Cost of living in Lucknow, India

Summary of cost of living in Lucknow

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: ₨115,416
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: ₨44,449
  • 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 Lucknow
Current as of Jan 2023.

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Food Update prices
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district ₨348
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) ₨284
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast ₨167
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk ₨53
12 eggs, large ₨71
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes ₨32
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese ₨263
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples ₨136
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes ₨29
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket ₨139
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality ₨893
2 liters of coca-cola ₨75
Bread for 2 people for 1 day ₨27
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Housing Update prices
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area ₨24,560
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area ₨16,436
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat ₨3,781
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area ₨17,715
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area ₨14,531
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio ₨5,543
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) ₨552
40” flat screen tv ₨27,779
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) ₨8,191
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) ₨286
Hourly rate for cleaning help ₨568
Clothes Update prices
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) ₨2,103
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) ₨3,218
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) ₨3,797
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes ₨2,681
Transportation Update prices
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new ₨633,407
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas ₨96
Monthly ticket public transport ₨2,304
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) ₨210
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Personal Care Update prices
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) ₨141
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) ₨557
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) ₨949
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) ₨268
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) ₨187
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) ₨305
4 rolls of toilet paper ₨134
Tube of toothpaste ₨94
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city ₨244
Entertainment Update prices
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub ₨1,207
2 tickets to the movies ₨473
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) ₨1,042
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert ₨1,527
1 cocktail drink in downtown club ₨655
Cappuccino in expat area of the city ₨331
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) ₨232
Ipad wi-fi 128gb ₨50,321
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) ₨8
1 month of gym membership in business district ₨1,826
1 package of marlboro cigarettes ₨253
WARNING!  These prices are based on only a few data points. At this point they are mostly a guess. They are based on 232 prices entered by 14 different people.
Latest price update: January 27, 2023

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