Cost of living in Nicosia in 2018

Nicosia is the capital of Cyprus. It is the largest city on the island with more than 276,000 people. Nicosia has a very comfort climate with average temperature from +10 °C in winter to +30 °C in summer. Nicosia’s mild climate allows people to visit this city any time of the year. The most popular time for tourists is from May to September.

Food prices aren’t very high and are lower than in the most of European capitals. To eat three times a day for one person in budget or mid-range restaurants will be from 50 to 80 EUR. If you on a strict budget, you can buy food in markets or supermarkets. From October to April hotel will be 20-30% lower because there are less tourists from Europe and America.

Prices were updated: August 2018

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Estimated budget for 1 person$
FOOD
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, Milk (1 l)*20 l, Local cheese (1 kg)*2 kg, Eggs (12) *4 pieces
153.78$ 134.75
RENT
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre*1, Internet (60 Mbps)*1
415.00$ 363.64
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
178.70$ 156.58
Transport
Public transport (Monthly pass)*1, Taxi Start*5, Taxi (1 km)*20
89.00$ 77.99
Personal care
Tube of toothpaste*1, Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.)*1, Visit to private doctor*0.4
27.50$ 24.10
Entertaiment
1 ticket to the movie*3, 1 ticket to the theatre*1, Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult*1
160.00$ 140.20
For 1 day, cheap varriant, per day$
Local cheese (1 kg)*0.1, Milk (1 l)*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 8.17$ 7.16
Public transport (1 way ticket)*4 7.20$ 6.31
For 1 day, mid-range varriant, per day$
Budget hotel, 2-3 stars (Room/Night)*1 54.00$ 47.32
Meal for 1 person (Budget Restaurant)*3 45.00$ 39.43
Public transport (1 way ticket)*6 10.80$ 9.46
Food prices$
Milk (1 l) 1.55$ 1.36
Eggs (12) 3.04$ 2.66
Local cheese (1 kg) 8.59$ 7.53
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 kg) 7.99$ 7.00
White rice (1 kg) 1.79$ 1.57
Onion (1 kg) 1.67$ 1.46
Salad (1 kg) 0.54$ 0.47
Potato (1 kg) 0.83$ 0.73
Tomatoes (1 kg) 1.73$ 1.52
Fresh fish (per kg) 6.70$ 5.87
Bananas (kg) 1.61$ 1.41
Apples (kg) 2.21$ 1.94
Orange (1 kg) 1.97$ 1.73
Restaurants$
Meal for 1 person (Budget Restaurant) 15.00$ 13.14
Meal for 1 person (Mid-range Restaurant) 32.00$ 28.04
Cappuccino (regular) 4.30$ 3.77
Coke/Pepsi (330 ml bottle) 1.73$ 1.52
Water (330 ml bottle) 1.20$ 1.05
Big Mac meal 7.20$ 6.31
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 40.00$ 35.05
Alcohol$
Bottle of beer (local, 0,5 l) 2.30$ 2.02
Imported beer (0,33 l) 3.10$ 2.72
Wine (700 ml) 9.50$ 8.32
Vodka, rum, brandy 14.00$ 12.27
Pack of cigarettes 2.50$ 2.19
Hotels and hostels$
Budget hotel, 2-3 stars (Room/Night) 54.00$ 47.32
Mid-Range Hotel, 4 stars (Room/Night) 85.00$ 74.48
Luxury Hotel, 5 stars (Room/Night) 150.00$ 131.44
Apartments for rent$
Apartment (1 bedroom) in Downtown 520.00$ 455.64
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 390.00$ 341.73
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in Downtown 810.00$ 709.75
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 600.00$ 525.74
Internet (60 Mbps) 25.00$ 21.91
Transportation$
Public transport (1 way ticket) 1.80$ 1.58
Public transport (Monthly pass) 48.00$ 42.06
Taxi Start 4.60$ 4.03
Taxi (1 km) 0.90$ 0.79
Taxi (1 hour Waiting) 14.30$ 12.53
Petrol (gas) 1.45$ 1.27
Personal care$
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 3.50$ 3.07
Tube of toothpaste 4.00$ 3.50
Visit to private doctor 50.00$ 43.81
Standard men’s haircut in expat area 15.00$ 13.14
Entertainment$
1 ticket to the movie 20.00$ 17.52
1 ticket to the theatre 45.00$ 39.43
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 55.00$ 48.19
Other prices$
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 107.00$ 93.76
1 Summer Dress (Zara, H&M, ...) 145.00$ 127.05
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