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Travel budget in Rhône-Alpes

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Rhône-Alpes: sample budgets by traveller type

These example budgets assume a 2-week holiday in Rhône-Alpes for 2 people.

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 50 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 16 per person
  • $ 7.2 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 1331* (1120 €)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 89 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 37 per person
  • $ 18 per person
  • $ 12 per person

Total budget:

$ 3100* (2604 €)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 126 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 62 per person
  • $ 37 per person
  • $ 24 per person

Total budget:

$ 5156* (4326 €)

* Estimated local budget for 2 people for 2 weeks. This represents an average across the country (budget may vary depending on the city or region visited).


Cost of living in Rhône-Alpes in 2019

Cost of living: Rhône-Alpes VS United States

On average, the cost of living in Rhône-Alpes in 2019 is essentially the same as in United States

The graphic below shows the percentage of variation between prices in Rhône-Alpes in 2019 and United States by types of expenses:

Cost of living in Rhône-Alpes by city

See the table below for the variation in the cost of living in different cities in Rhône-Alpes compared to the national average.

Cities /Rhône-Alpes View Details
Albertville 3% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Albertville
Lyon 1% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Lyon
Valence 1% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Valence
Saint-Etienne 8% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Saint-Etienne
Annemasse 23% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Annemasse

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Local prices in Rhône-Alpes by expense type

Restaurant budget in Rhône-Alpes

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Rhône-Alpes is 12% more expensive than in United States.
Lunch
Lunch
$ 14/person
($ 8.4 to $ 18)

10% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 15
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 30/person
($ 30 to $ 36)

9% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 28
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 9.9/person
($ 9.6 to $ 11)

33% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 7.5
Local beer
Local beer
$ 7 for 500ml
($ 5.4 to $ 8.4)

66% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.3
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 2.4 for 330ml
($ 0.8 to $ 4.2)

23% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 3.1
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 2.9/cup
($ 1.8 to $ 4.8)

32% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.3
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 2.6/can
($ 2.4 to $ 3.6)

35% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.9
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 1.8/bottle
($ 0.8 to $ 2.4)

17% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.5

Hotel and accommodation budget in Rhône-Alpes

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Rhône-Alpes costs 26% less than in United States.
1-star hotel
1-star hotel
$ 59/night
($ 41 to $ 131)

45% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 107
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 79/night
($ 63 to $ 143)

36% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 125
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 98/night
($ 77 to $ 186)

44% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 177
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 153/night
($ 107 to $ 380)

40% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 259
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 388/night
($ 131 to $ 1027)

23% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 502
Hotel/Youth Hostel
Hotel/Youth Hostel
$ 89/month
($ 59 to $ 140)

26% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 120
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 167/month
($ 60 to $ 1162)

2% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 163
Hotel with swimming pool
Hotel with swimming pool
$ 169/month
($ 66 to $ 837)

2% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 167
Cottage or guest house
Cottage or guest house
$ 116/month
($ 58 to $ 604)

45% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 213
Family room
Family room
$ 169/month
($ 93 to $ 941)

4% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 176

Supermarket food budget in Rhône-Alpes

On average, the price of supermarket food in Rhône-Alpes costs 9% less than in United States.
Milk
Milk
$ 1.1/litre
($ 0.8 to $ 1.8)

30% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 0.9
Bread
Bread
$ 1.8/500g
($ 0.8 to $ 3)

37% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.8
Rice
Rice
$ 2/kg
($ 1.2 to $ 3.2)

51% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.1
Eggs
Eggs
$ 2.9/12 eggs
($ 1.4 to $ 4.2)

19% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.4
Cheese
Cheese
$ 17/kg
($ 7.2 to $ 24)

49% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 12
Chicken
Chicken
$ 13/kg
($ 4.8 to $ 18)

37% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 9
Apples
Apples
$ 2.9/kg
($ 1.2 to $ 3.6)

39% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.7
Oranges
Oranges
$ 2.6/kg
($ 1.2 to $ 3.6)

38% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.3
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 2.7/kg
($ 1.2 to $ 10.5)

36% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.3
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 1.7/kg
($ 0.6 to $ 2.4)

35% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.7
Salad
Salad
$ 1.3/salad
($ 0.6 to $ 1.4)

22% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.6
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.7
($ 0.2 to $ 1.2)

60% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.9
Joint of beef
Joint of beef
$ 21/kg
($ 9.6 to $ 30)

59% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 13

Public and private transport budget in Rhône-Alpes

On average, the price of transport in Rhône-Alpes is 24% more expensive than in United States.
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 1.8/ticket
($ 1.2 to $ 2.4)

27% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.4
Bus pass
Bus pass
$ 70/month
($ 40 to $ 77)

9% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 76
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 2/km
($ 0.6 to $ 2.4)

10% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.8
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1.7/litre
($ 1.4 to $ 1.9)

125% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 0.8
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
$ 4.5
($ 2.3 to $ 6)

32% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 3.5
Car hire
Car hire
$ 46/24hrs
($ 1.2 to $ 201)

13% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 40

Budget for living and housing in Rhône-Alpes

On average, the cost of housing in Rhône-Alpes costs 19% less than in United States.
Electricity, water...
Electricity, water...
$ 159/month
($ 144 to $ 255)

2% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 163
Mobile phone
Mobile phone
$ 0.2/min.
($ 0.1 to $ 0.5)

112% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 0.1
Broadband internet
Broadband internet
$ 38/month
($ 12 to $ 48)

44% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 67
Studio flat (city centre)
Studio flat (city centre)
$ 728/month
($ 658 to $ 956)

46% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1352
Studio flat (suburbs)
Studio flat (suburbs)
$ 572/month
($ 478 to $ 741)

46% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1066
Flat (centre)
Flat (centre)
$ 1229/month
($ 956 to $ 1793)

44% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2210
Flat (suburbs)
Flat (suburbs)
$ 872/month
($ 717 to $ 1351)

49% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1725
Gym
Gym
$ 36/month
($ 18 to $ 60)

7% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 39
Private nursery
Private nursery
$ 597/month
($ 239 to $ 1793)

36% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 944
Private primary school
Private primary school
$ 12946/yr
($ 4780 to $ 28678)

29% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 18299

Leisure activity budget in Rhône-Alpes

On average, budget for leisure activities in Rhône-Alpes costs 16% less than in United States.
Cinema
Cinema
$ 12/ticket
($ 6 to $ 15)

8% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 13
Tennis
Tennis
$ 12/hr
($ 12 to $ 24)

25% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 16

Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes in Rhône-Alpes

On average, shopping budget in Rhône-Alpes is 39% more expensive than in United States.
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 9.2/pack
($ 8.4 to $ 9.6)

23% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 7.5
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 101
($ 36 to $ 120)

114% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 47
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 41
($ 15 to $ 78)

10% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 38
Trainers
Trainers
$ 100
($ 60 to $ 120)

26% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 79
Leather shoes
Leather shoes
$ 126
($ 36 to $ 204)

24% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 102

Plane ticket budget

New York City → Lyon
New York City → Lyon
New York City → Lyon
$ 1224
(fair price: $ 976)
Montreal → Lyon
Montreal → Lyon
Montreal → Lyon
$ 811
(fair price: $ 710)
Dublin → Lyon
Dublin → Lyon
Dublin → Lyon
$ 237
(fair price: $ 179)
Edinburgh → Lyon
Edinburgh → Lyon
Edinburgh → Lyon
$ 266
(fair price: $ 231)
Manchester → Lyon
Manchester → Lyon
Manchester → Lyon
$ 321
(fair price: $ 267)
London → Lyon
London → Lyon
London → Lyon
$ 308
(fair price: $ 248)
Toronto (Ontario) → Lyon
Toronto (Ontario) → Lyon
Toronto (Ontario) → Lyon
$ 872
(fair price: $ 726)
Los Angeles → Lyon
Los Angeles  → Lyon
Los Angeles  → Lyon
$ 1059
(fair price: $ 881)

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About the information on the cost of living in Rhône-Alpes

The information about the cost of living in Rhône-Alpes shown on this page comes from multiple sources, including : Numbeo, Easyvoyage and Hotels.com.

Information about cost of living in Rhône-Alpes updated on 01-07-2015.

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