Cost of Living Comparison Between Moscow and Budapest 

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Consumer Prices in Budapest are 25.7% higher than in Moscow (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Budapest are 7.9% higher than in Moscow
Rent Prices in Budapest are 25.9% lower than in Moscow
Restaurant Prices in Budapest are 22.6% higher than in Moscow
Groceries Prices in Budapest are 27.9% higher than in Moscow
Local Purchasing Power in Budapest is 11.2% lower than in Moscow
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Restaurants
Moscow Edit Budapest Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 900.00 руб
(3,525.94 Ft)
1,021.00 руб
(4,000.00 Ft)
     +13.4 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 3,650.00 руб
(14,299.65 Ft)
5,105.02 руб
(20,000.00 Ft)
     +39.9 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 450.00 руб
(1,762.97 Ft)
765.75 руб
(3,000.00 Ft)
     +70.2 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 300.00 руб
(1,175.31 Ft)
255.25 руб
(1,000.00 Ft)
     -14.9 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 300.00 руб
(1,175.31 Ft)
255.25 руб
(1,000.00 Ft)
     -14.9 %
Cappuccino (regular) 236.16 руб
(925.21 Ft)
213.42 руб
(836.13 Ft)
     -9.6 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 99.14 руб
(388.40 Ft)
150.79 руб
(590.75 Ft)
     +52.1 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 54.56 руб
(213.76 Ft)
112.03 руб
(438.90 Ft)
     +105.3 %
Markets
Moscow Edit Budapest Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 326.24 руб
(1,278.13 Ft)
367.25 руб
(1,438.77 Ft)
     +12.6 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 53.20 руб
(208.41 Ft)
130.25 руб
(510.27 Ft)
     +144.8 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 57.38 руб
(224.81 Ft)
86.29 руб
(338.07 Ft)
     +50.4 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 159.27 руб
(623.99 Ft)
222.04 руб
(869.88 Ft)
     +39.4 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 381.04 руб
(1,492.81 Ft)
412.63 руб
(1,616.58 Ft)
     +8.3 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 195.92 руб
(767.54 Ft)
234.74 руб
(919.65 Ft)
     +19.8 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 390.18 руб
(1,528.61 Ft)
521.47 руб
(2,042.97 Ft)
     +33.6 %
Apples (1 lb) 56.89 руб
(222.87 Ft)
64.63 руб
(253.21 Ft)
     +13.6 %
Banana (1 lb) 61.70 руб
(241.73 Ft)
77.55 руб
(303.83 Ft)
     +25.7 %
Oranges (1 lb) 71.85 руб
(281.51 Ft)
81.48 руб
(319.22 Ft)
     +13.4 %
Tomato (1 lb) 137.30 руб
(537.88 Ft)
119.65 руб
(468.77 Ft)
     -12.8 %
Potato (1 lb) 17.60 руб
(68.94 Ft)
51.59 руб
(202.11 Ft)
     +193.2 %
Onion (1 lb) 18.46 руб
(72.32 Ft)
55.94 руб
(219.17 Ft)
     +203.1 %
Lettuce (1 head) 107.06 руб
(419.43 Ft)
131.29 руб
(514.34 Ft)
     +22.6 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 54.75 руб
(214.51 Ft)
45.29 руб
(177.44 Ft)
     -17.3 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 600.00 руб
(2,350.63 Ft)
510.50 руб
(2,000.00 Ft)
     -14.9 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 78.32 руб
(306.84 Ft)
100.93 руб
(395.41 Ft)
     +28.9 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 164.97 руб
(646.32 Ft)
135.01 руб
(528.92 Ft)
     -18.2 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 230.00 руб
(901.07 Ft)
561.55 руб
(2,200.00 Ft)
     +144.2 %
Transportation
Moscow Edit Budapest Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 60.00 руб
(235.06 Ft)
114.86 руб
(450.00 Ft)
     +91.4 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 2,730.00 руб
(10,695.35 Ft)
2,424.88 руб
(9,500.00 Ft)
     -11.2 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 200.00 руб
(783.54 Ft)
280.78 руб
(1,100.00 Ft)
     +40.4 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 64.37 руб
(252.20 Ft)
180.75 руб
(708.11 Ft)
     +180.8 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 540.00 руб
(2,115.56 Ft)
1,684.66 руб
(6,600.00 Ft)
     +212.0 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 211.83 руб
(829.88 Ft)
605.97 руб
(2,374.01 Ft)
     +186.1 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 3,000,000.00 руб
(11,753,136.41 Ft)
2,680,135.66 руб
(10,500,000.00 Ft)
     -10.7 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 3,007,692.31 руб
(11,783,272.66 Ft)
2,550,192.61 руб
(9,990,920.54 Ft)
     -15.2 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Moscow Edit Budapest Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 10,661.69 руб
(41,769.44 Ft)
14,580.14 руб
(57,120.80 Ft)
     +36.8 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 552.83 руб
(2,165.84 Ft)
2,137.63 руб
(8,374.62 Ft)
     +286.7 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 534.56 руб
(2,094.26 Ft)
1,591.13 руб
(6,233.60 Ft)
     +197.7 %
Sports And Leisure
Moscow Edit Budapest Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 2,951.75 руб
(11,564.10 Ft)
4,661.02 руб
(18,260.53 Ft)
     +57.9 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 2,341.58 руб
(9,173.63 Ft)
1,419.59 руб
(5,561.54 Ft)
     -39.4 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 500.00 руб
(1,958.86 Ft)
663.65 руб
(2,600.00 Ft)
     +32.7 %
Childcare
Moscow Edit Budapest Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 43,816.09 руб
(171,658.84 Ft)
38,403.68 руб
(150,454.55 Ft)
     -12.4 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 1,056,106.46 руб
(4,137,521.09 Ft)
935,547.24 руб
(3,665,204.79 Ft)
     -11.4 %
Clothing And Shoes
Moscow Edit Budapest Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 8,297.55 руб
(32,507.40 Ft)
7,217.65 руб
(28,276.67 Ft)
     -13.0 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 4,009.36 руб
(15,707.50 Ft)
3,004.67 руб
(11,771.43 Ft)
     -25.1 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 9,614.29 руб
(37,666.00 Ft)
8,495.28 руб
(33,282.05 Ft)
     -11.6 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 9,437.17 руб
(36,972.12 Ft)
9,107.42 руб
(35,680.26 Ft)
     -3.5 %
Rent Per Month
Moscow Edit Budapest Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 78,378.38 руб
(307,063.92 Ft)
58,303.27 руб
(228,415.44 Ft)
     -25.6 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 47,352.92 руб
(185,515.12 Ft)
45,378.63 руб
(177,780.42 Ft)
     -4.2 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 163,218.18 руб
(639,441.85 Ft)
101,742.32 руб
(398,597.13 Ft)
     -37.7 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 88,093.85 руб
(345,126.36 Ft)
76,126.72 руб
(298,242.58 Ft)
     -13.6 %
Buy Apartment Price
Moscow Edit Budapest Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 45,855.34 руб
(179,648.04 Ft)
32,932.58 руб
(129,020.38 Ft)
     -28.2 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 26,210.97 руб
(102,687.03 Ft)
22,509.94 руб
(88,187.48 Ft)
     -14.1 %
Salaries And Financing
Moscow Edit Budapest Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 111,474.15 руб
(436,723.64 Ft)
106,894.14 руб
(418,780.47 Ft)
     -4.1 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 14.06 9.36      -33.5 %
Last update: April 2024April 2024
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