Summary

Cost of living in Zurich is 55% more expensive than Lyon according to the average local monthly cost. For more insights check the list of prices of Restaurants, Markets, Transportation, Utilities, and 40 more categories.

$1,579
$3,483
Cost of Living
$2,170
$8,285
Average Salary
$971
$2,527
Average House Rent

Rent Per Month

Name
Lyon
Zurich
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre
$748.02
$1,944.23
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre
$565.32
$1,312.27
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre
$1,428.84
$3,605.34
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre
$1,007.81
$2,799.87

Salaries And Financing

Name
Lyon
Zurich
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax)
$2,170.88
$8,284.87
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate
%1.64
%1.73

Utilities (Monthly)

Name
Lyon
Zurich
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment
$175.43
$203.23
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans)
$0.28
$0.31
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL)
$33.41
$59.69

Markets

Name
Lyon
Zurich
Milk (regular), (1 liter)
$1.17
$8.22
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g)
$1.5
$3.1
Eggs (regular) (12)
$2.98
$6.33
Local Cheese (1kg)
$19.79
$32.14
Water (1.5 liter bottle)
$0.74
$1.37
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range)
$7.63
$14.8
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle)
$1.55
$2.25
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
$3.12
$2.91
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro)
$8.57
$8.86
Apples (1kg)
$2.74
$4.26
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg)
$10.06
$28.64
Oranges (1kg)
$2.79
$4.28
Potato (1kg)
$1.76
$2.94
Lettuce (1 head)
$1.46
$2.86
Rice (white), (1kg)
$2.06
$2.93
Tomato (1kg)
$2.49
$4.35
Banana (1kg)
$2.33
$3.16
Onion (1kg)
$2.51
$2.97
Beef Round (1kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat)
$18.01
$53.92

Transportation

Name
Lyon
Zurich
One-way Ticket (Local Transport)
$2.09
$4.11
Monthly Pass (Regular Price)
$69.76
$85.03
Gasoline (1 liter)
$1.66
$1.76
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car)
$20,103.31
$25,746.42
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff)
$4.47
$7.36
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff)
$1.98
$4.29
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff)
$37.2
$84.02
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car)
$21,096.07
$23,753.61

Clothing And Shoes

Name
Lyon
Zurich
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar)
$88.61
$111.96
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...)
$46.47
$54.27
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range)
$95.51
$125.29
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes
$131.27
$199.69

Restaurants

Name
Lyon
Zurich
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant
$14.14
$26.28
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course
$54.17
$103.37
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal)
$9.49
$14.37
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught)
$6.7
$6.88
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
$4.84
$6.31
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle)
$2.54
$4.29
Water (0.33 liter bottle)
$1.73
$3.68
Cappuccino (regular)
$3.03
$5.26

Sports And Leisure

Name
Lyon
Zurich
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult
$46.24
$88.1
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend)
$11.17
$39.37
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat
$11.63
$19.27

Childcare

Name
Lyon
Zurich
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child
$587.9
$2,384.46
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child
$9,679.37
$29,520.99

Buy Apartment Price

Name
Lyon
Zurich
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre
$5,127.52
$12,937.4
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre
$3,064.57
$9,232.66