Living and working in Bucharest

Living & working in Bucharest as a digital nomad, sounds like a dream!  Remote working in Romania is becoming more and more popular. On Wejustgotback.com we share experiences of other digital nomads in Bucharest and give you the best Tips & Tricks to start your own living and working in Bucharest journey!

Overall Score

3.92/5 (Rang #35)

Family Score

High

Internet

52 mbps

Temperature (now)

Air quality (now)

Safety

Fairly good

Lack of racism

Bad

Income level

787

English speaking

Fair

Walkability

Very Good

Freedom of speech

Good

Happiness

Fair

A/C or heating

Bad

Traffic safety

Fair

LGBTQ+ friendly

Bad

Quality of life score

Fair

Fun

Good

Humidity (now)

Cost

1671 $ / mo

Lack of crime

Education level

High

Startup Score

Fair

People density

Peace (no pol. conflict)

Hospitals

Fair

Nightlife

Good

Places to work from

Friendly to foreigners

Fair

Female friendly

Fair

Digital Nomad Guide

Continent

Europe

Average trip time

10 days

Internet speed (avg)

52 mbps

Weather (now)

Seasonal

Power

European Type C plug

Best neighborhood to stay

Tipping

No

Cashless

Yes, almost everywhere

Best coworking space

Digital Nomad Guide

Tap water

not drinkable

Visitor return rate

0,13

Population

1800000

GDP per capita

9439 $

Population density

Religious government

Not religious

Apartment listings

Best national air carrier

Tarom

Closest int'l air airport

Cost of living in Bucharest

Cost of living for nomad

1671 $ / month

Cost of living for family

1969 $ / month

1br studio rent in center

362 $ / month

Hotel (avg price month)

791 $ / month

Airbnb (avg price month)

1721 $ / month

Dinner

6,02 $

Beer (0.5L)

2,29 $

Cost of Living

Cost of living for expat

1093 $ / month

Cost of living for local

562 $ / month

Coworking costs

120 $ / month

Hotel (avg price night)

37 $ / night

Airbnb (avg price night)

56 $ / night

Coca-Cola (0.3L)

0,86 $

Coffee

2,01 $

Reviews

Have you ever been to Bucharest, Romania?

Share your experience with us!

Lisa
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After first spending 2 weeks on a working vacation in Bucharest I decided to go there for a longer period. So now I've been living in Bucharest for almost a 8 moths and I certainly don't regret it. We have a nice digital nomad community here and there are enough like-minded people to do fun things with in my spare time. So far living and working in Bucharest has been a very enjoyable experience.
Tom
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I lived and worked as a digital nomad in Bucharest for about a month. It was a really great experience to be living and working temporarily in this city. During the week I was able to work in a nice co-working and in the weekends I enjoyed all the beautiful sights Bucharest and surroundings had to offer.

Frequently Asked Questions

Making money as a digital nomad can be done many numbers of ways. As long as the job doesn’t require you to be physically present with your clients or co-workers, you can work as a digital nomad.

Examples of job titles of americans living and working in Bucharest as Digital Nomad are writers, translator, project programmer, developer  designer, marketeer, or consultant. 

Living and working in a new location sometimes comes with learning a new language. In Romania they speak Romanian. 

Before moving to a new location, it is important to know what the cost of living in that new location is. Cost of living in Bucharest is average on Unknown.

This is more complicated question to answer. Where you pay taxes as a digital nomad will be based on your nationality, which country you earn your money from or where exactly you are a resident.

Try to figure out what applies to your situation by doing it yourself or contacting an accountant in your home or, if you reside a fair amount of time in one country, that new place.

Working and living in Bucharest

You are or want to become a Digital Nomad and are considering living and working in Bucharest? We from Wejustgotback.com will tell you what Bucharest has to offer you as a digital nomad!

A good first step is to see if you can do your work remotely in Bucharest for a US company. 

Our TIP is to prepare well! Read about Bucharest and look at the living in Bucharest pros and cons. What are the cost of living and working in Bucharest for example? Is there a community of other expats working in Bucharest? Can i combine doing a good amount of working hours with pleasure and exploring Romania? And in the long term check if you need a special Bucharest digital nomad visa!

But also important, how is the weather and (gastronomic) culture in Bucharest? Take all the above factors into account and weigh the pros and cons to make living and working in Bucharest an enjoyable experience!

Jennifer

Jennifer

Hi there. My name is Jennifer and for the past 10 years i have been traveling around the world as a Digital Nomad, working as a travel blogger and content creator. I have lived in different countries in Europe, Africa and South America. For Wejustgotback.com I will be gathering useful information about my favorite places to help you on your 'Digital Nomad - way'.

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