Bangkok vs Budapest

Bangkok ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ญ
Budapest ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡บ
Population 5,680,000 1,768,073
Official language(s) Thai Hungarian
Level of English Low High
Main airport Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK) Budapest Ferihegy International Airport (BUD)
Most common months to visit January - March, November, December March - June, September - November
Currency THB - Thai Baht (เธฟ) HUF - Hungarian Forint (Ft)
Credit cards Accepted almost everywhere Accepted almost everywhere, cash needed for small shops
Remote worker visa No No
Average monthly costs $1560 $1230
Rent $616 $499
Groceries $191 $108
Dining out $168 $202
Cafe $45 $29
Coworking space $127 $120
Mobile internet $23 $9
Public transportation $32 $36
Taxis $19 $27
Shared bicycles and scooters $17 $13
Sport and cultural events $46 $24
Museums and sights $21 $7
Nightlife $50 $43
Gym $96 $37
Yoga $98 $48
Massage $11 $26
SIM card options AIS Vodafone, Telenor
Tipping 10% for restaurants, bars and services 10 - 15% at restaurants and bars
Taxi apps Grab Bolt, Fotaxi
Tap water Not drinkable Drinkable
Overall cuisine Meat and fish dishes, vegetables, noodles and soup Magyar cuisine makes extensive use of creams, cheeses and sauces primarily in beef, chicken and pork dishes, mixed with seasonal vegetables, fruits and rich desserts.
Local food specialities Pad thai, tom yam, kway teow reua, som tum, sooan Goulash, Fisherman's soup, Fล‘zelรฉk, Somloi Galuska, Pรถrkรถlt and Paprikรกs, Kรผrtรถs Kalรกcs, Hungarian Lecsรณ, Lรกngos
Eat like a local Food stalls, local markets, shophouse restaurants Local markets, cafรฉs, taverns, street food, traditional restaurants
Vegetarian / vegan options 416 listings on Happy Cow 47 options on HappyCow