Cost of Living in Varna

Summary about cost of living in Varna, Bulgaria:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 13.75 лв 7.00-25.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 40.00 лв 30.00-90.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.50 лв 7.00-10.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 2.69 лв 2.00-4.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.00 лв 2.50-5.00
Cappuccino (regular) 2.59 лв 1.50-4.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.86 лв 1.09-2.50
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.27 лв 0.80-2.00
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 7.83 лв 6.40-8.71
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.97 лв 0.73-1.81
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.10 лв 0.91-1.55
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.21 лв 2.40-4.20
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.79 лв 3.61-6.80
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 4.06 лв 2.27-4.76
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.19 лв 4.44-9.07
Apples (1 lb) 0.97 лв 0.45-1.36
Banana (1 lb) 1.18 лв 0.91-1.36
Oranges (1 lb) 1.02 лв 0.68-1.59
Tomato (1 lb) 1.37 лв 0.91-1.81
Potato (1 lb) 0.55 лв 0.36-0.73
Onion (1 lb) 0.51 лв 0.44-0.91
Lettuce (1 head) 1.05 лв 0.80-2.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.03 лв 0.69-1.50
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 9.00 лв 5.87-12.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.21 лв 1.00-2.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.23 лв 1.50-4.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 5.80 лв 5.50-6.50
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.00 лв 1.00-1.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 45.00 лв 40.00-50.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 1.00 лв 0.98-1.60
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.59 лв 1.29-1.93
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 15.00 лв 15.00-18.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.61 лв 6.44-9.25
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 38,000.00 лв 35,000.00-42,320.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 36,715.83 лв 33,000.00-42,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 189.93 лв 150.00-283.33
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.30 лв 0.15-0.39
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 21.04 лв 15.00-30.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 43.00 лв 24.00-65.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 21.07 лв 15.00-29.33
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 лв 9.00-16.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 554.17 лв 450.00-600.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 7,928.57 лв 6,000.00-12,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 81.82 лв 40.00-150.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 47.77 лв 20.00-100.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 126.27 лв 80.00-180.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 125.86 лв 70.00-230.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 478.97 лв 400.00-600.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 350.92 лв 260.00-500.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 757.15 лв 600.00-1,200.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 577.51 лв 450.00-977.82
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 218.87 лв 148.64-325.16
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 145.36 лв 111.48-185.80
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,084.51 лв
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.61 3.00-6.00

Prices in Varna

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Last update: July 2021
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7 Comments so far
Anonymous on Mar 03, 2021:
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Anonymous on Jan 22, 2021:
Varna has a good historical district but I wouldn't call Varna a great city or fantastic lifestyle. You cannot drink the tap water holes in the streets a quarter size of a Volkswagen beetle irregular transportation options and high crime.
Anonymous on Aug 14, 2020:
Great city! Fantastic lifestyle. Western Europeans have no idea what they are missing.
Anonymous on Jan 17, 2020:
I live in Varna. I don't know people with salary lower than 1000lw. The city is Beautiful.
Mike on Jul 23, 2019:
Been to Bulgaria twice to Sofia and Stara Zagora - both trips was amazed at the friendliness of everyone we met. I enjoyed the relaxed way of life and the countryside was picturesque. People there are cool and it is inexpensive. Looking forward to getting back to check out Varna, as I prefer areas near the water.
Anonymous on Oct 29, 2018:
Varna is an awesome place to call home.I've lived here for 9 years and still enjoy my full time living here being a retired American.To the haters out there who think Varna is a bad place.Just keep on hating everything especially your miserable existence.Varna is a vibrant city full of warm wonderful people.To those who hate Varna don't visit, because Varna is too special for haters.
Anonymous on Mar 11, 2018:
I been to varna so many times love it there cheap cheerfull and lots to do