Cost of living in Timisoara, Romania

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 24 lei
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) 17 lei
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 10 lei
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 4.29 lei
12 eggs, large 8 lei
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 5.42 lei
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 13 lei
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 3.82 lei
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 2.19 lei
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 3.17 lei
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 25 lei
2 liters of Coca-Cola 5.41 lei
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 2.04 lei
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area 1,942 lei
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area 1,273 lei
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 329 lei
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area 1,251 lei
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area 872 lei
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio 283 lei
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) 31 lei
40” flat screen TV 1,458 lei
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) 342 lei
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 35 lei
Hourly rate for cleaning help 19 lei
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) 232 lei
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) 142 lei
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) 292 lei
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 325 lei
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new 87,608 lei
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 4.91 lei
Monthly ticket public transport 77 lei
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 22 lei
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) 29 lei
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 26 lei
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) 100 lei
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) 17 lei
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 14 lei
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 14 lei
4 rolls of toilet paper 5.74 lei
Tube of toothpaste 9 lei
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 22 lei
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 66 lei
2 tickets to the movies 41 lei
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 105 lei
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 87 lei
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 18 lei
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 6 lei
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 6 lei
iPod nano 16GB 814 lei
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 0.55 lei
1 month of gym membership in business district 143 lei
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes 15 lei
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 438 prices entered by 35 different people.
Latest price update: August 16, 2017.

Timisoara position in our World Ranking

the world
281st
out of 307
eastern europe
27th
out of 33
romania
4th
out of 4

Cheapest and most expensive products in Timisoara compared to other cities:

eastern europe
2nd
eastern europe
3rd

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