Budapest vs Porto

Budapest ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡บ
Porto ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น
Population 1,768,073 237,559
Official language(s) Hungarian Portuguese
Level of English High Very High
Main airport Budapest Ferihegy International Airport (BUD) Francisco Sรก Carneiro International Airport (OPO)
Most common months to visit March - June, September - November May - September
Currency HUF - Hungarian Forint (Ft) EUR - Euro (โ‚ฌ)
Credit cards Accepted almost everywhere, cash needed for small shops Accepted everywhere
Remote worker visa No Yes
Average monthly costs $1230 $1759
Rent $499 $717
Groceries $108 $148
Dining out $202 $280
Cafe $29 $45
Coworking space $120 $96
Mobile internet $9 $21
Public transportation $36 $95
Taxis $27 $25
Shared bicycles and scooters $13 $10
Sport and cultural events $24 $45
Museums and sights $7 $24
Nightlife $43 $66
Gym $37 $56
Yoga $48 $82
Massage $26 $48
SIM card options Vodafone, Telenor Vodafone, MEO, NOS
Tipping 10 - 15% at restaurants and bars 5-10% at restaurants if happy with service, not expected at cafes or bars
Taxi apps Bolt, Fotaxi Uber, MyTaxi, Cabify
Tap water Drinkable Drinkable
Overall cuisine 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. A variety of meats often mixed with fresh legumes and vegetables. Emphasis on rich seafood dishes and creamy desserts.
Local food specialities Goulash, Fisherman's soup, Fล‘zelรฉk, Somloi Galuska, Pรถrkรถlt and Paprikรกs, Kรผrtรถs Kalรกcs, Hungarian Lecsรณ, Lรกngos Bacalhau, Alheira de Mirandela, Francesinha, queido da serra da estrela, tripas a moda do Oporto, pasteis de chaves, tarte de amendoa
Eat like a local Local markets, cafรฉs, taverns, street food, traditional restaurants Local taverns, terraces, markets, tascas, churrascarias and local sports bars
Vegetarian / vegan options 47 options on HappyCow 46 options on Happy Cow