Cost of Living in Montpellier

Summary of cost of living in Montpellier, France:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 13.00 € 10.00-16.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 55.00 € 50.00-70.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.00 € 10.00-12.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.50 € 3.00-7.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.00 € 3.00-5.00
Cappuccino (regular) 3.20 € 1.50-5.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.69 € 2.00-3.50
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.66 € 1.00-2.00
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.13 € 3.03-5.68
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.77 € 1.53-5.44
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.92 € 0.68-1.36
Eggs (regular) (12) 4.30 € 2.30-6.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 7.33 € 4.08-10.89
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 6.50 € 4.54-8.16
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 9.83 € 5.35-12.70
Apples (1 lb) 1.21 € 0.54-1.59
Banana (1 lb) 0.98 € 0.45-2.27
Oranges (1 lb) 1.40 € 0.70-1.81
Tomato (1 lb) 1.51 € 1.00-1.81
Potato (1 lb) 0.84 € 0.45-1.13
Onion (1 lb) 1.00 € 0.68-1.36
Lettuce (1 head) 1.37 € 1.00-2.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.40 € 0.19-1.30
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 7.50 € 6.00-9.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.34 € 1.50-5.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.88 € 1.00-5.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 11.00 € 11.00-12.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.60 € 1.00-1.60
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 40.00 € 30.00-55.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.00 €
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.32 €
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 28.00 €
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.00 € 6.42-7.52
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 32,395.00 € 26,000.00-32,395.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,666.67 € 25,000.00-32,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 178.02 € 110.50-350.00
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 28.37 € 10.00-31.99
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 34.71 € 23.00-55.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 28.33 € 20.00-35.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 30.00 € 20.00-40.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 € 11.00-13.60
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 675.00 € 650.00-700.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 6,000.00 €
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 80.00 € 20.00-110.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 31.67 € 20.00-45.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 87.00 € 60.00-145.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 136.25 € 50.00-230.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 740.00 € 700.00-800.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 607.14 € 500.00-700.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,066.67 € 1,000.00-1,100.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,628.57 € 1,000.00-2,100.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 498.58 € 418.06-566.70
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 371.61 € 278.71-418.06
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,345.29 €
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.50 3.50-3.50

Prices in Montpellier

This city had 305 entries in the past 12 months by 31 different contributors.
Last update: February 2024
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4 Comments so far
Raju on Sep 11, 2023:
I’m looking for a person or agency to handle all the steps and details of one Indian citizen willing to relocate Montpellier for a job search
I plan to move in December, 2023 at latest, or sooner if all goes smoothly.

Thank you.
nikki on Mar 28, 2023:
Thanks for info. Looking to move from USA yet I need to master french language then ill be ready to move.
Molly Kiuchi on Jan 11, 2023:
Very interested in furnished 1 bedroom. Not for this year but perhaps next.
Trudi Pearl on Jun 25, 2022:
I’m looking for a person or agency to handle all the steps and details of one US citizen Covid-free to relocate from Florida, USA, to FRANCE EU.

I plan to move in May, 2023 at latest, or sooner if all goes smoothly.

Thank you.