Budapest vs Singapore City - Cost of Living Comparison

Budapest Singapore City
🚶 Cost of living one person
$860
$2433
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2158
$5525
🏠 One person rent
$410
$1602
🏘️ Family rent
$711
$2843
🍽️ Food expenses
$260
$474
🚐 Transport expenses
$98.6
$220
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$911
$4368
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
18 km
14 km
🎓 Higher education
93
87
😀 Quality of life
78
97
🏙️ Population
1.72M
5.87M

The cost of living in Budapest is 65% less expensive than in Singapore City. Cities ranked 5871st and 168th ($860 vs $2433) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 1st and 1st in Hungary and Singapore, respectively. Check Hungary vs Singapore comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.1 months in Budapest compared to 1.8 months in Singapore City. Budapest ranked 1st best city to live in Hungary vs Singapore City ranked 1st in Singapore, while ranked 448th and 6th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Budapest vs Singapore City

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Budapest Singapore City
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$6.89
$9.02
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$31.4
$52
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.08
$5.93
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.75
$7.66
 Cappuccino
$1.97
$4.26
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.02
$1.35
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$393
$1922
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$303
$1370
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$772
$3959
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$534
$2353
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$76.7
$88.6
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$117
$136
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$12.3
$32.6
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
7.3%
2.12%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3171
$19898
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2118
$9311
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.89
$1.44
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$24
$84.9
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$11.7
$8.86
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.23
$1.98
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.91
$2.37
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.79
$1.78
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.06
$2.01
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.13
$2.86
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.09
$19.3
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.87
$8.1
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.53
$19.1
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.25
$3.4
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.3
$2.42
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.52
$3.45
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.74
$2.53
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.87
$2.09
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.82
$2.05
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.23
$0.87
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.16
$2.11
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$4.73
$22.4
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.82
$3.74
🚬 Cigarette pack
$4.67
$10.1
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$8.15
$11.7
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.09
$7.01
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.27
$2.16
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.39
$3.45
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$32.6
$84.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.44
$9.38
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$50.8
$53.2
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.93
$24.2
👖 Brand Jeans
$69
$68.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$65.6
$100
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$346
$933
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$8726
$22932

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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 Singapore City

Distance City Cost of living
3.3 km or 2.1 mi Bukit Merah
$1915
18 km or 11 mi Johor Bahru
$575
35 km or 22 mi Batam
$613
84 km or 52 mi Tanjung Pinang
$451
98 km or 61 mi Kluang
$526
114 km or 71 mi Batu Pahat
$527
161 km or 100 mi Muar
$552
199 km or 123 mi Malacca
$530
261 km or 162 mi Seremban
$547
264 km or 164 mi Dumai
$493
275 km or 171 mi Pekanbaru
$562
285 km or 177 mi Kuantan
$541
296 km or 184 mi Putrajaya
$495
299 km or 186 mi Cyberjaya
$450
311 km or 193 mi Kuala Lumpur
$694
314 km or 195 mi Subang Jaya
$642
316 km or 196 mi Petaling Jaya
$625
321 km or 199 mi Shah Alam
$635
322 km or 200 mi Jambi
$499
325 km or 202 mi Klang
$591
328 km or 204 mi Chukai
$532
434 km or 269 mi Teluk Intan
$533
454 km or 282 mi Kuala Terengganu
$416
457 km or 284 mi Padang
$985
476 km or 296 mi Ipoh
$561
482 km or 299 mi Tanjungbalai
$488
488 km or 303 mi Palembang
$500
504 km or 313 mi Padangsidempuan
$493
521 km or 324 mi Taiping
$552
522 km or 324 mi Lubuklinggau
$491
528 km or 328 mi Prabumulih
$490
558 km or 347 mi Pematangsiantar
$322
562 km or 349 mi Tebing Tinggi
$489
564 km or 351 mi Kota Bharu
$460
578 km or 359 mi Singkawang
$492
592 km or 368 mi Bengkulu
$503
594 km or 369 mi Butterworth
$518
595 km or 370 mi Pagar Alam
$487
598 km or 372 mi George Town
$510
608 km or 378 mi Sungai Petani
$526