Budapest Hungary vs Brussels Belgium cost of living comparison

Cost of living in Budapest Hungary

Supermarket prices in Budapest
Milk (1L / 0.26Gallon) 0.79 (USD)
Eggs (30 pack) 4.56 (USD)
White bread (100g loaf) 0.16 (USD)
Rice (1kg / 2.2lbs) 1.19 (USD)
Cheese (1kg / 2.2lbs) 6.79 (USD)
Chicken breast (1kg / 2.2lbs) 4.66 (USD)
Beef steak (1kg / 2.2lbs) 8.58 (USD)
Banana (1kg / 2.2lbs) 1.45 (USD)
Oranges (1kg / 2.2lbs) 1.48 (USD)
Apples (1kg / 2.2lbs) 1.33 (USD)
Onions (1kg / 2.2lbs) 0.98 (USD)
Potato (1kg / 2.2lbs) 1 (USD)
Tomato (1kg / 2.2lbs) 2.1 (USD)
Lettuce (1 leaf) 1.2 (USD)
Bottle of Water (1.5L / 50oz) 0.37 (USD)
Bottle of Red Wine 4.3 (USD)
Local beer (33cl / 11oz) 0.55 (USD)
Imported beer (33cl / 11oz) 1.22 (USD)
Pack of cigarettes (20 units) 4.6 (USD)

Restaurant prices in Budapest
Fast food meal (MCD Big mac) 4.97 (USD)
Meal in cheap restaurant 6.4 (USD)
Meal in high end restaurant 36.99 (USD)
Bottle of Water (33cl / 11oz) 0.9 (USD)
Cup of coffee 1.54 (USD)
Limonade (Coca cola) 1.13 (USD)
Local beer (33cl / 11oz) 1.2 (USD)
Imported beer (33cl / 11oz) 1.9 (USD)

Shopping prices in Budapest
Sport shoes (Nike / Adidas) 75.78 (USD)
Mens Dress shoes 91.23 (USD)
High quality jeans 68.37 (USD)
womens summer dress 28.27 (USD)

Transportation in Budapest
Taxi minimum charge 2.22 (USD)
Taxi fare (1km / 0.6mile) 0.99 (USD)
Taxi 1 hour waiting 14.26 (USD)
Bus or metro ticket (One way) 1.15 (USD)
One month pass 30.41 (USD)
Gas price (1Liter / 0.26Gallon) 1.32 (USD)
Compact car (Honda Civic) 20176 (USD)
Family car (Toyota corolla) 19522 (USD)

Rent prices in Budapest
1 bedroom flat in city center 532 (USD)
3 bedrooms flat in city center 1041 (USD)
1 bedroom flat outside city center 391 (USD)
3 bedrooms flat outside city center 664 (USD)
Square meter in city center 3395 (USD)
Square meter outside city center 2112 (USD)

Home and utilities in Budapest
Family monthly ( Electricity, Water) 162 (USD)
50 mbps unlimited internet 16 (USD)
Local calls mobile tariff for 1 mn 0.09 (USD)

School and Kindergarten in Budapest
Kindergarten or preschool monthly fees 295 (USD)
Average primary school yearly fees 7707 (USD)

Gym and activities in Budapest
Gym monthly membership cost 43.03 (USD)
1 hour tennis court rental 13.47 (USD)
Cinema ticket price 6.21 (USD)

Salaries and interest in Budapest
Average monthly net salary 834 (USD)
Average yearly interest rates on home loans 5.07 %

Cost of living in Brussels Belgium

Supermarket prices in Brussels
Milk (1L / 0.26Gallon) 1.06 (USD)
Eggs (30 pack) 7.4 (USD)
White bread (100g loaf) 0.36 (USD)
Rice (1kg / 2.2lbs) 2.03 (USD)
Cheese (1kg / 2.2lbs) 15.49 (USD)
Chicken breast (1kg / 2.2lbs) 10.01 (USD)
Beef steak (1kg / 2.2lbs) 14.56 (USD)
Banana (1kg / 2.2lbs) 1.92 (USD)
Oranges (1kg / 2.2lbs) 2.61 (USD)
Apples (1kg / 2.2lbs) 2.45 (USD)
Onions (1kg / 2.2lbs) 1.56 (USD)
Potato (1kg / 2.2lbs) 1.75 (USD)
Tomato (1kg / 2.2lbs) 2.32 (USD)
Lettuce (1 leaf) 1.35 (USD)
Bottle of Water (1.5L / 50oz) 1.15 (USD)
Bottle of Red Wine 7.96 (USD)
Local beer (33cl / 11oz) 0.99 (USD)
Imported beer (33cl / 11oz) 1.89 (USD)
Pack of cigarettes (20 units) 7.09 (USD)

Restaurant prices in Brussels
Fast food meal (MCD Big mac) 10.43 (USD)
Meal in cheap restaurant 17.21 (USD)
Meal in high end restaurant 65.52 (USD)
Bottle of Water (33cl / 11oz) 2.46 (USD)
Cup of coffee 3.48 (USD)
Limonade (Coca cola) 2.91 (USD)
Local beer (33cl / 11oz) 2.79 (USD)
Imported beer (33cl / 11oz) 4.5 (USD)

Shopping prices in Brussels
Sport shoes (Nike / Adidas) 87.62 (USD)
Mens Dress shoes 121.53 (USD)
High quality jeans 84.76 (USD)
womens summer dress 38.71 (USD)

Transportation in Brussels
Taxi minimum charge 3.6 (USD)
Taxi fare (1km / 0.6mile) 2.12 (USD)
Taxi 1 hour waiting 34.44 (USD)
Bus or metro ticket (One way) 2.29 (USD)
One month pass 52.41 (USD)
Gas price (1Liter / 0.26Gallon) 1.68 (USD)
Compact car (Honda Civic) 24152 (USD)
Family car (Toyota corolla) 24957 (USD)

Rent prices in Brussels
1 bedroom flat in city center 985 (USD)
3 bedrooms flat in city center 1632 (USD)
1 bedroom flat outside city center 826 (USD)
3 bedrooms flat outside city center 1273 (USD)
Square meter in city center 3550 (USD)
Square meter outside city center 3022 (USD)

Home and utilities in Brussels
Family monthly ( Electricity, Water) 157 (USD)
50 mbps unlimited internet 47 (USD)
Local calls mobile tariff for 1 mn 0.25 (USD)

School and Kindergarten in Brussels
Kindergarten or preschool monthly fees 803 (USD)
Average primary school yearly fees 19474 (USD)

Gym and activities in Brussels
Gym monthly membership cost 28.76 (USD)
1 hour tennis court rental 20.53 (USD)
Cinema ticket price 11.64 (USD)

Salaries and interest in Brussels
Average monthly net salary 2668 (USD)
Average yearly interest rates on home loans 1.64 %