Cost of Living Comparison Between Budapest and Berlin 

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Consumer Prices in Berlin are 61.42% higher than in Budapest (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Berlin are 84.65% higher than in Budapest
Rent Prices in Berlin are 162.58% higher than in Budapest
Restaurant Prices in Berlin are 54.45% higher than in Budapest
Groceries Prices in Berlin are 52.02% higher than in Budapest
Local Purchasing Power in Berlin is 80.36% higher than in Budapest
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Restaurants
Budapest Edit Berlin Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 2,850.00 Ft
(7.10 €)
4,214.39 Ft
(10.50 €)
     +47.87 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 15,000.00 Ft
(37.37 €)
20,068.53 Ft
(50.00 €)
     +33.79 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 2,000.00 Ft
(4.98 €)
3,411.65 Ft
(8.50 €)
     +70.58 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 695.00 Ft
(1.73 €)
1,605.48 Ft
(4.00 €)
     +131.00 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 800.00 Ft
(1.99 €)
1,605.48 Ft
(4.00 €)
     +100.69 %
Cappuccino (regular) 618.50 Ft
(1.54 €)
1,277.91 Ft
(3.18 €)
     +106.62 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 409.41 Ft
(1.02 €)
879.56 Ft
(2.19 €)
     +114.83 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 342.86 Ft
(0.85 €)
778.26 Ft
(1.94 €)
     +126.99 %
Markets
Budapest Edit Berlin Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 1,190.58 Ft
(2.97 €)
1,482.06 Ft
(3.69 €)
     +24.48 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 338.65 Ft
(0.84 €)
493.03 Ft
(1.23 €)
     +45.59 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 274.18 Ft
(0.68 €)
375.42 Ft
(0.94 €)
     +36.93 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 824.01 Ft
(2.05 €)
1,087.31 Ft
(2.71 €)
     +31.95 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 1,404.78 Ft
(3.50 €)
2,156.20 Ft
(5.37 €)
     +53.49 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 798.42 Ft
(1.99 €)
1,401.72 Ft
(3.49 €)
     +75.56 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 1,685.91 Ft
(4.20 €)
2,383.04 Ft
(5.94 €)
     +41.35 %
Apples (1 lb) 222.23 Ft
(0.55 €)
447.15 Ft
(1.11 €)
     +101.21 %
Banana (1 lb) 232.18 Ft
(0.58 €)
311.53 Ft
(0.78 €)
     +34.18 %
Oranges (1 lb) 235.08 Ft
(0.59 €)
440.84 Ft
(1.10 €)
     +87.53 %
Tomato (1 lb) 520.72 Ft
(1.30 €)
561.13 Ft
(1.40 €)
     +7.76 %
Potato (1 lb) 177.31 Ft
(0.44 €)
321.95 Ft
(0.80 €)
     +81.58 %
Onion (1 lb) 145.65 Ft
(0.36 €)
235.03 Ft
(0.59 €)
     +61.37 %
Lettuce (1 head) 409.96 Ft
(1.02 €)
513.38 Ft
(1.28 €)
     +25.23 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 134.41 Ft
(0.33 €)
284.60 Ft
(0.71 €)
     +111.74 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 1,500.00 Ft
(3.74 €)
2,287.81 Ft
(5.70 €)
     +52.52 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 299.63 Ft
(0.75 €)
377.09 Ft
(0.94 €)
     +25.85 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 428.35 Ft
(1.07 €)
646.61 Ft
(1.61 €)
     +50.95 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 1,800.00 Ft
(4.48 €)
3,070.49 Ft
(7.65 €)
     +70.58 %
Transportation
Budapest Edit Berlin Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 350.00 Ft
(0.87 €)
1,204.11 Ft
(3.00 €)
     +244.03 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 9,500.00 Ft
(23.67 €)
34,517.87 Ft
(86.00 €)
     +263.35 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 1,000.00 Ft
(2.49 €)
1,605.48 Ft
(4.00 €)
     +60.55 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 643.74 Ft
(1.60 €)
1,291.89 Ft
(3.22 €)
     +100.69 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 4,500.00 Ft
(11.21 €)
13,245.23 Ft
(33.00 €)
     +194.34 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 1,816.99 Ft
(4.53 €)
3,262.84 Ft
(8.13 €)
     +79.57 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 8,600,000.00 Ft
(21,426.58 €)
10,435,635.35 Ft
(26,000.00 €)
     +21.34 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 8,041,562.47 Ft
(20,035.26 €)
10,845,986.61 Ft
(27,022.38 €)
     +34.87 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Budapest Edit Berlin Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 55,331.11 Ft
(137.86 €)
118,673.10 Ft
(295.67 €)
     +114.48 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 30.41 Ft
(0.08 €)
41.99 Ft
(0.10 €)
     +38.07 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 4,916.78 Ft
(12.25 €)
14,962.18 Ft
(37.28 €)
     +204.31 %
Sports And Leisure
Budapest Edit Berlin Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 14,212.15 Ft
(35.41 €)
12,762.25 Ft
(31.80 €)
     -10.20 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 3,672.06 Ft
(9.15 €)
7,135.48 Ft
(17.78 €)
     +94.32 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 2,150.00 Ft
(5.36 €)
4,415.08 Ft
(11.00 €)
     +105.35 %
Childcare
Budapest Edit Berlin Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 141,316.52 Ft
(352.08 €)
65,111.23 Ft
(162.22 €)
     -53.93 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 3,484,230.77 Ft
(8,680.83 €)
3,592,266.78 Ft
(8,950.00 €)
     +3.10 %
Clothing And Shoes
Budapest Edit Berlin Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 26,588.48 Ft
(66.24 €)
31,213.77 Ft
(77.77 €)
     +17.40 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 11,897.06 Ft
(29.64 €)
14,546.22 Ft
(36.24 €)
     +22.27 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 27,284.44 Ft
(67.98 €)
33,210.84 Ft
(82.74 €)
     +21.72 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 32,119.05 Ft
(80.02 €)
39,524.44 Ft
(98.47 €)
     +23.06 %
Rent Per Month
Budapest Edit Berlin Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 165,925.93 Ft
(413.40 €)
458,413.66 Ft
(1,142.12 €)
     +176.28 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 133,092.31 Ft
(331.59 €)
322,172.88 Ft
(802.68 €)
     +142.07 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 310,993.68 Ft
(774.83 €)
836,327.30 Ft
(2,083.68 €)
     +168.92 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 234,480.00 Ft
(584.20 €)
605,046.49 Ft
(1,507.45 €)
     +158.04 %
Buy Apartment Price
Budapest Edit Berlin Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 120,056.27 Ft
(299.12 €)
302,312.54 Ft
(753.20 €)
     +151.81 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 77,309.26 Ft
(192.61 €)
198,352.71 Ft
(494.19 €)
     +156.57 %
Salaries And Financing
Budapest Edit Berlin Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 355,626.20 Ft
(886.03 €)
1,184,400.81 Ft
(2,950.89 €)
     +233.05 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 7.23 1.98      -72.64 %
Last update: June 2022June 2022
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