Cost of Living Comparison Between Budapest and Bratislava 

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Consumer Prices in Bratislava are 15.37% higher than in Budapest (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Bratislava are 20.92% higher than in Budapest
Rent Prices in Bratislava are 37.89% higher than in Budapest
Restaurant Prices in Bratislava are 22.83% higher than in Budapest
Groceries Prices in Bratislava are 17.84% higher than in Budapest
Local Purchasing Power in Bratislava is 13.51% higher than in Budapest
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Restaurants
Budapest Edit Bratislava Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 2,000.00 Ft
(5.53 €)
2,168.50 Ft
(6.00 €)
     +8.42 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 12,000.00 Ft
(33.20 €)
14,456.64 Ft
(40.00 €)
     +20.47 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 1,600.00 Ft
(4.43 €)
2,168.50 Ft
(6.00 €)
     +35.53 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 550.00 Ft
(1.52 €)
722.83 Ft
(2.00 €)
     +31.42 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 600.00 Ft
(1.66 €)
903.54 Ft
(2.50 €)
     +50.59 %
Cappuccino (regular) 494.16 Ft
(1.37 €)
760.99 Ft
(2.11 €)
     +54.00 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 334.64 Ft
(0.93 €)
565.12 Ft
(1.56 €)
     +68.88 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 264.56 Ft
(0.73 €)
417.80 Ft
(1.16 €)
     +57.92 %
Markets
Budapest Edit Bratislava Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 976.37 Ft
(2.70 €)
1,098.32 Ft
(3.04 €)
     +12.49 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 240.56 Ft
(0.67 €)
342.66 Ft
(0.95 €)
     +42.44 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 184.22 Ft
(0.51 €)
197.99 Ft
(0.55 €)
     +7.48 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 587.82 Ft
(1.63 €)
712.48 Ft
(1.97 €)
     +21.21 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 1,018.86 Ft
(2.82 €)
1,423.82 Ft
(3.94 €)
     +39.75 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 703.94 Ft
(1.95 €)
834.26 Ft
(2.31 €)
     +18.51 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 1,247.21 Ft
(3.45 €)
1,557.27 Ft
(4.31 €)
     +24.86 %
Apples (1 lb) 219.61 Ft
(0.61 €)
228.73 Ft
(0.63 €)
     +4.15 %
Banana (1 lb) 204.53 Ft
(0.57 €)
236.99 Ft
(0.66 €)
     +15.87 %
Oranges (1 lb) 243.53 Ft
(0.67 €)
251.88 Ft
(0.70 €)
     +3.43 %
Tomato (1 lb) 299.97 Ft
(0.83 €)
402.68 Ft
(1.11 €)
     +34.24 %
Potato (1 lb) 132.17 Ft
(0.37 €)
139.26 Ft
(0.39 €)
     +5.37 %
Onion (1 lb) 132.67 Ft
(0.37 €)
154.79 Ft
(0.43 €)
     +16.67 %
Lettuce (1 head) 323.21 Ft
(0.89 €)
324.55 Ft
(0.90 €)
     +0.41 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 118.42 Ft
(0.33 €)
212.61 Ft
(0.59 €)
     +79.54 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 1,500.00 Ft
(4.15 €)
1,807.08 Ft
(5.00 €)
     +20.47 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 276.95 Ft
(0.77 €)
281.45 Ft
(0.78 €)
     +1.63 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 387.85 Ft
(1.07 €)
501.80 Ft
(1.39 €)
     +29.38 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 1,655.00 Ft
(4.58 €)
1,445.66 Ft
(4.00 €)
     -12.65 %
Transportation
Budapest Edit Bratislava Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 350.00 Ft
(0.97 €)
325.27 Ft
(0.90 €)
     -7.06 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 9,500.00 Ft
(26.29 €)
9,758.23 Ft
(27.00 €)
     +2.72 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 700.00 Ft
(1.94 €)
1,445.66 Ft
(4.00 €)
     +106.52 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 482.80 Ft
(1.34 €)
581.64 Ft
(1.61 €)
     +20.47 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 4,500.00 Ft
(12.45 €)
5,854.94 Ft
(16.20 €)
     +30.11 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 1,557.05 Ft
(4.31 €)
1,726.94 Ft
(4.78 €)
     +10.91 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 7,352,300.33 Ft
(20,343.03 €)
6,505,489.80 Ft
(18,000.00 €)
     -11.52 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 7,109,783.49 Ft
(19,672.02 €)
6,766,110.96 Ft
(18,721.11 €)
     -4.83 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Budapest Edit Bratislava Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 48,996.77 Ft
(135.57 €)
64,932.80 Ft
(179.66 €)
     +32.52 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 27.62 Ft
(0.08 €)
33.33 Ft
(0.09 €)
     +20.67 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 4,385.94 Ft
(12.14 €)
6,008.54 Ft
(16.62 €)
     +37.00 %
Sports And Leisure
Budapest Edit Bratislava Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 13,155.19 Ft
(36.40 €)
10,675.33 Ft
(29.54 €)
     -18.85 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 3,846.17 Ft
(10.64 €)
5,171.03 Ft
(14.31 €)
     +34.45 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 1,975.00 Ft
(5.46 €)
2,891.33 Ft
(8.00 €)
     +46.40 %
Childcare
Budapest Edit Bratislava Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 104,000.00 Ft
(287.76 €)
166,652.98 Ft
(461.11 €)
     +60.24 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 2,656,373.25 Ft
(7,349.90 €)
3,569,987.92 Ft
(9,877.78 €)
     +34.39 %
Clothing And Shoes
Budapest Edit Bratislava Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 22,575.24 Ft
(62.46 €)
21,842.10 Ft
(60.43 €)
     -3.25 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 10,034.80 Ft
(27.77 €)
10,395.02 Ft
(28.76 €)
     +3.59 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 23,799.94 Ft
(65.85 €)
23,541.96 Ft
(65.14 €)
     -1.08 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 28,271.10 Ft
(78.22 €)
29,952.36 Ft
(82.88 €)
     +5.95 %
Rent Per Month
Budapest Edit Bratislava Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 150,546.88 Ft
(416.55 €)
226,969.05 Ft
(628.00 €)
     +50.76 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 117,885.39 Ft
(326.18 €)
164,557.27 Ft
(455.31 €)
     +39.59 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 288,669.54 Ft
(798.72 €)
385,269.56 Ft
(1,066.00 €)
     +33.46 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 210,731.77 Ft
(583.07 €)
286,101.65 Ft
(791.61 €)
     +35.77 %
Buy Apartment Price
Budapest Edit Bratislava Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 98,718.00 Ft
(273.14 €)
129,010.76 Ft
(356.96 €)
     +30.69 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 65,262.48 Ft
(180.57 €)
92,029.79 Ft
(254.64 €)
     +41.01 %
Salaries And Financing
Budapest Edit Bratislava Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 306,105.97 Ft
(846.96 €)
420,134.84 Ft
(1,162.47 €)
     +37.25 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.71 1.36      -71.07 %
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