Cost of Living in Lyon | Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes

Cost of livingOne personFamily of 4
💰 Total with rent
$1470
$3479
🛋️ Without rent
$748
$2219
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$722
$1261
🍽️ Food
$488
$1259
🚐 Transport
$134
$362
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2361
🏙️ Population
516k

The average cost of living in Lyon is $1470, which is in the top 27% of the most expensive cities in the world, ranked 2498th out of 9294 in our global list, 19th out of 151 in France, and 3rd out of 14 in the Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes.

The median after-tax salary is $2361, which is enough to cover living expenses for 1.6 months. Ranked 139th (TOP 2%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 3rd best city to live in France, and 1st most liveable city in Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes. With an estimated population of 516k, Lyon is the 3rd largest city in France.

✈️ Closest airport9 kmLyon-Bron Airport
😷 Air qualityGood11.4 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank348Claude Bernard University Lyon 1
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Prices in Lyon

Eating Out

🍱 Lunch Menu
$13.3
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$47.5
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$10.6
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$6.94
☕ Cappuccino
$3.57
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.62

Rent & Utilities

🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$719
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$546
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1388
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$981
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$108
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$165
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$33.5
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
1.66%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$5573
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3308

Transportation

🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.14
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$71.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$21
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.71

Groceries

🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.22
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.29
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.57
🥚 Eggs, x12
$4.18
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$17.5
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.2
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$16.4
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.95
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.23
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.59
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.17
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.87
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.54
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.54
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.73
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$8.99
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.44
🚬 Cigarette pack
$10.3
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.78
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.42
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.15
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.98

Other

🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$44.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.9
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$27.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$19
👖 Brand Jeans
$90.1
👟 Brand Sneakers
$104
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$494
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$8314

Lyon Cost of Living comparison