Prices in Romania

What are the supermarket prices in Romania? Is the cost of living in Romania are higher than in United States? How much will it cost us to entertain in Romania and how much will we spend in restaurants and bars?
On this page below you will find the current price and cost overview in Romania: food, Restaurants, living, and Entertainment (The last update: today 22 hours ago)

Currency in Romania to Romanian leu (RON). For 10 US dollars you can get 44.3 Romanian lei. For 100 US dollars you can get 443 Romanian lei. And the other way: For 10 Romanian lei you can get 2.44 US dollars.


What are the different prices in the cities in Romania? Look here: Prices in cities in Romania

Prices: Arad   Bacău   Baia Mare   Botoșani   Brăila   Brașov   Bucharest   Buzău   Craiova   Galați  

Summing up costs, it can be concluded that in Romania it is cheaper than in United States. Food is 54% cheaper. Dining in restaurants and bars will be cheaper by 55%. And in the case of the cost of living in Romania, they are lower than the cost in United States about 35%. If we want to spend time actively or to have fun, we will pay less than in United States about 22%.

See also how prices have changed in previous years: Price changes in previous years in Romania


Are hotels expensive in Romania? How much will we pay for a room in Romania?

The average price of accommodation in Romania is $55 (RON 230). If you are looking for the cheapest accommodation: in a cheap one-star hotel you will pay: $39 (RON 160) and if you like hostels, you'll spend the night there for: $28 (RON 120). The cost of a room in a 2-star hotel is Romania in $43 (RON 180). 3-star hotels offer accommodation on average for $53 (RON 230) Overnight stay in 4-star hotel costs $78 (RON 330) in Romania If you are looking for the best conditions for your stay, then in 5-star hotels that will provide much more luxury you will have to pay $160 (RON 680)


When you're thinking about traveling and it doesn't necessarily have to be a specific country, maybe the costs will be less than in Romania in one of the nearby countries? Check prices in: Moldova, Bulgaria, Serbia, Hungary, and Slovakia.

Comparison of selected prices in Romania with prices in United States:

fees

$120 ($73 - $190)
32% less than in United States

internet

$9 ($6.8 - $15)
87% less than in United States

jeans pants

$57 ($24 - $98)
24% more than in United States

average earnings

$690
81% less than in United States

renting a small apartment in the center

$350 ($220 - $540)
75% less than in United States

renting a large apartment outside the centre

$430 ($290 - $720)
76% less than in United States

bread

$0.71 ($0.37 - $1.2)
75% less than in United States

cheese

$5.9 ($3.7 - $9.8)
by half less than in United States

rice

$1.2 ($0.73 - $2)
70% less than in United States

tomatoes

$1.4 ($0.73 - $2.2)
68% less than in United States

bananas

$1.4 ($0.98 - $2)
16% less than in United States

wine

$4.9 ($3.4 - $8.6)
61% less than in United States

cheap restaurant

$6.1 ($3.7 - $12)
61% less than in United States

local beer

$1.5 ($0.98 - $2.4)
72% less than in United States

coffee

$1.8 ($0.86 - $2.9)
by half less than in United States

bottle of water

$1.1 ($0.73 - $2)
28% less than in United States

mac burger king or similar bar

$4.9 ($4.2 - $6.1)
by half less than in United States

cola pepsi sprite mirinda

$1.3 ($0.86 - $2)
34% less than in United States

Price changes in previous years in Romania

Has the price of bread increased in Romania?
Bread in previous years has cost: 2010: $0.51(RON 2.2), 2011: $0.51(RON 2.2), 2012: $0.55(RON 2.3), 2013: $0.55(RON 2.4), 2014: $0.52(RON 2.2), 2015: $0.48(RON 2), 2016: $0.51(RON 2.2), 2017: $0.55(RON 2.4), and 2018: $0.6(RON 2.6).

Romania price changes: A loaf of fresh white bread (500g) 2010-2018
Romania price changes A loaf of fresh white bread (500g) hikersbay.com

Bananas - price changes in years: 2015: $1.2(RON 5.3), 2016: $1.2(RON 5.2), 2017: $1.2(RON 5.1), and 2018: $1.3(RON 5.3)

Romania price changes: Bananas (1kg) 2015-2018
Romania price changes Bananas (1kg) hikersbay.com

Have prices increased in restaurants in Romania?
In inexpensive restaurants, the price for a meal was: 2010: $4.9(RON 21), 2011: $3.7(RON 16), 2012: $4.9(RON 21), 2013: $4.2(RON 18), 2014: $4.9(RON 21), 2015: $4.9(RON 21), 2016: $4.9(RON 21), 2017: $6.1(RON 26), and 2018: $6.1(RON 26)

Romania price changes: Meal in a cheap restaurant 2010-2018
Romania price changes Meal in a cheap restaurant hikersbay.com

Renting A Small Apartment In The Center - price changes in years: 2010: $240(RON 1K), 2011: $250(RON 1.1K), 2012: $280(RON 1.2K), 2013: $270(RON 1.1K), 2014: $260(RON 1.1K), 2015: $290(RON 1.2K), 2016: $310(RON 1.3K), 2017: $340(RON 1.5K), and 2018: $360(RON 1.5K)

Romania price changes: Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2010-2018
Romania price changes Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre hikersbay.com
Romania price changes: Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 2011-2018
Romania price changes Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) hikersbay.com