Discovering Dublin – Costs of Living

The cost of living for every student coming to Dublin is going to vary widely, depending on where you live, how and where you socialise and if you prefer to cook at home or eat out.

Here are some basic prices so you can build your own budget.

Mobile €5 (€20 monthly)
Mobile with internet €7.50 (€30 monthly)
Food €60 – €100
Socialising Cinema : €7 – €12
  Pint of Beer : €3.50 – €5
  Night Clubs : €5
  Cigarettes : €9 (pack of 20)
Transport Single Fare : €1.90-€2.65
  Weekly Cards* : from €26.30
  City Centre Fare** : €0.60

Weekly for guidance only

*Weekly Bus and Luas card with Student ID


**Details for the City Centre Fare 


Other good sources for Budgeting –

Cost of Living in Ireland – A guide for international students published by Irish Council for International Students (ICOS)

Cost of Living by actual German student