Cost of living in Kiev in 2018

Kiev is the capital of Ukraine with more than 2,9 million people. It’s one of the most expensive cities in the country. On this page you can find prices on food, transport, hotels and hostels, apartments and other useful information which can help you to visit Kiev with comfort and do not lost a lot of money.

There are a lot of restaurants, theatres, attractions cultural places and historical monuments.

Prices were updated: August 2018

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Estimated budget for 1 person$UAH
FOOD
A loaf of bread (400 g)*27 pieces, Potato (1 kg)*8.4 kg, White rice (1 kg)*5 kg, Onion (1 kg)*2.5 kg, Salad (1 kg)*2.5 kg, Tomatoes (1 kg)*5 kg, Apples (kg)*3 kg, Bananas (kg)*3 kg, Orange (1 kg)*2 kg, Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 kg)*6 kg, Eggs (12) *4 pieces
68.88$ 1859.62 UAH
RENT
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre*1, Internet (60 Mbps)*1
234.00$ 6317.53 UAH
Restaurants
Meal for 1 person (Budget Restaurant)*4, Cappuccino (regular)*12, Coke/Pepsi (330 ml bottle)*10, Big Mac meal*4, Bottle of beer (local, 0,5 l)*5, Wine (700 ml)*1
134.15$ 3621.78 UAH
Transport
Public transport (Monthly pass)*1, Taxi Start*5, Taxi (1 km)*20
46.00$ 1241.91 UAH
Personal care
Tube of toothpaste*1, Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.)*1, Visit to private doctor*0.4
6.75$ 182.24 UAH
Entertaiment
1 ticket to the movie*3, 1 ticket to the theatre*1, Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult*1, 1 cocktail drink in downtown club*3
46.00$ 1241.91 UAH
For 1 day, cheap varriant, per day$UAH
Hostel (for 1 person)*1 10.00$ 269.98 UAH
A loaf of bread (400 g)*1, Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 kg)*0.3, Apples (kg)*0.3, Bananas (kg)*0.3, Orange (1 kg)*0.3, Potato (1 kg)*0.5, Eggs (12) *0.4 3.66$ 98.81 UAH
Public transport (1 way ticket)*4 1.20$ 32.40 UAH
For 1 day, mid-range varriant, per day$UAH
Budget hotel, 2-3 stars (Room/Night)*1 35.00$ 944.93 UAH
Meal for 1 person (Budget Restaurant)*3 36.00$ 971.93 UAH
Public transport (1 way ticket)*6 1.80$ 48.60 UAH
Food prices$UAH
A loaf of bread (400 g) 0.32$ 8.64 UAH
Eggs (12) 0.69$ 18.63 UAH
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 kg) 3.10$ 83.69 UAH
White rice (1 kg) 1.05$ 28.35 UAH
Onion (1 kg) 1.30$ 35.10 UAH
Salad (1 kg) 1.70$ 45.90 UAH
Potato (1 kg) 0.30$ 8.10 UAH
Tomatoes (1 kg) 1.23$ 33.21 UAH
Fresh fish (per kg) 3.20$ 86.39 UAH
Cucumber (kg) 2.00$ 54.00 UAH
Broccoli (kg) 4.50$ 121.49 UAH
Ginger (kg) 5.20$ 140.39 UAH
Muesli (per kg) 1.95$ 52.65 UAH
Sausage (per kg) 3.40$ 91.79 UAH
Butter 82% (200 g) 2.33$ 62.91 UAH
Yogurt (500 ml) 1.06$ 28.62 UAH
Ice cream (80 ml) 0.55$ 14.85 UAH
Chocolate (300 g) 1.55$ 41.85 UAH
Grapes (per kg) 2.65$ 71.54 UAH
Grenades (per kg) 3.87$ 104.48 UAH
Lemons (per kg) 2.81$ 75.86 UAH
Pear (per kg) 3.00$ 80.99 UAH
Mango (kg) 6.43$ 173.60 UAH
Avocado (kg) 4.71$ 127.16 UAH
Kiwi (kg) 2.76$ 74.51 UAH
Bananas (kg) 2.32$ 62.64 UAH
Apples (kg) 1.90$ 51.30 UAH
Orange (1 kg) 2.40$ 64.80 UAH
Restaurants$UAH
Meal for 1 person (Budget Restaurant) 12.00$ 323.98 UAH
Meal for 1 person (Mid-range Restaurant) 25.00$ 674.95 UAH
Cappuccino (regular) 3.00$ 80.99 UAH
Coke/Pepsi (330 ml bottle) 1.50$ 40.50 UAH
Water (330 ml bottle) 1.20$ 32.40 UAH
Big Mac meal 6.00$ 161.99 UAH
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 20.00$ 539.96 UAH
Alcohol$UAH
Bottle of beer (local, 0,5 l) 1.30$ 35.10 UAH
Imported beer (0,33 l) 1.60$ 43.20 UAH
Wine (700 ml) 4.65$ 125.54 UAH
Vodka, rum, brandy 7.60$ 205.18 UAH
Pack of cigarettes 1.55$ 41.85 UAH
Hotels and hostels$UAH
Hostel (for 1 person) 10.00$ 269.98 UAH
Budget hotel, 2-3 stars (Room/Night) 35.00$ 944.93 UAH
Mid-Range Hotel, 4 stars (Room/Night) 75.00$ 2024.85 UAH
Luxury Hotel, 5 stars (Room/Night) 160.00$ 4319.68 UAH
Apartments for rent$UAH
Apartment (1 bedroom) in Downtown 460.00$ 12419.08 UAH
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 230.00$ 6209.54 UAH
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in Downtown 846.00$ 22840.31 UAH
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 423.00$ 11420.15 UAH
Internet (60 Mbps) 4.00$ 107.99 UAH
Electricity (1 Kw/h) 0.30$ 8.10 UAH
Cold water (1000 liters) 2.00$ 54.00 UAH
Hot water (1000 liters) 8.00$ 215.98 UAH
Heating 95.00$ 2564.81 UAH
Transportation$UAH
Public transport (1 way ticket) 0.30$ 8.10 UAH
Public transport (Monthly pass) 15.00$ 404.97 UAH
Taxi Start 1.00$ 27.00 UAH
Taxi (1 km) 1.30$ 35.10 UAH
Taxi (1 hour Waiting) 2.00$ 54.00 UAH
Petrol (gas) 0.95$ 25.65 UAH
Personal care$UAH
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 2.50$ 67.50 UAH
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, …) 2.10$ 56.70 UAH
Tube of toothpaste 1.55$ 41.85 UAH
Visit to private doctor 8.00$ 215.98 UAH
Standard men’s haircut in expat area 4.00$ 107.99 UAH
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 2.00$ 54.00 UAH
Entertainment$UAH
1 ticket to the movie 4.00$ 107.99 UAH
1 ticket to the theatre 12.00$ 323.98 UAH
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 15.00$ 404.97 UAH
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 10.00$ 269.98 UAH
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 4.00$ 107.99 UAH
Other prices$UAH
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 110.00$ 2969.78 UAH
1 Summer Dress (Zara, H&M, ...) 160.00$ 4319.68 UAH
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 105.00$ 2834.79 UAH
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 144.00$ 3887.71 UAH
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