Warsaw is 11.7% more expensive than Bucharest.

If you lived in Warsaw instead of Bucharest, you would:

pay 2.2% less for restaurants

 
Bucharest
Warsaw
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $8.51
RON41.31
$7.99
zł37.51
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$5.32
RON25.82
$5.71
zł26.79
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $1.38
RON6.69
$1.35
zł6.33

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pay 7.2% less for groceries

 
Bucharest
Warsaw
Bread
1 loaf
$0.92
RON4.48
$0.94
zł4.42
Local cheese (8 oz) $3.47
RON16.82
$3.65
zł17.14
Milk (1 gallon) $4.85
RON23.56
$2.69
zł12.62

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pay 25.2% more for transportation

 
Bucharest
Warsaw
Gasoline (1 gallon) $6.50
RON31.55
$6.18
zł29.01
Monthly public transit pass $17.02
RON82.62
$25.11
zł117.90
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $21,280.67
RON103,279.35
$22,344.20
zł104,927.41

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pay 45.8% more for housing

 
Bucharest
Warsaw
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$8.43
RON40.93
$12.76
zł59.92
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $477.76
RON2,318.65
$663.91
zł3,117.67
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $347.55
RON1,686.72
$552.61
zł2,595.04

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pay 15.0% more for childcare

 
Bucharest
Warsaw
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $424.30
RON2,059.19
$370.47
zł1,739.73
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $8,005.45
RON38,852.03
$11,431.72
zł53,682.86

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pay (unknown) more for entertainment and sports

 
Bucharest
Warsaw
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $2.13
RON10.33
$2.74
zł12.86
Cappuccino in mid-range area $2.40
RON11.66
$2.81
zł13.18
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$4.89
RON23.75
$4.11
zł19.29

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pay 6.5% less for clothing

 
Bucharest
Warsaw
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$73.85
RON358.43
$71.40
zł335.29
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$40.80
RON198.02
$32.86
zł154.30
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$74.58
RON361.93
$74.85
zł351.47

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