Cost of Living Comparison Between Budapest and London 

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Consumer Prices in London are 45.62% higher than in Budapest (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in London are 63.11% higher than in Budapest
Rent Prices in London are 119.23% higher than in Budapest
Restaurant Prices in London are 83.11% higher than in Budapest
Groceries Prices in London are 61.70% higher than in Budapest
Local Purchasing Power in London is 101.07% higher than in Budapest
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Restaurants
Budapest Edit London Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 2,450.00 Ft
(10.18 C$)
4,693.21 Ft
(19.50 C$)
     +91.56 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 12,000.00 Ft
(49.86 C$)
20,337.24 Ft
(84.50 C$)
     +69.48 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 1,735.00 Ft
(7.21 C$)
2,888.13 Ft
(12.00 C$)
     +66.46 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 600.00 Ft
(2.49 C$)
1,564.40 Ft
(6.50 C$)
     +160.73 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 600.00 Ft
(2.49 C$)
1,793.28 Ft
(7.45 C$)
     +198.88 %
Cappuccino (regular) 526.47 Ft
(2.19 C$)
1,066.50 Ft
(4.43 C$)
     +102.58 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 347.67 Ft
(1.44 C$)
618.81 Ft
(2.57 C$)
     +77.99 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 278.14 Ft
(1.16 C$)
493.15 Ft
(2.05 C$)
     +77.30 %
Markets
Budapest Edit London Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 987.97 Ft
(4.10 C$)
2,296.23 Ft
(9.54 C$)
     +132.42 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 256.94 Ft
(1.07 C$)
579.69 Ft
(2.41 C$)
     +125.61 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 192.40 Ft
(0.80 C$)
327.51 Ft
(1.36 C$)
     +70.22 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 596.53 Ft
(2.48 C$)
696.91 Ft
(2.90 C$)
     +16.83 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 1,081.84 Ft
(4.49 C$)
1,266.83 Ft
(5.26 C$)
     +17.10 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 735.89 Ft
(3.06 C$)
1,190.33 Ft
(4.95 C$)
     +61.75 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 1,281.33 Ft
(5.32 C$)
1,695.24 Ft
(7.04 C$)
     +32.30 %
Apples (1 lb) 227.97 Ft
(0.95 C$)
461.75 Ft
(1.92 C$)
     +102.55 %
Banana (1 lb) 209.95 Ft
(0.87 C$)
150.61 Ft
(0.63 C$)
     -28.26 %
Oranges (1 lb) 246.95 Ft
(1.03 C$)
423.27 Ft
(1.76 C$)
     +71.40 %
Tomato (1 lb) 300.93 Ft
(1.25 C$)
588.31 Ft
(2.44 C$)
     +95.50 %
Potato (1 lb) 137.43 Ft
(0.57 C$)
254.08 Ft
(1.06 C$)
     +84.88 %
Onion (1 lb) 137.95 Ft
(0.57 C$)
293.70 Ft
(1.22 C$)
     +112.90 %
Lettuce (1 head) 343.54 Ft
(1.43 C$)
567.10 Ft
(2.36 C$)
     +65.07 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 122.83 Ft
(0.51 C$)
425.70 Ft
(1.77 C$)
     +246.59 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 1,500.00 Ft
(6.23 C$)
3,610.16 Ft
(15.00 C$)
     +140.68 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 280.89 Ft
(1.17 C$)
776.41 Ft
(3.23 C$)
     +176.41 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 393.99 Ft
(1.64 C$)
734.07 Ft
(3.05 C$)
     +86.32 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 1,700.00 Ft
(7.06 C$)
3,128.81 Ft
(13.00 C$)
     +84.05 %
Transportation
Budapest Edit London Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 350.00 Ft
(1.45 C$)
722.03 Ft
(3.00 C$)
     +106.29 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 9,500.00 Ft
(39.47 C$)
22,864.35 Ft
(95.00 C$)
     +140.68 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 700.00 Ft
(2.91 C$)
932.62 Ft
(3.88 C$)
     +33.23 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 482.80 Ft
(2.01 C$)
960.59 Ft
(3.99 C$)
     +98.96 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 4,500.00 Ft
(18.70 C$)
8,423.71 Ft
(35.00 C$)
     +87.19 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 1,636.33 Ft
(6.80 C$)
1,020.39 Ft
(4.24 C$)
     -37.64 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 7,312,436.98 Ft
(30,382.74 C$)
6,016,934.08 Ft
(25,000.00 C$)
     -17.72 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 7,280,621.01 Ft
(30,250.54 C$)
5,948,415.64 Ft
(24,715.31 C$)
     -18.30 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Budapest Edit London Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 51,213.69 Ft
(212.79 C$)
39,913.93 Ft
(165.84 C$)
     -22.06 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 31.23 Ft
(0.13 C$)
80.23 Ft
(0.33 C$)
     +156.87 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 4,609.40 Ft
(19.15 C$)
16,847.42 Ft
(70.00 C$)
     +265.50 %
Sports And Leisure
Budapest Edit London Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 13,443.34 Ft
(55.86 C$)
9,306.19 Ft
(38.67 C$)
     -30.77 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 3,948.09 Ft
(16.40 C$)
8,022.58 Ft
(33.33 C$)
     +103.20 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 2,000.00 Ft
(8.31 C$)
3,128.81 Ft
(13.00 C$)
     +56.44 %
Childcare
Budapest Edit London Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 117,931.03 Ft
(490.00 C$)
256,699.60 Ft
(1,066.57 C$)
     +117.67 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 2,898,879.62 Ft
(12,044.67 C$)
3,670,329.79 Ft
(15,250.00 C$)
     +26.61 %
Clothing And Shoes
Budapest Edit London Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 22,846.71 Ft
(94.93 C$)
14,965.76 Ft
(62.18 C$)
     -34.49 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 10,190.82 Ft
(42.34 C$)
10,529.63 Ft
(43.75 C$)
     +3.32 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 24,279.00 Ft
(100.88 C$)
24,326.46 Ft
(101.08 C$)
     +0.20 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 28,550.68 Ft
(118.63 C$)
27,236.65 Ft
(113.17 C$)
     -4.60 %
Rent Per Month
Budapest Edit London Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 150,220.60 Ft
(624.16 C$)
353,045.72 Ft
(1,466.88 C$)
     +135.02 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 118,363.07 Ft
(491.79 C$)
280,241.12 Ft
(1,164.39 C$)
     +136.76 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 283,145.16 Ft
(1,176.45 C$)
582,619.79 Ft
(2,420.75 C$)
     +105.77 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 208,418.03 Ft
(865.96 C$)
475,437.55 Ft
(1,975.41 C$)
     +128.12 %
Buy Apartment Price
Budapest Edit London Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 99,899.72 Ft
(415.08 C$)
94,053.53 Ft
(390.79 C$)
     -5.85 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 67,290.07 Ft
(279.59 C$)
73,624.59 Ft
(305.91 C$)
     +9.41 %
Salaries And Financing
Budapest Edit London Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 300,711.06 Ft
(1,249.44 C$)
986,223.34 Ft
(4,097.70 C$)
     +227.96 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.64 3.08      -33.55 %
Last update: September 2021September 2021
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