Cologne vs Zaragoza - Cost of Living Comparison

Cologne Zaragoza
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1502
$1018
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3553
$2535
🏠 One person rent
$800
$483
🏘️ Family rent
$1406
$863
🍽️ Food expenses
$375
$339
🚐 Transport expenses
$205
$90.4
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2485
$1750
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Good
✈️ Airport proximity
15 km
13 km
🎓 Higher education
91
27
😀 Quality of life
95
76
🏙️ Population
1.08M
675K

The cost of living in Cologne is 48% more expensive than in Zaragoza. Cities ranked 2657th and 5311th ($1502 vs $1018) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 13th and 90th in Germany and Spain, respectively. Check Germany vs Spain comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.7 months in Cologne compared to 1.7 months in Zaragoza. Cologne ranked 3rd best city to live in Germany vs Zaragoza ranked 17th in Spain, while ranked 15th and 638th among best cities to live in the world.

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Cologne Zaragoza
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$12
$12.4
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$43.4
$30.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.6
$7.54
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.95
$2.88
 Cappuccino
$2.83
$2.08
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.32
$1.74
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$746
$480
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$597
$365
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1462
$961
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1077
$675
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$143
$65.7
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$221
$103
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$30.1
$28.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
2.4%
2.31%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$6543
$3743
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4352
$1632
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.1
$1.32
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$97.6
$42.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$20.7
$11.1
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.94
$1.63
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.02
$0.85
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.73
$0.97
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.8
$1.05
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.73
$2.05
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.6
$13.3
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.02
$6.89
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$16.5
$10.2
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.68
$2.03
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.61
$1.56
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.82
$1.66
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.97
$1.74
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.68
$1.25
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.91
$1.33
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.25
$0.44
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.68
$1.84
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.08
$5.55
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.8
$0.99
🚬 Cigarette pack
$7.34
$5.18
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$7.01
$10.4
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.02
$3.12
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.48
$1.53
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.64
$1.42
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$30
$34
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.5
$7.31
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$47.9
$50.4
💇 Haircut, simple
$16.9
$12
👖 Brand Jeans
$87.2
$83
👟 Brand Sneakers
$89.9
$75.4
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$512
$421
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$10097
$7178

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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

Cities near Zaragoza

Distance City Cost of living
67 km or 42 mi Huesca
$860
76 km or 47 mi Tudela
$1022
126 km or 78 mi Lleida
$899
144 km or 90 mi Pamplona
$1207
158 km or 98 mi Logrono
$894
174 km or 108 mi Vinaros
$1013
187 km or 116 mi Tarragona
$1060
188 km or 117 mi Pau
$1266
193 km or 120 mi Tarbes
$1241
199 km or 123 mi Vitoria-Gasteiz
$1278
200 km or 124 mi Castellon de la Plana
$858
201 km or 125 mi Villarreal
$1027
202 km or 125 mi Irun
$1218
203 km or 126 mi Errenteria
$952
205 km or 127 mi Cuenca
$1020
206 km or 128 mi San Sebastian
$1379
207 km or 128 mi Borriana
$1026
211 km or 131 mi Zarautz
$1089
211 km or 131 mi Biarritz
$1607
215 km or 133 mi Eibar
$1026
218 km or 136 mi Andorra la Vella
$1102
222 km or 138 mi Guadalajara
$1076
223 km or 138 mi Vilanova i la Geltru
$1045
223 km or 139 mi Ordino
$1118
225 km or 140 mi Manresa
$1057
225 km or 140 mi Sagunto
$872
241 km or 149 mi Terrassa
$1153
241 km or 150 mi Requena
$1019
243 km or 151 mi Rubi
$1025
244 km or 152 mi Burgos
$930
245 km or 152 mi Alcala de Henares
$1058
246 km or 153 mi Sant Boi de Llobregat
$1018
247 km or 153 mi Valencia
$1197
247 km or 153 mi Bilbao
$1338
248 km or 154 mi Cornella de Llobregat
$1011
249 km or 155 mi Sabadell
$1269
250 km or 156 mi L'Hospitalet de Llobregat
$1170
254 km or 158 mi Ripollet
$1027
255 km or 159 mi Portugalete
$1026
256 km or 159 mi Torrejon de Ardoz
$1079