Chiang Mai

Cost of living in Chiang Mai, Thailand

Costs of living in Chiang Mai are in the least expensive 20 percent of all 245 Teleport cities. Average living expenses are significantly lower compared to other cities, especially in the housing market. Moving to Chiang Mai will very likely decrease your daily costs of living. Sign up for free to get access to our cost of living index and use our international cost of living calculator to do cost comparison by city.

Housing prices in Chiang Mai

Large apartment

$430$750
$590
Median rent in city center
-56%
Compared to average rent of all cities

Medium apartment

$320$550
$430
Median rent in city center
-60%
Compared to average rent of all cities

Small apartment

$210$350
$280
Median rent in city center
-66%
Compared to average rent of all cities

Prices for items of daily living

PricePrice compared to the average price of all citiesPrice ranking compared to all cities
Food & drink
A kilogram of Apples$2.50-9%121/265
Bread$0.84-10%129/263
A Cappuccino$1.70-49%18/265
A beer$2+1%144/263
Lunch$2.10-81%1/265
Transportation
Monthly public transport$33-41%72/265
5km taxi ride$2.50-68%39/265
Other
Movie ticket$4.50-54%27/265
Monthly fitness club membership$38-22%83/265
Broadband internet connection$19-49%38/250