Cost of living in Bratislava, Slovakia

Summary of cost of living in Bratislava

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: €2,557
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: €1,302
  • Cost of living in Bratislava is more expensive than in 76% of cities in Eastern Europe (6 out of 21)
  • Cost of living in Bratislava is cheaper than in 67% of cities in the World (159 out of 238)

List of prices in Bratislava, Slovakia. Current as of Aug 2020.

Change the currency:
Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district €7
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) €5.84
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast €3.40
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk €0.90
12 eggs, large €2.64
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes €2.44
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese €4.30
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples €1.33
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes €0.86
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket €0.82
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality €6
2 liters of coca-cola €1.24
Bread for 2 people for 1 day €0.61
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area €1,005
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area €745
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat €182
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area €672
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area €500
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio €108
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) €12
40” flat screen tv €339
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) €84
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) €9
Hourly rate for cleaning help €7
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) €73
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) €33
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) €78
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes €94
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new €18,106
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas €1.30
Monthly ticket public transport €27
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) €9
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) €5.79
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) €6
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) €27
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) €3.83
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) €3.02
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) €3.65
4 rolls of toilet paper €1.41
Tube of toothpaste €2.06
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city €9
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub €20
2 tickets to the movies €15
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) €44
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert €42
1 cocktail drink in downtown club €7
Cappuccino in expat area of the city €2.34
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) €1.70
Ipad wi-fi 128gb €443
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) €0.09
1 month of gym membership in business district €37
1 package of marlboro cigarettes €3.83
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 304 prices entered by 35 different people.
Latest price update: August 05, 2020

Moving to Bratislava with your children?

International Schools in Bratislava

Bratislava position in our World Ranking

the world
159th
out of 238
eastern europe
6th
out of 21

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

eastern europe
1st
eastern europe
1st
eastern europe
2nd
eastern europe
2nd
eastern europe
3rd
eastern europe
3rd

Do you live in Bratislava? We need your help!

What is the price of

Furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area

in Bratislava?

International Cost of Living Index

loading...

Prices recently added

  • Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district in Toruń costs 45 zł (about 1 hour ago)
  • Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district in Ayacucho costs S/. 6.00 (about 1 hour ago)
  • Monthly rent - 85 m2 furnished accommodation in expensive area in Bogotá costs COL$2,500,000 (about 1 hour ago)
  • 1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) in Córdoba costs ARS $20 (about 2 hours ago)
  • Internet connection 300 mbps, 1 month in Hamburg costs €45 (about 2 hours ago)
  • Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district in Lima costs S/. 10 (about 2 hours ago)