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 ($4.39)
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 11 lei ($2.89)
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 4.32 lei ($1.14)
12 eggs, large 9 lei ($2.26)
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 5.22 lei ($1.37)
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 14 lei ($3.60)
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 3.73 lei ($0.98)
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 2.28 lei ($0.60)
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 3.10 lei ($0.81)
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 23 lei ($5.91)
2 liters of Coca-Cola 5.56 lei ($1.46)
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 2.34 lei ($0.61)
Housing [Edit]
RON USD
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area 1,998 lei ($525)
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area 1,415 lei ($372)
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 378 lei ($99)
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area 1,339 lei ($352)
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area 921 lei ($242)
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio 289 lei ($76)
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) 31 lei ($8)
40” flat screen TV 1,502 lei ($394)
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) 331 lei ($87)
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 37 lei ($10)
Hourly rate for cleaning help 19 lei ($5.08)
Clothes [Edit]
RON USD
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) 206 lei ($54)
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) 277 lei ($73)
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 306 lei ($80)
Transportation [Edit]
RON USD
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new 87,608 lei ($23,006)
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 4.99 lei ($1.31)
Monthly ticket public transport 67 lei ($18)
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 21 lei ($5.45)
Personal Care [Edit]
RON USD
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) 29 lei ($8)
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 26 lei ($7)
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) 96 lei ($25)
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) 17 lei ($4.43)
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 14 lei ($3.62)
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 14 lei ($3.72)
4 rolls of toilet paper 5.80 lei ($1.52)
Tube of toothpaste 9 lei ($2.49)
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 22 lei ($5.89)
Entertainment [Edit]
RON USD
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 57 lei ($15)
2 tickets to the movies 40 lei ($10)
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 108 lei ($28)
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 87 lei ($23)
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 18 lei ($4.67)
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 7 lei ($1.77)
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 5.52 lei ($1.45)
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB 2,491 lei ($654)
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 0.58 lei ($0.15)
1 month of gym membership in business district 114 lei ($30)
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes 15 lei ($4.00)
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 437 prices entered by 37 different people.
Latest price update: January 22, 2018.

Timisoara position in our World Ranking

the world
308th
out of 337
eastern europe
29th
out of 33
romania
4th
out of 4

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

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4th
eastern europe
1st
eastern europe
1st
eastern europe
2nd
eastern europe
2nd
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2nd

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