Cost of living in Valencia, Spain

Summary of cost of living in Valencia

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: €2,959
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: €1,399
  • Cost of living in Valencia is cheaper than in 44% of cities in Spain (4 out of 9)
  • Cost of living in Valencia is cheaper than in 84% of cities in Western Europe (36 out of 43)
  • Cost of living in Valencia is cheaper than in 55% of cities in the World (86 out of 157)
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List of prices in Valencia
Current as of Jan 2022.

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Food Update prices
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district €17
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) €8
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast €3.68
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk €0.78
12 eggs, large €2.86
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes €1.54
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese €5.26
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples €1.66
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes €1.22
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket €0.84
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality €5.37
2 liters of coca-cola €1.70
Bread for 2 people for 1 day €1.00
Housing Update prices
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area €1,002
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area €719
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat €138
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area €729
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area €498
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio €125
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) €31
40” flat screen tv €317
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) €97
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) €7
Hourly rate for cleaning help €10
Clothes Update prices
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) €73
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) €28
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) €75
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes €93
Transportation Update prices
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new €25,424
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas €1.25
Monthly ticket public transport €45
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) €16
Personal Care Update prices
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) €8
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) €5.43
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) €69
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) €5.01
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) €2.83
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) €3.32
4 rolls of toilet paper €1.24
Tube of toothpaste €1.43
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city €15
Entertainment Update prices
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub €31
2 tickets to the movies €18
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) €60
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert €38
1 cocktail drink in downtown club €11
Cappuccino in expat area of the city €3.22
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) €3.40
Ipad wi-fi 128gb €463
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) €0.18
1 month of gym membership in business district €45
1 package of marlboro cigarettes €5.01
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 362 prices entered by 70 different people.
Latest price update: January 19, 2022

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Valencia position in our World Ranking

the world
86th
out of 157
western europe
36th
out of 43
spain
4th
out of 9

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western europe
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