Cost of Living Comparison Between Budapest and Berlin 

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Consumer Prices in Berlin are 61.03% higher than in Budapest (without rent)
Rent Prices in Berlin are 105.40% higher than in Budapest
Restaurant Prices in Berlin are 74.81% higher than in Budapest
Groceries Prices in Berlin are 60.27% higher than in Budapest
Local Purchasing Power in Berlin is 78.21% higher than in Budapest
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Restaurants
Budapest[ Edit ] Berlin[ Edit ]Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 2,000.00 Ft
(5.54 €)
3,246.53 Ft
(9.00 €)
     +62.33 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 11,000.00 Ft
(30.49 €)
18,036.29 Ft
(50.00 €)
     +63.97 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 1,600.00 Ft
(4.44 €)
2,885.81 Ft
(8.00 €)
     +80.36 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 500.00 Ft
(1.39 €)
1,262.54 Ft
(3.50 €)
     +152.51 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 550.00 Ft
(1.52 €)
1,262.54 Ft
(3.50 €)
     +129.55 %
Cappuccino (regular) 489.86 Ft
(1.36 €)
1,039.19 Ft
(2.88 €)
     +112.14 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 332.98 Ft
(0.92 €)
692.07 Ft
(1.92 €)
     +107.84 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 267.71 Ft
(0.74 €)
598.33 Ft
(1.66 €)
     +123.50 %
Markets
Budapest[ Edit ] Berlin[ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 942.61 Ft
(2.61 €)
1,278.02 Ft
(3.54 €)
     +35.58 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 229.65 Ft
(0.64 €)
445.76 Ft
(1.24 €)
     +94.11 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 174.67 Ft
(0.48 €)
319.21 Ft
(0.88 €)
     +82.75 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 567.38 Ft
(1.57 €)
788.32 Ft
(2.19 €)
     +38.94 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 949.01 Ft
(2.63 €)
1,541.20 Ft
(4.27 €)
     +62.40 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 694.95 Ft
(1.93 €)
1,124.91 Ft
(3.12 €)
     +61.87 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 1,221.35 Ft
(3.39 €)
1,877.73 Ft
(5.21 €)
     +53.74 %
Apples (1 lb) 220.05 Ft
(0.61 €)
396.82 Ft
(1.10 €)
     +80.34 %
Banana (1 lb) 202.66 Ft
(0.56 €)
252.84 Ft
(0.70 €)
     +24.76 %
Oranges (1 lb) 240.97 Ft
(0.67 €)
397.94 Ft
(1.10 €)
     +65.14 %
Tomato (1 lb) 246.10 Ft
(0.68 €)
421.09 Ft
(1.17 €)
     +71.10 %
Potato (1 lb) 126.76 Ft
(0.35 €)
245.70 Ft
(0.68 €)
     +93.82 %
Onion (1 lb) 132.82 Ft
(0.37 €)
243.80 Ft
(0.68 €)
     +83.55 %
Lettuce (1 head) 339.98 Ft
(0.94 €)
394.84 Ft
(1.09 €)
     +16.13 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 114.19 Ft
(0.32 €)
198.71 Ft
(0.55 €)
     +74.02 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 1,500.00 Ft
(4.16 €)
2,164.35 Ft
(6.00 €)
     +44.29 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 267.85 Ft
(0.74 €)
342.38 Ft
(0.95 €)
     +27.83 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 380.19 Ft
(1.05 €)
554.54 Ft
(1.54 €)
     +45.86 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 1,500.00 Ft
(4.16 €)
2,525.08 Ft
(7.00 €)
     +68.34 %
Transportation
Budapest[ Edit ] Berlin[ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 350.00 Ft
(0.97 €)
1,046.10 Ft
(2.90 €)
     +198.89 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 9,500.00 Ft
(26.34 €)
29,940.23 Ft
(83.00 €)
     +215.16 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 700.00 Ft
(1.94 €)
1,406.83 Ft
(3.90 €)
     +100.98 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 482.80 Ft
(1.34 €)
1,335.22 Ft
(3.70 €)
     +176.56 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 4,500.00 Ft
(12.47 €)
10,821.77 Ft
(30.00 €)
     +140.48 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 1,438.10 Ft
(3.99 €)
1,892.97 Ft
(5.25 €)
     +31.63 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 6,500,000.00 Ft
(18,019.23 €)
7,214,514.28 Ft
(20,000.00 €)
     +10.99 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 6,491,931.88 Ft
(17,996.86 €)
8,070,907.19 Ft
(22,374.08 €)
     +24.32 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Budapest[ Edit ] Berlin[ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 49,655.92 Ft
(137.66 €)
77,147.75 Ft
(213.87 €)
     +55.36 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 28.14 Ft
(0.08 €)
36.87 Ft
(0.10 €)
     +31.03 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 4,601.67 Ft
(12.76 €)
11,543.09 Ft
(32.00 €)
     +150.85 %
Sports And Leisure
Budapest[ Edit ] Berlin[ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 13,145.88 Ft
(36.44 €)
10,632.78 Ft
(29.48 €)
     -19.12 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 4,420.00 Ft
(12.25 €)
7,235.36 Ft
(20.06 €)
     +63.70 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 1,900.00 Ft
(5.27 €)
4,022.09 Ft
(11.15 €)
     +111.69 %
Childcare
Budapest[ Edit ] Berlin[ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 103,700.78 Ft
(287.48 €)
46,623.80 Ft
(129.25 €)
     -55.04 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 2,665,303.03 Ft
(7,388.72 €)
2,989,844.87 Ft
(8,288.42 €)
     +12.18 %
Clothing And Shoes
Budapest[ Edit ] Berlin[ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 20,828.01 Ft
(57.74 €)
30,069.94 Ft
(83.36 €)
     +44.37 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 9,088.22 Ft
(25.19 €)
11,778.47 Ft
(32.65 €)
     +29.60 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 23,770.00 Ft
(65.89 €)
31,071.92 Ft
(86.14 €)
     +30.72 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 27,218.85 Ft
(75.46 €)
38,288.46 Ft
(106.14 €)
     +40.67 %
Rent Per Month
Budapest[ Edit ] Berlin[ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 159,754.83 Ft
(442.87 €)
324,075.98 Ft
(898.40 €)
     +102.86 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 121,702.74 Ft
(337.38 €)
238,189.96 Ft
(660.31 €)
     +95.71 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 293,166.97 Ft
(812.71 €)
615,134.84 Ft
(1,705.27 €)
     +109.82 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 212,455.53 Ft
(588.97 €)
439,236.60 Ft
(1,217.65 €)
     +106.74 %
Buy Apartment Price
Budapest[ Edit ] Berlin[ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 96,130.14 Ft
(266.49 €)
190,607.70 Ft
(528.40 €)
     +98.28 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 63,393.93 Ft
(175.74 €)
121,247.27 Ft
(336.12 €)
     +91.26 %
Salaries And Financing
Budapest[ Edit ] Berlin[ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 283,069.27 Ft
(784.72 €)
870,027.62 Ft
(2,411.88 €)
     +207.36 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.95 1.81      -63.53 %
Last update: November 2020November 2020
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