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Cost of Living Comparison Between Vienna and Budapest 

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Consumer Prices in Budapest are 33.33% lower than in Vienna
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Budapest are 37.40% lower than in Vienna
Rent Prices in Budapest are 46.70% lower than in Vienna
Restaurant Prices in Budapest are 43.54% lower than in Vienna
Groceries Prices in Budapest are 42.51% lower than in Vienna
Local Purchasing Power in Budapest is 36.28% lower than in Vienna
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 €
(3,135.02 Ft)
5.74 €
(1,800.00 Ft)
     -42.58 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 €
(15,675.10 Ft)
31.90 €
(10,000.00 Ft)
     -36.20 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.00 €
(2,194.51 Ft)
4.78 €
(1,500.00 Ft)
     -31.65 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 4.00 €
(1,254.01 Ft)
1.48 €
(464.70 Ft)
     -62.94 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.00 €
(1,254.01 Ft)
1.59 €
(500.00 Ft)
     -60.13 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.12 €
(976.67 Ft)
1.40 €
(439.93 Ft)
     -54.96 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.54 €
(795.28 Ft)
0.97 €
(305.17 Ft)
     -61.63 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.95 €
(610.65 Ft)
0.69 €
(216.97 Ft)
     -64.47 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.89 €
(1,221.02 Ft)
2.84 €
(888.83 Ft)
     -27.21 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.58 €
(496.49 Ft)
0.66 €
(205.53 Ft)
     -58.60 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.71 €
(222.00 Ft)
0.50 €
(157.75 Ft)
     -28.94 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.21 €
(1,007.63 Ft)
1.69 €
(530.08 Ft)
     -47.39 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.16 €
(1,618.11 Ft)
2.56 €
(802.86 Ft)
     -50.38 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 4.29 €
(1,345.82 Ft)
2.13 €
(666.60 Ft)
     -50.47 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.09 €
(2,223.10 Ft)
3.88 €
(1,217.66 Ft)
     -45.23 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.01 €
(316.78 Ft)
0.48 €
(151.56 Ft)
     -52.15 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.80 €
(249.87 Ft)
0.61 €
(192.50 Ft)
     -22.96 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.96 €
(300.24 Ft)
0.56 €
(174.84 Ft)
     -41.77 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.00 €
(314.80 Ft)
0.81 €
(254.10 Ft)
     -19.28 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.72 €
(224.36 Ft)
0.35 €
(108.71 Ft)
     -51.55 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.63 €
(198.89 Ft)
0.35 €
(108.21 Ft)
     -45.60 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.18 €
(369.51 Ft)
0.87 €
(272.12 Ft)
     -26.36 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.55 €
(173.82 Ft)
0.37 €
(116.38 Ft)
     -33.04 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 6.00 €
(1,881.01 Ft)
4.78 €
(1,500.00 Ft)
     -20.26 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 0.94 €
(295.16 Ft)
0.77 €
(241.60 Ft)
     -18.15 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.73 €
(542.53 Ft)
1.09 €
(342.36 Ft)
     -36.90 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 5.20 €
(1,630.21 Ft)
3.99 €
(1,250.00 Ft)
     -23.32 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.40 €
(752.40 Ft)
1.12 €
(350.00 Ft)
     -53.48 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 40.00 €
(12,540.08 Ft)
30.30 €
(9,500.00 Ft)
     -24.24 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.85 €
(1,206.98 Ft)
2.23 €
(700.00 Ft)
     -42.00 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.27 €
(711.39 Ft)
1.54 €
(482.80 Ft)
     -32.13 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 27.80 €
(8,715.36 Ft)
14.35 €
(4,500.00 Ft)
     -48.37 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.70 €
(1,474.46 Ft)
4.70 €
(1,474.37 Ft)
     -0.01 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,000.00 €
(6,270,040.98 Ft)
17,767.03 €
(5,570,000.00 Ft)
     -11.16 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 19,024.45 €
(5,964,205.48 Ft)
18,178.31 €
(5,698,937.09 Ft)
     -4.45 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 157.15 €
(49,266.93 Ft)
153.02 €
(47,973.02 Ft)
     -2.63 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.04 €
(13.37 Ft)
0.08 €
(26.19 Ft)
     +95.91 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 30.36 €
(9,516.86 Ft)
12.94 €
(4,058.17 Ft)
     -57.36 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 27.48 €
(8,613.84 Ft)
37.65 €
(11,802.32 Ft)
     +37.02 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 17.76 €
(5,569.27 Ft)
11.58 €
(3,628.81 Ft)
     -34.84 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 €
(3,135.02 Ft)
5.74 €
(1,800.00 Ft)
     -42.58 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 216.88 €
(67,990.76 Ft)
280.87 €
(88,054.56 Ft)
     +29.51 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 15,785.71 €
(4,948,853.77 Ft)
6,080.62 €
(1,906,285.71 Ft)
     -61.48 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 74.10 €
(23,230.50 Ft)
62.97 €
(19,742.41 Ft)
     -15.02 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 39.73 €
(12,456.48 Ft)
29.19 €
(9,152.27 Ft)
     -26.53 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 83.54 €
(26,188.89 Ft)
75.57 €
(23,691.32 Ft)
     -9.54 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 120.37 €
(37,735.16 Ft)
86.22 €
(27,030.30 Ft)
     -28.37 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 859.54 €
(269,467.07 Ft)
484.87 €
(152,007.12 Ft)
     -43.59 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 641.89 €
(201,232.82 Ft)
355.53 €
(111,458.25 Ft)
     -44.61 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,647.56 €
(516,513.74 Ft)
879.69 €
(275,784.63 Ft)
     -46.61 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,178.08 €
(369,329.53 Ft)
600.08 €
(188,127.62 Ft)
     -49.06 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 571.57 €
(179,188.41 Ft)
263.77 €
(82,693.46 Ft)
     -53.85 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 350.07 €
(109,748.49 Ft)
158.75 €
(49,768.29 Ft)
     -54.65 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,893.38 €
(593,579.46 Ft)
755.29 €
(236,783.85 Ft)
     -60.11 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.27 5.29      +133.03 %
Last update: March 2019March 2019
Contributors:387732
Data from past:18 months12 months
Currency: EUR