Cologne vs Tirana - Cost of Living Comparison

Cologne Tirana
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1502
$762
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3553
$1914
🏠 One person rent
$800
$342
🏘️ Family rent
$1406
$647
🍽️ Food expenses
$375
$255
🚐 Transport expenses
$205
$89.7
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2485
$468
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
15 km
13 km
🎓 Higher education
91
44
😀 Quality of life
95
67
🏙️ Population
1.08M
418K

The cost of living in Cologne is 97% more expensive than in Tirana. Cities ranked 2657th and 6195th ($1502 vs $762) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 13th and 1st in Germany and Albania, respectively. Check Germany vs Albania comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.7 months in Cologne compared to 0.6 months in Tirana. Cologne ranked 3rd best city to live in Germany vs Tirana ranked 1st in Albania, while ranked 15th and 3545th among best cities to live in the world.

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Cologne Tirana
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$12
$5.22
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$43.4
$34.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.6
$5.7
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.95
$1.74
 Cappuccino
$2.83
$1.3
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.32
$1.34
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$746
$396
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$597
$234
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1462
$806
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1077
$474
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$143
$59
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$221
$89.3
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$30.1
$17
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
2.4%
4.49%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$6543
$2149
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4352
$1011
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.1
$0.35
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$97.6
$13.9
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$20.7
$23.5
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.94
$1.92
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.02
$1.26
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.73
$0.73
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.8
$1.37
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.73
$2.34
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.6
$6.31
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.02
$5.19
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$16.5
$8.46
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.68
$1.05
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.61
$1.78
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.82
$1.25
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.97
$1.31
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.68
$0.83
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.91
$0.76
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.25
$0.33
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.68
$1.63
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.08
$7.44
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.8
$1.02
🚬 Cigarette pack
$7.34
$3.08
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$7.01
$6.57
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.02
$4.73
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.48
$2.15
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.64
$2.9
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$30
$34.6
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.5
$6.12
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$47.9
$28.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$16.9
$4.1
👖 Brand Jeans
$87.2
$45.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$89.9
$79.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$512
$185
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$10097
$3420

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Distance City Cost of living
9.2 km or 5.7 mi Hurth
$1222
10 km or 6.4 mi Leverkusen
$1474
10 km or 6.4 mi Frechen
$1221
13 km or 7.9 mi Bruhl
$1161
13 km or 7.9 mi Pulheim
$1219
14 km or 8.4 mi Wesseling
$1214
14 km or 8.5 mi Bergisch Gladbach
$1186
15 km or 9.3 mi Niederkassel
$1217
16 km or 10 mi Rosrath
$1219
18 km or 11 mi Monheim am Rhein
$1220
19 km or 12 mi Dormagen
$1220
19 km or 12 mi Erftstadt
$1218
19 km or 12 mi Langenfeld
$1217
20 km or 12 mi Troisdorf
$1221
20 km or 12 mi Leichlingen
$1219
20 km or 12 mi Kerpen
$1218
21 km or 13 mi Bornheim
$1213
21 km or 13 mi Lohmar
$1215
22 km or 14 mi Bergheim
$1138
23 km or 15 mi Siegburg
$1212
24 km or 15 mi Overath
$1217
25 km or 16 mi Sankt Augustin
$1219
25 km or 16 mi Bonn
$1440
26 km or 16 mi Hilden
$1218
26 km or 16 mi Solingen
$969
27 km or 17 mi Elsdorf
$1214
28 km or 17 mi Wermelskirchen
$1221
28 km or 17 mi Haan
$1215
28 km or 18 mi Bedburg
$1214
29 km or 18 mi Hennef
$1216
31 km or 19 mi Grevenbroich
$1218
31 km or 19 mi Remscheid
$1209
31 km or 20 mi Erkrath
$1221
33 km or 20 mi Konigswinter
$1215
34 km or 21 mi Euskirchen
$1211
34 km or 21 mi Neuss
$1281
34 km or 21 mi Mettmann
$1218
35 km or 21 mi Zulpich
$1221
35 km or 21 mi Meckenheim
$1218
35 km or 22 mi Dusseldorf
$1470

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Distance City Cost of living
7.4 km or 4.6 mi Kamez
$489
30 km or 19 mi Durres
$518
33 km or 20 mi Elbasan
$541
70 km or 44 mi Berat
$411
72 km or 45 mi Fier
$468
83 km or 52 mi Ulcinj
$589
85 km or 53 mi Ohrid
$400
86 km or 54 mi Shkoder
$478
102 km or 63 mi Vlore
$447
104 km or 65 mi Bar
$607
112 km or 70 mi Korce
$659
122 km or 76 mi Tetovo
$478
131 km or 81 mi Bitola
$436
132 km or 82 mi Podgorica
$664
133 km or 83 mi Budva
$774
140 km or 87 mi Cetinje
$587
141 km or 88 mi Plav
$656
145 km or 90 mi Prilep
$388
150 km or 93 mi Kotor
$753
152 km or 95 mi Skopje
$598
162 km or 100 mi Sarande
$699
168 km or 105 mi Veles
$401
169 km or 105 mi Berane
$529
175 km or 109 mi Brindisi
$950
176 km or 110 mi Lecce
$1063
181 km or 112 mi Ptolemaida
$923
181 km or 113 mi Kumanovo
$481
182 km or 113 mi Mojkovac
$585
183 km or 114 mi Kavadarci
$401
186 km or 115 mi Pristina
$534
190 km or 118 mi Corfu
$891
192 km or 119 mi Cavtat
$808
193 km or 120 mi Mitrovica
$386
199 km or 124 mi Ostuni
$1000
201 km or 125 mi Kozani
$807
202 km or 126 mi Stip
$412
203 km or 126 mi Dubrovnik
$1016
205 km or 127 mi Ioannina
$810
210 km or 131 mi Novi Pazar
$445
219 km or 136 mi Veria
$780