Cost of Living Comparison Between Budapest and Salzburg 

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in Salzburg are 72.81% higher than in Budapest (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Salzburg are 77.52% higher than in Budapest
Rent Prices in Salzburg are 91.58% higher than in Budapest
Restaurant Prices in Salzburg are 85.88% higher than in Budapest
Groceries Prices in Salzburg are 100.59% higher than in Budapest
Local Purchasing Power in Salzburg is 45.74% higher than in Budapest
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Restaurants
Budapest Edit Salzburg Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 2,000.00 Ft
(5.57 €)
4,306.28 Ft
(12.00 €)
     +115.31 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 12,000.00 Ft
(33.44 €)
17,045.67 Ft
(47.50 €)
     +42.05 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 1,600.00 Ft
(4.46 €)
2,687.83 Ft
(7.49 €)
     +67.99 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 500.00 Ft
(1.39 €)
1,399.54 Ft
(3.90 €)
     +179.91 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 570.00 Ft
(1.59 €)
1,417.48 Ft
(3.95 €)
     +148.68 %
Cappuccino (regular) 495.24 Ft
(1.38 €)
1,127.83 Ft
(3.14 €)
     +127.73 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 333.68 Ft
(0.93 €)
961.02 Ft
(2.68 €)
     +188.01 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 270.55 Ft
(0.75 €)
739.24 Ft
(2.06 €)
     +173.24 %
Markets
Budapest Edit Salzburg Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 952.06 Ft
(2.65 €)
1,450.49 Ft
(4.04 €)
     +52.35 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 229.36 Ft
(0.64 €)
567.00 Ft
(1.58 €)
     +147.21 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 176.68 Ft
(0.49 €)
362.99 Ft
(1.01 €)
     +105.45 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 570.83 Ft
(1.59 €)
1,223.60 Ft
(3.41 €)
     +114.35 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 962.01 Ft
(2.68 €)
2,571.84 Ft
(7.17 €)
     +167.34 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 700.21 Ft
(1.95 €)
1,644.02 Ft
(4.58 €)
     +134.79 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 1,223.64 Ft
(3.41 €)
2,868.50 Ft
(7.99 €)
     +134.42 %
Apples (1 lb) 216.69 Ft
(0.60 €)
426.88 Ft
(1.19 €)
     +97.00 %
Banana (1 lb) 201.73 Ft
(0.56 €)
281.60 Ft
(0.78 €)
     +39.59 %
Oranges (1 lb) 241.09 Ft
(0.67 €)
398.39 Ft
(1.11 €)
     +65.24 %
Tomato (1 lb) 268.34 Ft
(0.75 €)
447.63 Ft
(1.25 €)
     +66.82 %
Potato (1 lb) 123.06 Ft
(0.34 €)
267.76 Ft
(0.75 €)
     +117.60 %
Onion (1 lb) 131.44 Ft
(0.37 €)
253.60 Ft
(0.71 €)
     +92.94 %
Lettuce (1 head) 325.42 Ft
(0.91 €)
482.66 Ft
(1.35 €)
     +48.32 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 116.45 Ft
(0.32 €)
232.36 Ft
(0.65 €)
     +99.53 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 1,500.00 Ft
(4.18 €)
2,117.25 Ft
(5.90 €)
     +41.15 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 269.97 Ft
(0.75 €)
337.32 Ft
(0.94 €)
     +24.95 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 374.07 Ft
(1.04 €)
509.58 Ft
(1.42 €)
     +36.22 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 1,545.00 Ft
(4.31 €)
2,081.37 Ft
(5.80 €)
     +34.72 %
Transportation
Budapest Edit Salzburg Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 350.00 Ft
(0.98 €)
843.31 Ft
(2.35 €)
     +140.95 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 9,500.00 Ft
(26.47 €)
19,198.81 Ft
(53.50 €)
     +102.09 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 700.00 Ft
(1.95 €)
1,220.11 Ft
(3.40 €)
     +74.30 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 482.80 Ft
(1.35 €)
1,120.40 Ft
(3.12 €)
     +132.06 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 4,500.00 Ft
(12.54 €)
8,181.92 Ft
(22.80 €)
     +81.82 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 1,497.85 Ft
(4.17 €)
1,657.27 Ft
(4.62 €)
     +10.64 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 7,000,000.00 Ft
(19,506.41 €)
8,418,769.08 Ft
(23,460.00 €)
     +20.27 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 6,802,330.80 Ft
(18,955.58 €)
6,958,223.89 Ft
(19,390.00 €)
     +2.29 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Budapest Edit Salzburg Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 50,400.46 Ft
(140.45 €)
65,176.76 Ft
(181.62 €)
     +29.32 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 27.28 Ft
(0.08 €)
29.61 Ft
(0.08 €)
     +8.54 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 4,349.49 Ft
(12.12 €)
11,688.46 Ft
(32.57 €)
     +168.73 %
Sports And Leisure
Budapest Edit Salzburg Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 12,756.64 Ft
(35.55 €)
14,219.68 Ft
(39.62 €)
     +11.47 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 3,753.07 Ft
(10.46 €)
7,177.13 Ft
(20.00 €)
     +91.23 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 1,950.00 Ft
(5.43 €)
3,750.05 Ft
(10.45 €)
     +92.31 %
Childcare
Budapest Edit Salzburg Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 103,906.25 Ft
(289.55 €)
123,087.71 Ft
(343.00 €)
     +18.46 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 2,725,141.39 Ft
(7,593.96 €)
4,485,703.90 Ft
(12,500.00 €)
     +64.60 %
Clothing And Shoes
Budapest Edit Salzburg Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 22,212.68 Ft
(61.90 €)
26,555.37 Ft
(74.00 €)
     +19.55 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 9,507.92 Ft
(26.50 €)
11,722.64 Ft
(32.67 €)
     +23.29 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 23,735.91 Ft
(66.14 €)
26,615.18 Ft
(74.17 €)
     +12.13 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 27,383.56 Ft
(76.31 €)
40,478.99 Ft
(112.80 €)
     +47.82 %
Rent Per Month
Budapest Edit Salzburg Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 153,823.53 Ft
(428.65 €)
265,105.10 Ft
(738.75 €)
     +72.34 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 119,926.47 Ft
(334.19 €)
225,566.82 Ft
(628.57 €)
     +88.09 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 290,342.63 Ft
(809.08 €)
566,480.32 Ft
(1,578.57 €)
     +95.11 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 205,819.11 Ft
(573.54 €)
417,811.28 Ft
(1,164.29 €)
     +103.00 %
Buy Apartment Price
Budapest Edit Salzburg Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 96,224.94 Ft
(268.14 €)
211,699.89 Ft
(589.93 €)
     +120.01 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 63,599.09 Ft
(177.23 €)
151,690.47 Ft
(422.71 €)
     +138.51 %
Salaries And Financing
Budapest Edit Salzburg Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 305,712.61 Ft
(851.91 €)
790,919.31 Ft
(2,204.00 €)
     +158.71 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.73 1.87      -60.54 %
Last update: May 2021April 2021
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