Budapest vs Valletta - Cost of Living Comparison

Budapest Valletta
🚶 Cost of living one person
$860
$1534
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2158
$3690
🏠 One person rent
$410
$856
🏘️ Family rent
$711
$1602
🍽️ Food expenses
$260
$484
🚐 Transport expenses
$98.6
$66.7
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$911
$1156
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
18 km
5 km
🎓 Higher education
93
40
😀 Quality of life
78
70
🏙️ Population
1.72M
6.44K

The cost of living in Budapest is 44% less expensive than in Valletta. Cities ranked 5871st and 2599th ($860 vs $1534) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 1st and 1st in Hungary and Malta, respectively. Check Hungary vs Malta comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.1 months in Budapest compared to 0.8 months in Valletta. Budapest ranked 1st best city to live in Hungary vs Valletta ranked 3rd in Malta, while ranked 448th and 2325th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Budapest vs Valletta

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Budapest Valletta
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$6.89
$15.9
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$31.4
$69.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.08
$9.69
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.75
$3.39
 Cappuccino
$1.97
$2.87
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.02
$2.07
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$393
$916
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$303
$681
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$772
$2022
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$534
$1284
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$76.7
$78.4
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$117
$120
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$12.3
$50.4
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
7.3%
4.22%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3171
$8495
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2118
$6005
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.89
$1.54
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$24
$28
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$11.7
$31.2
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.23
$1.42
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.91
$1.11
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.79
$1.65
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.06
$2.22
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.13
$2.91
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.09
$11.4
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.87
$9.93
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.53
$14.4
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.25
$2.99
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.3
$1.92
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.52
$2.26
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.74
$3.44
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.87
$2.62
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.82
$2.67
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.23
$0.85
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.16
$1.78
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$4.73
$8.41
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.82
$1.78
🚬 Cigarette pack
$4.67
$5.53
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$8.15
$8.08
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.09
$4.15
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.27
$1.23
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.39
$2.23
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$32.6
$64.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.44
$11.4
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$50.8
$24
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.93
$11.1
👖 Brand Jeans
$69
$104
👟 Brand Sneakers
$65.6
$121
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$346
$544
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$8726
$9655

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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 Valletta

Distance City Cost of living
1.8 km or 1.1 mi Sliema
$1405
1.9 km or 1.2 mi Gzira
$1531
3.2 km or 2 mi Zabbar
$1032
3.3 km or 2.1 mi San Gwann
$1333
4.1 km or 2.6 mi Birkirkara
$1388
6.3 km or 3.9 mi Marsaskala
$1242
6.4 km or 4 mi Naxxar
$1250
7.1 km or 4.4 mi Mosta
$1170
11 km or 7.1 mi St. Paul's Bay
$1139
116 km or 72 mi Ragusa
$873
132 km or 82 mi Gela
$987
140 km or 87 mi Niscemi
$1103
148 km or 92 mi Syracuse
$908
178 km or 111 mi Agrigento
$954
186 km or 115 mi Catania
$1055
266 km or 166 mi Reggio Calabria
$848
267 km or 166 mi Palermo
$984
270 km or 168 mi Messina
$822
281 km or 175 mi Marsala
$1106
295 km or 183 mi Trapani
$909
339 km or 211 mi Vibo Valentia
$1107
344 km or 214 mi Nabeul
$372
350 km or 217 mi Sousse
$370
357 km or 222 mi Tripoli
$457
362 km or 225 mi Al-Khums
$339
364 km or 226 mi Sfax
$329
376 km or 234 mi Lamezia Terme
$993
382 km or 237 mi Catanzaro
$990
386 km or 240 mi Zawiya
$309
390 km or 242 mi La Marsa
$492
392 km or 244 mi Sabratha
$332
395 km or 245 mi Misrata
$304
398 km or 247 mi Zuwarah
$332
399 km or 248 mi Kairouan
$299
401 km or 249 mi Tunis
$489
401 km or 249 mi Aryanah
$426
408 km or 254 mi Cosenza
$967
422 km or 262 mi Crotone
$1157
437 km or 272 mi Gharyan
$337
441 km or 274 mi Bizerte
$384