Budapest vs Zhengzhou - Cost of Living Comparison

Budapest Zhengzhou
🚶 Cost of living one person
$860
$604
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2158
$1493
🏠 One person rent
$410
$241
🏘️ Family rent
$711
$425
🍽️ Food expenses
$260
$216
🚐 Transport expenses
$98.6
$69.4
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$911
$663
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Bad
✈️ Airport proximity
18 km
14 km
🎓 Higher education
93
76
😀 Quality of life
78
53
🏙️ Population
1.72M
12.6M

The cost of living in Budapest is 42% more expensive than in Zhengzhou. Cities ranked 5871st and 7427th ($860 vs $604) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 1st and 525th 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 Zhengzhou. Budapest ranked 1st best city to live in Hungary vs Zhengzhou ranked 38th in China, while ranked 448th and 5969th 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
$6.89
$2.71
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$31.4
$16.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.08
$4.36
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.75
$1.52
 Cappuccino
$1.97
$4.58
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.02
$0.52
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$393
$254
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$303
$166
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$772
$507
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$534
$301
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$76.7
$46.8
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$117
$71.9
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$12.3
$11.2
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
7.3%
5.3%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3171
$3114
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2118
$1621
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.89
$0.15
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$24
$13.4
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$11.7
$4.58
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.23
$1.1
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.91
$2.06
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.79
$1.54
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.06
$0.89
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.13
$1.73
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.09
$18.3
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.87
$2.82
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.53
$12.4
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.25
$1.45
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.3
$1.04
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.52
$1.13
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.74
$1.02
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.87
$0.85
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.82
$0.62
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.23
$0.42
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.16
$1.15
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$4.73
$11.3
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.82
$1.01
🚬 Cigarette pack
$4.67
$4.22
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$8.15
$2.57
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.09
$3.69
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.27
$0.96
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.39
$1.31
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$32.6
$31.7
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.44
$7.1
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$50.8
$15.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.93
$4.72
👖 Brand Jeans
$69
$66.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$65.6
$80.6
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$346
$128
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$8726
$4453

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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 Zhengzhou

Distance City Cost of living
25 km or 15 mi Xingyang
$662
35 km or 22 mi Xinmi
$670
40 km or 25 mi Xinzheng
$674
60 km or 37 mi Changge
$666
62 km or 38 mi Gongyi
$670
62 km or 39 mi Kaifeng
$642
64 km or 40 mi Xinxiang
$731
66 km or 41 mi Jiaozuo
$681
66 km or 41 mi Dengfeng
$667
69 km or 43 mi Yuzhou
$677
77 km or 48 mi Qinyang
$654
80 km or 50 mi Huixian
$666
81 km or 50 mi Yanshi
$663
81 km or 51 mi Weihui
$656
82 km or 51 mi Xuchang
$692
82 km or 51 mi Mengzhou
$651
99 km or 61 mi Ruzhou
$673
105 km or 65 mi Jiyuan
$667
111 km or 69 mi Changyuan
$669
111 km or 69 mi Jincheng
$704
113 km or 70 mi Luoyang
$533
118 km or 73 mi Pingdingshan
$697
125 km or 78 mi Hebi
$689
134 km or 83 mi Luohe
$661
134 km or 83 mi Gaoping
$655
147 km or 91 mi Linzhou
$677
154 km or 96 mi Zhoukou
$791
162 km or 101 mi Anyang
$678
162 km or 101 mi Wugang
$647
168 km or 104 mi Puyang
$702
169 km or 105 mi Changzhi
$848
170 km or 106 mi Heze
$1436
185 km or 115 mi Xiangcheng
$675
185 km or 115 mi Shangqiu
$782
200 km or 124 mi Zhumadian
$754
220 km or 137 mi Handan
$796
221 km or 137 mi Nanyang
$755
221 km or 138 mi Wu'an
$671
225 km or 140 mi Sanmenxia
$699
228 km or 142 mi Jieshou
$660