Prices in France

What are the supermarket prices in France? Is the cost of living in France are higher than in United States? How much will it cost us to entertain in France and how much will we spend in restaurants and bars?
On this page below you will find the current price and cost overview in France: food, Restaurants, living, and Entertainment (The last update: today 21 hours ago)

Currency in France to euro (EUR €). For 10 US dollars you can get 8.95 euros. For 100 US dollars you can get 89.5 euros. And the other way: For 10 euros you can get 12.1 US dollars.


What are the different prices in the cities in France? What are the prices and costs in the islands belonging to France? See here: Prices on islands and cities in France

Prices: Martinique   Guadeloupe   Saint Martin   Réunion   Corsica   Aix-en-Provence   Amiens   Bordeaux   Grenoble   Lille   Lyon   Marseille   Montpellier   Nantes   Paris  

Total prices do not differ significantly in France from what is in United States. Food products and other basic products cost more expensive by 9.7%. As far as restaurant prices are concerned, they will be similar to prices in United States And the cost of living is higher in France around 8.9%. For entertainment and sport we will pay a similar amount to what we would pay in United States

See also how prices have changed in previous years: Price changes in previous years in France


Are hotels expensive in France? How much will we pay for a room in France?

The average price of accommodation in France is $110 (€95). If you are looking for the cheapest accommodation: in a cheap one-star hotel you will pay: $93 (€80) and if you like hostels, you'll spend the night there for: $58 (€50). The cost of a room in a 2-star hotel is France in $100 (€90). 3-star hotels offer accommodation on average for $120 (€100) Overnight stay in 4-star hotel costs $170 (€150) in France If you are looking for the best conditions for your stay, then in 5-star hotels that will provide much more luxury you will have to pay $480 (€420)


When you're thinking about traveling and it doesn't necessarily have to be a specific country, maybe the costs will be less than in France in one of the nearby countries? Check prices in: Andorra, Switzerland, Luxembourg, Belgium, and Liechtenstein.

Comparison of selected prices in France with prices in United States:

fees

$180 ($120 - $310)
6.9% more than in United States

internet

$33 ($24 - $48)
by half less than in United States

jeans pants

$95 ($42 - $130)
twice as much as in United States

average earnings

$2.7K
27% less than in United States

renting a small apartment in the center

$810 ($580 - $1.5K)
by half less than in United States

renting a large apartment outside the centre

$1.2K ($790 - $2.2K)
35% less than in United States

bread

$1.7 ($1.1 - $3.6)
39% less than in United States

cheese

$19 ($8.5 - $39)
61% more than in United States

rice

$2.2 ($1.2 - $3.6)
by half less than in United States

tomatoes

$3.5 ($1.7 - $4.8)
21% less than in United States

bananas

$2.4 ($1.7 - $4.5)
by half more than in United States

wine

$8.5 ($4.8 - $13)
32% less than in United States

cheap restaurant

$17 ($11 - $24)
8.5% more than in United States

local beer

$7.3 ($4.2 - $9.7)
40% more than in United States

coffee

$3.4 ($1.5 - $6)
23% less than in United States

bottle of water

$2 ($1.2 - $3.6)
24% more than in United States

mac burger king or similar bar

$10 ($9.7 - $12)
24% more than in United States

cola pepsi sprite mirinda

$3 ($2.2 - $4.8)
by half more than in United States

Price changes in previous years in France

Has the price of bread increased in France?
Bread in previous years has cost: 2010: $1.3(€1.1), 2011: $1.5(€1.3), 2012: $1.6(€1.4), 2013: $1.6(€1.3), 2014: $1.6(€1.4), 2015: $1.5(€1.3), 2016: $1.7(€1.5), 2017: $1.7(€1.4), and 2018: $1.5(€1.3).

France price changes: A loaf of fresh white bread (500g) 2010-2018
France price changes A loaf of fresh white bread (500g) hikersbay.com

Bananas - price changes in years: 2015: $2.2(€1.9), 2016: $2.3(€2), 2017: $2.2(€1.9), and 2018: $2.3(€2)

France price changes: Bananas (1kg) 2015-2018
France price changes Bananas (1kg) hikersbay.com

Have prices increased in restaurants in France?
In inexpensive restaurants, the price for a meal was: 2010: $13(€11), 2011: $15(€12), 2012: $15(€12), 2013: $15(€12), 2014: $15(€12), 2015: $16(€14), 2016: $15(€12), 2017: $16(€14), and 2018: $16(€14)

France price changes: Meal in a cheap restaurant 2010-2018
France price changes Meal in a cheap restaurant hikersbay.com

Renting A Small Apartment In The Center - price changes in years: 2010: $670(€580), 2011: $730(€630), 2012: $810(€700), 2013: $860(€740), 2014: $840(€720), 2015: $920(€790), 2016: $900(€780), 2017: $920(€790), and 2018: $940(€810)

France price changes: Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2010-2018
France price changes Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre hikersbay.com
France price changes: Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 2011-2018
France price changes Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) hikersbay.com