Cost of Living Comparison Between Lyon and Montpellier 

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Consumer Prices in Montpellier are 2.31% lower than in Lyon (without rent)
Rent Prices in Montpellier are 15.69% lower than in Lyon
Restaurant Prices in Montpellier are 0.24% higher than in Lyon
Groceries Prices in Montpellier are 0.65% lower than in Lyon
Local Purchasing Power in Montpellier is 24.21% lower than in Lyon
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Restaurants
Lyon[ Edit ] Montpellier[ Edit ]Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 € 12.00 €      0.00 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 € 50.00 €      0.00 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 9.00 € 8.90 €      -1.11 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.00 € 6.00 €      0.00 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.75 € 5.00 €      +5.26 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.00 € 2.78 €      -7.49 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.22 € 2.50 €      +12.77 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.47 € 1.86 €      +26.51 %
Markets
Lyon[ Edit ] Montpellier[ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.87 € 3.54 €      -8.46 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.07 € 1.29 €      +20.35 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.90 € 0.75 €      -16.92 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.26 € 3.31 €      +1.37 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 7.71 € 7.64 €      -0.98 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 4.08 € 5.33 €      +30.56 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.86 € 7.62 €      -3.08 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.06 € 0.95 €      -10.11 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.88 € 0.82 €      -7.32 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.02 € 0.96 €      -5.56 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.09 € 0.95 €      -12.50 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.82 € 0.68 €      -17.43 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.00 € 0.73 €      -27.27 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.02 € 1.23 €      +20.49 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.89 € 0.56 €      -37.34 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 7.00 € 7.00 €      0.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.44 € 2.53 €      +75.89 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.12 € 2.00 €      -36.00 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 10.00 € 10.00 €      0.00 %
Transportation
Lyon[ Edit ] Montpellier[ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.90 € 1.60 €      -15.79 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 64.00 € 51.75 €      -19.14 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 € 3.40 €      -32.00 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.85 € 1.32 €      -53.67 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 € 25.00 €      -16.67 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.65 € 5.79 €      +2.33 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,000.00 € 22,375.00 €      -10.50 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 18,666.67 € 22,916.67 €      +22.77 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Lyon[ Edit ] Montpellier[ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 169.62 € 115.70 €      -31.79 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.10 € 0.39 €      +286.67 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 30.71 € 32.25 €      +5.00 %
Sports And Leisure
Lyon[ Edit ] Montpellier[ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 41.67 € 30.67 €      -26.40 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 11.67 € 15.67 €      +34.29 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 € 11.00 €      -8.33 %
Childcare
Lyon[ Edit ] Montpellier[ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 441.04 € 350.00 €      -20.64 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 9,333.33 € 7,860.00 €      -15.79 %
Clothing And Shoes
Lyon[ Edit ] Montpellier[ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 69.62 € 85.00 €      +22.08 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 39.58 € 38.57 €      -2.56 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 88.57 € 75.83 €      -14.38 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 117.69 € 90.00 €      -23.53 %
Rent Per Month
Lyon[ Edit ] Montpellier[ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 663.18 € 594.44 €      -10.36 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 486.36 € 468.75 €      -3.62 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,398.89 € 1,056.25 €      -24.49 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,059.38 € 922.22 €      -12.95 %
Buy Apartment Price
Lyon[ Edit ] Montpellier[ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 451.74 € 332.13 €      -26.48 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 294.38 € 211.35 €      -28.21 %
Salaries And Financing
Lyon[ Edit ] Montpellier[ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,174.39 € 1,557.14 €      -28.39 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.67 2.00      +19.76 %
Last update: November 2020September 2020
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