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Budapest
With a very low cost of living, beautiful setting along the Danube River and endless sights and activities to keep you busy, Hungary's capital city has a great amount of appeal. With a variety of outside influences, the city is full of stunning architecture and a richness in culture everywhere you look and the center is a UNESCO site. From famous thermal bathhouses to quaint cafes and outdoor terraces, life here is relaxed, peaceful and multicultural. Rent is inexpensive for Europe, it's an easy city to navigate and meeting others is rarely an issue. It's also a great base for exploring the rest of the country as well as other countries in the region.

Monthly cost of living for remote workers

A remote worker can expect to spend an average of 474003 1228 1200 ${ selected_currency } per month in Budapest, with an average rent of 192472 499 487 ${ selected_currency }.
Rent
1 bedroom apartment / modern / central / short term
${ selected_currency } 192472 499 487
Groceries
Basic groceries
${ selected_currency } 41556 108 105
Dining out
12 dinners and 8 lunches
${ selected_currency } 78000 202 197
Cafe
20 coffees / teas
${ selected_currency } 11333 29 29
Coworking space
1 month membership / hot desk
${ selected_currency } 46383 120 117
Mobile internet
Prepaid SIM / 5 GB data / fast
${ selected_currency } 3413 9 9
Public transportation
20 roundtrip journeys
${ selected_currency } 14000 36 35
Taxis
5 short trips
${ selected_currency } 10500 27 27
Shared bicycles and scooters
10 trips
${ selected_currency } 5000 13 13
Sport and cultural events
1 event
${ selected_currency } 9333 24 24
Museums and sights
3 sights / entrance tickets
${ selected_currency } 2820 7 7
Nightlife
5 nights out / 3 drinks per night
${ selected_currency } 16435 43 42
Gym
1 month membership
${ selected_currency } 14358 37 36
Yoga
10 classes
${ selected_currency } 18500 48 47
Massage
1 massage
${ selected_currency } 9900 26 25
TOTAL
${ selected_currency } 474003 1228 1200
Average weather in Budapest
Most common months to visit: March - June, September - November
What to know
Population
1,768,073
Main airport
Budapest Ferihegy International Airport (BUD)
Language
Hungarian
Tap water
Drinkable
Tipping
10 - 15% at restaurants and bars
Taxi apps
Bolt, Fotaxi