Cost of Living in Bologna

Cost of livingOne personFamily of 4
💰 Total with rent
$1403
$3517
🛋️ Without rent
$713
$2323
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$690
$1194
🍽️ Food
$463
$1235
🚐 Transport
$92.8
$257
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1789
🏙️ Population
389K

The average cost of living in Bologna is $1403, which is in the top 33% of the most expensive cities in the world, ranked 3060th out of 9294 in our global list, 23rd out of 148 in Italy, and 4th out of 13 in Emilia-Romagna.

The median after-tax salary is $1789, which is enough to cover living expenses for 1.3 months. Ranked 231st (TOP 3%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 2nd best city to live in Italy, and 1st most liveable city in Emilia-Romagna. With an estimated population of 389K, Bologna is the 7th largest city in Italy.

✈️ Closest airport6 kmBologna Guglielmo Marconi Airport
😷 Air qualityModerate21.6 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank106University of Bologna
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Prices in Bologna

Eating Out

🍱 Lunch Menu
$13.8
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$56.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$9.21
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.89
☕ Cappuccino
$1.79
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.75

Rent & Utilities

🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$699
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$532
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1289
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$950
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$94.2
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$145
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$30.3
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
1.75%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4588
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3139

Transportation

🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.38
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$42.2
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$16.8
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.83

Groceries

🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.41
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.93
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.81
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.95
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$17
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.4
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$18
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.16
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.34
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.5
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.44
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.54
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.28
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.49
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$8.27
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.57
🚬 Cigarette pack
$6.34
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$12.7
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.3
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.74
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.78

Other

🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$55.6
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$10.2
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$106
💇 Haircut, simple
$14.3
👖 Brand Jeans
$90
👟 Brand Sneakers
$105
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$697
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$13612