Budapest vs Podgorica - Cost of Living Comparison

Budapest Podgorica
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1070
$782
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2686
$1873
🏠 One person rent
$502
$392
🏘️ Family rent
$875
$693
🍽️ Food expenses
$338
$273
🚐 Transport expenses
$118
$32.4
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1051
$685
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
18 km
9 km
🎓 Higher education
93
18
😀 Quality of life
80
63
🏙️ Population
1.71M
151K

The cost of living in Budapest is 37% more expensive than in Podgorica. Cities ranked 4589th and 6263rd ($1070 vs $782) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 1st and 4th in Hungary and Montenegro, respectively. Check Hungary vs Montenegro comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1 months in Budapest compared to 0.9 months in Podgorica. Budapest ranked 1st best city to live in Hungary vs Podgorica ranked 1st in Montenegro, while ranked 402nd and 4865th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Budapest vs Podgorica

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Budapest Podgorica
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$7.95
$6.92
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$51.4
$26.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.96
$4.86
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.25
$2.17
 Cappuccino
$2.48
$1.58
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.28
$1.94
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$526
$380
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$368
$273
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$953
$726
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$665
$517
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$89.5
$68.5
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$140
$105
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$12.9
$28.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
8.44%
6.09%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3777
$1873
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2497
$1438
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.96
$0.97
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$26.2
$32.2
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$13.9
$5.6
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.79
$1.63
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.42
$1.26
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.08
$0.81
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.38
$1.8
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.32
$2.67
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.7
$6.73
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.27
$7.36
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.2
$10.6
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.42
$1.2
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.83
$1.68
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2
$1.27
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.99
$2.11
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.14
$0.89
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.24
$1.2
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.29
$0.46
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.66
$1.86
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.6
$5.4
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.97
$1.02
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.6
$3.76
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$10.4
$5.12
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.16
$3.1
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.33
$1.09
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.15
$1.42
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$47.1
$35.7
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$7.27
$5.39
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$64.2
$24.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$9.55
$5.56
👖 Brand Jeans
$76.8
$79.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$73.5
$82.7
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$406
$186
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$9861
$5778

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Cities near Budapest

Distance City Cost of living
8.2 km or 5.1 mi Budafok-Teteny
$702
16 km or 9.8 mi Erd
$737
16 km or 10 mi Dunakeszi
$807
17 km or 11 mi Szigetszentmiklos
$703
27 km or 17 mi Godollo
$664
32 km or 20 mi Vac
$753
49 km or 31 mi Tatabanya
$701
58 km or 36 mi Szekesfehervar
$820
58 km or 36 mi Dunaujvaros
$666
67 km or 42 mi Cegled
$724
74 km or 46 mi Komarno
$940
82 km or 51 mi Kecskemet
$644
84 km or 52 mi Nove Zamky
$933
86 km or 53 mi Salgotarjan
$708
86 km or 53 mi Levice
$892
93 km or 58 mi Szolnok
$603
96 km or 59 mi Veszprem
$726
104 km or 65 mi Lucenec
$848
107 km or 67 mi Gyor
$729
109 km or 68 mi Eger
$697
115 km or 72 mi Nitra
$1032
121 km or 75 mi Zvolen
$1203
123 km or 76 mi Ozd
$622
130 km or 81 mi Szekszard
$670
138 km or 86 mi Banska Bystrica
$950
139 km or 86 mi Mosonmagyarovar
$703
145 km or 90 mi Prievidza
$918
146 km or 91 mi Trnava
$968
146 km or 91 mi Miskolc
$673
146 km or 91 mi Baja
$650
150 km or 93 mi Piestany
$838
153 km or 95 mi Hodmezovasarhely
$696
158 km or 98 mi Kaposvar
$634
160 km or 99 mi Petrzalka
$945
161 km or 100 mi Bratislava
$1120
163 km or 101 mi Subotica
$633
163 km or 101 mi Szeged
$761
170 km or 106 mi Pecs
$658
172 km or 107 mi Trencin
$1162
174 km or 108 mi Martin
$939

Cities near Podgorica

Distance City Cost of living
29 km or 18 mi Cetinje
$656
39 km or 24 mi Budva
$978
40 km or 25 mi Bar
$811
41 km or 25 mi Kotor
$837
46 km or 28 mi Shkoder
$609
58 km or 36 mi Ulcinj
$717
58 km or 36 mi Plav
$764
63 km or 39 mi Mojkovac
$686
67 km or 42 mi Berane
$575
87 km or 54 mi Cavtat
$871
97 km or 61 mi Dubrovnik
$1050
125 km or 77 mi Kamez
$535
125 km or 78 mi Durres
$570
129 km or 80 mi Novi Pazar
$463
132 km or 82 mi Tirana
$834
140 km or 87 mi Mitrovica
$441
148 km or 92 mi Tetovo
$498
156 km or 97 mi Mostar
$640
158 km or 98 mi Pristina
$636
162 km or 101 mi Elbasan
$578
173 km or 107 mi Sarajevo
$689
184 km or 114 mi Cacak
$606
186 km or 115 mi Skopje
$688
193 km or 120 mi Fier
$494
195 km or 121 mi Ohrid
$448
201 km or 125 mi Berat
$454
204 km or 127 mi Kumanovo
$506
209 km or 130 mi Valjevo
$508
221 km or 138 mi Kragujevac
$546
222 km or 138 mi Vlore
$491
222 km or 138 mi Veles
$420
225 km or 140 mi Zenica
$505
225 km or 140 mi Prilep
$407
228 km or 142 mi Brindisi
$1093
232 km or 144 mi Bitola
$484
236 km or 146 mi Nis
$571
236 km or 147 mi Ostuni
$1008
238 km or 148 mi Korce
$711
238 km or 148 mi Tuzla
$626
244 km or 152 mi Hvar
$889