Cost of Living Comparison Between Budapest and Saint Petersburg 

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in Saint Petersburg are 18.95% lower than in Budapest (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Saint Petersburg are 15.08% lower than in Budapest
Rent Prices in Saint Petersburg are 3.52% lower than in Budapest
Restaurant Prices in Saint Petersburg are 3.93% lower than in Budapest
Groceries Prices in Saint Petersburg are 17.87% lower than in Budapest
Local Purchasing Power in Saint Petersburg is 24.20% lower than in Budapest
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Restaurants
Budapest Edit Saint Petersburg Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 2,000.00 Ft
(499.31 руб)
2,403.33 Ft
(600.00 руб)
     +20.17 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 12,000.00 Ft
(2,995.85 руб)
8,611.93 Ft
(2,150.00 руб)
     -28.23 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 1,600.00 Ft
(399.45 руб)
1,201.66 Ft
(300.00 руб)
     -24.90 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 500.00 Ft
(124.83 руб)
801.11 Ft
(200.00 руб)
     +60.22 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 570.00 Ft
(142.30 руб)
1,001.39 Ft
(250.00 руб)
     +75.68 %
Cappuccino (regular) 495.24 Ft
(123.64 руб)
594.13 Ft
(148.33 руб)
     +19.97 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 333.68 Ft
(83.30 руб)
231.68 Ft
(57.84 руб)
     -30.57 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 270.55 Ft
(67.54 руб)
159.24 Ft
(39.75 руб)
     -41.14 %
Markets
Budapest Edit Saint Petersburg Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 952.06 Ft
(237.69 руб)
1,010.08 Ft
(252.17 руб)
     +6.09 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 229.36 Ft
(57.26 руб)
189.30 Ft
(47.26 руб)
     -17.47 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 176.68 Ft
(44.11 руб)
149.19 Ft
(37.25 руб)
     -15.56 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 570.83 Ft
(142.51 руб)
369.86 Ft
(92.34 руб)
     -35.21 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 962.01 Ft
(240.17 руб)
1,182.40 Ft
(295.19 руб)
     +22.91 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 700.21 Ft
(174.81 руб)
502.40 Ft
(125.43 руб)
     -28.25 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 1,223.64 Ft
(305.49 руб)
896.63 Ft
(223.85 руб)
     -26.72 %
Apples (1 lb) 216.69 Ft
(54.10 руб)
196.94 Ft
(49.17 руб)
     -9.11 %
Banana (1 lb) 201.73 Ft
(50.36 руб)
115.18 Ft
(28.76 руб)
     -42.90 %
Oranges (1 lb) 241.09 Ft
(60.19 руб)
181.11 Ft
(45.22 руб)
     -24.88 %
Tomato (1 lb) 268.34 Ft
(66.99 руб)
283.70 Ft
(70.83 руб)
     +5.72 %
Potato (1 lb) 123.06 Ft
(30.72 руб)
73.26 Ft
(18.29 руб)
     -40.46 %
Onion (1 lb) 131.44 Ft
(32.82 руб)
60.81 Ft
(15.18 руб)
     -53.74 %
Lettuce (1 head) 325.42 Ft
(81.24 руб)
273.80 Ft
(68.35 руб)
     -15.86 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 116.45 Ft
(29.07 руб)
164.01 Ft
(40.95 руб)
     +40.84 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 1,500.00 Ft
(374.48 руб)
2,002.77 Ft
(500.00 руб)
     +33.52 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 269.97 Ft
(67.40 руб)
263.70 Ft
(65.83 руб)
     -2.32 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 374.07 Ft
(93.39 руб)
519.09 Ft
(129.59 руб)
     +38.77 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 1,545.00 Ft
(385.72 руб)
680.94 Ft
(170.00 руб)
     -55.93 %
Transportation
Budapest Edit Saint Petersburg Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 350.00 Ft
(87.38 руб)
220.31 Ft
(55.00 руб)
     -37.06 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 9,500.00 Ft
(2,371.71 руб)
12,016.64 Ft
(3,000.00 руб)
     +26.49 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 700.00 Ft
(174.76 руб)
400.55 Ft
(100.00 руб)
     -42.78 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 482.80 Ft
(120.53 руб)
128.93 Ft
(32.19 руб)
     -73.30 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 4,500.00 Ft
(1,123.44 руб)
1,201.66 Ft
(300.00 руб)
     -73.30 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 1,497.85 Ft
(373.94 руб)
725.53 Ft
(181.13 руб)
     -51.56 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 7,000,000.00 Ft
(1,747,576.70 руб)
5,207,210.64 Ft
(1,300,000.00 руб)
     -25.61 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 6,802,330.80 Ft
(1,698,227.83 руб)
5,664,613.26 Ft
(1,414,192.31 руб)
     -16.73 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Budapest Edit Saint Petersburg Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 50,400.46 Ft
(12,582.67 руб)
32,489.90 Ft
(8,111.23 руб)
     -35.54 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 27.28 Ft
(6.81 руб)
8.67 Ft
(2.16 руб)
     -68.21 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 4,349.49 Ft
(1,085.87 руб)
2,043.45 Ft
(510.15 руб)
     -53.02 %
Sports And Leisure
Budapest Edit Saint Petersburg Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 12,756.64 Ft
(3,184.74 руб)
9,021.05 Ft
(2,252.14 руб)
     -29.28 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 3,753.07 Ft
(936.97 руб)
4,991.53 Ft
(1,246.15 руб)
     +33.00 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 1,950.00 Ft
(486.82 руб)
1,401.94 Ft
(350.00 руб)
     -28.11 %
Childcare
Budapest Edit Saint Petersburg Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 103,906.25 Ft
(25,940.59 руб)
109,508.78 Ft
(27,339.29 руб)
     +5.39 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 2,725,141.39 Ft
(680,341.94 руб)
1,907,694.30 Ft
(476,263.16 руб)
     -30.00 %
Clothing And Shoes
Budapest Edit Saint Petersburg Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 22,212.68 Ft
(5,545.48 руб)
22,437.78 Ft
(5,601.68 руб)
     +1.01 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 9,507.92 Ft
(2,373.69 руб)
11,037.42 Ft
(2,755.53 руб)
     +16.09 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 23,735.91 Ft
(5,925.76 руб)
22,336.01 Ft
(5,576.27 руб)
     -5.90 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 27,383.56 Ft
(6,836.41 руб)
29,408.94 Ft
(7,342.05 руб)
     +7.40 %
Rent Per Month
Budapest Edit Saint Petersburg Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 153,823.53 Ft
(38,402.63 руб)
155,143.41 Ft
(38,732.14 руб)
     +0.86 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 119,926.47 Ft
(29,940.10 руб)
98,430.42 Ft
(24,573.53 руб)
     -17.92 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 290,342.63 Ft
(72,485.15 руб)
301,881.44 Ft
(75,365.85 руб)
     +3.97 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 205,819.11 Ft
(51,383.53 руб)
187,350.34 Ft
(46,772.73 руб)
     -8.97 %
Buy Apartment Price
Budapest Edit Saint Petersburg Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 96,224.94 Ft
(24,022.92 руб)
77,343.98 Ft
(19,309.22 руб)
     -19.62 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 63,599.09 Ft
(15,877.76 руб)
45,729.43 Ft
(11,416.53 руб)
     -28.10 %
Salaries And Financing
Budapest Edit Saint Petersburg Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 305,712.61 Ft
(76,322.32 руб)
196,788.66 Ft
(49,129.04 руб)
     -35.63 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.73 8.45      +78.44 %
Last update: May 2021May 2021
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