Budapest vs Suzhou - Cost of Living Comparison

Budapest Suzhou
🚶 Cost of living one person
$860
$921
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2158
$2609
🏠 One person rent
$410
$399
🏘️ Family rent
$711
$673
🍽️ Food expenses
$260
$335
🚐 Transport expenses
$98.6
$72.9
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$911
$967
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
18 km
19 km
🎓 Higher education
93
69
😀 Quality of life
78
69
🏙️ Population
1.72M
12.7M

The cost of living in Budapest is 7% less expensive than in Suzhou. Cities ranked 5871st and 5651st ($860 vs $921) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 1st and 13th in Hungary and China, respectively. Check Hungary vs China comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.1 months in Budapest compared to 1.1 months in Suzhou. Budapest ranked 1st best city to live in Hungary vs Suzhou ranked 14th in China, while ranked 448th and 2741st among best cities to live in the world.

Salary adjustment calculator
the estimated difference in money purchasing power

Cost of living in Budapest vs Suzhou infographic

Share this infographic!

Prices in Budapest vs Suzhou

Prices for goods and services in Budapest and Suzhou are partly crowdsourced by our visitors, just like yourself. Please consider telling us about your city.

Budapest Suzhou
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$6.89
$5
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$31.4
$27.2
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.08
$5.58
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.75
$3.16
 Cappuccino
$1.97
$4.62
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.02
$0.5
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$393
$532
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$303
$302
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$772
$1047
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$534
$492
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$76.7
$35.5
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$117
$55.2
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$12.3
$15.4
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
7.3%
4.62%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3171
$5916
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2118
$1658
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.89
$0.37
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$24
$13.4
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$11.7
$4.63
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.23
$1.17
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.91
$2.29
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.79
$2.12
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.06
$1.68
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.13
$2.67
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.09
$14.3
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.87
$4.95
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.53
$16.5
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.25
$2.05
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.3
$2.02
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.52
$2.97
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.74
$1.22
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.87
$1.2
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.82
$1.21
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.23
$0.42
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.16
$1.85
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$4.73
$17.4
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.82
$0.95
🚬 Cigarette pack
$4.67
$3.67
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$8.15
$14
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.09
$5.79
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.27
$1.38
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.39
$2.06
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$32.6
$29.6
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.44
$6.67
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$50.8
$81.3
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.93
$8.85
👖 Brand Jeans
$69
$54.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$65.6
$93
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$346
$608
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$8726
$29097

Hotels map

More cities to compare

Cost of Living in the nearest cities

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 Suzhou

Distance City Cost of living
35 km or 22 mi Kunshan
$699
40 km or 25 mi Changshu
$689
43 km or 27 mi Wuxi
$861
49 km or 31 mi Taicang
$677
63 km or 39 mi Jiaxing
$730
64 km or 40 mi Zhangjiagang
$686
69 km or 43 mi Huzhou
$720
75 km or 47 mi Jiangyin
$681
76 km or 47 mi Yixing
$678
80 km or 50 mi Nantong
$1047
82 km or 51 mi Shanghai
$1413
83 km or 52 mi Changzhou
$782
84 km or 52 mi Haimen
$673
85 km or 53 mi Jingjiang
$665
88 km or 55 mi Pudong
$759
109 km or 68 mi Liyang
$666
112 km or 70 mi Taixing
$678
114 km or 71 mi Qidong
$677
120 km or 75 mi Rugao
$682
123 km or 77 mi Guangde
$657
125 km or 78 mi Hangzhou
$882
125 km or 78 mi Danyang
$669
129 km or 80 mi Yangzhong
$649
137 km or 85 mi Hai'an
$669
145 km or 90 mi Shaoxing
$745
148 km or 92 mi Taizhou
$696
149 km or 93 mi Zhenjiang
$588
156 km or 97 mi Jurong
$664
164 km or 102 mi Yangzhou
$709
173 km or 107 mi Ningguo
$651
175 km or 109 mi Yizheng
$660
175 km or 109 mi Dongtai
$675
182 km or 113 mi Xuancheng
$732
182 km or 113 mi Ningbo
$809
194 km or 120 mi Nanjing
$817
196 km or 122 mi Xinghua
$682
198 km or 123 mi Gaoyou
$669
202 km or 125 mi Zhoushan
$680
214 km or 133 mi Wuhu
$839
216 km or 134 mi Tianchang
$661