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Cost of Living Comparison Between Vienna and Budapest 

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Consumer Prices in Budapest are 34.32% lower than in Vienna
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Budapest are 37.12% lower than in Vienna
Rent Prices in Budapest are 43.67% lower than in Vienna
Restaurant Prices in Budapest are 41.54% lower than in Vienna
Groceries Prices in Budapest are 42.85% lower than in Vienna
Local Purchasing Power in Budapest is 33.63% lower than in Vienna
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 €
(3,312.40 Ft)
6.04 €
(2,000.00 Ft)
     -39.62 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 €
(14,905.81 Ft)
30.19 €
(10,000.00 Ft)
     -32.91 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.00 €
(2,318.68 Ft)
4.53 €
(1,500.00 Ft)
     -35.31 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 4.00 €
(1,324.96 Ft)
1.51 €
(500.00 Ft)
     -62.26 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.00 €
(1,324.96 Ft)
1.81 €
(600.00 Ft)
     -54.72 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.21 €
(1,062.58 Ft)
1.43 €
(473.35 Ft)
     -55.45 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.90 €
(961.09 Ft)
1.00 €
(330.25 Ft)
     -65.64 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.17 €
(717.72 Ft)
0.81 €
(267.77 Ft)
     -62.69 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.92 €
(1,297.77 Ft)
2.73 €
(905.31 Ft)
     -30.24 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.56 €
(515.17 Ft)
0.66 €
(219.11 Ft)
     -57.47 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.58 €
(192.68 Ft)
0.47 €
(155.34 Ft)
     -19.38 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.75 €
(909.31 Ft)
1.50 €
(497.50 Ft)
     -45.29 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.19 €
(1,718.60 Ft)
2.52 €
(834.96 Ft)
     -51.42 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 4.29 €
(1,422.10 Ft)
2.00 €
(662.79 Ft)
     -53.39 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.82 €
(2,257.59 Ft)
3.55 €
(1,174.97 Ft)
     -47.95 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.92 €
(305.69 Ft)
0.45 €
(149.31 Ft)
     -51.15 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.73 €
(242.50 Ft)
0.58 €
(190.87 Ft)
     -21.29 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.93 €
(306.86 Ft)
0.52 €
(171.13 Ft)
     -44.23 %
Tomato (1 lb) 0.97 €
(320.09 Ft)
0.80 €
(263.55 Ft)
     -17.66 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.62 €
(204.81 Ft)
0.36 €
(120.16 Ft)
     -41.33 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.62 €
(206.93 Ft)
0.39 €
(128.26 Ft)
     -38.02 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.12 €
(371.96 Ft)
0.92 €
(304.17 Ft)
     -18.23 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.59 €
(197.02 Ft)
0.36 €
(117.74 Ft)
     -40.24 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 6.75 €
(2,234.22 Ft)
4.38 €
(1,450.00 Ft)
     -35.10 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 0.95 €
(314.68 Ft)
0.77 €
(254.13 Ft)
     -19.24 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.63 €
(539.76 Ft)
1.12 €
(370.00 Ft)
     -31.45 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 5.50 €
(1,821.82 Ft)
3.92 €
(1,300.00 Ft)
     -28.64 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.40 €
(794.98 Ft)
1.06 €
(350.00 Ft)
     -55.97 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 48.00 €
(15,899.53 Ft)
28.68 €
(9,500.00 Ft)
     -40.25 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.83 €
(1,266.99 Ft)
2.11 €
(700.00 Ft)
     -44.75 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.29 €
(756.97 Ft)
1.46 €
(482.80 Ft)
     -36.22 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 27.80 €
(9,208.48 Ft)
13.59 €
(4,500.00 Ft)
     -51.13 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.71 €
(1,560.93 Ft)
4.53 €
(1,499.53 Ft)
     -3.93 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,945.00 €
(7,269,066.05 Ft)
16,906.16 €
(5,600,000.00 Ft)
     -22.96 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,153.50 €
(7,006,889.44 Ft)
18,084.54 €
(5,990,327.87 Ft)
     -14.51 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 149.77 €
(49,608.65 Ft)
143.42 €
(47,505.29 Ft)
     -4.24 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.04 €
(13.80 Ft)
0.08 €
(26.97 Ft)
     +95.39 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 31.27 €
(10,356.54 Ft)
12.10 €
(4,008.97 Ft)
     -61.29 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 25.48 €
(8,439.18 Ft)
37.58 €
(12,448.58 Ft)
     +47.51 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.00 €
(5,962.32 Ft)
11.66 €
(3,862.90 Ft)
     -35.21 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 €
(3,312.40 Ft)
5.59 €
(1,850.00 Ft)
     -44.15 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 207.67 €
(68,787.55 Ft)
262.86 €
(87,069.02 Ft)
     +26.58 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 15,321.43 €
(5,075,072.97 Ft)
5,882.23 €
(1,948,429.78 Ft)
     -61.61 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 75.95 €
(25,158.08 Ft)
55.87 €
(18,506.62 Ft)
     -26.44 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 33.79 €
(11,192.34 Ft)
26.77 €
(8,867.06 Ft)
     -20.78 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 79.36 €
(26,286.28 Ft)
66.97 €
(22,182.00 Ft)
     -15.61 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 115.64 €
(38,304.25 Ft)
78.24 €
(25,917.50 Ft)
     -32.34 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 845.73 €
(280,138.28 Ft)
476.79 €
(157,930.43 Ft)
     -43.62 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 620.47 €
(205,524.80 Ft)
352.21 €
(116,666.67 Ft)
     -43.23 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,583.88 €
(524,643.06 Ft)
897.29 €
(297,218.27 Ft)
     -43.35 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,111.28 €
(368,100.29 Ft)
608.25 €
(201,477.79 Ft)
     -45.27 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 595.24 €
(197,168.30 Ft)
265.96 €
(88,095.11 Ft)
     -55.32 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 370.22 €
(122,632.46 Ft)
170.05 €
(56,325.96 Ft)
     -54.07 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,848.47 €
(612,288.76 Ft)
771.46 €
(255,537.40 Ft)
     -58.27 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.17 4.87      +124.40 %
Last update: October 2019October 2019
Contributors:385656
Data from past:18 months12 months
Currency: EUR