Cost of living in Timisoara, Romania

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Food [Edit]
RON USD
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 24 lei ($6)
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) 17 lei ($4.49)
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 10 lei ($2.73)
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 4.37 lei ($1.14)
12 eggs, large 8 lei ($2.12)
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 4.99 lei ($1.30)
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 13 lei ($3.45)
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 3.82 lei ($0.99)
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 2.19 lei ($0.57)
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 3.33 lei ($0.87)
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 25 lei ($7)
2 liters of Coca-Cola 5.45 lei ($1.42)
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 2.04 lei ($0.53)
Housing [Edit]
RON USD
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area 1,942 lei ($505)
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area 1,273 lei ($331)
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 329 lei ($86)
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area 1,251 lei ($325)
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area 867 lei ($226)
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio 283 lei ($74)
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) 31 lei ($8)
40” flat screen TV 1,458 lei ($379)
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) 342 lei ($89)
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 35 lei ($9)
Hourly rate for cleaning help 19 lei ($5.03)
Clothes [Edit]
RON USD
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) 232 lei ($60)
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) 142 lei ($37)
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) 292 lei ($76)
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 325 lei ($85)
Transportation [Edit]
RON USD
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new 87,608 lei ($22,794)
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 4.91 lei ($1.28)
Monthly ticket public transport 77 lei ($20)
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 21 lei ($5.43)
Personal Care [Edit]
RON USD
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) 29 lei ($7)
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 26 lei ($7)
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) 100 lei ($26)
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) 17 lei ($4.38)
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 14 lei ($3.63)
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 14 lei ($3.69)
4 rolls of toilet paper 5.74 lei ($1.49)
Tube of toothpaste 9 lei ($2.47)
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 22 lei ($5.83)
Entertainment [Edit]
RON USD
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 66 lei ($17)
2 tickets to the movies 41 lei ($11)
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 105 lei ($27)
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 86 lei ($23)
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 18 lei ($4.71)
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 7 lei ($1.74)
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 5.55 lei ($1.44)
iPad Air 2, 64GB 2,615 lei ($680)
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 0.58 lei ($0.15)
1 month of gym membership in business district 118 lei ($31)
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes 16 lei ($4.04)
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 427 prices entered by 33 different people.
Latest price update: September 24, 2017.

Timisoara position in our World Ranking

the world
295th
out of 322
eastern europe
29th
out of 35
romania
4th
out of 4

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eastern europe
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