Budapest vs Zhengzhou - Cost of Living Comparison

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Budapest Zhengzhou
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1134
$545
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2838
$1415
🏠 One person rent
$545
$208
🏘️ Family rent
$973
$414
🍽️ Food expenses
$357
$191
🚐 Transport expenses
$119
$71.9
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1146
$634
😷 Air quality
Good
Bad
✈️ Airport proximity
18 km
14 km
🎓 Higher education
92
78
😀 Quality of life
79
52
🏙️ Population
1.71M
12.6M

The cost of living in Budapest is 108% more expensive than in Zhengzhou. Cities ranked 4602nd and 8192nd ($1134 vs $545) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 1st and 493rd in Hungary and China, respectively. Check Hungary vs China comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1 months in Budapest compared to 1.2 months in Zhengzhou. Budapest ranked 1st best city to live in Hungary vs Zhengzhou ranked 48th in China, while ranked 463rd and 6122nd among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Budapest vs Zhengzhou

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Budapest Zhengzhou
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$9.3
$2.55
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$46
$15.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.97
$4.28
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.57
$1.11
 Cappuccino
$2.35
$3.24
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.52
$0.41
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$537
$202
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$416
$143
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1038
$437
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$764
$313
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$89.1
$44.2
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$138
$67.7
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$16
$8.97
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
10.12%
4.89%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3850
$6939
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2628
$1509
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.22
$0.14
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$26.7
$18.2
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$13.8
$3.76
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.74
$1.14
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.15
$1.72
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.44
$1.4
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.83
$0.88
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.81
$1.31
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.7
$14.2
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.53
$2.3
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.4
$11.4
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.6
$1.11
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.83
$1.02
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2
$0.8
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.12
$0.9
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.2
$0.64
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.42
$0.55
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.33
$0.42
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.7
$1.04
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.7
$12.4
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.08
$0.87
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.99
$3.56
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$10.3
$2.08
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.65
$3.33
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$3.23
$0.93
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.96
$1.06
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$46.4
$71
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.96
$5.2
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$58.6
$14
💇 Haircut, simple
$10.4
$4.45
👖 Brand Jeans
$75.7
$49.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$88.2
$76.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$417
$197
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$10175
$4961

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Cities near Budapest

Distance City Cost of living
8.2 km or 5.1 mi Budafok-Teteny
$925
16 km or 9.8 mi Erd
$834
16 km or 10 mi Dunakeszi
$985
17 km or 11 mi Szigetszentmiklos
$870
27 km or 17 mi Godollo
$869
32 km or 20 mi Vac
$882
49 km or 31 mi Tatabanya
$895
58 km or 36 mi Szekesfehervar
$784
58 km or 36 mi Dunaujvaros
$743
67 km or 42 mi Cegled
$817
74 km or 46 mi Komarno
$1043
82 km or 51 mi Kecskemet
$717
84 km or 52 mi Nove Zamky
$1011
86 km or 53 mi Salgotarjan
$811
86 km or 53 mi Levice
$894
93 km or 58 mi Szolnok
$683
96 km or 59 mi Veszprem
$864
104 km or 65 mi Lucenec
$1225
107 km or 67 mi Gyor
$841
109 km or 68 mi Eger
$773
115 km or 72 mi Nitra
$1120
121 km or 75 mi Zvolen
$1464
123 km or 76 mi Ozd
$773
130 km or 81 mi Szekszard
$762
138 km or 86 mi Banska Bystrica
$1040
139 km or 86 mi Mosonmagyarovar
$813
145 km or 90 mi Prievidza
$883
146 km or 91 mi Trnava
$1064
146 km or 91 mi Miskolc
$705
146 km or 91 mi Baja
$726
150 km or 93 mi Piestany
$899
153 km or 95 mi Hodmezovasarhely
$766
158 km or 98 mi Kaposvar
$783
160 km or 99 mi Petrzalka
$1188
161 km or 100 mi Bratislava
$1255
163 km or 101 mi Subotica
$736
163 km or 101 mi Szeged
$770
170 km or 106 mi Pecs
$857
172 km or 107 mi Trencin
$1147
174 km or 108 mi Martin
$1033

Cities near Zhengzhou

Distance City Cost of living
25 km or 15 mi Xingyang
$554
35 km or 22 mi Xinmi
$563
40 km or 25 mi Xinzheng
$573
60 km or 37 mi Changge
$580
62 km or 38 mi Gongyi
$553
62 km or 39 mi Kaifeng
$549
64 km or 40 mi Xinxiang
$598
66 km or 41 mi Jiaozuo
$600
66 km or 41 mi Dengfeng
$559
69 km or 43 mi Yuzhou
$587
77 km or 48 mi Qinyang
$558
80 km or 50 mi Huixian
$592
81 km or 50 mi Yanshi
$533
81 km or 51 mi Weihui
$596
82 km or 51 mi Xuchang
$613
82 km or 51 mi Mengzhou
$533
99 km or 61 mi Ruzhou
$563
105 km or 65 mi Jiyuan
$546
111 km or 69 mi Changyuan
$758
111 km or 69 mi Jincheng
$614
113 km or 70 mi Luoyang
$507
118 km or 73 mi Pingdingshan
$616
125 km or 78 mi Hebi
$655
134 km or 83 mi Luohe
$618
134 km or 83 mi Gaoping
$631
147 km or 91 mi Linzhou
$630
154 km or 96 mi Zhoukou
$590
162 km or 101 mi Anyang
$615
162 km or 101 mi Wugang
$598
168 km or 104 mi Puyang
$813
169 km or 105 mi Changzhi
$754
170 km or 106 mi Heze
$1409
185 km or 115 mi Xiangcheng
$602
185 km or 115 mi Shangqiu
$756
200 km or 124 mi Zhumadian
$660
220 km or 137 mi Handan
$623
221 km or 137 mi Nanyang
$651
221 km or 138 mi Wu'an
$612
225 km or 140 mi Sanmenxia
$589
228 km or 142 mi Jieshou
$623