Glasgow vs Lyon - Cost of Living Comparison

Glasgow Lyon
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1533
$1379
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3750
$3365
🏠 One person rent
$841
$666
🏘️ Family rent
$1500
$1183
🍽️ Food expenses
$409
$477
🚐 Transport expenses
$142
$121
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3163
$2537
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Good
✈️ Airport proximity
11 km
9 km
🎓 Higher education
94
91
😀 Quality of life
96
88
🏙️ Population
626K
523K

The cost of living in Glasgow is 11% more expensive than in Lyon. Cities ranked 2601st and 2992nd ($1533 vs $1379) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 78th and 21st in the United Kingdom and France, respectively. Check the United Kingdom vs France comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2.1 months in Glasgow compared to 1.8 months in Lyon. Glasgow ranked 2nd best city to live in the United Kingdom vs Lyon ranked 3rd in France, while ranked 11th and 139th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Glasgow vs Lyon

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Glasgow Lyon
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$17.1
$13.7
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$67.6
$50.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.14
$10.1
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.83
$6.36
 Cappuccino
$3.48
$3.11
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.73
$2.56
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$848
$689
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$650
$521
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1683
$1323
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1189
$955
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$118
$82.8
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$178
$126
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$34.1
$28
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.24%
1.6%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$5597
$5862
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2871
$4357
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.01
$1.94
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$92.5
$66.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$13.4
$17.3
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.89
$1.82
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.14
$1.06
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.27
$1.14
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.27
$1.41
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.5
$3.77
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.15
$17.4
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.9
$12.8
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.5
$18.8
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.12
$2.45
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.16
$2.05
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.82
$2.9
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.85
$3.35
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.16
$1.86
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.09
$1.8
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.81
$0.65
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.46
$2.04
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$8.44
$7.37
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.05
$2.49
🚬 Cigarette pack
$15.1
$9.79
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$2.76
$6.23
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.69
$4.28
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.17
$2.25
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.16
$2.68
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$32.6
$35.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.1
$11.8
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$100
$25
💇 Haircut, simple
$13.7
$17.5
👖 Brand Jeans
$75.5
$85.4
👟 Brand Sneakers
$81.7
$95
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$858
$742
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$14519
$8471

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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 Lyon

Distance City Cost of living
3.1 km or 1.9 mi Villeurbanne
$1329
50 km or 31 mi Saint-Etienne
$952
61 km or 38 mi Macon
$1328
67 km or 42 mi Roanne
$1241
84 km or 52 mi Aix-les-Bains
$1163
87 km or 54 mi Chambery
$1173
92 km or 57 mi Valence
$1244
94 km or 58 mi Grenoble
$1211
101 km or 63 mi Annecy
$1567
109 km or 68 mi Vernier
$2377
109 km or 68 mi Meyrin
$2418
110 km or 68 mi Lancy
$2348
111 km or 69 mi Carouge
$2408
112 km or 70 mi Geneva
$2895
114 km or 71 mi Chalon-sur-Saone
$1274
117 km or 73 mi Vichy
$1242
118 km or 73 mi Annemasse
$1609
120 km or 74 mi Le Creusot
$1433
128 km or 80 mi Nyon
$3326
136 km or 85 mi Clermont-Ferrand
$1225
158 km or 98 mi Chamonix
$1680
159 km or 99 mi Renens
$2418
163 km or 101 mi Lausanne
$2495
175 km or 108 mi Dijon
$1100
177 km or 110 mi Montreux
$2644
179 km or 111 mi Yverdon-les-Bains
$2037
184 km or 115 mi Montlucon
$1242
188 km or 117 mi Besancon
$1162
188 km or 117 mi Nevers
$1075
192 km or 120 mi Aosta
$1242
195 km or 121 mi Bulle
$2412
201 km or 125 mi Avignon
$1266
202 km or 125 mi Sion
$2400
211 km or 131 mi Neuchatel
$2053
212 km or 132 mi Fribourg
$1917
213 km or 132 mi La Chaux-de-Fonds
$2334
217 km or 135 mi Nimes
$1051
227 km or 141 mi Manosque
$1137
236 km or 147 mi Turin
$1134
236 km or 147 mi Koniz
$2419