Cost of Living in Bratislava

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Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$1255
$2973
🛋️ Without rent
$565
$1848
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$690
$1125
🍽️ Food
$370
$983
🚐 Transport
$85.8
$236
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1439
😀 Quality of life
79
🏙️ Population
476K

The average cost of living in Bratislava is $1255, which is close to the world's average cost of living, ranked 4294th out of 9294 in our global list and 2nd out of 23 in Slovakia.

The median after-tax salary is $1439, which is enough to cover living expenses for 1.1 months. Ranked 466th (TOP 5%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 1st best city to live in Slovakia. With an estimated population of 476K, Bratislava is the 1st largest city in Slovakia.

✈️ Closest airport 8 km M. R. Stefanik Airport
😷 Air quality Moderate 13.4 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank 721 Comenius University in Bratislava
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Prices in Bratislava

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Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$8.98
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$44.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.4
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.51
 Cappuccino
$2.74
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.97
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$658
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$507
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1199
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$822
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$135
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$209
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$18.2
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.27%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$5305
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3823
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.19
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$38.4
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$14.1
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.75
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.23
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.41
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.39
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.35
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.5
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.64
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14.5
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.56
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.85
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.31
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.65
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.3
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.3
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.58
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.88
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$6.58
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.06
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.3
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$8.18
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.46
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.46
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.22
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$36.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$10.5
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$35.2
💇 Haircut, simple
$15.3
👖 Brand Jeans
$73.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$86
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$575
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$14119

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