Cost of living in Sion, Switzerland

Summary of cost of living in Sion

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: CHF 5,025
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: CHF 2,380
  • WARNING!  These estimates are based on only a few data points. At the moment, you should treat them only as a best guess.
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List of prices in Sion, Switzerland. Current as of Mar 2021.

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district CHF 19
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) CHF 15
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast CHF 14
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk CHF 1.36
12 eggs, large CHF 5.35
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes CHF 4.05
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese CHF 10
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples CHF 4.29
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes CHF 2.16
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket CHF 1.70
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality CHF 15
2 liters of coca-cola CHF 2.59
Bread for 2 people for 1 day CHF 1.13
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area CHF 1,530
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area CHF 1,455
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat CHF 205
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area CHF 1,156
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area CHF 931
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio CHF 126
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) CHF 37
40” flat screen tv CHF 458
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) CHF 109
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) CHF 14
Hourly rate for cleaning help CHF 25
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) CHF 103
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) CHF 50
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) CHF 101
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes CHF 117
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new CHF 21,546
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas CHF 1.57
Monthly ticket public transport CHF 81
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) CHF 45
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) CHF 11
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) -
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) CHF 64
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) CHF 8
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) CHF 4.16
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) CHF 4.17
4 rolls of toilet paper CHF 3.05
Tube of toothpaste CHF 4.20
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city CHF 30
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub CHF 69
2 tickets to the movies CHF 31
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) CHF 147
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert CHF 97
1 cocktail drink in downtown club CHF 11
Cappuccino in expat area of the city CHF 4.24
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) CHF 5.90
Ipad wi-fi 128gb CHF 400
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) CHF 0.60
1 month of gym membership in business district CHF 100
1 package of marlboro cigarettes CHF 9
WARNING!  These prices are based on only a few data points. At this point they are mostly a guess. They are based on 86 prices entered by less than 5 different people.
Latest price update: March 04, 2021

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