Cost of Living in Hungary
Last updated on May 21, 2023
Summary: The cost of living in Hungary is generally considered to be quite affordable. A nice 1 bedroom apartment in Hungary can cost anywhere from $400 to $800 per month, while a nice 2 bedroom apartment can cost from $600 to $1,200 per month. The cost of dinner at a moderately priced restaurant in Hungary is usually around $15 to $20 per person.
Is the cost of living in Hungary high?
We asked people how much they someone comfortably live on in Hungary, they wrote:
"Well that depends on your life style. Approximately on the average 1,500 euros - 2,000 euros per month on the high end including lots of travel. This monthly living expense is after a property purchase," said one person in Budapest.
"$2000 USD will do it but be mindful it doesn't cover major medical or other expenses," remarked one expat in Budapest.
Will I save money living in Hungary?
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