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Cost of Living in Moscow | Russia

Cost of livingOne personFamily of 4
💰 Total with rent
$1006
$2473
🛋️ Without rent
$430
$1424
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$577
$1049
🍽️ Food
$246
$658
🚐 Transport
$89.1
$231
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$976
🏙️ Population
12.5M

The average cost of living in Moscow is $1006, which is close to the world's average cost of living, ranked 5381st out of 9294 in our global list and 1st out of 122 in Russia.

The median after-tax salary is $976, which is enough to cover living expenses for 1 months. Ranked 707th (TOP 8%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 1st best city to live in Russia. With an estimated population of 12.5M, Moscow is the 1st largest city in Russia.

✈️ Closest airport27 kmSheremetyevo International Airport
😷 Air qualityExcellent10 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank230Moscow State University
Cost of living in Moscow infographic

Prices in Moscow

Eating Out

🍱 Lunch Menu
$6.26
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$33.3
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$3.96
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.18
☕ Cappuccino
$2.99
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.87

Groceries

🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.99
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.57
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.82
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.33
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.98
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.4
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.71
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.4
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.96
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.36
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.29
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.52
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.5
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.4
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.46
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$8.07
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.92
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.18
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.9
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.08
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.26
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.32

Transportation

🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.78
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$30.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$4.56
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.65

Rent & Utilities

🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$773
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$435
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1452
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$809
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$68.3
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$105
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$6.24
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
9.44%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$5252
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2494

Other

🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$50.6
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.94
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$21.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$8.72
👖 Brand Jeans
$87.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$90
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$536
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$10805

Moscow Cost of Living comparison