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Cost of Living in Bangalore | Karnataka

Cost of livingOne personFamily of 4
💰 Total with rent
$480
$1217
🛋️ Without rent
$295
$840
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$185
$376
🍽️ Food
$176
$447
🚐 Transport
$73.4
$194
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$667
🏙️ Population
11.3M

The average cost of living in Bangalore is $480, which is in the top 14% of the least expensive cities in the world, ranked 7916th out of 9294 in our global list, 8th out of 220 in India, and 2nd out of 12 in the Karnataka.

The median after-tax salary is $667, which is enough to cover living expenses for 1.4 months. Ranked 1519th (TOP 17%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 2nd best city to live in India, and 1st most liveable city in Karnataka. With an estimated population of 11.3M, Bangalore is the 3rd largest city in India.

✈️ Closest airport8 kmHAL Airport
😷 Air qualityModerate32.6 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank1911Indian Institute of Science
Cost of living in Bangalore infographic

Prices in Bangalore

Eating Out

🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.01
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$17.2
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.57
☕ Cappuccino
$2.75
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.47

Groceries

🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.6
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.52
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.63
🥚 Eggs, x12
$0.93
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.49
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.62
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.55
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.34
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.69
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.05
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.39
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.43
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.5
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.26
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.12
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$10.4
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.71
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.74
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$1.38
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.23
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.89
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$0.98

Transportation

🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.67
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$21.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$2.81
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.03

Rent & Utilities

🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$231
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$132
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$467
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$298
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$21
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$31.9
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$12.9
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
9.21%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1744
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$770

Other

🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$23.7
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$3.77
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$10.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.91
👖 Brand Jeans
$31.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$50.6
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$114
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$2986

Bangalore Cost of Living comparison