Cost of living in Bahía Blanca, Argentina

Summary of cost of living in Bahía Blanca

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: ARS $403,334
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: ARS $174,617
  • WARNING!  These estimates are based on only a few data points. At the moment, you should treat them only as a best guess.

List of prices in Bahía Blanca
Current as of Feb 2023.

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Food Update prices
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district ARS $2,423
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) ARS $1,635
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast ARS $359
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk ARS $227
12 eggs, large ARS $306
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes ARS $292
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese ARS $469
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples ARS $195
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes ARS $74
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket ARS $242
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality ARS $688
2 liters of coca-cola ARS $381
Bread for 2 people for 1 day ARS $66
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Housing Update prices
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area ARS $106,357
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area ARS $90,967
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat ARS $4,971
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area ARS $84,430
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area ARS $73,463
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio ARS $3,487
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) ARS $6,431
40” flat screen tv ARS $82,109
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) ARS $39,933
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) ARS $616
Hourly rate for cleaning help ARS $532
Clothes Update prices
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) ARS $15,586
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) ARS $6,621
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) ARS $23,515
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes ARS $14,827
Transportation Update prices
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new ARS $4,952,540
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas ARS $209
Monthly ticket public transport ARS $4,279
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) ARS $3,022
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Personal Care Update prices
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) ARS $806
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) ARS $1,582
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) ARS $2,171
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) ARS $991
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) ARS $352
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) ARS $640
4 rolls of toilet paper ARS $689
Tube of toothpaste ARS $530
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city ARS $1,943
Entertainment Update prices
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub ARS $3,816
2 tickets to the movies ARS $964
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) ARS $3,853
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert ARS $4,799
1 cocktail drink in downtown club ARS $1,893
Cappuccino in expat area of the city ARS $363
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) ARS $575
Ipad wi-fi 128gb ARS $18,324
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) ARS $13
1 month of gym membership in business district ARS $9,569
1 package of marlboro cigarettes ARS $436
WARNING!  These prices are based on only a few data points. At this point they are mostly a guess. They are based on 236 prices entered by 16 different people.
Latest price update: February 07, 2023

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