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.
  • $ 17 per person
  • $ 7.2 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 1355* (1134 €)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 91 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 39 per person
  • $ 18 per person
  • $ 12 per person

Total budget:

$ 3181* (2674 €)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 128 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 64 per person
  • $ 37 per person
  • $ 24 per person

Total budget:

$ 5257* (4410 €)

* 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 2020

Cost of living: Rhône-Alpes VS United States

On average, the cost of living in Rhône-Alpes in 2020 is essentially the same as in the United States (USA)

The graphic below shows the percentage of variation between prices United States in in the United States (USA) 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% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Albertville
Lyon 1% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Lyon
Annemasse 2% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Annemasse
Saint-Etienne 2% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Saint-Etienne
Valence 5% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Valence

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Local prices in Rhône-Alpes by expense type

Rhône-Alpes: Restaurant budget

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Rhône-Alpes is 4% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 15/person
($ 8.4 to $ 22)

8% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 17
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 30/person
($ 27 to $ 36)

2% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 30
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 10.2/person
($ 9.6 to $ 16)

18% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.7
Local beer
Local beer
$ 6.9 for 500ml
($ 5.4 to $ 8.4)

27% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.4
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 2.5 for 330ml
($ 1 to $ 4.8)

20% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.2
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 3.1/cup
($ 1.8 to $ 4.8)

32% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.6
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 2.7/can
($ 2.4 to $ 3.6)

36% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 1.9/bottle
($ 0.8 to $ 3)

12% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.7

Rhône-Alpes: Hotel and accommodation budget

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Rhône-Alpes costs 23% less than in the United States (USA).
1-star hotel
1-star hotel
$ 61/night
($ 39 to $ 134)

43% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 109
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 82/night
($ 52 to $ 181)

35% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 126
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 100/night
($ 61 to $ 189)

46% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 185
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 157/night
($ 94 to $ 371)

40% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 263
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 444/night
($ 145 to $ 1836)

13% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 512
Hotel/Youth Hostel
Hotel/Youth Hostel
$ 94/month
($ 65 to $ 146)

30% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 133
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 213/month
($ 61 to $ 1303)

24% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 173
Hotel with swimming pool
Hotel with swimming pool
$ 165/month
($ 67 to $ 623)

1% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 168
Cottage or guest house
Cottage or guest house
$ 114/month
($ 61 to $ 471)

49% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 224
Family room
Family room
$ 190/month
($ 93 to $ 808)

8% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 177

Rhône-Alpes: Supermarket food budget

On average, the price of supermarket food in Rhône-Alpes costs 8% less than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 1.2/litre
($ 0.7 to $ 2)

37% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.9
Bread
Bread
$ 1.6/500g
($ 0.8 to $ 3)

46% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.9
Rice
Rice
$ 2.4/kg
($ 1.2 to $ 3.6)

45% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.4
Eggs
Eggs
$ 3.7/12 eggs
($ 1.2 to $ 5.3)

47% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.6
Cheese
Cheese
$ 17/kg
($ 6 to $ 30)

37% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 12
Chicken
Chicken
$ 12/kg
($ 4.8 to $ 15)

28% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 9.1
Apples
Apples
$ 3/kg
($ 1.2 to $ 3.6)

39% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5
Oranges
Oranges
$ 3/kg
($ 1.2 to $ 4.8)

33% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.5
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 3.1/kg
($ 1.7 to $ 4.8)

32% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.6
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 2.6/kg
($ 0.6 to $ 3.6)

11% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3
Salad
Salad
$ 1.3/salad
($ 0.6 to $ 2.4)

27% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.8
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 1
($ 0.2 to $ 2)

55% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2
Joint of beef
Joint of beef
$ 20/kg
($ 9.6 to $ 30)

39% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13

Rhône-Alpes: Public and private transport budget

On average, the price of transport in Rhône-Alpes is 16% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 1.8/ticket
($ 1.2 to $ 2.4)

35% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.7
Bus pass
Bus pass
$ 57/month
($ 36 to $ 90)

32% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 83
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 2/km
($ 1 to $ 2.4)

3% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1.8/litre
($ 1.4 to $ 1.9)

119% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.8
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
$ 4.8
($ 2.4 to $ 7.2)

28% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.8
Car hire
Car hire
$ 46/24hrs
($ 1.2 to $ 201)

14% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 40

Rhône-Alpes: Budget for living and housing

On average, the cost of housing in Rhône-Alpes costs 37% less than in the United States (USA).
Electricity, water...
Electricity, water...
$ 158/month
($ 134 to $ 294)

9% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 174
Mobile phone
Mobile phone
$ 0.2/min.
($ 0.1 to $ 0.5)

31% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.1
Broadband internet
Broadband internet
$ 39/month
($ 12 to $ 51)

47% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 72
Studio flat (city centre)
Studio flat (city centre)
$ 637/month
($ 478 to $ 956)

56% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1477
Studio flat (suburbs)
Studio flat (suburbs)
$ 449/month
($ 359 to $ 717)

62% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1185
Flat (centre)
Flat (centre)
$ 1081/month
($ 538 to $ 1912)

55% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2402
Flat (suburbs)
Flat (suburbs)
$ 747/month
($ 419 to $ 1195)

60% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1884
Gym
Gym
$ 36/month
($ 18 to $ 60)

16% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 42
Private nursery
Private nursery
$ 533/month
($ 239 to $ 1434)

48% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1038
Private primary school
Private primary school
$ 9062/yr
($ 4780 to $ 11949)

50% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 18345

Rhône-Alpes: Leisure activity budget

On average, budget for leisure activities in Rhône-Alpes costs 28% less than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 12/ticket
($ 7.2 to $ 16)

8% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 14
Tennis
Tennis
$ 9/hr
($ 6 to $ 12)

47% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 18

Rhône-Alpes: Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes

On average, shopping budget in Rhône-Alpes is 35% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 10.5/pack
($ 5.1 to $ 12)

21% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.7
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 97
($ 30 to $ 144)

97% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 49
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 44
($ 15 to $ 72)

8% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 40
Trainers
Trainers
$ 106
($ 54 to $ 132)

27% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 83
Leather shoes
Leather shoes
$ 127
($ 48 to $ 180)

18% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 107

Plane ticket budget

New York City → Lyon
New York City → Lyon
New York City → Lyon
$ 1105
(fair price: $ 881)
Montreal → Lyon
Montreal → Lyon
Montreal → Lyon
$ 781
(fair price: $ 679)
Dublin → Lyon
Dublin → Lyon
Dublin → Lyon
$ 248
(fair price: $ 180)
Edinburgh → Lyon
Edinburgh → Lyon
Edinburgh → Lyon
$ 250
(fair price: $ 200)
Toronto (Ontario) → Lyon
Toronto (Ontario) → Lyon
Toronto (Ontario) → Lyon
$ 826
(fair price: $ 703)
Manchester → Lyon
Manchester → Lyon
Manchester → Lyon
$ 305
(fair price: $ 232)
Los Angeles → Lyon
Los Angeles  → Lyon
Los Angeles  → Lyon
$ 1004
(fair price: $ 818)
Sydney → Lyon
Sydney → Lyon
Sydney → Lyon
$ 1467
(fair price: $ 1198)
London → Lyon
London → Lyon
London → Lyon
$ 297
(fair price: $ 202)
Melbourne → Lyon
Melbourne → Lyon
Melbourne → Lyon
$ 1958
(fair price: $ 1377)
Auckland → Lyon
Auckland → Lyon
Auckland → Lyon
$ 1479
(fair price: $ 1213)

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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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