Cost of living in Timisoara, Romania

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Food [Edit]
RON USD
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 27 lei ($7)
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) 19 lei ($4.81)
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 12 lei ($2.92)
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 4.10 lei ($1.01)
12 eggs, large 9 lei ($2.29)
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 5.28 lei ($1.31)
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 16 lei ($3.85)
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 3.45 lei ($0.85)
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 2.06 lei ($0.51)
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 3.13 lei ($0.78)
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 25 lei ($6)
2 liters of Coca-Cola 5.45 lei ($1.35)
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 2.63 lei ($0.65)
Housing [Edit]
RON USD
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area 1,999 lei ($494)
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area 1,455 lei ($360)
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 381 lei ($94)
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area 1,375 lei ($340)
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area 955 lei ($236)
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio 283 lei ($70)
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) 27 lei ($7)
40” flat screen TV 1,502 lei ($371)
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) 331 lei ($82)
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 34 lei ($9)
Hourly rate for cleaning help 20 lei ($4.90)
Clothes [Edit]
RON USD
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) 214 lei ($53)
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) 148 lei ($37)
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) 301 lei ($74)
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 302 lei ($75)
Transportation [Edit]
RON USD
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new 87,417 lei ($21,621)
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 5.27 lei ($1.30)
Monthly ticket public transport 94 lei ($23)
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 22 lei ($5.56)
Personal Care [Edit]
RON USD
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) 26 lei ($6)
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 28 lei ($7)
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) 94 lei ($23)
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) 17 lei ($4.17)
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 15 lei ($3.66)
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 14 lei ($3.37)
4 rolls of toilet paper 4.80 lei ($1.19)
Tube of toothpaste 9 lei ($2.33)
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 21 lei ($5.15)
Entertainment [Edit]
RON USD
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 60 lei ($15)
2 tickets to the movies 41 lei ($10)
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 133 lei ($33)
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 105 lei ($26)
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 18 lei ($4.51)
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 9 lei ($2.25)
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 7 lei ($1.62)
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB 2,425 lei ($600)
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 0.59 lei ($0.15)
1 month of gym membership in business district 125 lei ($31)
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes 17 lei ($4.13)
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 320 prices entered by 26 different people.
Latest price update: October 22, 2018.

Timisoara position in our World Ranking

the world
307th
out of 341
eastern europe
27th
out of 35
romania
3rd
out of 4

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

the world
4th
eastern europe
2nd
eastern europe
2nd
eastern europe
3rd
eastern europe
4th
eastern europe
4th

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