Prices in Nizhny Novgorod vs Saint Petersburg - Cost of Living Comparison

Nizhny NovgorodSaint Petersburg
🚶 Cost of living One person
$595
$791
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1547
$1977
🏠 One person rent
$279
$392
🏘️ Family rent
$554
$712
🍽️ Food Expenses
$204
$222
🚐 Transport Expenses
$39.4
$91.8
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$456
$644
🏙️ Population
1.26M
5.35M

The cost of living in Nizhny Novgorod is 25% less expensive than in Saint Petersburg. Cities ranked 6977th and 5911th ($595 vs $791) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 28th and 4th in Russia.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.8 months in Nizhny Novgorod compared to 0.8 months in Saint Petersburg. Ranked 16th vs 3rd best cities to live in Russia, and 5311th vs 1328th among the best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Nizhny Novgorod vs Saint Petersburg

Nizhny NovgorodSaint Petersburg
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$7.02
$5.2
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$27.8
$25.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$3.16
$4.02
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.98
$2.71
☕ Cappuccino
$2.1
$2.29
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.79
$0.78
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$298
$459
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$184
$297
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$654
$866
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$394
$557
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$65.3
$56.1
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$101
$86.3
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$6.59
$6.22
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
10.73%
9.93%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1226
$2576
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$807
$1533
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.39
$0.71
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$19.2
$34.9
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$2.81
$4.56
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.63
$0.65
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.82
$0.93
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.46
$0.62
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.91
$0.79
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.03
$1.17
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.45
$8.53
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.23
$3.85
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7
$6.33
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$1.33
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.99
$0.92
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.26
$1.29
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.8
$2.16
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.42
$0.53
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.41
$0.5
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.32
$0.39
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.38
$1.3
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.58
$6.79
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.75
$0.9
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.13
$2.11
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.43
$8.06
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.64
$2.56
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$0.8
$1
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.34
$1.2
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$29
$35.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.45
$4.47
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$14.9
$23.2
💇 Haircut, simple
$5.58
$8.75
👖 Brand Jeans
$74.9
$79.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$76.2
$83.4
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$300
$398
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$4224
$6076

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36 km or 22 miDzerzhinsk
$392
198 km or 123 miIvanovo
$471
202 km or 125 miCheboksary
$413
223 km or 139 miVladimir
$536
241 km or 150 miYoshkar-Ola
$421
245 km or 152 miKostroma
$418
250 km or 155 miSaransk
$413
290 km or 180 miYaroslavl
$492
323 km or 200 miKazan
$604
331 km or 205 miRyazan
$516
350 km or 217 miElektrostal
$511
353 km or 220 miPenza
$448
355 km or 221 miUlyanovsk
$481
366 km or 227 miRybinsk
$431
380 km or 236 miBalashikha
$714
386 km or 240 miKorolyov
$639
387 km or 240 miLyubertsy
$588
391 km or 243 miMytishchi
$698
402 km or 250 miMoscow
$1006
403 km or 250 miVologda
$450
410 km or 255 miKhimki
$768
415 km or 258 miPodolsk
$624
418 km or 260 miKrasnogorsk
$513
421 km or 262 miKirov
$386
434 km or 270 miTambov
$450
453 km or 281 miSyzran
$450
466 km or 289 miTolyatti
$481
469 km or 291 miTula
$524
477 km or 297 miCherepovets
$431
482 km or 300 miObninsk
$540
492 km or 305 miNizhnekamsk
$525
498 km or 310 miTver
$481
501 km or 311 miLipetsk
$424
522 km or 324 miNaberezhnye Chelny
$502
525 km or 326 miSamara
$568
527 km or 328 miKaluga
$535
536 km or 333 miBalakovo
$456
544 km or 338 miAlmetyevsk
$512
549 km or 341 miSaratov
$490
558 km or 347 miEngels
$519

Cities near Saint Petersburg

DistanceCityCost of living
135 km or 84 miNarva
$635
156 km or 97 miSillamae
$697
162 km or 101 miImatra
$1263
168 km or 104 miVeliky Novgorod
$482
170 km or 105 miLappeenranta
$1254
181 km or 112 miKohtla-Jarve
$803
185 km or 115 miHamina
$1314
195 km or 121 miKotka
$1276
223 km or 139 miKouvola
$1176
227 km or 141 miSavonlinna
$954
232 km or 144 miRakvere
$797
254 km or 158 miMikkeli
$1309
262 km or 163 miPorvoo
$1444
263 km or 164 miPskov
$409
269 km or 167 miTartu
$875
280 km or 174 miLahti
$1358
293 km or 182 miKerava
$1287
294 km or 183 miVarkaus
$1357
294 km or 183 miJarvenpaa
$1486
295 km or 183 miVantaa
$1593
296 km or 184 miJoensuu
$1360
297 km or 184 miTuusula
$1253
299 km or 186 miPetrozavodsk
$485
300 km or 186 miHelsinki
$1751
302 km or 188 miMaardu
$820
310 km or 192 miNurmijarvi
$1315
310 km or 193 miHyvinkaa
$1272
315 km or 196 miEspoo
$1527
317 km or 197 miRiihimaki
$1256
318 km or 197 miTallinn
$1082
322 km or 200 miViljandi
$706
328 km or 204 miKirkkonummi
$1301
342 km or 213 miHameenlinna
$1308
348 km or 216 miLohja
$1480
349 km or 217 miJamsa
$1310
354 km or 220 miJyvaskyla
$1287
356 km or 221 miKuopio
$1350
373 km or 232 miValkeakoski
$1435
374 km or 233 miParnu
$816
383 km or 238 miRaseborg
$1386