Bulgaria is divers, traditioneel,  /  Bulgaria has a population of 7,202,198, and its size (surface area) is 110,994 km². It borders Greece Romania Serbia Turkey , and the country code (phone) is +359. The Vore provides the cost of living in Bulgaria, and the salary required to live there.

Local information & average prices

Map of Bulgaria

Minimum wage (Year) $240.74
Income per capita (GDP - PPP) $19,839
Average salary (Month) $495.31

Local alcohol information & average prices

Drink a beer at Bubbles Beach Bar & Harry's Bar or go clubbing at Disco Orange & Tequila Club in Bulgaria? Or buy your pre-drinks and cigarettes at Piccadilly Veliko Tarnovo & 100 Beers? The alcohol price level is rated 32/100. The Vore provides Bulgaria's alcohol prices, and shows you the best local places.
Legal drinking age 18
Legal smoking age 18
Price pack of cigarettes $3.10
Local beer brands White Stork India Pale Ale & Lucs Trevnensko
Price of coffee $1.17
Price of local beer (0,5L) $1.26
Price of supermarket beer (0.5L) $0.73
Price of local wine (supermarket - bottle) $4.82
Price of Cocktail (club) $5.08

General real estate information & average prices

Interested in buying or renting a house or apartment in Bulgaria? In the central Boyana or more remote Mirovyane? Or right next to Rila Monastery? The real estate price level is degeljk geprijsd(11/100). The Vore talks Bulgaria's housing prices, mortgage interest rates, and the best neighborhoods.

Monthly costs of renting

Rent in city centre $278
Rent in cheaper area $192
Costs of internet $9
Costs of electricity, water and heating $96


Apartment city centre buy price (per m2) $1094
Cheaper area apartment (per m2) $718
Mortgage interest rate 6%

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Local public transportation information & average prices

Traveling with Central Bus Station & Bulgarian State Railways? Or taking a bus or taxi from Rila Monastery to Cathedral Saint Alexandar Nevski in Bulgaria? The Vore provides public transport prices, distances, and how much to tip cab drivers in Bulgaria.
Public transport map of Bulgaria

Average taxi price Start price:$0.57 + $0.56(per km)
How much to tip a taxi driver
Price of bus/metro ticket $1.03
Price monthly public transport pass $29.32
Gas price $1.29

Train companies in Bulgaria

    Bulgarian State Railways

    Contact Website

Bus companies


    Phone number +359 90 021 000

    Trans 5

    Phone number +359 2 936 6768

Local food information & average prices

Going to eat Monastery gyuvetch(national dish) at Raketa Rakia Bar & Di Wine Restaurant and Wine Cellar in Bulgaria? Or buy food at supermarkets like Carrefour & Lidl or at local market places like Flea Market & Zhenski Pazar Women's Market? The price level of food in Bulgaria is gemiddeld geprijsd(32.12/100). The Vore provides Bulgaria's restaurant & food prices, and shows you the best local places.
Price of budget restaurant $6.48
Price of local food restaurant $12.16
Fastfood prices (like McDonalds) $5.02
Price of bread $0.64
Price of milk $1.19

Cost of living & average salary by city Bulgaria