Cost of living in Nice, France

Summary of cost of living in Nice

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: €4,228
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: €2,180
  • Nice is the 2nd most expensive city in France (2 out of 8)
  • Cost of living in Nice is more expensive than in 63% of cities in Western Europe (29 out of 76)
  • Cost of living in Nice is more expensive than in 62% of cities in the World (87 out of 229)
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List of prices in Nice
Current as of May 2023.

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Food Update prices
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district €18
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) €11
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast €5.87
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk €1.41
12 eggs, large €5.26
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes €3.03
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese €11
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples €2.58
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes €1.71
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket €2.35
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality €8
2 liters of coca-cola €2.49
Bread for 2 people for 1 day €1.35
Housing Update prices
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area €1,721
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area €1,249
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat €219
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area €899
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area €697
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio €157
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) €31
40” flat screen tv €378
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) €106
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) €10
Hourly rate for cleaning help €16
Clothes Update prices
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) €79
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) €38
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) €87
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes €104
Transportation Update prices
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new €32,850
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas €1.88
Monthly ticket public transport €41
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) €24
Personal Care Update prices
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) €5.81
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) €8
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) €25
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) €4.10
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) €4.02
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) €4.26
4 rolls of toilet paper €1.87
Tube of toothpaste €2.06
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city €16
Entertainment Update prices
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub €39
2 tickets to the movies €27
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) €65
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert €70
1 cocktail drink in downtown club €12
Cappuccino in expat area of the city €3.70
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) €8
Ipad wi-fi 128gb €592
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) €0.28
1 month of gym membership in business district €31
1 package of marlboro cigarettes €10
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 139 prices entered by 15 different people.
Latest price update: May 30, 2023

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