Cost of living in Lviv (Ukraine)

Lviv is one the biggest cities in western Ukraine with population over 750 000 inhabitants. It is very beautiful city with a lot of cultural monuments, temples, pubs, theatres and other attractions. Lviv is more comfortable and cheep for long living than Kiev.

Every year Lviv visit at 2 million tourist from Ukraine and other countries of Europe and Asia. It ranks second on this indicator in the country. The average salary in Lviv = 301,57 $

Estimated budget$
Food prices$
A loaf of bread (400 g) 0.38$ 0.31€
Milk (1 l) 0.9$ 0.73€
Eggs (12) 0.88$ 0.72€
Local cheese (1 kg) 4.23$ 3.44€
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 kg) 3.75$ 3.05€
White rice (1 kg) 1.11$ 0.9€
Onion (1 kg) 0.34$ 0.28€
Salad (1 kg) 0.48$ 0.39€
Potato (1 kg) 0.27$ 0.22€
Tomatoes (1 kg) 0.88$ 0.72€
Fresh fish (per kg) 4.55$ 3.71€
Cucumber (kg) 2.5$ 2.04€
Muesli (per kg) 2$ 1.63€
Sausage (per kg) 3.2$ 2.61€
Butter 82% (200 g) 1.2$ 0.98€
Yogurt (500 ml) 0.6$ 0.49€
Ice cream (80 ml) 0.55$ 0.45€
Chocolate (300 g) 1.64$ 1.34€
Pear (per kg) 5.8$ 4.72€
Avocado (kg) 6.5$ 5.29€
Kiwi (kg) 3.4$ 2.77€
Bananas (kg) 1.9$ 1.55€
Apples (kg) 1.69$ 1.38€
Orange (1 kg) 2.35$ 1.91€
Beef (1 kg) 5.5$ 4.48€
Pork (1 kg) 4.1$ 3.34€
Mineral water (1.5 l) 0.55$ 0.45€
Coca cola, Pepsi (2 liters) 0.75$ 0.61€
Restaurants$
Meal for 1 person (Budget Restaurant) 6$ 4.89€
Meal for 1 person (Mid-range Restaurant) 15$ 12.22€
Cappuccino (regular) 2$ 1.63€
Coke/Pepsi (330 ml bottle) 1.3$ 1.06€
Water (330 ml bottle) 1$ 0.81€
Big Mac meal 6$ 4.89€
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 20$ 16.29€
Alcohol$
Bottle of beer (local, 0,5 l) 0.8$ 0.65€
Imported beer (0,33 l) 1.1$ 0.9€
Wine (700 ml) 5.6$ 4.56€
Vodka, rum, brandy 8.3$ 6.76€
Pack of cigarettes 1.37$ 1.12€
Hotels and hostels$
Hostel (for 1 person) 8$ 6.52€
Budget hotel, 2-3 stars (Room/Night) 15$ 12.22€
Mid-Range Hotel, 4 stars (Room/Night) 37$ 30.13€
Luxury Hotel, 5 stars (Room/Night) 80$ 65.15€
Apartments for rent$
Apartment (1 bedroom) in Downtown 327$ 266.31€
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 182$ 148.22€
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in Downtown 769$ 626.27€
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 307$ 250.02€
Internet (60 Mbps) 4$ 3.26€
Cold water (1000 liters) 0.1$ 0.08€
Hot water (1000 liters) 0.8$ 0.65€
Heating 100$ 81.44€
Transportation$
Public transport (1 way ticket) 0.26$ 0.21€
Public transport (Monthly pass) 8.6$ 7€
Taxi Start 1.34$ 1.09€
Taxi (1 km) 0.2$ 0.16€
Petrol (gas) 1.1$ 0.9€
Personal care$
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 4.5$ 3.66€
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 2$ 1.63€
Tube of toothpaste 2.1$ 1.71€
Visit to private doctor 20$ 16.29€
Standard men’s haircut in expat area 3$ 2.44€
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 2.3$ 1.87€
Entertainment$
1 ticket to the movie 4$ 3.26€
1 ticket to the theatre 10$ 8.14€
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 14$ 11.4€
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 10$ 8.14€
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 5$ 4.07€
Other prices$
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 80$ 65.15€
1 Summer Dress (Zara, H&M, ...) 110$ 89.58€
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 96$ 78.18€
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 143$ 116.46€