Cost of Living Comparison Between Lyon and Bucharest 

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in Bucharest are 46.96% lower than in Lyon (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Bucharest are 47.56% lower than in Lyon
Rent Prices in Bucharest are 49.38% lower than in Lyon
Restaurant Prices in Bucharest are 43.68% lower than in Lyon
Groceries Prices in Bucharest are 54.05% lower than in Lyon
Local Purchasing Power in Bucharest is 36.41% lower than in Lyon
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Restaurants
Lyon Edit Bucharest Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 13.00 €
(63.99 lei)
7.11 €
(35.00 lei)
     -45.31 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 €
(246.13 lei)
30.47 €
(150.00 lei)
     -39.06 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 9.00 €
(44.30 lei)
4.47 €
(22.00 lei)
     -50.34 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.00 €
(29.54 lei)
1.63 €
(8.00 lei)
     -72.91 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.00 €
(24.61 lei)
2.44 €
(12.00 lei)
     -51.25 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.07 €
(15.09 lei)
2.10 €
(10.32 lei)
     -31.60 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.10 €
(10.35 lei)
1.32 €
(6.50 lei)
     -37.20 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.35 €
(6.62 lei)
1.24 €
(6.12 lei)
     -7.64 %
Markets
Lyon Edit Bucharest Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.73 €
(18.37 lei)
4.03 €
(19.84 lei)
     +8.03 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.08 €
(5.33 lei)
0.58 €
(2.86 lei)
     -46.22 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.80 €
(3.93 lei)
0.50 €
(2.45 lei)
     -37.76 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.08 €
(15.14 lei)
2.21 €
(10.86 lei)
     -28.23 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 7.54 €
(37.12 lei)
2.38 €
(11.73 lei)
     -68.40 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 4.08 €
(20.10 lei)
2.03 €
(9.97 lei)
     -50.39 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.71 €
(37.96 lei)
3.17 €
(15.58 lei)
     -58.95 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.18 €
(5.80 lei)
0.41 €
(2.03 lei)
     -65.02 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.83 €
(4.07 lei)
0.54 €
(2.66 lei)
     -34.69 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.10 €
(5.40 lei)
0.49 €
(2.42 lei)
     -55.09 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.19 €
(5.85 lei)
0.56 €
(2.78 lei)
     -52.56 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.87 €
(4.28 lei)
0.25 €
(1.23 lei)
     -71.32 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.98 €
(4.84 lei)
0.26 €
(1.29 lei)
     -73.38 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.03 €
(5.09 lei)
0.56 €
(2.76 lei)
     -45.78 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.77 €
(3.78 lei)
0.54 €
(2.66 lei)
     -29.63 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 6.50 €
(32.00 lei)
5.08 €
(25.00 lei)
     -21.87 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.85 €
(9.11 lei)
0.80 €
(3.94 lei)
     -56.71 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.12 €
(15.38 lei)
1.31 €
(6.42 lei)
     -58.23 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 10.00 €
(49.23 lei)
4.27 €
(21.00 lei)
     -57.34 %
Transportation
Lyon Edit Bucharest Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.90 €
(9.35 lei)
0.30 €
(1.50 lei)
     -83.96 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 64.00 €
(315.05 lei)
14.22 €
(70.00 lei)
     -77.78 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 €
(24.61 lei)
0.41 €
(2.00 lei)
     -91.87 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.85 €
(14.02 lei)
0.65 €
(3.22 lei)
     -77.05 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 29.40 €
(144.73 lei)
4.06 €
(20.00 lei)
     -86.18 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.60 €
(27.56 lei)
4.09 €
(20.14 lei)
     -26.93 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,000.00 €
(123,066.53 lei)
18,282.79 €
(90,000.00 lei)
     -26.87 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,663.33 €
(101,718.59 lei)
19,605.25 €
(96,510.00 lei)
     -5.12 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Lyon Edit Bucharest Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 149.72 €
(737.00 lei)
104.87 €
(516.23 lei)
     -29.95 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.10 €
(0.49 lei)
0.09 €
(0.45 lei)
     -9.05 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 31.44 €
(154.79 lei)
8.41 €
(41.38 lei)
     -73.27 %
Sports And Leisure
Lyon Edit Bucharest Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 40.75 €
(200.60 lei)
36.13 €
(177.84 lei)
     -11.34 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.33 €
(90.25 lei)
14.23 €
(70.07 lei)
     -22.35 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 €
(59.07 lei)
6.09 €
(30.00 lei)
     -49.21 %
Childcare
Lyon Edit Bucharest Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 450.87 €
(2,219.46 lei)
339.00 €
(1,668.76 lei)
     -24.81 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 9,333.33 €
(45,944.84 lei)
7,480.04 €
(36,821.68 lei)
     -19.86 %
Clothing And Shoes
Lyon Edit Bucharest Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 69.45 €
(341.90 lei)
57.18 €
(281.47 lei)
     -17.68 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 36.11 €
(177.76 lei)
33.02 €
(162.54 lei)
     -8.57 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 89.58 €
(440.99 lei)
63.71 €
(313.64 lei)
     -28.88 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 115.71 €
(569.62 lei)
75.15 €
(369.93 lei)
     -35.06 %
Rent Per Month
Lyon Edit Bucharest Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 696.15 €
(3,426.93 lei)
415.04 €
(2,043.12 lei)
     -40.38 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 495.79 €
(2,440.60 lei)
283.22 €
(1,394.17 lei)
     -42.88 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,509.38 €
(7,430.14 lei)
744.38 €
(3,664.34 lei)
     -50.68 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,107.69 €
(5,452.79 lei)
483.73 €
(2,381.23 lei)
     -56.33 %
Buy Apartment Price
Lyon Edit Bucharest Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 473.80 €
(2,332.36 lei)
171.81 €
(845.76 lei)
     -63.74 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 282.77 €
(1,391.99 lei)
105.50 €
(519.33 lei)
     -62.69 %
Salaries And Financing
Lyon Edit Bucharest Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,260.53 €
(11,127.84 lei)
753.72 €
(3,710.30 lei)
     -66.66 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.55 5.84      +276.95 %
Last update: July 2021July 2021
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