Prices in Tokyo vs Yokohama - Cost of Living Comparison

TokyoYokohama
🚶 Cost of living One person
$2080
$1854
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4994
$4681
🏠 One person rent
$1077
$868
🏘️ Family rent
$1901
$1594
🍽️ Food Expenses
$503
$469
🚐 Transport Expenses
$364
$363
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2771
$3281
🏙️ Population
13.9M
3.75M

The cost of living in Tokyo is 12% more expensive than in Yokohama. Cities ranked 269th and 468th ($2080 vs $1854) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 1st and 2nd in Japan.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.3 months in Tokyo compared to 1.8 months in Yokohama. Ranked 3rd vs 1st best cities to live in Japan, and 47th vs 16th among the best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Tokyo vs Yokohama

TokyoYokohama
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$7.5
$5.92
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$41.3
$43.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.71
$6.54
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.63
$3.83
☕ Cappuccino
$3.66
$3.24
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.25
$1.19
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1308
$945
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$826
$635
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2451
$1998
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1492
$1193
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$115
$131
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$178
$199
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$38.9
$40.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
1.45%
2.24%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$11121
$8094
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$6624
$3141
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.87
$2.33
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$92.1
$97.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$32.3
$37.8
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.3
$1.33
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.92
$1.76
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.13
$1.8
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.08
$3.65
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.52
$2.16
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$16.3
$18.4
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.66
$8.85
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$24.6
$21.9
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.47
$6.13
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.47
$2.37
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.16
$3.7
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.38
$5.21
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.78
$2.67
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.07
$2.07
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.78
$0.73
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.94
$2.29
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$14
$9.19
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.68
$2.46
🚬 Cigarette pack
$4.65
$4.23
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$11.7
$16.1
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.42
$5.04
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.83
$1.51
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.92
$2.09
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$77.6
$74
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$15.7
$16.2
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$45.8
$53.3
💇 Haircut, simple
$23.2
$30.5
👖 Brand Jeans
$64.3
$72.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$78
$91.7
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$748
$587
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$18994
$21681

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Cities near Tokyo

DistanceCityCost of living
12 km or 7.3 miMusashino
$1224
12 km or 7.4 miKomae
$1214
12 km or 7.5 miMitaka
$1243
13 km or 8 miWako
$1211
13 km or 8.4 miKawaguchi
$1287
14 km or 8.5 miHirai
$1211
14 km or 8.9 miToda
$1219
14 km or 8.9 miChofu
$1254
14 km or 9 miNishitokyo
$1249
15 km or 9.3 miAsaka
$1219
15 km or 9.4 miWarabi
$1215
16 km or 10 miNiiza
$1226
17 km or 10 miHigashikurume
$1216
17 km or 11 miKoganei
$1217
18 km or 11 miKawasaki-ku
$1252
18 km or 11 miInagi
$1215
18 km or 11 miSoka
$1261
18 km or 11 miKiyose
$1208
19 km or 12 miShiki
$1211
19 km or 12 miKawasaki
$1525
19 km or 12 miUrayasu
$1229
20 km or 12 miFuchu
$1266
20 km or 12 miSaitama
$1562
20 km or 12 miKodaira
$1244
20 km or 12 miYashio
$1213
21 km or 13 miKokubunji
$1213
21 km or 13 miHigashimurayama
$1223
21 km or 13 miMiyoshi
$1211
22 km or 14 miIchikawa
$1636
22 km or 14 miMatsudo
$1312
23 km or 14 miMisato
$1220
23 km or 14 miFujimi
$1216
23 km or 14 miKunitachi
$1216
23 km or 14 miTama
$1225
24 km or 15 miTokorozawa
$1235
24 km or 15 miKoshigaya
$1072
25 km or 15 miTachikawa
$1238
25 km or 15 miHigashiyamato
$1210
26 km or 16 miYoshikawa
$1214
26 km or 16 miFujimino
$1215

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