Budapest vs Nur-Sultan - Cost of Living Comparison

Budapest Nur-Sultan
🚶 Cost of living one person
$860
$570
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2158
$1506
🏠 One person rent
$410
$265
🏘️ Family rent
$711
$549
🍽️ Food expenses
$260
$198
🚐 Transport expenses
$98.6
$33.3
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$911
$515
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
18 km
13 km
🎓 Higher education
93
41
😀 Quality of life
78
63
🏙️ Population
1.72M
1.08M

The cost of living in Budapest is 51% more expensive than in Nur-Sultan. Cities ranked 5871st and 7612th ($860 vs $570) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 1st and 2nd in Hungary and Kazakhstan, respectively. Check Hungary vs Kazakhstan comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.1 months in Budapest compared to 0.9 months in Nur-Sultan. Budapest ranked 1st best city to live in Hungary vs Nur-Sultan ranked 2nd in Kazakhstan, while ranked 448th and 4549th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Budapest vs Nur-Sultan

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Budapest Nur-Sultan
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$6.89
$6.32
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$31.4
$24.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.08
$4.19
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.75
$0.84
 Cappuccino
$1.97
$1.64
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.02
$0.52
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$393
$304
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$303
$210
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$772
$708
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$534
$445
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$76.7
$25.7
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$117
$39.7
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$12.3
$11.3
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
7.3%
12.35%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3171
$949
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2118
$711
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.89
$0.19
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$24
$14.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$11.7
$3.74
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.23
$0.41
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.91
$0.78
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.79
$0.36
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.06
$0.73
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.13
$1.32
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.09
$7.24
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.87
$3.67
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.53
$5.99
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.25
$1.14
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.3
$1.42
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.52
$1.61
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.74
$1.76
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.87
$0.52
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.82
$0.34
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.23
$0.34
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.16
$0.91
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$4.73
$6.22
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.82
$0.89
🚬 Cigarette pack
$4.67
$1.26
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$8.15
$3.01
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.09
$1.74
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.27
$0.79
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.39
$1.26
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$32.6
$37.3
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.44
$4.16
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$50.8
$11.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.93
$7.13
👖 Brand Jeans
$69
$72.7
👟 Brand Sneakers
$65.6
$77.4
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$346
$210
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$8726
$6971

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Distance City Cost of living
8.2 km or 5.1 mi Budafok-Teteny
$599
16 km or 9.8 mi Erd
$650
16 km or 10 mi Dunakeszi
$760
17 km or 11 mi Szigetszentmiklos
$601
27 km or 17 mi Godollo
$592
32 km or 20 mi Vac
$652
49 km or 31 mi Tatabanya
$639
58 km or 36 mi Szekesfehervar
$675
58 km or 36 mi Dunaujvaros
$588
67 km or 42 mi Cegled
$636
74 km or 46 mi Komarno
$842
82 km or 51 mi Kecskemet
$605
84 km or 52 mi Nove Zamky
$916
86 km or 53 mi Salgotarjan
$614
86 km or 53 mi Levice
$794
93 km or 58 mi Szolnok
$515
96 km or 59 mi Veszprem
$624
104 km or 65 mi Lucenec
$900
107 km or 67 mi Gyor
$619
109 km or 68 mi Eger
$550
115 km or 72 mi Nitra
$964
121 km or 75 mi Zvolen
$846
123 km or 76 mi Ozd
$539
130 km or 81 mi Szekszard
$569
138 km or 86 mi Banska Bystrica
$884
139 km or 86 mi Mosonmagyarovar
$598
145 km or 90 mi Prievidza
$863
146 km or 91 mi Trnava
$897
146 km or 91 mi Miskolc
$589
146 km or 91 mi Baja
$560
150 km or 93 mi Piestany
$712
153 km or 95 mi Hodmezovasarhely
$593
158 km or 98 mi Kaposvar
$572
160 km or 99 mi Petrzalka
$848
161 km or 100 mi Bratislava
$1032
163 km or 101 mi Subotica
$503
163 km or 101 mi Szeged
$615
170 km or 106 mi Pecs
$534
172 km or 107 mi Trencin
$795
174 km or 108 mi Martin
$840

Cities near Nur-Sultan

Distance City Cost of living
161 km or 100 mi Temirtau
$436
190 km or 118 mi Karaganda
$295
276 km or 172 mi Kokshetau
$448
278 km or 173 mi Ekibastuz
$449
392 km or 243 mi Aksu
$420
402 km or 250 mi Pavlodar
$419
442 km or 275 mi Petropavl
$355
446 km or 277 mi Omsk
$621
457 km or 284 mi Satbayev
$422
460 km or 286 mi Jezkazgan
$431
543 km or 337 mi Balkhash
$414
580 km or 361 mi Kostanay
$402
623 km or 387 mi Semey
$378
627 km or 389 mi Kurgan
$735
771 km or 479 mi Tyumen
$779
800 km or 497 mi Oskemen
$325
803 km or 499 mi Chelyabinsk
$564
826 km or 513 mi Kyzylorda
$302
852 km or 530 mi Taldiqorgan
$455
855 km or 531 mi Kamensk-Uralsky
$723
856 km or 532 mi Municipal Formation of the Kamensk-Uralsky
$723
872 km or 542 mi Miass
$720
875 km or 544 mi Kentau
$442
875 km or 544 mi Barnaul
$572
879 km or 546 mi Magnitogorsk
$674
880 km or 547 mi Novosibirsk
$883
893 km or 555 mi Orsk
$659
902 km or 561 mi Zlatoust
$712
903 km or 561 mi Turkistan
$423
910 km or 566 mi Kapchagay
$421
917 km or 570 mi Taraz
$432
949 km or 590 mi Bishkek
$466
949 km or 590 mi Yekaterinburg
$797
953 km or 592 mi Kant
$413
955 km or 593 mi Biysk
$662
960 km or 597 mi Talas
$413
965 km or 599 mi Kaskelen
$419
967 km or 601 mi Tokmok
$373
968 km or 602 mi Almaty
$629
977 km or 607 mi Tacheng
$634