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Bucharest
In the south of Romania sits Bucharest, where remnants of communism intertwine with the vibrance of modern life. With some of the best deals on apartments in all of Europe and all the welcoming cafes, good food and vibrant nightlife one could possibly need, Bucharest is rapidly growing in popularity among remote workers. With a quaint Old Town, beautiful Belle Epoque architecture, historical sites, grand avenues and quiet residential neighborhoods, it's easy to feel at home here. The level of English is high, locals are friendly and the internet is some of the fastest in the world. Bucharest is also within easy reach of medieval villages, castles and palaces and the stunning nature of the Carpathian Mountains and the Transylvanian countryside.

Monthly cost of living for remote workers

A remote worker can expect to spend an average of 6402 1464 1294 ${ selected_currency } per month in Bucharest, with an average rent of 2913 666 589 ${ selected_currency }.
Rent
1 bedroom apartment / modern / central / short term
${ selected_currency } 2913 666 589
Groceries
Basic groceries
${ selected_currency } 539 123 109
Dining out
12 dinners and 8 lunches
${ selected_currency } 780 178 158
Cafe
20 coffees / teas
${ selected_currency } 180 41 36
Coworking space
1 month membership / hot desk
${ selected_currency } 630 144 127
Mobile internet
Prepaid SIM / 5 GB data / fast
${ selected_currency } 34 8 7
Public transportation
20 roundtrip journeys
${ selected_currency } 101 23 20
Taxis
5 short trips
${ selected_currency } 42 10 8
Shared bicycles and scooters
10 trips
${ selected_currency } 120 27 24
Sport and cultural events
1 event
${ selected_currency } 136 31 27
Museums and sights
3 sights / entrance tickets
${ selected_currency } 139 32 28
Nightlife
5 nights out / 3 drinks per night
${ selected_currency } 215 49 43
Gym
1 month membership
${ selected_currency } 144 33 29
Yoga
10 classes
${ selected_currency } 280 64 57
Massage
1 massage
${ selected_currency } 149 34 30
TOTAL
${ selected_currency } 6402 1464 1294
Average weather in Bucharest
Most common months to visit: April - October
What to know
Population
1,830,000
Main airport
Henri Coanda International Airport (OTP)
Language
Romanian
Tap water
Not drinkable
Tipping
5% - 10% at restaurants, 5% - 10% tip for services is appreciated but not expected, round up for taxis
Taxi apps
Star Taxi, Uber