Cost of living in Bordeaux, France

Summary of cost of living in Bordeaux

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: €3,436
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: €1,750
  • Bordeaux is the 2nd cheapest city in France (7 out of 8)
  • Cost of living in Bordeaux is cheaper than in 60% of cities in Western Europe (52 out of 86)
  • Cost of living in Bordeaux is more expensive than in 51% of cities in the World (132 out of 269)
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List of prices in Bordeaux
Current as of Jul 2022.

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Food Update prices
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district €17
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) €9
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast €7
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk €0.98
12 eggs, large €2.96
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes €2.06
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese €4.88
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples €2.55
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes €1.65
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket €2.31
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality €8
2 liters of coca-cola €2.05
Bread for 2 people for 1 day €1.10
Housing Update prices
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area €1,344
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area €1,030
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat €109
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area €784
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area €597
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio €52
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) €28
40” flat screen tv €341
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) €104
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) €9
Hourly rate for cleaning help €13
Clothes Update prices
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) €87
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) €30
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) €85
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes €115
Transportation Update prices
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new €22,291
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas €1.62
Monthly ticket public transport €41
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) €18
Personal Care Update prices
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) €5.75
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) €7
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) €25
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) €4.71
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) €4.25
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) €3.55
4 rolls of toilet paper €1.71
Tube of toothpaste €1.93
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city €18
Entertainment Update prices
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub €38
2 tickets to the movies €19
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) €87
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert €54
1 cocktail drink in downtown club €9
Cappuccino in expat area of the city €2.67
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) €5.93
Ipad wi-fi 128gb €407
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) €0.08
1 month of gym membership in business district €52
1 package of marlboro cigarettes €10
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 33 prices entered by 11 different people.
Latest price update: July 01, 2022

Bordeaux position in our World Ranking

the world
132nd
out of 269
western europe
52nd
out of 86
france
7th
out of 8

Cheapest and most expensive products in Bordeaux compared to other cities:

western europe
4th
western europe
4th

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