Prices in Kobe vs Yokohama - Cost of Living Comparison

KobeYokohama
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1589
$1854
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3961
$4681
🏠 One person rent
$689
$868
🏘️ Family rent
$1308
$1594
🍽️ Food Expenses
$531
$469
🚐 Transport Expenses
$238
$363
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2545
$3281
🏙️ Population
1.52M
3.75M

The cost of living in Kobe is 14% less expensive than in Yokohama. Cities ranked 2092nd and 468th ($1589 vs $1854) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 7th and 2nd in Japan.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.6 months in Kobe compared to 1.8 months in Yokohama. Ranked 21st vs 1st best cities to live in Japan, and 294th vs 16th among the best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Kobe vs Yokohama

KobeYokohama
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$6.57
$5.92
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$35
$43.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.15
$6.54
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.87
$3.83
☕ Cappuccino
$4.22
$3.24
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.46
$1.19
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$710
$945
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$522
$635
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1745
$1998
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$977
$1193
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$85.3
$131
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$133
$199
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$44.1
$40.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
1.15%
2.24%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$5094
$8094
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3713
$3141
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.37
$2.33
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$76.5
$97.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$31
$37.8
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.35
$1.33
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.82
$1.76
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.33
$1.8
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.28
$3.65
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.54
$2.16
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$19.4
$18.4
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.84
$8.85
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$46.3
$21.9
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.61
$6.13
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.37
$2.37
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.63
$3.7
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.05
$5.21
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.27
$2.67
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.01
$2.07
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.84
$0.73
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.08
$2.29
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$13.1
$9.19
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.35
$2.46
🚬 Cigarette pack
$4.25
$4.23
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$14
$16.1
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.87
$5.04
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.48
$1.51
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.42
$2.09
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$80.5
$74
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$16.4
$16.2
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$20.1
$53.3
💇 Haircut, simple
$28.1
$30.5
👖 Brand Jeans
$69.4
$72.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$77.5
$91.7
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$362
$587
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$12503
$21681

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DistanceCityCost of living
12 km or 7.3 miAshiya
$1213
15 km or 9 miNishinomiya
$1296
18 km or 11 miAkashi
$1320
20 km or 13 miTakarazuka
$1251
20 km or 13 miAmagasaki
$1411
21 km or 13 miMiki
$1213
22 km or 14 miSanda
$1216
23 km or 14 miItami
$1242
25 km or 16 miInami
$1211
26 km or 16 miKawanishi
$1227
27 km or 17 miIkeda
$1212
28 km or 17 miToyonaka
$1263
29 km or 18 miInagawa
$1207
29 km or 18 miHarima
$1209
29 km or 18 miOsaka
$1552
29 km or 18 miOno
$1209
29 km or 18 miIzumiotsu
$1213
30 km or 19 miMinoh
$1216
30 km or 19 miTakaishi
$1209
31 km or 19 miSakai
$1408
31 km or 19 miKishiwada
$1239
32 km or 20 miKato
$1208
32 km or 20 miSuita
$1286
32 km or 20 miIzumi
$1238
32 km or 20 miKakogawa
$1264
32 km or 20 miKaizuka
$1215
34 km or 21 miIzumisano
$1215
35 km or 22 miMoriguchi
$1219
36 km or 22 miKumatori
$1212
36 km or 22 miSettsu
$1215
36 km or 22 miMatsubara
$1212
37 km or 23 miTakasago
$1212
37 km or 23 miKadoma
$1214
37 km or 23 miSennan
$1209
37 km or 23 miHannan
$1210
38 km or 23 miAwaji
$1139
38 km or 24 miIbaraki
$1265
38 km or 24 miHigashiosaka
$1281
39 km or 24 miNishiwaki
$1210
39 km or 24 miYao
$1264

Cities near Yokohama

DistanceCityCost of living
11 km or 6.9 miKawasaki
$1525
12 km or 7.7 miKawasaki-ku
$1252
15 km or 9.1 miKamakura
$1251
16 km or 10 miZushi
$1209
17 km or 10 miFujisawa
$1319
17 km or 11 miYamato
$1256
18 km or 11 miHayama
$1211
19 km or 12 miAyase
$1216
21 km or 13 miYokosuka
$1388
21 km or 13 miMachida
$1343
21 km or 13 miZama
$1212
22 km or 14 miEbina
$1217
23 km or 14 miKomae
$1214
23 km or 15 miChigasaki
$1255
24 km or 15 miSamukawa
$1207
24 km or 15 miAtsugi
$1359
25 km or 15 miFuttsu
$1211
26 km or 16 miChofu
$1254
26 km or 16 miInagi
$1215
26 km or 16 miKisarazu
$1215
27 km or 17 miKimitsu
$1209
28 km or 17 miTama
$1225
28 km or 18 miSagamihara
$1306
29 km or 18 miMitaka
$1243
29 km or 18 miTokyo
$2080
29 km or 18 miIsehara
$1213
29 km or 18 miHiratsuka
$1389
29 km or 18 miSodegaura
$1210
30 km or 18 miFuchu
$1266
30 km or 19 miAikawa
$1209
32 km or 20 miKoganei
$1217
32 km or 20 miMiura
$1208
32 km or 20 miMusashino
$1224
32 km or 20 miOiso
$1213
33 km or 20 miKunitachi
$1216
34 km or 21 miNishitokyo
$1249
34 km or 21 miHino
$1243
34 km or 21 miUrayasu
$1229
35 km or 21 miKokubunji
$1213
35 km or 22 miTachikawa
$1238