Cost of living in Cluj-Napoca, Romania

Summary of cost of living in Cluj-Napoca

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: 12,990 lei
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: 6,376 lei
  • WARNING!  These estimates are based on only a few data points. At the moment, you should treat them only as a best guess.

List of prices in Cluj-Napoca
Current as of Apr 2024.

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Food Update prices
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 53 lei
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) 31 lei
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 17 lei
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 8 lei
12 eggs, large 15 lei
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 9 lei
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 28 lei
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 5.08 lei
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 4.56 lei
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 5.12 lei
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 40 lei
2 liters of coca-cola 9 lei
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 4.57 lei
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Housing Update prices
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area 4,859 lei
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area 3,309 lei
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 488 lei
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area 2,790 lei
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area 2,067 lei
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio 532 lei
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) 47 lei
40” flat screen tv 1,991 lei
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) 431 lei
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 56 lei
Hourly rate for cleaning help 74 lei
Clothes Update prices
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) 287 lei
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) 144 lei
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) 296 lei
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 348 lei
Transportation Update prices
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new 121,299 lei
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 8 lei
Monthly ticket public transport 106 lei
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 40 lei
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Personal Care Update prices
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) 25 lei
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 33 lei
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) 177 lei
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) 25 lei
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 16 lei
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 15 lei
4 rolls of toilet paper 9 lei
Tube of toothpaste 23 lei
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 45 lei
Entertainment Update prices
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 98 lei
2 tickets to the movies 52 lei
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 115 lei
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 182 lei
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 23 lei
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 14 lei
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 12 lei
Ipad wi-fi 128gb 2,714 lei
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 0.48 lei
1 month of gym membership in business district 197 lei
1 package of marlboro cigarettes 24 lei
WARNING!  These prices are based on only a few data points. At this point they are mostly a guess. They are based on 173 prices entered by 14 different people.
Latest price update: April 12, 2024

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