Cost of Living Comparison Between Brighton and Budapest 

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Consumer Prices in Budapest are 33.5% lower than in Brighton (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Budapest are 45.4% lower than in Brighton
Rent Prices in Budapest are 65.3% lower than in Brighton
Restaurant Prices in Budapest are 39.8% lower than in Brighton
Groceries Prices in Budapest are 31.6% lower than in Brighton
Local Purchasing Power in Budapest is 30.3% lower than in Brighton
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Restaurants
Brighton Edit Budapest Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.50 £
(7,116.40 Ft)
8.71 £
(4,000.00 Ft)
     -43.8 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 69.50 £
(31,909.04 Ft)
43.56 £
(20,000.00 Ft)
     -37.3 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.79 £
(3,117.44 Ft)
6.53 £
(3,000.00 Ft)
     -3.8 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.00 £
(2,754.74 Ft)
2.18 £
(1,000.00 Ft)
     -63.7 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.00 £
(2,295.61 Ft)
2.18 £
(1,000.00 Ft)
     -56.4 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.33 £
(1,531.00 Ft)
1.83 £
(839.57 Ft)
     -45.2 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.54 £
(709.09 Ft)
1.23 £
(566.41 Ft)
     -20.1 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.24 £
(568.80 Ft)
0.96 £
(441.46 Ft)
     -22.4 %
Markets
Brighton Edit Budapest Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.64 £
(2,129.01 Ft)
3.20 £
(1,467.37 Ft)
     -31.1 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.27 £
(581.22 Ft)
1.11 £
(510.43 Ft)
     -12.2 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.71 £
(326.96 Ft)
0.76 £
(347.86 Ft)
     +6.4 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.63 £
(1,665.09 Ft)
1.90 £
(873.46 Ft)
     -47.5 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.59 £
(1,646.37 Ft)
3.57 £
(1,641.09 Ft)
     -0.3 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.89 £
(1,327.62 Ft)
2.04 £
(936.36 Ft)
     -29.5 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.02 £
(2,304.69 Ft)
4.56 £
(2,093.66 Ft)
     -9.2 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.00 £
(460.47 Ft)
0.57 £
(259.47 Ft)
     -43.7 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.59 £
(270.43 Ft)
0.66 £
(303.83 Ft)
     +12.3 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.02 £
(468.57 Ft)
0.71 £
(326.77 Ft)
     -30.3 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.64 £
(752.84 Ft)
1.06 £
(484.89 Ft)
     -35.6 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.41 £
(186.50 Ft)
0.44 £
(201.84 Ft)
     +8.2 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.49 £
(225.21 Ft)
0.50 £
(230.96 Ft)
     +2.6 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.76 £
(349.59 Ft)
1.13 £
(516.95 Ft)
     +47.9 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.06 £
(488.39 Ft)
0.38 £
(172.61 Ft)
     -64.7 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 7.99 £
(3,668.39 Ft)
4.36 £
(2,000.00 Ft)
     -45.5 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.26 £
(1,039.59 Ft)
0.86 £
(392.59 Ft)
     -62.2 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.88 £
(860.86 Ft)
1.20 £
(549.25 Ft)
     -36.2 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 15.00 £
(6,886.84 Ft)
4.79 £
(2,200.00 Ft)
     -68.1 %
Transportation
Brighton Edit Budapest Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.75 £
(1,262.59 Ft)
0.98 £
(450.00 Ft)
     -64.4 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 84.00 £
(38,566.32 Ft)
20.69 £
(9,500.00 Ft)
     -75.4 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.80 £
(1,285.54 Ft)
2.40 £
(1,100.00 Ft)
     -14.4 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.20 £
(1,012.28 Ft)
1.54 £
(708.11 Ft)
     -30.0 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 19.80 £
(9,090.63 Ft)
14.38 £
(6,600.00 Ft)
     -27.4 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 6.06 £
(2,781.54 Ft)
5.13 £
(2,357.37 Ft)
     -15.2 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 28,285.00 £
(12,986,291.00 Ft)
23,557.19 £
(10,815,644.50 Ft)
     -16.7 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,500.00 £
(9,412,019.29 Ft)
21,942.79 £
(10,074,438.83 Ft)
     +7.0 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Brighton Edit Budapest Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 281.25 £
(129,128.31 Ft)
121.10 £
(55,601.07 Ft)
     -56.9 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 11.56 £
(5,305.42 Ft)
18.91 £
(8,680.00 Ft)
     +63.6 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 30.45 £
(13,981.54 Ft)
13.46 £
(6,180.43 Ft)
     -55.8 %
Sports And Leisure
Brighton Edit Budapest Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 36.73 £
(16,861.91 Ft)
39.20 £
(17,997.44 Ft)
     +6.7 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 11.33 £
(5,203.39 Ft)
11.85 £
(5,439.13 Ft)
     +4.5 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 13.00 £
(5,968.60 Ft)
5.45 £
(2,500.00 Ft)
     -58.1 %
Childcare
Brighton Edit Budapest Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,600.00 £
(734,596.63 Ft)
325.72 £
(149,545.45 Ft)
     -79.6 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 17,000.00 £
(7,805,089.17 Ft)
7,980.53 £
(3,664,044.99 Ft)
     -53.1 %
Clothing And Shoes
Brighton Edit Budapest Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 75.00 £
(34,434.22 Ft)
60.86 £
(27,940.27 Ft)
     -18.9 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 32.74 £
(15,030.54 Ft)
25.81 £
(11,848.48 Ft)
     -21.2 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 77.71 £
(35,680.41 Ft)
71.34 £
(32,756.10 Ft)
     -8.2 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 68.00 £
(31,220.36 Ft)
76.33 £
(35,043.71 Ft)
     +12.2 %
Rent Per Month
Brighton Edit Budapest Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,442.86 £
(662,448.74 Ft)
501.35 £
(230,183.14 Ft)
     -65.3 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,221.43 £
(560,785.82 Ft)
390.35 £
(179,219.60 Ft)
     -68.0 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,383.33 £
(1,094,242.89 Ft)
879.18 £
(403,650.41 Ft)
     -63.1 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,933.33 £
(887,637.59 Ft)
651.60 £
(299,162.70 Ft)
     -66.3 %
Buy Apartment Price
Brighton Edit Budapest Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 602.32 £
(276,537.23 Ft)
281.31 £
(129,156.81 Ft)
     -53.3 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 495.33 £
(227,418.10 Ft)
192.07 £
(88,183.81 Ft)
     -61.2 %
Salaries And Financing
Brighton Edit Budapest Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,385.96 £
(1,095,451.05 Ft)
908.73 £
(417,218.83 Ft)
     -61.9 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.83 9.94      +70.5 %
Last update: February 2024March 2024
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