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:

  • $ 49 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 16 per person
  • $ 7.2 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 1322* (1120 €)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 91 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 37 per person
  • $ 19 per person
  • $ 12 per person

Total budget:

$ 3147* (2646 €)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 128 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 62 per person
  • $ 39 per person
  • $ 24 per person

Total budget:

$ 5247* (4396 €)

* 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 7% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Albertville
Lyon 6% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Lyon
Valence 4% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Valence
Saint-Etienne 5% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Saint-Etienne
Annemasse 8% 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 7% more expensive than in United States.
Lunch
Lunch
$ 14/person
($ 8.4 to $ 21)

19% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 17
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 30/person
($ 28 to $ 36)

6% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 28
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 10/person
($ 9.6 to $ 11)

29% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 7.9
Local beer
Local beer
$ 7 for 500ml
($ 5.4 to $ 8.4)

46% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.9
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 2.5 for 330ml
($ 1 to $ 4.8)

19% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 3.1
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 2.9/cup
($ 1.8 to $ 4.8)

35% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.5
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 2.6/can
($ 2.4 to $ 6)

36% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 1.8/bottle
($ 0.8 to $ 3)

13% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.6

Hotel and accommodation budget in Rhône-Alpes

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Rhône-Alpes costs 23% less than in United States.
1-star hotel
1-star hotel
$ 60/night
($ 39 to $ 133)

43% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 107
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 82/night
($ 52 to $ 171)

35% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 125
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 100/night
($ 61 to $ 198)

44% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 179
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 157/night
($ 90 to $ 386)

39% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 260
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 370/night
($ 140 to $ 1054)

26% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 500
Hotel/Youth Hostel
Hotel/Youth Hostel
$ 91/month
($ 61 to $ 140)

31% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 132
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 207/month
($ 60 to $ 1475)

25% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 167
Hotel with swimming pool
Hotel with swimming pool
$ 169/month
($ 67 to $ 689)

2% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 167
Cottage or guest house
Cottage or guest house
$ 114/month
($ 61 to $ 549)

48% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 219
Family room
Family room
$ 190/month
($ 91 to $ 960)

9% more than 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 12% less than in United States.
Milk
Milk
$ 1.2/litre
($ 0.8 to $ 2)

33% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 0.9
Bread
Bread
$ 1.6/500g
($ 0.8 to $ 3)

44% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.8
Rice
Rice
$ 2.3/kg
($ 1.2 to $ 3.6)

44% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.2
Eggs
Eggs
$ 2.9/12 eggs
($ 1.4 to $ 4.8)

19% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.5
Cheese
Cheese
$ 17/kg
($ 7.2 to $ 30)

50% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 12
Chicken
Chicken
$ 12/kg
($ 4.8 to $ 16)

24% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 9.2
Apples
Apples
$ 3/kg
($ 1.2 to $ 3.6)

39% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.8
Oranges
Oranges
$ 2.9/kg
($ 1.2 to $ 4.8)

33% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.3
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 2.7/kg
($ 1.4 to $ 4.8)

35% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.3
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 1.7/kg
($ 1 to $ 3.6)

39% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.8
Salad
Salad
$ 1.3/salad
($ 0.6 to $ 2.4)

24% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.7
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.7
($ 0.2 to $ 1.2)

61% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.9
Joint of beef
Joint of beef
$ 18/kg
($ 9.6 to $ 30)

43% 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 22% more expensive than in United States.
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 1.8/ticket
($ 1.2 to $ 2.4)

28% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.4
Bus pass
Bus pass
$ 69/month
($ 36 to $ 77)

12% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 77
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 2.2/km
($ 0.6 to $ 2.4)

14% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.9
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1.8/litre
($ 1.4 to $ 1.9)

121% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 0.8
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
$ 4.5
($ 2.4 to $ 6)

20% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 3.8
Car hire
Car hire
$ 46/24hrs
($ 1.2 to $ 201)

14% 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 27% less than in United States.
Electricity, water...
Electricity, water...
$ 159/month
($ 143 to $ 255)

3% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 165
Mobile phone
Mobile phone
$ 0.2/min.
($ 0 to $ 0.5)

68% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 0.1
Broadband internet
Broadband internet
$ 38/month
($ 15 to $ 60)

47% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 70
Studio flat (city centre)
Studio flat (city centre)
$ 647/month
($ 502 to $ 956)

53% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1396
Studio flat (suburbs)
Studio flat (suburbs)
$ 563/month
($ 478 to $ 717)

49% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1109
Flat (centre)
Flat (centre)
$ 1230/month
($ 956 to $ 1912)

45% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2268
Flat (suburbs)
Flat (suburbs)
$ 857/month
($ 717 to $ 1255)

51% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1776
Gym
Gym
$ 36/month
($ 18 to $ 60)

9% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 40
Private nursery
Private nursery
$ 563/month
($ 239 to $ 1195)

42% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 974
Private primary school
Private primary school
$ 9908/yr
($ 4780 to $ 12905)

43% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 17419

Leisure activity budget in Rhône-Alpes

On average, budget for leisure activities in Rhône-Alpes costs 17% 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)

26% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 17

Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes in Rhône-Alpes

On average, shopping budget in Rhône-Alpes is 35% more expensive than in United States.
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 9.4/pack
($ 8.4 to $ 11)

17% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 8.1
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 101
($ 36 to $ 144)

109% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 48
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 42
($ 12 to $ 72)

7% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 39
Trainers
Trainers
$ 102
($ 60 to $ 120)

26% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 81
Leather shoes
Leather shoes
$ 119
($ 36 to $ 180)

16% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 103

Plane ticket budget

New York City → Lyon
New York City → Lyon
New York City → Lyon
$ 1176
(fair price: $ 946)
Montreal → Lyon
Montreal → Lyon
Montreal → Lyon
$ 782
(fair price: $ 683)
Edinburgh → Lyon
Edinburgh → Lyon
Edinburgh → Lyon
$ 255
(fair price: $ 211)
Dublin → Lyon
Dublin → Lyon
Dublin → Lyon
$ 224
(fair price: $ 167)
Toronto (Ontario) → Lyon
Toronto (Ontario) → Lyon
Toronto (Ontario) → Lyon
$ 856
(fair price: $ 726)
Los Angeles → Lyon
Los Angeles  → Lyon
Los Angeles  → Lyon
$ 1041
(fair price: $ 837)
Manchester → Lyon
Manchester → Lyon
Manchester → Lyon
$ 314
(fair price: $ 247)
London → Lyon
London → Lyon
London → Lyon
$ 297
(fair price: $ 210)
Sydney → Lyon
Sydney → Lyon
Sydney → Lyon
$ 1499
(fair price: $ 1226)
Melbourne → Lyon
Melbourne → Lyon
Melbourne → Lyon
$ 1888
(fair price: $ 1395)

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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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