Cost of Living in Ahmedabad

Cost of Living in Ahmedabad

by Godrej Properties Limited



Understanding the Living Cost in Ahmedabad 

Ahmedabad, a UNESCO World Heritage City, represents modernity through the development of a smart city, multiple successful startups, and a thriving real estate industry.

Ahmedabad is proud of its top-notch infrastructure, improved peace and order, and thriving entrepreneurial ecosystem. Let's find out what the living cost in Ahmedabad would be for students, working couples, and families.

What factors should you consider before deciding to live in Ahmedabad?

The living expenses in Ahmedabad depend on several factors, including your profession and the industry you work in, job status, family size and headcount, lifestyle preferences, and the kind of property you wish to rent or own, among others.

What is the average cost of living in Ahmedabad?

Let's examine the typical monthly cost of living in Ahmedabad:

Rent Expenses

A bachelor may choose to stay as a PG or rent a flat in the city. A bed and other amenities as a PG might cost a bachelor (either working or studying) an average of Rs 4000. The additional costs may also total Rs 10,000 or more.

Household expenses

A bachelor may spend on average Rs 8,000 when taking into account energy costs, internet subscriptions, and domestic help services, among other things.


If public transit is used, the monthly cost can be as low as Rs 1,500. It will cost you approximately Rs 4,500 if you possess a car. If you drive more than one car, the cost can go up.


On weekends and holidays, it may cost you Rs 1,000 a day to partake in commercial entertainment and fun activities.

Hence, the cost of living in Ahmedabad for a single person would range between Rs 25,000 to Rs 35,000 per month.

What is the cost of living in Ahmedabad for students?

  • Rent for 1 BHK apartment - Rs 5,000 to 8,000
  • Transportation will range between Rs 1,000 to 3,000
  • Lifestyle costs Rs 3,000 on an average
  • Household expenses that include internet, electricity bills, and food will cost Rs 2,000 on an average

What is the cost of living in Ahmedabad for working couples?

  • Rent for 1 BHK or 2 BHK apartments - Rs 7,000 to Rs 15,000
  • Transportation  will range between Rs 2,000 to Rs 4,000
  • Lifestyle costs Rs 5,000 and above
  • Household expenses will start from Rs 5,000 and above

Ending Note

This is an estimate of Ahmedabad's cost of living. It depends on where in the city you have decided to settle. The most upscale areas include, among others, Naranpura, Navrangpura, Chandkheda, Jodhpur, Bhopal, South Bopal, Gota, and SP Ring Road. To live affordably in the city, choose your location carefully.


Frequently asked questions

1. Is living in Ahmedabad expensive?

Ans: Ahmedabad has lower housing costs than Mumbai, Bangalore, and Hyderabad combined.

2. How much monthly expenses will incur for families while living in Ahmedabad?

Ans: The cost of living in Ahmedabad for family of 4 is usually upwards of Rs 40,000 each month, to maintain a comfortable standard of living.

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