Cost of Living in San Pedro Sula

Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$811
$1987
🛋️ Without rent
$484
$1423
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$326
$564
🍽️ Food
$295
$776
🚐 Transport
$99.8
$278
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$556
😀 Quality of life
26
🏙️ Population
719K

The average cost of living in San Pedro Sula is $811, which is in the top 35% of the least expensive cities in the world, ranked 6035th out of 9294 in our global list and 4th out of 10 in Honduras.

The median after-tax salary is $556, which is enough to cover living expenses for 0.7 months. Ranked 8811th (TOP 95%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 3rd best city to live in Honduras. With an estimated population of 719K, San Pedro Sula is the 2nd largest city in Honduras.

Why living in San Pedro Sula is so expensive? Because we have a developed country lifestyle as a reference and in some least developed countries maintaining such a standard of living is hard and expensive. Thus, living costs in San Pedro Sula for locals and expats differ significantly.

✈️ Closest airport 13 km Ramon Villeda Morales International Airport
😷 Air quality Moderate 15.1 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank 9651 Technological University of Honduras
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Prices in San Pedro Sula

Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$7.14
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$17.6
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.95
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.66
 Cappuccino
$2.41
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.69
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$269
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$174
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$518
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$354
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$81.7
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$126
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$51.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
10.79%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$379
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$600
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.71
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$32.6
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$17.8
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.18
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.08
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.41
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.37
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.31
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.02
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.01
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.4
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.16
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.97
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.45
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.53
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.61
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.09
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.56
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.91
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$10.7
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.28
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.85
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.6
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.76
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$3.27
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.39
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$47.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.59
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$39.8
💇 Haircut, simple
$4.79
👖 Brand Jeans
$57.7
👟 Brand Sneakers
$97.4
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$158
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$3992

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