Prices in Russia

What are the supermarket prices in Russia? Is the cost of living in Russia are higher than in United States? How much will it cost us to entertain in Russia and how much will we spend in restaurants and bars?
On this page below you will find the current price and cost overview in Russia: food, Restaurants, living, and Entertainment (The last update: today 22 hours ago)

Currency in Russia to Russian ruble (RUB). For 10 US dollars you can get 740 Russian rubles. For 100 US dollars you can get 7.4 thousand Russian rubles. And the other way: For 100 Russian rubles you can get 1.46 US dollars.


What are the different prices in the cities in Russia? Look here: Prices in cities in Russia

Prices: Barnaul   Chelyabinsk   Irkutsk   Izhevsk   Krasnodar   Krasnoyarsk   Moscow   Novosibirsk   Omsk   Rostov-na-donu  

The total costs in Russia are lower than in United States. Food is 57% cheaper. Dining in restaurants and bars will be cheaper by 56%. In turn, the cost of living in Russia is lower than the cost in United States by 38%. If we want to spend time actively or to have fun, we will pay less than in United States about 25%.

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


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

The average price of accommodation in Russia is $37 (RUB 2.6K). If you are looking for the cheapest accommodation: in a cheap one-star hotel you will pay: $23 (RUB 1.7K) and if you like hostels, you'll spend the night there for: $13 (RUB 920). The cost of a room in a 2-star hotel is Russia in $26 (RUB 1.9K). 3-star hotels offer accommodation on average for $35 (RUB 2.5K) Overnight stay in 4-star hotel costs $57 (RUB 4.1K) in Russia 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 $130 (RUB 9.5K)


And if the trip plans are simply for a given region of the world, then maybe it will come out cheaper than in Russia in nearby countries? See prices in: Mongolia, Kazakhstan, North Korea, China, and Kyrgyzstan.

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

fees

$110 ($73 - $160)
39% less than in United States

internet

$7.1 ($5.5 - $10)
90% less than in United States

jeans pants

$66 ($29 - $120)
by half more than in United States

average earnings

$510
86% less than in United States

renting a small apartment in the center

$330 ($210 - $990)
76% less than in United States

renting a large apartment outside the centre

$420 ($260 - $980)
77% less than in United States

bread

$0.54 ($0.37 - $0.94)
81% less than in United States

cheese

$8 ($5.1 - $15)
30% less than in United States

rice

$1.1 ($0.59 - $1.6)
74% less than in United States

tomatoes

$2.1 ($0.88 - $3.7)
by half less than in United States

bananas

$1 ($0.73 - $1.7)
36% less than in United States

wine

$5.9 ($4.4 - $10)
by half less than in United States

cheap restaurant

$7.3 ($4.4 - $15)
by half less than in United States

local beer

$1.5 ($0.73 - $3.7)
72% less than in United States

coffee

$1.8 ($0.8 - $2.9)
by half less than in United States

bottle of water

$0.45 ($0.29 - $0.88)
72% less than in United States

mac burger king or similar bar

$3.7 ($3.3 - $5.1)
by half less than in United States

cola pepsi sprite mirinda

$0.76 ($0.59 - $1.5)
61% less than in United States

Price changes in previous years in Russia

Has the price of bread increased in Russia?
Bread in previous years has cost: 2010: $0.32(RUB 23), 2011: $0.28(RUB 20), 2012: $0.33(RUB 23), 2013: $0.37(RUB 26), 2014: $0.38(RUB 27), 2015: $0.43(RUB 31), 2016: $0.47(RUB 34), 2017: $0.49(RUB 35), and 2018: $0.51(RUB 36).

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

Bananas - price changes in years: 2015: $0.98(RUB 70), 2016: $1(RUB 71), 2017: $0.9(RUB 64), and 2018: $0.89(RUB 64)

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

Have prices increased in restaurants in Russia?
In inexpensive restaurants, the price for a meal was: 2010: $4.4(RUB 320), 2011: $4.4(RUB 310), 2012: $5.9(RUB 420), 2013: $5.9(RUB 420), 2014: $6.1(RUB 430), 2015: $7.3(RUB 520), 2016: $7.3(RUB 520), 2017: $7.3(RUB 520), and 2018: $7.3(RUB 520)

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

Renting A Small Apartment In The Center - price changes in years: 2010: $320(RUB 23K), 2011: $210(RUB 15K), 2012: $370(RUB 26K), 2013: $420(RUB 30K), 2014: $400(RUB 29K), 2015: $470(RUB 33K), 2016: $460(RUB 33K), 2017: $490(RUB 35K), and 2018: $490(RUB 35K)

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