Cost of living in Samara, Russia

Expatistan is a collaborative effort. Comparisons improve with every new price that you enter.
We need your help! Tell us about prices in Samara.
Page-elements
Change the currency:
Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district руб 432
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) руб 300
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast руб 108
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk руб 56
12 eggs, large руб 95
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes руб 112
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese руб 264
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples руб 79
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes руб 35
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket руб 49
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality руб 494
2 liters of Coca-Cola руб 78
Bread for 2 people for 1 day руб 27
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area руб 42,711
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area руб 28,847
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat руб 4,863
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area руб 23,479
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area руб 15,856
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio руб 2,503
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) руб 513
40” flat screen TV руб 21,418
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) руб 4,544
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) руб 294
Hourly rate for cleaning help руб 603
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) руб 4,891
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) руб 2,361
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) руб 4,153
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes руб 5,108
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new руб 946,033
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas руб 35
Monthly ticket public transport руб 1,146
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) руб 225
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) руб 281
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) руб 292
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) руб 1,122
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) руб 112
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) руб 114
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) руб 128
4 rolls of toilet paper руб 61
Tube of toothpaste руб 80
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city руб 319
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub руб 1,466
2 tickets to the movies руб 525
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) руб 3,291
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert руб 3,171
1 cocktail drink in downtown club руб 287
Cappuccino in expat area of the city руб 119
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) руб 151
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB руб 40,381
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) руб 2.08
1 month of gym membership in business district руб 1,978
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes руб 91
Some of these prices have some inconsistencies. They already provide a reliable comparison but they are not bullet-proof. They are based on 152 prices entered by 12 different people.
Latest price update: January 18, 2018.

Do you live in Samara? We need your help!

What is the price of

Public transport

in Samara?

monthly ticket
руб

International Cost of Living Index

loading...

Recent Prices Added

  • Public transport in Malmo costs 600 kr (less than a minute ago)
  • 12 eggs, large in Springfield, Massachusetts costs $2.50 (2 minutes ago)
  • Utilities (studio), monthly for 1 person in 45 m2 in Monterrey costs Mex$ 1,000 (15 minutes ago)
  • 1 lb of tomatoes in Ensenada costs Mex$ 8 (35 minutes ago)
  • Internet connection 300 mbps, 1 month in Maputo costs 6,600 MT (about 1 hour ago)
  • Public transport in Bucharest costs 70 lei (about 1 hour ago)