How much does it cost to live in Mexico City?
Mexico is the most visited country in Latin America. Its capital is the largest city of Mexico and one of the most important cultural and financial centers in the world.
The city welcomes hundreds of foreign students every semester ! If you are considering moving to Mexico city, we will tells us how much it costs to live in this amazing city.
The cost of the rooms for rent in Mexico City depends a lot on the neighborhood. Most of the students live in Condesa, Roma or Polanco districts due to their modernity, the large presence of bars and restaurants and the nightlife. In those neighborhoods, the cost of a room is between $6,000 and $10,000 pesos monthly.
The city is one of the most densely populated cities in the world and offers a wide range of transport options. It has also one of the cheapest metros, plan to spend $5 pesos per ride. The cost of the bus ticket ranges from $2 pesos to $7 pesos per ride, no matter the distance travelled. Mexico City’s Ecobici system costs $104 pesos for one day. Uber, DIDI, BEAT, EASY TAXI are also available to get around faster.
Mexican cuisine is very famous and recognized all over the world. In 2010, UNESCO named the traditional Mexican cuisine an Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.
Mexico City is an incredible food paradise! There is no doubt that you will be impressed by its variety and flavours.
The price of groceries at supermarkets is on average $2,000 pesos per month. In general, an average meal outside ranges from $60 pesos (street food) to $250 pesos (restaurant food).
You must try the typical Mexican food! If you want to know more about it, we recommend you to read this article:
Ten dishes must try to Mexico
We dare to say that you will never finish exploring the city due to its large amount of restaurants, museums, activities, cinemas, theatres, bars, nightclubs and more.
The capital is a perfect city for students.
If you want to go out with your friends we suggest you to read this article:
Los 10 mejores bares de Ciudad de México
Consider spending an average of $500 pesos when you go out in bars or discos.
In conclusion, the cost to live in Mexico City is around $15,000 pesos monthly (without considering travelling).
Prepare yourself for the best experience of your life by reading this article and start to discover this beautiful city:
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