Cost of Living in Timisoara

Summary of cost of living in Timisoara, Romania:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 40.00 lei 30.00-50.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 200.00 lei 150.00-500.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 30.00 lei 25.00-35.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 10.00 lei 8.00-14.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 14.00 lei 12.00-15.00
Cappuccino (regular) 13.25 lei 5.00-16.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 8.25 lei 6.00-12.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 8.86 lei 7.00-10.00
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 27.42 lei 18.93-37.85
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 4.35 lei 2.72-9.07
Rice (white), (1 lb) 3.10 lei 2.27-3.86
Eggs (regular) (12) 14.58 lei 11.99-18.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 19.91 lei 15.88-45.36
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 13.27 lei 11.16-15.88
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 18.84 lei 11.34-34.02
Apples (1 lb) 2.14 lei 1.36-2.72
Banana (1 lb) 3.01 lei 2.63-3.18
Oranges (1 lb) 3.22 lei 2.49-6.35
Tomato (1 lb) 4.38 lei 2.27-9.07
Potato (1 lb) 1.77 lei 1.13-2.27
Onion (1 lb) 2.09 lei 1.27-2.72
Lettuce (1 head) 3.55 lei 2.50-5.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 3.23 lei 2.50-4.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 30.00 lei 15.00-40.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 4.68 lei 3.00-8.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7.17 lei 4.99-12.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 24.00 lei 23.00-25.50
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.00 lei 4.00-4.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 130.00 lei 100.00-150.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.25 lei 2.59-4.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 5.63 lei 4.81-6.44
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 28.00 lei 25.00-40.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 26.68 lei 24.64-30.28
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 120,621.91 lei 120,000.00-120,621.91
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 115,665.11 lei 113,414.53-125,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 668.55 lei 500.00-920.83
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 36.67 lei 34.73-75.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 42.80 lei 30.00-80.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 202.50 lei 160.00-250.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 72.00 lei 56.00-80.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 30.00 lei 25.00-35.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,757.14 lei 1,500.00-2,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 28,866.67 lei 18,000.00-45,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 264.46 lei 150.00-500.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 170.27 lei 100.00-300.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 311.33 lei 250.00-500.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 372.15 lei 280.00-500.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,963.78 lei 1,400.00-2,500.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,498.65 lei 1,143.48-1,750.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,162.25 lei 2,500.00-4,225.89
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,229.02 lei 1,900.00-3,231.57
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 961.33 lei 831.38-1,616.57
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 655.04 lei 557.41-929.02
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,196.48 lei
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 6.90 5.00-9.00

Prices in Timisoara

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Last update: March 2024
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3 Comments so far
Anonymous on Jan 17, 2023:
Hello i am planning to relocate to Timisoara . I will be getting monthly of 1,539Euro. Can anyone suggest if this amount is good enough for having quality life there? Would with family (4 members)
Anonymous on Dec 03, 2022:
Hi I'm moving with family to Timisoara with Annual CTC 176000, is it sufficient salary to live a good life and can i save some amount from it.
Sanjay on May 10, 2020:
Hello i am planning to relocate to Timisoara . I will be getting monthly of 1,657 Euro. Can anyone suggest if this amount is good enough for having quality life there?

Thank you