Cost of Living Comparison Between Budapest and Geneva 

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Consumer Prices in Geneva are 171.76% higher than in Budapest (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Geneva are 206.39% higher than in Budapest
Rent Prices in Geneva are 310.34% higher than in Budapest
Restaurant Prices in Geneva are 259.82% higher than in Budapest
Groceries Prices in Geneva are 223.69% higher than in Budapest
Local Purchasing Power in Geneva is 114.66% higher than in Budapest
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Restaurants
Budapest Edit Geneva Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 2,000.00 Ft
(6.25 Fr.)
8,734.40 Ft
(27.29 Fr.)
     +336.72 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 12,000.00 Ft
(37.49 Fr.)
38,410.93 Ft
(120.00 Fr.)
     +220.09 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 1,600.00 Ft
(5.00 Fr.)
4,801.37 Ft
(15.00 Fr.)
     +200.09 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 500.00 Ft
(1.56 Fr.)
2,560.73 Ft
(8.00 Fr.)
     +412.15 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 550.00 Ft
(1.72 Fr.)
2,240.64 Ft
(7.00 Fr.)
     +307.39 %
Cappuccino (regular) 501.77 Ft
(1.57 Fr.)
1,452.60 Ft
(4.54 Fr.)
     +189.49 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 333.30 Ft
(1.04 Fr.)
1,240.35 Ft
(3.88 Fr.)
     +272.14 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 262.28 Ft
(0.82 Fr.)
1,292.68 Ft
(4.04 Fr.)
     +392.87 %
Markets
Budapest Edit Geneva Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 960.16 Ft
(3.00 Fr.)
1,985.01 Ft
(6.20 Fr.)
     +106.74 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 232.54 Ft
(0.73 Fr.)
812.16 Ft
(2.54 Fr.)
     +249.25 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 178.50 Ft
(0.56 Fr.)
388.79 Ft
(1.21 Fr.)
     +117.80 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 580.20 Ft
(1.81 Fr.)
1,888.54 Ft
(5.90 Fr.)
     +225.50 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 986.54 Ft
(3.08 Fr.)
2,867.52 Ft
(8.96 Fr.)
     +190.67 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 703.50 Ft
(2.20 Fr.)
3,321.25 Ft
(10.38 Fr.)
     +372.10 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 1,226.28 Ft
(3.83 Fr.)
7,422.89 Ft
(23.19 Fr.)
     +505.32 %
Apples (1 lb) 223.38 Ft
(0.70 Fr.)
557.17 Ft
(1.74 Fr.)
     +149.42 %
Banana (1 lb) 203.49 Ft
(0.64 Fr.)
392.82 Ft
(1.23 Fr.)
     +93.04 %
Oranges (1 lb) 244.09 Ft
(0.76 Fr.)
406.53 Ft
(1.27 Fr.)
     +66.55 %
Tomato (1 lb) 273.97 Ft
(0.86 Fr.)
500.91 Ft
(1.56 Fr.)
     +82.83 %
Potato (1 lb) 127.01 Ft
(0.40 Fr.)
418.63 Ft
(1.31 Fr.)
     +229.60 %
Onion (1 lb) 130.66 Ft
(0.41 Fr.)
402.91 Ft
(1.26 Fr.)
     +208.36 %
Lettuce (1 head) 323.74 Ft
(1.01 Fr.)
740.78 Ft
(2.31 Fr.)
     +128.82 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 117.18 Ft
(0.37 Fr.)
304.09 Ft
(0.95 Fr.)
     +159.49 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 1,500.00 Ft
(4.69 Fr.)
4,801.37 Ft
(15.00 Fr.)
     +220.09 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 270.47 Ft
(0.84 Fr.)
598.17 Ft
(1.87 Fr.)
     +121.16 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 384.86 Ft
(1.20 Fr.)
674.48 Ft
(2.11 Fr.)
     +75.25 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 1,600.00 Ft
(5.00 Fr.)
2,720.77 Ft
(8.50 Fr.)
     +70.05 %
Transportation
Budapest Edit Geneva Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 350.00 Ft
(1.09 Fr.)
960.27 Ft
(3.00 Fr.)
     +174.36 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 9,500.00 Ft
(29.68 Fr.)
22,406.38 Ft
(70.00 Fr.)
     +135.86 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 700.00 Ft
(2.19 Fr.)
2,016.57 Ft
(6.30 Fr.)
     +188.08 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 482.80 Ft
(1.51 Fr.)
1,648.44 Ft
(5.15 Fr.)
     +241.43 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 4,500.00 Ft
(14.06 Fr.)
19,205.46 Ft
(60.00 Fr.)
     +326.79 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 1,517.95 Ft
(4.74 Fr.)
2,018.02 Ft
(6.30 Fr.)
     +32.94 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 7,018,500.00 Ft
(21,926.57 Fr.)
9,602,732.50 Ft
(30,000.00 Fr.)
     +36.82 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 6,858,235.95 Ft
(21,425.89 Fr.)
10,025,964.04 Ft
(31,322.22 Fr.)
     +46.19 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Budapest Edit Geneva Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 50,442.46 Ft
(157.59 Fr.)
70,176.63 Ft
(219.24 Fr.)
     +39.12 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 27.43 Ft
(0.09 Fr.)
54.87 Ft
(0.17 Fr.)
     +100.01 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 4,361.39 Ft
(13.63 Fr.)
19,191.55 Ft
(59.96 Fr.)
     +340.03 %
Sports And Leisure
Budapest Edit Geneva Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 12,703.40 Ft
(39.69 Fr.)
25,572.49 Ft
(79.89 Fr.)
     +101.30 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 3,801.50 Ft
(11.88 Fr.)
8,682.47 Ft
(27.12 Fr.)
     +128.40 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 1,950.00 Ft
(6.09 Fr.)
6,081.73 Ft
(19.00 Fr.)
     +211.88 %
Childcare
Budapest Edit Geneva Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 104,531.25 Ft
(326.57 Fr.)
654,853.01 Ft
(2,045.83 Fr.)
     +526.47 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 2,674,094.46 Ft
(8,354.17 Fr.)
8,031,885.51 Ft
(25,092.50 Fr.)
     +200.36 %
Clothing And Shoes
Budapest Edit Geneva Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 21,822.47 Ft
(68.18 Fr.)
35,729.98 Ft
(111.62 Fr.)
     +63.73 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 9,763.12 Ft
(30.50 Fr.)
17,842.47 Ft
(55.74 Fr.)
     +82.75 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 23,667.95 Ft
(73.94 Fr.)
40,213.27 Ft
(125.63 Fr.)
     +69.91 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 27,763.29 Ft
(86.74 Fr.)
60,718.12 Ft
(189.69 Fr.)
     +118.70 %
Rent Per Month
Budapest Edit Geneva Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 151,587.30 Ft
(473.58 Fr.)
631,690.06 Ft
(1,973.47 Fr.)
     +316.72 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 118,739.64 Ft
(370.96 Fr.)
498,149.67 Ft
(1,556.27 Fr.)
     +319.53 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 290,676.48 Ft
(908.11 Fr.)
1,169,865.00 Ft
(3,654.79 Fr.)
     +302.46 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 210,010.75 Ft
(656.10 Fr.)
902,399.79 Ft
(2,819.20 Fr.)
     +329.69 %
Buy Apartment Price
Budapest Edit Geneva Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 96,655.46 Ft
(301.96 Fr.)
393,991.43 Ft
(1,230.87 Fr.)
     +307.62 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 63,980.22 Ft
(199.88 Fr.)
283,049.68 Ft
(884.28 Fr.)
     +342.40 %
Salaries And Financing
Budapest Edit Geneva Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 304,206.80 Ft
(950.38 Fr.)
2,000,748.86 Ft
(6,250.56 Fr.)
     +557.69 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.68 1.45      -68.94 %
Last update: June 2021June 2021
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