Prices in Moscow vs Nur-Sultan - Cost of Living Comparison

MoscowNur-Sultan
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1006
$579
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2473
$1496
🏠 One person rent
$577
$256
🏘️ Family rent
$1049
$521
🍽️ Food Expenses
$246
$212
🚐 Transport Expenses
$89.1
$36.1
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$976
$566
🏙️ Population
12.5M
1.08M

The cost of living in Moscow is 74% more expensive than in Nur-Sultan. Cities ranked 5381st and 7153rd ($1006 vs $579) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 1st and 2nd in Russia and Kazakhstan, respectively. Check Russia vs Kazakhstan comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1 months in Moscow compared to 1 months in Nur-Sultan. Moscow ranked 1st best city to live in Russia vs Nur-Sultan ranked 1st in Kazakhstan, while ranked 707th and 998th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Moscow vs Nur-Sultan

MoscowNur-Sultan
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$6.26
$7.37
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$33.3
$25.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$3.96
$4.87
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.18
$1.22
☕ Cappuccino
$2.99
$1.9
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.87
$0.71
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$773
$296
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$435
$197
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1452
$614
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$809
$431
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$68.3
$26.7
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$105
$41.1
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$6.24
$12.4
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
9.44%
13.83%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$5252
$974
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2494
$703
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.78
$0.32
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$30.3
$14.5
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$4.56
$4.41
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.65
$0.4
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.99
$0.8
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.57
$0.39
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.82
$0.73
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.33
$1.16
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.98
$5.98
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.4
$3.55
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.71
$5.31
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.4
$1.35
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.96
$1.42
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.36
$1.73
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.29
$2
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.52
$0.41
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.5
$0.32
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.4
$0.41
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.46
$1.05
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$8.07
$7.02
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.92
$0.94
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.18
$1.22
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.9
$3.26
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.08
$1.84
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.26
$1.14
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.32
$1.31
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$50.6
$55.7
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.94
$4.52
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$21.9
$12
💇 Haircut, simple
$8.72
$7.22
👖 Brand Jeans
$87.9
$55.7
👟 Brand Sneakers
$90
$79.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$536
$160
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$10805
$5646

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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 Nur-Sultan

DistanceCityCost of living
161 km or 100 miTemirtau
$452
190 km or 118 miKaraganda
$410
276 km or 172 miKokshetau
$491
278 km or 173 miEkibastuz
$464
392 km or 243 miAksu
$421
402 km or 250 miPavlodar
$424
442 km or 275 miPetropavl
$330
446 km or 277 miOmsk
$497
457 km or 284 miSatbayev
$421
460 km or 286 miJezkazgan
$421
543 km or 337 miBalkhash
$420
580 km or 361 miKostanay
$421
623 km or 387 miSemey
$440
627 km or 389 miKurgan
$421
771 km or 479 miTyumen
$555
800 km or 497 miOskemen
$356
803 km or 499 miChelyabinsk
$473
826 km or 513 miKyzylorda
$331
852 km or 530 miTaldiqorgan
$447
855 km or 531 miKamensk-Uralsky
$514
856 km or 532 miMunicipal Formation of the Kamensk-Uralsky
$513
872 km or 542 miMiass
$513
875 km or 544 miKentau
$410
875 km or 544 miBarnaul
$443
879 km or 546 miMagnitogorsk
$401
880 km or 547 miNovosibirsk
$591
893 km or 555 miOrsk
$620
902 km or 561 miZlatoust
$486
903 km or 561 miTurkistan
$339
910 km or 566 miKapchagay
$422
917 km or 570 miTaraz
$377
949 km or 590 miBishkek
$455
949 km or 590 miYekaterinburg
$603
953 km or 592 miKant
$402
955 km or 593 miBiysk
$336
960 km or 597 miTalas
$374
965 km or 599 miKaskelen
$421
967 km or 601 miTokmok
$404
968 km or 602 miAlmaty
$600
977 km or 607 miTacheng
$571