- Cost of Living
- Hungary
- Egypt
- Szombathely
- Alexandria
- Comparison

##
Cost of living in
**Szombathely, Hungary**
compared to
**Alexandria, Egypt**

Currency:

Food | + 61% | |||
---|---|---|---|---|

Food in Szombathely (Hungary) is 61% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | 1,353 Ft (E£ 94) | E£ 68 | + 39% | |

Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | 1,303 Ft (E£ 91) | E£ 65 | + 40% | |

500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | 644 Ft (E£ 45) | E£ 33 | + 37% | |

1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | 244 Ft (E£ 17) | E£ 14 | + 25% | |

12 eggs, large | 448 Ft (E£ 31) | E£ 18 | + 70% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | 425 Ft (E£ 30) | E£ 6 | + 383% | |

500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | 881 Ft (E£ 61) | E£ 28 | + 118% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | 262 Ft (E£ 18) | E£ 16 | + 15% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | 261 Ft (E£ 18) | E£ 5.21 | + 249% | |

0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | 216 Ft (E£ 15) | E£ 17 | - 12% | |

1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | 1,237 Ft (E£ 86) | E£ 92 | - 7% | |

2 liters of Coca-Cola | 396 Ft (E£ 28) | E£ 11 | + 146% | |

Bread for 2 people for 1 day | 131 Ft (E£ 9) | E£ 3.27 | + 180% | |

Housing | + 98% | |||

Housing in Szombathely (Hungary) is 98% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | 101,765 Ft (E£ 7,091) | E£ 5,083 | + 39% | |

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | 72,979 Ft (E£ 5,085) | E£ 2,637 | + 93% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | 49,848 Ft (E£ 3,473) | E£ 291 | + 1092% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | 69,358 Ft (E£ 4,833) | E£ 2,571 | + 88% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | 46,465 Ft (E£ 3,238) | E£ 1,457 | + 122% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | 32,348 Ft (E£ 2,254) | E£ 238 | + 847% | |

Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | 4,707 Ft (E£ 328) | E£ 381 | - 14% | |

40” flat screen TV | 124,563 Ft (E£ 8,679) | E£ 6,052 | + 43% | |

Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | 27,838 Ft (E£ 1,940) | E£ 1,489 | + 30% | |

Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | 3,906 Ft (E£ 272) | E£ 67 | + 304% | |

Hourly rate for cleaning help | 1,215 Ft (E£ 85) | E£ 17 | + 402% | |

Clothes | + 31% | |||

Clothes in Szombathely (Hungary) is 31% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | 22,184 Ft (E£ 1,546) | E£ 735 | + 110% | |

1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | 9,427 Ft (E£ 657) | E£ 604 | + 9% | |

1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | 20,810 Ft (E£ 1,450) | E£ 1,448 | + 0% | |

1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | 23,720 Ft (E£ 1,653) | E£ 581 | + 184% | |

Transportation | + 158% | |||

Transportation in Szombathely (Hungary) is 158% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | 6,400,160 Ft (E£ 445,958) | E£ 356,935 | + 25% | |

1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | 387 Ft (E£ 27) | E£ 3.35 | + 707% | |

Monthly ticket public transport | 6,577 Ft (E£ 458) | E£ 123 | + 274% | |

Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | 6,558 Ft (E£ 457) | E£ 21 | + 2089% | |

Personal Care | + 215% | |||

Personal Care in Szombathely (Hungary) is 215% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | 1,898 Ft (E£ 132) | E£ 24 | + 446% | |

1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | 3,784 Ft (E£ 264) | E£ 87 | + 201% | |

Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | 6,602 Ft (E£ 460) | E£ 98 | + 369% | |

1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | 1,212 Ft (E£ 84) | E£ 40 | + 111% | |

Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | 721 Ft (E£ 50) | E£ 19 | + 166% | |

Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | 943 Ft (E£ 66) | E£ 23 | + 192% | |

4 rolls of toilet paper | 307 Ft (E£ 21) | E£ 13 | + 70% | |

Tube of toothpaste | 600 Ft (E£ 42) | E£ 12 | + 262% | |

Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | 1,547 Ft (E£ 108) | E£ 28 | + 288% | |

Entertainment | + 172% | |||

Entertainment in Szombathely (Hungary) is 172% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | 4,072 Ft (E£ 284) | E£ 119 | + 139% | |

2 tickets to the movies | 2,601 Ft (E£ 181) | E£ 86 | + 111% | |

2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | 11,155 Ft (E£ 777) | E£ 244 | + 219% | |

Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | 6,994 Ft (E£ 487) | E£ 214 | + 128% | |

1 cocktail drink in downtown club | 1,190 Ft (E£ 83) | E£ 52 | + 59% | |

Cappuccino in expat area of the city | 500 Ft (E£ 35) | E£ 24 | + 46% | |

1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | 571 Ft (E£ 40) | E£ 19 | + 104% | |

iPad Wi-Fi 128GB | - | E£ 12,013 | - | |

1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | 78 Ft (E£ 5.42) | E£ 0.23 | + 2289% | |

1 month of gym membership in business district | 20,652 Ft (E£ 1,439) | E£ 433 | + 232% | |

1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | 1,341 Ft (E£ 93) | E£ 26 | + 261% | |

TOTAL | + 117% |

**WARNING!**This comparison is based on only a few data points. At this point it is only a guess. It is based on 261 prices entered by 25 different people.

These prices were last updated on January 16, 2018.
Exchange rate:
0.06968
EGP
/
HUF

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#
Cost of living in
**Szombathely (Hungary)**
is
**117% more expensive than**
in
**Alexandria (Egypt)**

For example, you would need at least

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