Prices in Kyoto vs Yokohama - Cost of Living Comparison

KyotoYokohama
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1547
$1854
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3734
$4681
🏠 One person rent
$717
$868
🏘️ Family rent
$1212
$1594
🍽️ Food Expenses
$509
$469
🚐 Transport Expenses
$189
$363
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2257
$3281
🏙️ Population
1.47M
3.75M

The cost of living in Kyoto is 17% less expensive than in Yokohama. Cities ranked 2206th and 468th ($1547 vs $1854) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 13th and 2nd in Japan.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.5 months in Kyoto compared to 1.8 months in Yokohama. Ranked 4th vs 1st best cities to live in Japan, and 111th vs 16th among the best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Kyoto vs Yokohama

KyotoYokohama
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$7.43
$5.92
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$44.4
$43.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.99
$6.54
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.46
$3.83
☕ Cappuccino
$3.97
$3.24
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.29
$1.19
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$678
$945
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$544
$635
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1259
$1998
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$945
$1193
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$103
$131
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$162
$199
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$43
$40.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
2.51%
2.24%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$5396
$8094
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4024
$3141
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.15
$2.33
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$83.4
$97.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$18.7
$37.8
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.31
$1.33
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.05
$1.76
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.04
$1.8
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.32
$3.65
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.24
$2.16
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$15.8
$18.4
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.98
$8.85
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.43
$21.9
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.03
$6.13
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.81
$2.37
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.22
$3.7
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.88
$5.21
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.09
$2.67
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.1
$2.07
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.83
$0.73
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.91
$2.29
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$22.4
$9.19
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.78
$2.46
🚬 Cigarette pack
$4.34
$4.23
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$12.8
$16.1
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.74
$5.04
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$0.99
$1.51
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.56
$2.09
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$85.5
$74
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$16.8
$16.2
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$19.1
$53.3
💇 Haircut, simple
$24.1
$30.5
👖 Brand Jeans
$76.3
$72.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$80.5
$91.7
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$654
$587
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$13151
$21681

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Cities near Kyoto

DistanceCityCost of living
7.5 km or 4.6 miOtsu
$1564
9.5 km or 5.9 miMuko
$1211
12 km or 7.2 miNagaokakyo
$1214
15 km or 9.1 miUji
$1237
16 km or 10 miYawata
$1209
17 km or 11 miShimamoto
$1208
18 km or 11 miJoyo
$1211
18 km or 11 miKameoka
$1214
18 km or 11 miKusatsu
$1219
21 km or 13 miRitto
$1214
21 km or 13 miMoriyama
$1212
22 km or 14 miKyotanabe
$1212
23 km or 14 miTakatsuki
$1266
24 km or 15 miHirakata
$1284
24 km or 15 miYasu
$1210
26 km or 16 miKatano
$1211
28 km or 17 miSeika
$1212
28 km or 18 miIbaraki
$1265
29 km or 18 miKonan
$1213
29 km or 18 miNantan
$1209
30 km or 19 miNeyagawa
$1257
31 km or 19 miKizugawa
$1215
32 km or 20 miSettsu
$1215
32 km or 20 miShijonawate
$1210
33 km or 20 miOmihachiman
$1213
34 km or 21 miMinoh
$1216
35 km or 22 miKadoma
$1214
36 km or 22 miSuita
$1286
36 km or 22 miDaito
$1215
36 km or 22 miMoriguchi
$1219
36 km or 22 miIkoma
$1215
37 km or 23 miNara
$1296
37 km or 23 miKoka
$1213
37 km or 23 miToyonaka
$1263
37 km or 23 miIkeda
$1212
38 km or 24 miKawanishi
$1227
38 km or 24 miInagawa
$1207
40 km or 25 miHigashiosaka
$1281
40 km or 25 miYamatokoriyama
$1213
41 km or 26 miItami
$1242

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