Cost of Living Comparison Between Bucharest and Vienna 

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in Vienna are 64.73% higher than in Bucharest (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Vienna are 78.63% higher than in Bucharest
Rent Prices in Vienna are 122.52% higher than in Bucharest
Restaurant Prices in Vienna are 64.91% higher than in Bucharest
Groceries Prices in Vienna are 71.41% higher than in Bucharest
Local Purchasing Power in Vienna is 84.90% higher than in Bucharest
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Restaurants
Bucharest Edit Vienna Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 33.00 lei
(6.77 €)
48.73 lei
(10.00 €)
     +47.68 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 150.00 lei
(30.78 €)
243.67 lei
(50.00 €)
     +62.44 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 20.00 lei
(4.10 €)
38.99 lei
(8.00 €)
     +94.93 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.00 lei
(1.64 €)
19.49 lei
(4.00 €)
     +143.67 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 10.00 lei
(2.05 €)
19.49 lei
(4.00 €)
     +94.93 %
Cappuccino (regular) 9.94 lei
(2.04 €)
16.59 lei
(3.40 €)
     +66.83 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 6.50 lei
(1.33 €)
13.19 lei
(2.71 €)
     +102.96 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 5.98 lei
(1.23 €)
10.49 lei
(2.15 €)
     +75.31 %
Markets
Bucharest Edit Vienna Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 19.28 lei
(3.96 €)
20.83 lei
(4.27 €)
     +8.04 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.91 lei
(0.60 €)
7.18 lei
(1.47 €)
     +146.47 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.51 lei
(0.51 €)
3.67 lei
(0.75 €)
     +46.30 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 10.85 lei
(2.23 €)
14.37 lei
(2.95 €)
     +32.49 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 11.52 lei
(2.36 €)
22.42 lei
(4.60 €)
     +94.61 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 9.97 lei
(2.05 €)
18.92 lei
(3.88 €)
     +89.68 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 15.92 lei
(3.27 €)
27.58 lei
(5.66 €)
     +73.21 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.11 lei
(0.43 €)
4.57 lei
(0.94 €)
     +116.43 %
Banana (1 lb) 2.62 lei
(0.54 €)
4.02 lei
(0.82 €)
     +53.40 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.60 lei
(0.53 €)
4.96 lei
(1.02 €)
     +90.72 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.57 lei
(0.53 €)
5.43 lei
(1.11 €)
     +111.23 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.27 lei
(0.26 €)
3.20 lei
(0.66 €)
     +151.38 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.29 lei
(0.27 €)
2.92 lei
(0.60 €)
     +125.76 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.63 lei
(0.54 €)
5.55 lei
(1.14 €)
     +111.18 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.58 lei
(0.53 €)
3.05 lei
(0.63 €)
     +18.01 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 25.00 lei
(5.13 €)
29.24 lei
(6.00 €)
     +16.96 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.69 lei
(0.76 €)
4.84 lei
(0.99 €)
     +31.07 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.90 lei
(1.21 €)
8.31 lei
(1.70 €)
     +40.81 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 20.50 lei
(4.21 €)
26.80 lei
(5.50 €)
     +30.75 %
Transportation
Bucharest Edit Vienna Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.50 lei
(0.31 €)
11.70 lei
(2.40 €)
     +679.73 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 70.00 lei
(14.36 €)
238.79 lei
(49.00 €)
     +241.13 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.00 lei
(0.41 €)
19.49 lei
(4.00 €)
     +874.66 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.22 lei
(0.66 €)
11.14 lei
(2.29 €)
     +246.01 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 20.00 lei
(4.10 €)
135.48 lei
(27.80 €)
     +577.39 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 18.81 lei
(3.86 €)
21.86 lei
(4.48 €)
     +16.19 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 88,000.00 lei
(18,057.54 €)
114,327.88 lei
(23,460.00 €)
     +29.92 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 93,896.51 lei
(19,267.50 €)
103,570.07 lei
(21,252.50 €)
     +10.30 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Bucharest Edit Vienna Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 465.23 lei
(95.47 €)
936.13 lei
(192.09 €)
     +101.22 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.42 lei
(0.09 €)
0.28 lei
(0.06 €)
     -33.45 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 39.74 lei
(8.15 €)
164.32 lei
(33.72 €)
     +313.48 %
Sports And Leisure
Bucharest Edit Vienna Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 190.05 lei
(39.00 €)
136.30 lei
(27.97 €)
     -28.28 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 68.28 lei
(14.01 €)
97.46 lei
(20.00 €)
     +42.75 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 30.00 lei
(6.16 €)
48.73 lei
(10.00 €)
     +62.44 %
Childcare
Bucharest Edit Vienna Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,703.79 lei
(349.62 €)
1,187.93 lei
(243.76 €)
     -30.28 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 39,848.07 lei
(8,176.80 €)
72,490.50 lei
(14,875.00 €)
     +81.92 %
Clothing And Shoes
Bucharest Edit Vienna Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 296.40 lei
(60.82 €)
377.36 lei
(77.43 €)
     +27.31 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 164.45 lei
(33.75 €)
155.69 lei
(31.95 €)
     -5.33 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 318.23 lei
(65.30 €)
402.86 lei
(82.67 €)
     +26.59 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 382.05 lei
(78.40 €)
599.09 lei
(122.93 €)
     +56.81 %
Rent Per Month
Bucharest Edit Vienna Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,941.77 lei
(398.45 €)
4,382.73 lei
(899.33 €)
     +125.71 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,359.70 lei
(279.01 €)
3,121.36 lei
(640.50 €)
     +129.56 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,643.91 lei
(747.73 €)
7,581.75 lei
(1,555.77 €)
     +108.07 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,405.54 lei
(493.61 €)
5,721.81 lei
(1,174.11 €)
     +137.86 %
Buy Apartment Price
Bucharest Edit Vienna Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 829.58 lei
(170.23 €)
3,480.45 lei
(714.19 €)
     +319.54 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 532.66 lei
(109.30 €)
2,078.99 lei
(426.61 €)
     +290.30 %
Salaries And Financing
Bucharest Edit Vienna Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,503.98 lei
(719.01 €)
11,573.54 lei
(2,374.88 €)
     +230.30 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 6.18 2.20      -64.45 %
Last update: February 2021February 2021
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