Glasgow vs Lisbon - Cost of Living Comparison

Glasgow Lisbon
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1533
$1263
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3750
$2845
🏠 One person rent
$841
$778
🏘️ Family rent
$1500
$1290
🍽️ Food expenses
$409
$291
🚐 Transport expenses
$142
$83.8
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3163
$1065
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
11 km
8 km
🎓 Higher education
94
89
😀 Quality of life
96
81
🏙️ Population
626K
546K

The cost of living in Glasgow is 21% more expensive than in Lisbon. Cities ranked 2601st and 3287th ($1533 vs $1263) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 78th and 2nd in the United Kingdom and Portugal, respectively. Check the United Kingdom vs Portugal comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2.1 months in Glasgow compared to 0.8 months in Lisbon. Glasgow ranked 2nd best city to live in the United Kingdom vs Lisbon ranked 2nd in Portugal, while ranked 11th and 292nd among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Glasgow vs Lisbon

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Glasgow Lisbon
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$17.1
$8.55
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$67.6
$35.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.14
$7.11
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.83
$1.99
 Cappuccino
$3.48
$2.67
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.73
$1.43
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$848
$884
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$650
$609
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1683
$1538
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1189
$1032
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$118
$80.1
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$178
$123
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$34.1
$33.5
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.24%
2.1%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$5597
$5330
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2871
$2920
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.01
$1.56
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$92.5
$40.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$13.4
$9.79
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.89
$2.06
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.14
$0.84
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.27
$0.97
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.27
$1
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.5
$2.34
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.15
$8.5
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.9
$5.75
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.5
$9.57
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.12
$1.77
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.16
$1.1
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.82
$1.29
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.85
$1.75
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.16
$1.05
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.09
$1.15
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.81
$0.41
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.46
$2.38
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$8.44
$4.34
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.05
$1.17
🚬 Cigarette pack
$15.1
$5.39
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$2.76
$4.95
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.69
$4.82
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.17
$1.82
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.16
$2.31
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$32.6
$32
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.1
$7.06
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$100
$58
💇 Haircut, simple
$13.7
$11.9
👖 Brand Jeans
$75.5
$89.4
👟 Brand Sneakers
$81.7
$76.3
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$858
$414
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$14519
$9125

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Cities near Glasgow

Distance City Cost of living
11 km or 6.9 mi East Kilbride
$1500
11 km or 7.1 mi Paisley
$1498
16 km or 10 mi Hamilton
$1497
19 km or 12 mi Cumbernauld
$1505
32 km or 20 mi Kilmarnock
$1148
34 km or 21 mi Greenock
$1198
35 km or 21 mi Stirling
$1282
37 km or 23 mi Irvine
$1496
40 km or 25 mi Alloa
$1497
46 km or 29 mi Livingston
$1378
50 km or 31 mi Ayr
$955
54 km or 34 mi Dunfermline
$1384
66 km or 41 mi Edinburgh
$1695
73 km or 45 mi Kirkcaldy
$1285
78 km or 49 mi Perth
$1553
97 km or 60 mi Dumfries
$1200
104 km or 65 mi Dundee
$1157
136 km or 85 mi Carlisle
$1273
152 km or 94 mi Whitehaven
$1461
161 km or 100 mi Bangor
$1128
170 km or 106 mi Newtownabbey
$1498
176 km or 110 mi Belfast
$1545
181 km or 112 mi Inverness
$1406
187 km or 116 mi Lisburn
$1495
191 km or 119 mi Douglas
$1482
193 km or 120 mi Newcastle upon Tyne
$1340
195 km or 121 mi Aberdeen
$1302
196 km or 121 mi Gateshead
$1498
200 km or 124 mi Jarrow
$1496
201 km or 125 mi Tynemouth
$1496
202 km or 126 mi South Shields
$1502
203 km or 126 mi Washington
$1495
207 km or 128 mi Elgin
$1409
208 km or 129 mi Durham
$1372
210 km or 131 mi Sunderland
$1321
211 km or 131 mi Bishop Auckland
$1492
218 km or 135 mi Derry
$1261
219 km or 136 mi Morecambe
$1408
222 km or 138 mi Lancaster
$1424
227 km or 141 mi Darlington
$1211

Cities near Lisbon

Distance City Cost of living
4.1 km or 2.6 mi Almada
$1014
6.9 km or 4.3 mi Amadora
$1050
8.8 km or 5.5 mi Queluz
$1081
9.4 km or 5.8 mi Odivelas
$1049
10 km or 6.3 mi Barreiro
$1112
11 km or 6.7 mi Amora
$1083
12 km or 7.3 mi Seixal
$756
12 km or 7.4 mi Oeiras
$1323
13 km or 8 mi Agualva-Cacem
$942
13 km or 8.1 mi Loures
$960
17 km or 10 mi Montijo
$955
18 km or 11 mi Moita
$945
18 km or 11 mi Algueirao-Mem Martins
$943
21 km or 13 mi Sintra
$990
22 km or 14 mi Cascais
$1214
28 km or 17 mi Mafra
$947
29 km or 18 mi Palmela
$943
30 km or 19 mi Vila Franca de Xira
$752
31 km or 19 mi Sesimbra
$933
32 km or 20 mi Setubal
$1059
39 km or 24 mi Alenquer
$939
42 km or 26 mi Torres Vedras
$1129
42 km or 26 mi Benavente
$941
47 km or 29 mi Azambuja
$939
47 km or 29 mi Salvaterra de Magos
$941
58 km or 36 mi Cartaxo
$937
61 km or 38 mi Lourinha
$939
71 km or 44 mi Santarem
$842
72 km or 45 mi Almeirim
$943
73 km or 45 mi Peniche
$967
77 km or 48 mi Caldas da Rainha
$1004
90 km or 56 mi Santiago do Cacem
$941
94 km or 58 mi Alcobaca
$942
101 km or 63 mi Torres Novas
$939
103 km or 64 mi Porto de Mos
$940
111 km or 69 mi Evora
$937
115 km or 72 mi Ourem
$949
117 km or 72 mi Marinha Grande
$943
118 km or 73 mi Tomar
$946
118 km or 73 mi Abrantes
$961