
$388
307 km or 191 mi Mamaia
$558
315 km or 196 mi Constanta
$701
317 km or 197 mi Ploiesti
$609
324 km or 201 mi Bila Tserkva
$399
331 km or 206 mi Targu Mures
$550
332 km or 206 mi Bistrita
$461
334 km or 207 mi Calarasi
$538
348 km or 216 mi Voluntari
$561

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Distance City Cost of living
1.3 km or 0.8 mi Westminster
$2602
11 km or 7 mi Wimbledon
$1499
13 km or 8.3 mi Richmond
$1490
15 km or 9.3 mi Croydon
$1893
16 km or 10 mi Greenford
$1928
19 km or 12 mi Ewell
$1495
21 km or 13 mi Coulsdon
$1501
23 km or 14 mi Esher
$1497
24 km or 15 mi Walton-on-Thames
$1499
25 km or 15 mi Watford
$1888
27 km or 17 mi Upminster
$1490
28 km or 17 mi Rickmansworth
$1495
31 km or 19 mi St Albans
$1819
32 km or 20 mi Grays
$1493
32 km or 20 mi Hertford
$1495
32 km or 20 mi Slough
$1646
32 km or 20 mi Brentwood
$1548
35 km or 22 mi Harlow
$1590
35 km or 22 mi Gravesend
$1548
35 km or 22 mi Hemel Hempstead
$1504
37 km or 23 mi Woking
$1773
38 km or 24 mi Harpenden
$1496
40 km or 25 mi Billericay
$1454
41 km or 25 mi Maidenhead
$1658
43 km or 27 mi East Grinstead
$1494
43 km or 27 mi Basildon
$1763
43 km or 27 mi Guildford
$2014
44 km or 27 mi Crawley
$1683
44 km or 27 mi Stevenage
$1543
44 km or 27 mi Bracknell
$1820
44 km or 28 mi Rochester
$1896
44 km or 28 mi Tonbridge
$1838
45 km or 28 mi High Wycombe
$1788
46 km or 28 mi Bishop's Stortford
$1498
46 km or 28 mi Luton
$1524
47 km or 29 mi Chatham
$1501
49 km or 30 mi Chelmsford
$1744
49 km or 30 mi Gillingham
$1501
49 km or 30 mi Godalming
$1714
49 km or 31 mi Farnborough
$1843