Prices in Moscow vs Novosibirsk - Cost of Living Comparison

MoscowNovosibirsk
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1006
$591
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2473
$1502
🏠 One person rent
$577
$277
🏘️ Family rent
$1049
$534
🍽️ Food Expenses
$246
$206
🚐 Transport Expenses
$89.1
$32.8
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$976
$426
🏙️ Population
12.5M
1.6M

The cost of living in Moscow is 70% more expensive than in Novosibirsk. Cities ranked 5381st and 7028th ($1006 vs $591) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 1st and 29th in Russia.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1 months in Moscow compared to 0.7 months in Novosibirsk. Ranked 1st vs 8th best cities to live in Russia, and 707th vs 3299th among the best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Moscow vs Novosibirsk

MoscowNovosibirsk
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$6.26
$5.63
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$33.3
$21.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$3.96
$3.54
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.18
$1.05
☕ Cappuccino
$2.99
$1.78
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.87
$0.64
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$773
$293
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$435
$197
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1452
$622
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$809
$399
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$68.3
$53.2
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$105
$82.6
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$6.24
$7.57
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
9.44%
10.68%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$5252
$1236
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2494
$748
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.78
$0.34
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$30.3
$11.2
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$4.56
$2.52
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.65
$0.63
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.99
$0.81
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.57
$0.47
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.82
$0.91
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.33
$0.98
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.98
$7.41
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.4
$3.67
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.71
$6.56
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.4
$1.54
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.96
$1.05
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.36
$1.47
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.29
$1.97
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.52
$0.41
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.5
$0.38
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.4
$0.33
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.46
$1.26
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$8.07
$5.57
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.92
$0.83
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.18
$2
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.9
$6.9
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.08
$3.19
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.26
$1.05
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.32
$1.87
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$50.6
$28.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.94
$4.73
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$21.9
$24.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$8.72
$6.4
👖 Brand Jeans
$87.9
$62.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$90
$77.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$536
$226
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$10805
$2396

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Cities near Moscow

DistanceCityCost of living
18 km or 11 miKhimki
$768
19 km or 12 miKrasnogorsk
$513
19 km or 12 miLyubertsy
$588
19 km or 12 miMytishchi
$698
21 km or 13 miBalashikha
$714
22 km or 14 miKorolyov
$639
37 km or 23 miPodolsk
$624
52 km or 32 miElektrostal
$511
96 km or 60 miObninsk
$540
161 km or 100 miKaluga
$535
161 km or 100 miTver
$481
173 km or 107 miTula
$524
179 km or 111 miVladimir
$536
184 km or 114 miRyazan
$516
248 km or 154 miYaroslavl
$492
250 km or 155 miIvanovo
$471
266 km or 165 miRybinsk
$431
301 km or 187 miKostroma
$418
326 km or 202 miOryol
$488
349 km or 217 miBryansk
$540
366 km or 228 miDzerzhinsk
$392
369 km or 229 miSmolensk
$542
372 km or 231 miLipetsk
$424
376 km or 234 miCherepovets
$431
402 km or 250 miNizhny Novgorod
$595
408 km or 254 miVologda
$450
419 km or 260 miTambov
$450
457 km or 284 miKursk
$433
466 km or 290 miVoronezh
$496
474 km or 294 miVitebsk
$374
491 km or 305 miVeliky Novgorod
$482
495 km or 308 miStarooskolsky
$520
496 km or 308 miStary Oskol
$427
509 km or 316 miMogilev
$472
513 km or 319 miSaransk
$413
555 km or 345 miPenza
$448
568 km or 353 miGomel
$341
571 km or 355 miSumy
$419
577 km or 359 miBelgorod
$544
601 km or 373 miCheboksary
$413

Cities near Novosibirsk

DistanceCityCost of living
195 km or 121 miBarnaul
$443
203 km or 126 miKemerovo
$509
206 km or 128 miTomsk
$489
277 km or 172 miProkopyevsk
$517
307 km or 191 miNovokuznetsk
$538
316 km or 197 miBiysk
$336
495 km or 308 miPavlodar
$424
518 km or 322 miAksu
$421
545 km or 339 miSemey
$440
566 km or 351 miOskemen
$356
569 km or 354 miAbakan
$529
608 km or 378 miOmsk
$497
623 km or 387 miEkibastuz
$464
635 km or 395 miKrasnoyarsk
$503
754 km or 469 miNizhnevartovsk
$673
869 km or 540 miTemirtau
$452
876 km or 545 miAltay
$575
879 km or 546 miPetropavl
$330
880 km or 547 miNur-Sultan
$579
882 km or 548 miKaraganda
$410
886 km or 550 miSurgut
$609
900 km or 559 miKokshetau
$491
910 km or 565 miTacheng
$571
1059 km or 658 miKaramay
$629
1064 km or 661 miBalkhash
$420
1100 km or 684 miTyumen
$555
1112 km or 691 miKurgan
$421
1129 km or 701 miBole
$577
1160 km or 721 miTaldiqorgan
$447
1178 km or 732 miBratsk
$513
1186 km or 737 miWusu
$582
1189 km or 739 miKuytun
$570
1214 km or 754 miShihezi
$587
1241 km or 771 miYining
$592
1263 km or 785 miFukang
$573
1264 km or 785 miChangji
$587
1269 km or 789 miKostanay
$421
1291 km or 802 miUrumqi
$632
1308 km or 813 miKapchagay
$422
1318 km or 819 miKamensk-Uralsky
$514