Cost of Living Comparison Between Berlin and Frankfurt 

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Consumer Prices in Frankfurt are 3.87% higher than in Berlin (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Frankfurt are 6.84% higher than in Berlin
Rent Prices in Frankfurt are 13.30% higher than in Berlin
Restaurant Prices in Frankfurt are 2.49% higher than in Berlin
Groceries Prices in Frankfurt are 4.77% lower than in Berlin
Local Purchasing Power in Frankfurt is 13.29% higher than in Berlin
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Restaurants
Berlin Edit Frankfurt Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 € 10.00 €      0.00 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 € 50.00 €      0.00 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 € 8.00 €      0.00 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 3.50 € 4.00 €      +14.29 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.50 € 4.00 €      +14.29 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.89 € 2.91 €      +0.67 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.05 € 2.71 €      +32.56 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.82 € 2.28 €      +25.60 %
Markets
Berlin Edit Frankfurt Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.54 € 3.56 €      +0.75 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.13 € 1.12 €      -0.57 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.83 € 0.80 €      -4.04 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.28 € 2.33 €      +2.34 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.67 € 3.99 €      -14.56 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.12 € 2.77 €      -11.11 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.48 € 4.40 €      -19.83 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.09 € 1.15 €      +5.14 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.69 € 0.78 €      +11.97 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.05 € 1.03 €      -1.07 %
Tomato (1 lb) 0.89 € 0.73 €      -18.61 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.63 € 0.79 €      +23.82 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.66 € 0.68 €      +2.80 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.13 € 2.07 €      +83.79 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.54 € 0.54 €      +0.33 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 6.00 € 5.00 €      -16.67 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 0.81 € 0.72 €      -11.20 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.75 € 1.32 €      -24.60 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 7.00 € 7.00 €      0.00 %
Transportation
Berlin Edit Frankfurt Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.90 € 2.75 €      -5.17 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 81.00 € 91.70 €      +13.21 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.90 € 3.50 €      -10.26 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.22 € 3.22 €      0.00 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 33.00 € 33.00 €      0.00 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.07 € 5.25 €      +3.63 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,310.00 € 25,000.00 €      +12.06 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,283.62 € 24,211.43 €      -4.24 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Berlin Edit Frankfurt Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 218.37 € 277.42 €      +27.04 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.10 € 0.10 €      -3.70 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 32.88 € 33.87 €      +3.00 %
Sports And Leisure
Berlin Edit Frankfurt Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 31.63 € 41.21 €      +30.28 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.50 € 21.56 €      +16.52 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 € 12.00 €      +20.00 %
Childcare
Berlin Edit Frankfurt Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 110.35 € 493.00 €      +346.75 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 8,525.00 € 11,114.29 €      +30.37 %
Clothing And Shoes
Berlin Edit Frankfurt Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 80.50 € 75.89 €      -5.72 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 30.23 € 37.76 €      +24.89 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 79.11 € 77.14 €      -2.49 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 108.65 € 108.69 €      +0.04 %
Rent Per Month
Berlin Edit Frankfurt Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 932.38 € 1,049.29 €      +12.54 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 662.66 € 808.46 €      +22.00 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,836.18 € 2,015.60 €      +9.77 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,235.11 € 1,413.75 €      +14.46 %
Buy Apartment Price
Berlin Edit Frankfurt Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 579.62 € 707.77 €      +22.11 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 370.54 € 505.16 €      +36.33 %
Salaries And Financing
Berlin Edit Frankfurt Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,587.93 € 3,132.46 €      +21.04 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.79 1.90      +5.96 %
Last update: June 2021June 2021
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