Gothenburg vs Lyon - Cost of Living Comparison

Gothenburg Lyon
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1442
$1379
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3145
$3365
🏠 One person rent
$743
$666
🏘️ Family rent
$1187
$1183
🍽️ Food expenses
$427
$477
🚐 Transport expenses
$146
$121
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2915
$2537
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Good
✈️ Airport proximity
13 km
9 km
🎓 Higher education
46
91
😀 Quality of life
92
88
🏙️ Population
605K
523K

The cost of living in Gothenburg is 5% more expensive than in Lyon. Cities ranked 2868th and 2992nd ($1442 vs $1379) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 8th and 21st in Sweden and France, respectively. Check Sweden vs France comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2 months in Gothenburg compared to 1.8 months in Lyon. Gothenburg ranked 2nd best city to live in Sweden vs Lyon ranked 3rd in France, while ranked 63rd and 139th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Gothenburg vs Lyon

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Gothenburg Lyon
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$9.81
$13.7
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$49.8
$50.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.51
$10.1
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$6.14
$6.36
 Cappuccino
$3.86
$3.11
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.89
$2.56
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$839
$689
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$582
$521
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1364
$1323
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$952
$955
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$79.4
$82.8
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$122
$126
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$30.6
$28
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
2.56%
1.6%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$6222
$5862
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3932
$4357
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.41
$1.94
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$79.1
$66.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$18.3
$17.3
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.77
$1.82
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.23
$1.06
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.18
$1.14
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.35
$1.41
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.18
$3.77
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.87
$17.4
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.2
$12.8
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$15.7
$18.8
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.76
$2.45
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.12
$2.05
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.37
$2.9
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.07
$3.35
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.24
$1.86
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.21
$1.8
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.03
$0.65
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.09
$2.04
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$9.94
$7.37
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.77
$2.49
🚬 Cigarette pack
$6.38
$9.79
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.31
$6.23
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.9
$4.28
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.74
$2.25
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.96
$2.68
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$30.6
$35.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$14.3
$11.8
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$30.1
$25
💇 Haircut, simple
$23.9
$17.5
👖 Brand Jeans
$87
$85.4
👟 Brand Sneakers
$88.3
$95
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$124
$742
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$3132
$8471

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Distance City Cost of living
2.8 km or 1.7 mi Molndal
$1466
58 km or 36 mi Boras
$1132
66 km or 41 mi Varberg
$1244
70 km or 44 mi Trollhattan
$1057
76 km or 47 mi Uddevalla
$1118
80 km or 50 mi Vanersborg
$1249
90 km or 56 mi Frederikshavn
$1108
126 km or 78 mi Halmstad
$1218
130 km or 81 mi Jonkoping
$1380
134 km or 83 mi Varnamo
$1154
136 km or 84 mi Skovde
$1296
142 km or 88 mi Aalborg
$1405
150 km or 93 mi Ljungby
$1319
157 km or 98 mi Mariestad
$1251
164 km or 102 mi Halden
$1571
167 km or 104 mi Angelholm
$1242
179 km or 111 mi Randers
$1376
182 km or 113 mi Fredrikstad
$1822
186 km or 115 mi Sarpsborg
$1554
186 km or 115 mi Helsingor
$1489
186 km or 116 mi Vetlanda
$1271
187 km or 116 mi Helsingborg
$1356
191 km or 118 mi Vaxjo
$1218
191 km or 119 mi Larvik
$1899
192 km or 119 mi Sandefjord
$1683
194 km or 121 mi Hillerod
$1721
199 km or 124 mi Hassleholm
$1059
200 km or 124 mi Aarhus
$1568
202 km or 125 mi Horsholm
$1491
202 km or 126 mi Tonsberg
$1704
206 km or 128 mi Landskrona
$980
207 km or 129 mi Viborg
$1265
208 km or 129 mi Arendal
$1608
210 km or 131 mi Karlstad
$1135
212 km or 132 mi Moss
$1870
212 km or 132 mi Porsgrunn
$1640
213 km or 132 mi Horten
$1739
216 km or 134 mi Gentofte
$1486
222 km or 138 mi Skien
$1688
223 km or 138 mi Arvika
$1201

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