Chennai (Tamil Nadu, India) has 7,088,000 inhabitants, and a size (surface area) of 426 km². It is near Bangalore. The Vore provides the cost of living in Chennai, and the salary required to live there.

Local information & average prices

Map of Chennai

Minimum wage (Year)$127
Income per capita (GDP - PPP)$6,664
Average salary (Month)$535.73

Local alcohol information & average prices

Drink a beer at Q Bar & The Leather Bar or go clubbing in Chennai? Or buy your pre-drinks and cigarettes at a local shop? The alcohol price level is rated /100. The Vore provides Chennai's alcohol prices, and shows you the best local places.
Legal drinking age
Legal smoking ageN/A
Price pack of cigarettes$2.41
Local beer brands
Price of coffee$1.60


Price of local beer (0,5L)$1.94

Most popular pubs/bars in Chennai

No bars listed.

Most popular clubs in Chennai

Price of a cocktail$

No clubs listed.

Where to buy alcohol in Chennai? Supermarkets & Liquor stores

Price of supermarket beer (0.5L)$1.71
Price of local wine (bottle)$9.42

No supermarkets/liquor stores listed.

General real estate information & average prices

Interested in buying or renting a house or apartment in Chennai? Or right next to Marina Beach? The real estate price level is (/100). The Vore talks Chennai's housing prices, mortgage interest rates, and the best neighborhoods.

Monthly costs of renting

Rent in city centre$185
Rent in cheaper area$105
Costs of internet$19
Costs of electricity, water and heating$40


Apartment city centre buy price (per m2)$2,190
Cheaper area apartment (per m2)$840
Mortgage interest rate10.51%

Chennai's Neighborhoods

Real estate agents in Chennai

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Useful websites for finding a place in Chennai:

Local public transportation information & average prices

Going to take a bus in Chennai? A taxi?The public transport price level is (/100) in Chennai. The Vore provides public transport prices, distances, what to tip, and how long journeys takes!
The city is and in terms of traveling costs it's .
Average taxi priceStart price:$1.49 + $0.29(per km)
How much to tip a taxi driver
Price of bus/metro ticket$0.33
Price monthly public transport pass$15.56
Gas price$1.15

Train companies in Chennai

Bus companies

Taxi companies in Chennai

Local food information & average prices

Going to eat at Pan Asian & Annalakshmi Restaurant in Chennai? Or buy food? The price level of food in Chennai is (/100). The Vore provides Chennai's restaurant & food prices, and shows you the best local places.
The city is and in terms of food costs it's .
Price of budget restaurant$2.56
Price of local food restaurant$4.75
Fastfood prices (like McDonalds)$4.28
Price of bread$0.53
Price of milk$2.58

Best food places

Most popular restaurants in Chennai

No restaurants listed.

Great local market places in Chennai

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List of supermarkets in Chennai

No supermarkets listed.