Cost of Living in Athens, Greece

Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$1059
$2582
🛋️ Without rent
$544
$1702
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$515
$880
🍽️ Food
$357
$930
🚐 Transport
$87
$242
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$890
😀 Quality of life
78
🏙️ Population
664K

The average cost of living in Athens is $1059, which is close to the world's average cost of living, ranked 4394th out of 9294 in our global list and 5th out of 50 in Greece.

The median after-tax salary is $890, which is enough to cover living expenses for 0.8 months. Ranked 456th (TOP 5%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 1st best city to live in Greece. With an estimated population of 664K, Athens is the 1st largest city in Greece.

✈️ Closest airport 17 km Elefsis Airport
😷 Air quality Moderate 19.2 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank 252 National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
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Prices in Athens

Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$12.1
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$42.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.13
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.99
 Cappuccino
$3.57
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.9
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$475
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$350
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$814
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$644
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$114
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$175
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$26.5
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.05%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2485
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2458
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.22
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$30.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$11.5
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$2.12
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.46
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.98
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.62
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.77
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.1
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.51
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.6
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.72
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.68
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.07
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.84
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.94
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.56
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.12
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$9.54
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.37
🚬 Cigarette pack
$4.79
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.31
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.33
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.96
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.73
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$35.6
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$8.12
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$40.3
💇 Haircut, simple
$9.51
👖 Brand Jeans
$70.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$86.1
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$483
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$9060

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