Cost of Living in Lyon

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Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$1509
$3742
🛋️ Without rent
$775
$2332
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$734
$1410
🍽️ Food
$523
$1346
🚐 Transport
$132
$353
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2849
😀 Quality of life
89
🏙️ Population
522K

The average cost of living in Lyon is $1509, which is in the top 36% of the most expensive cities in the world, ranked 3371st out of 9294 in our global list, 49th out of 151 in France, and 4th out of 14 in Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes.

The median after-tax salary is $2849, which is enough to cover living expenses for 1.9 months. Ranked 132nd (TOP 1%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 2nd best city to live in France, and 1st most liveable city in Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes. With an estimated population of 522K, Lyon is the 3rd largest city in France.

✈️ Closest airport 9 km Lyon-Bron Airport
😷 Air quality Good 11.6 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank 406 Claude Bernard University Lyon 1
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Prices in Lyon

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Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$15.1
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$53.2
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$10.8
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$7.06
 Cappuccino
$3.36
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.79
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$817
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$538
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1550
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1126
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$109
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$168
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$30.4
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.63%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$6115
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4363
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.13
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$73.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$18.7
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$2
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.22
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.18
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.92
🥚 Eggs, x12
$4.23
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$17.5
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.1
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$22.7
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.61
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.33
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.69
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.84
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.25
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.11
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.56
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.21
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.63
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.69
🚬 Cigarette pack
$11.3
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.68
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.88
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.35
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.07
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$39.3
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$13.5
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$27.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$19.7
👖 Brand Jeans
$77.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$97
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$568
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$11616

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