Prices in Hanoi vs Kolkata - Cost of Living Comparison

HanoiKolkata
🚶 Cost of living One person
$624
$432
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1709
$996
🏠 One person rent
$288
$177
🏘️ Family rent
$621
$283
🍽️ Food Expenses
$204
$166
🚐 Transport Expenses
$60.1
$47.2
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$428
$375
🏙️ Population
7.79M
4.5M

The cost of living in Hanoi is 44% more expensive than in Kolkata. Cities ranked 6656th and 8495th ($624 vs $432) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 5th and 17th in Vietnam and India, respectively. Check Vietnam vs India comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.7 months in Hanoi compared to 0.9 months in Kolkata. Hanoi ranked 2nd best city to live in Vietnam vs Kolkata ranked 20th in India, while ranked 3543rd and 5764th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Hanoi vs Kolkata

HanoiKolkata
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$1.93
$2.82
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$17.4
$13.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.27
$3.85
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.87
$2.74
☕ Cappuccino
$1.8
$2.43
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.53
$0.39
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$322
$215
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$213
$125
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$749
$377
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$494
$200
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$43.4
$25.3
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$66.1
$39
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$9.66
$8.33
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
8.33%
8.99%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2076
$1237
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1090
$565
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.3
$0.13
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$8.62
$10.9
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$4.64
$2.31
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.89
$1.03
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.48
$0.64
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.87
$0.34
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.85
$0.52
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.56
$0.9
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.9
$4.92
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.65
$2.92
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.83
$7.8
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.11
$1.8
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.88
$0.69
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.74
$1.15
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.03
$0.51
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.98
$0.31
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.97
$0.43
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.44
$0.23
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.97
$1.15
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$9.51
$10.1
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.71
$1.9
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.3
$3.66
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$1.97
$2.78
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.48
$3.38
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.1
$1.64
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$0.87
$0.95
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$21.7
$18.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.31
$3.15
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$38.7
$12.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.93
$1.96
👖 Brand Jeans
$36.7
$30.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$83.7
$46
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$203
$44.1
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$10174
$1393

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DistanceCityCost of living
28 km or 17 miBac Ninh
$584
52 km or 32 miHai Duong
$572
56 km or 35 miViet Tri
$576
64 km or 40 miThai Nguyen
$570
75 km or 47 miNam Dinh
$575
83 km or 51 miThai Binh
$556
89 km or 55 miHaiphong
$578
129 km or 80 miHa Long
$567
135 km or 84 miThanh Hoa
$573
150 km or 93 miCam Pha
$565
221 km or 137 miChongzuo
$642
254 km or 158 miSa Pa
$545
262 km or 163 miVinh
$553
263 km or 163 miFangchenggang
$603
298 km or 185 miHa Tinh
$553
305 km or 190 miQinzhou
$658
308 km or 192 miWenshan
$591
324 km or 201 miNanning
$694
330 km or 205 miBaise
$665
341 km or 212 miBeihai
$521
402 km or 250 miDong Hoi
$577
406 km or 252 miLuang Prabang
$937
418 km or 259 miThakhek
$967
424 km or 263 miVang Vieng
$931
451 km or 281 miGuigang
$632
461 km or 286 miLaibin
$642
462 km or 287 miXingyi
$604
468 km or 291 miHechi
$669
474 km or 294 miZhanjiang
$604
479 km or 298 miYulin
$729
480 km or 298 miHaikou
$602
481 km or 299 miVientiane
$992
492 km or 306 miSanya
$583
501 km or 311 miYuxi
$641
516 km or 321 miUdon Thani
$562
518 km or 322 miLiuzhou
$537
528 km or 328 miGaozhou
$617
531 km or 330 miMaoming
$706
533 km or 331 miJinghong
$593
539 km or 335 miHue
$830

Cities near Kolkata

DistanceCityCost of living
6.1 km or 3.8 miHowrah
$315
9.5 km or 5.9 miBidhannagar
$329
10 km or 6.2 miSouth Dumdum
$337
11 km or 7.1 miBaranagar
$331
12 km or 7.5 miBally
$333
14 km or 8.9 miUttarpara
$327
15 km or 9.1 miKamarhati
$334
15 km or 9.3 miNorth Dumdum
$331
16 km or 9.9 miRajpur Sonarpur
$338
17 km or 10 miPanihati
$336
20 km or 13 miRajarhat
$337
21 km or 13 miMadhyamgram
$328
23 km or 14 miSerampore
$328
23 km or 15 miBarrackpore
$326
25 km or 15 miUluberia
$331
36 km or 22 miBarasat
$332
36 km or 23 miMaheshtala
$338
37 km or 23 miChandannagar
$327
37 km or 23 miBhatpara
$337
40 km or 25 miHugli-Chuchura
$328
41 km or 25 miNaihati
$330
64 km or 40 miHaldia
$334
79 km or 49 miShantipur
$327
93 km or 58 miBardhaman
$333
97 km or 60 miKrishnanagar
$316
104 km or 65 miMidnapore
$327
107 km or 66 miKharagpur
$320
114 km or 71 miJessore
$401
128 km or 80 miKhulna
$414
153 km or 95 miDurgapur
$352
174 km or 108 miBerhampore
$329
189 km or 118 miAsansol
$265
202 km or 125 miKulti
$333
205 km or 127 miRajshahi
$335
209 km or 130 miBarisal
$323
223 km or 139 miJamshedpur
$304
239 km or 149 miDhanbad
$408
248 km or 154 miDhaka
$497
251 km or 156 miNarayanganj
$412
274 km or 170 miMalda
$329