Budapest vs Seongnam - Cost of Living Comparison

Budapest Seongnam
🚶 Cost of living one person
$860
$1022
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2158
$2532
🏠 One person rent
$410
$477
🏘️ Family rent
$711
$922
🍽️ Food expenses
$260
$368
🚐 Transport expenses
$98.6
$82.6
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$911
$2877
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
18 km
2 km
🎓 Higher education
93
98
😀 Quality of life
78
78
🏙️ Population
1.72M
949K

The cost of living in Budapest is 16% less expensive than in Seongnam. Cities ranked 5871st and 4898th ($860 vs $1022) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 1st and 9th in Hungary and South Korea, respectively. Check Hungary vs South Korea comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.1 months in Budapest compared to 2.8 months in Seongnam. Budapest ranked 1st best city to live in Hungary vs Seongnam ranked 4th in South Korea, while ranked 448th and 475th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Budapest vs Seongnam

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Budapest Seongnam
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$6.89
$5.06
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$31.4
$36.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.08
$4.48
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.75
$2.67
 Cappuccino
$1.97
$3.44
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.02
$1.29
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$393
$437
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$303
$369
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$772
$978
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$534
$740
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$76.7
$76.3
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$117
$116
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$12.3
$17.9
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
7.3%
3.63%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3171
$11531
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2118
$6089
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.89
$1.15
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$24
$45.4
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$11.7
$6.74
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.23
$1.18
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.91
$1.6
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.79
$1.54
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.06
$1.82
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.13
$2.6
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.09
$11.2
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.87
$6.8
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.53
$19.5
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.25
$4.99
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.3
$2.79
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.52
$2.7
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.74
$4.44
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.87
$2.47
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.82
$2.05
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.23
$0.46
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.16
$1.89
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$4.73
$19.3
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.82
$2.3
🚬 Cigarette pack
$4.67
$3.47
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$8.15
$6.18
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.09
$2.28
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.27
$1.77
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.39
$0.93
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$32.6
$44.7
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.44
$8.37
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$50.8
$30.2
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.93
$7.99
👖 Brand Jeans
$69
$76.4
👟 Brand Sneakers
$65.6
$76.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$346
$231
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$8726
$8188

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Cities near Budapest

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 Seongnam

Distance City Cost of living
3.1 km or 1.9 mi Siheung
$945
11 km or 7 mi Gwangju
$927
13 km or 8.1 mi Hanam
$906
13 km or 8.2 mi Gwacheon
$897
17 km or 11 mi Guri
$906
18 km or 11 mi Uiwang
$901
19 km or 12 mi Gunpo
$975
19 km or 12 mi Anyang
$1102
20 km or 13 mi Seoul
$1460
20 km or 13 mi Suwon
$977
23 km or 14 mi Namyangju
$970
23 km or 14 mi Yongin
$1049
24 km or 15 mi Gwangmyeong
$928
31 km or 19 mi Ansan
$921
32 km or 20 mi Bucheon
$1121
32 km or 20 mi Icheon
$979
33 km or 21 mi Osan
$912
36 km or 22 mi Uijeongbu
$998
36 km or 22 mi Goyang
$1002
39 km or 24 mi Yangju
$912
42 km or 26 mi Hwaseong
$965
43 km or 26 mi Gimpo
$979
43 km or 27 mi Incheon
$1002
47 km or 29 mi Yeoju
$902
50 km or 31 mi Anseong
$912
50 km or 31 mi Pyeongtaek
$809
51 km or 32 mi Pocheon
$906
52 km or 32 mi Paju
$941
53 km or 33 mi Dongducheon
$911
70 km or 44 mi Wonju
$857
70 km or 44 mi Cheonan
$930
71 km or 44 mi Chuncheon
$834
75 km or 47 mi Dangjin
$904
78 km or 49 mi Kaesong
$1473
88 km or 54 mi Chungju
$1004
94 km or 59 mi Cheongju
$880
95 km or 59 mi Seosan
$872
101 km or 63 mi Jecheon
$932
107 km or 66 mi Sejong
$928
109 km or 68 mi Gongju
$939