Cost of living in Venice, Italy

Summary of cost of living in Venice

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: €3,381
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: €1,773
  • Cost of living in Venice is cheaper than in 45% of cities in Italy (5 out of 11)
  • Cost of living in Venice is cheaper than in 75% of cities in Western Europe (57 out of 76)
  • Cost of living in Venice is cheaper than in 60% of cities in the World (138 out of 229)
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List of prices in Venice
Current as of May 2023.

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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 €4.15
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk €1.30
12 eggs, large €3.91
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes €2.41
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese €5.45
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples €2.42
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes €1.82
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket €1.39
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality €7
2 liters of coca-cola €1.88
Bread for 2 people for 1 day €1.27
Housing Update prices
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area €1,447
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area €985
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat €184
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area €814
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area €558
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio €146
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) €23
40” flat screen tv €427
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) €87
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) €34
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) €78
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes €92
Transportation Update prices
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new €12,642
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas €1.47
Monthly ticket public transport €36
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) €8
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) €8
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) €91
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) €5.60
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) €4.75
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) €2.73
4 rolls of toilet paper €1.86
Tube of toothpaste €1.77
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city €18
Entertainment Update prices
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub €29
2 tickets to the movies €17
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) €90
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert €66
1 cocktail drink in downtown club €7
Cappuccino in expat area of the city €1.73
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) €4.49
Ipad wi-fi 128gb €327
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) €0.14
1 month of gym membership in business district €46
1 package of marlboro cigarettes €5.29
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on less than 10 prices entered by 6 different people.
Latest price update: May 30, 2023

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out of 229
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out of 76
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