Cost of Living Comparison Between Frankfurt and London 

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Consumer Prices in London are 25.3% higher than in Frankfurt (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in London are 54.5% higher than in Frankfurt
Rent Prices in London are 118.8% higher than in Frankfurt
Restaurant Prices in London are 31.2% higher than in Frankfurt
Groceries Prices in London are 14.2% higher than in Frankfurt
Local Purchasing Power in London is 32.9% lower than in Frankfurt
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Restaurants
Frankfurt Edit London Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 €
(12.84 £)
21.04 €
(18.00 £)
     +40.2 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 70.00 €
(59.90 £)
93.49 €
(80.00 £)
     +33.6 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 9.00 €
(7.70 £)
9.35 €
(8.00 £)
     +3.9 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 €
(4.28 £)
7.54 €
(6.45 £)
     +50.8 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.00 €
(3.42 £)
5.84 €
(5.00 £)
     +46.1 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.38 €
(2.90 £)
4.20 €
(3.59 £)
     +24.1 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.72 €
(2.33 £)
2.32 €
(1.99 £)
     -14.7 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.56 €
(2.19 £)
1.85 €
(1.58 £)
     -27.8 %
Markets
Frankfurt Edit London Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.42 €
(3.78 £)
5.78 €
(4.95 £)
     +30.8 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.86 €
(1.59 £)
1.59 €
(1.36 £)
     -14.5 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.15 €
(0.99 £)
1.06 €
(0.90 £)
     -8.5 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.36 €
(2.88 £)
3.87 €
(3.31 £)
     +15.0 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.82 €
(4.98 £)
4.00 €
(3.42 £)
     -31.3 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.96 €
(5.10 £)
4.07 €
(3.48 £)
     -31.6 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.26 €
(5.35 £)
6.49 €
(5.56 £)
     +3.8 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.06 €
(0.91 £)
1.30 €
(1.11 £)
     +22.4 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.64 €
(0.55 £)
0.65 €
(0.56 £)
     +1.4 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.94 €
(0.81 £)
1.37 €
(1.17 £)
     +45.4 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.06 €
(0.91 £)
1.76 €
(1.51 £)
     +66.0 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.63 €
(0.54 £)
0.64 €
(0.55 £)
     +2.2 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.80 €
(0.69 £)
0.64 €
(0.55 £)
     -20.2 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.71 €
(1.46 £)
1.11 €
(0.95 £)
     -34.7 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.62 €
(0.53 £)
1.50 €
(1.28 £)
     +139.8 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 5.00 €
(4.27 £)
10.52 €
(9.00 £)
     +110.6 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 0.96 €
(0.82 £)
2.39 €
(2.04 £)
     +149.1 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.66 €
(1.42 £)
2.84 €
(2.43 £)
     +70.8 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 8.10 €
(6.93 £)
17.53 €
(15.00 £)
     +116.4 %
Transportation
Frankfurt Edit London Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.40 €
(2.91 £)
3.27 €
(2.80 £)
     -3.8 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 49.00 €
(41.93 £)
233.73 €
(200.00 £)
     +377.0 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 €
(3.42 £)
4.67 €
(4.00 £)
     +16.9 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.86 €
(3.31 £)
3.66 €
(3.13 £)
     -5.2 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 €
(25.67 £)
35.06 €
(30.00 £)
     +16.9 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 6.64 €
(5.68 £)
6.67 €
(5.71 £)
     +0.4 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 27,180.00 €
(23,257.56 £)
30,712.18 €
(26,280.00 £)
     +13.0 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,790.00 €
(21,212.47 £)
30,678.68 €
(26,251.33 £)
     +23.8 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Frankfurt Edit London Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 290.81 €
(248.84 £)
327.93 €
(280.60 £)
     +12.8 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 20.33 €
(17.39 £)
17.50 €
(14.98 £)
     -13.9 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 43.57 €
(37.29 £)
37.12 €
(31.76 £)
     -14.8 %
Sports And Leisure
Frankfurt Edit London Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 43.95 €
(37.61 £)
56.07 €
(47.98 £)
     +27.6 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 15.88 €
(13.58 £)
15.81 €
(13.53 £)
     -0.4 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 €
(10.27 £)
17.53 €
(15.00 £)
     +46.1 %
Childcare
Frankfurt Edit London Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 460.00 €
(393.62 £)
2,137.56 €
(1,829.08 £)
     +364.7 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 13,533.33 €
(11,580.29 £)
23,437.04 €
(20,054.76 £)
     +73.2 %
Clothing And Shoes
Frankfurt Edit London Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 67.00 €
(57.33 £)
98.33 €
(84.14 £)
     +46.8 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 30.24 €
(25.87 £)
47.11 €
(40.31 £)
     +55.8 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 83.07 €
(71.08 £)
103.10 €
(88.22 £)
     +24.1 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 110.82 €
(94.83 £)
113.36 €
(97.00 £)
     +2.3 %
Rent Per Month
Frankfurt Edit London Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,229.47 €
(1,052.04 £)
2,575.90 €
(2,204.17 £)
     +109.5 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 835.66 €
(715.06 £)
1,897.31 €
(1,623.50 £)
     +127.0 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,165.00 €
(1,852.56 £)
4,833.84 €
(4,136.25 £)
     +123.3 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,487.50 €
(1,272.83 £)
3,209.62 €
(2,746.43 £)
     +115.8 %
Buy Apartment Price
Frankfurt Edit London Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 704.12 €
(602.51 £)
1,473.93 €
(1,261.22 £)
     +109.3 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 414.99 €
(355.10 £)
806.23 €
(689.88 £)
     +94.3 %
Salaries And Financing
Frankfurt Edit London Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,632.49 €
(3,108.27 £)
3,762.78 €
(3,219.76 £)
     +3.6 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.94 5.60      +41.9 %
Last update: March 2024March 2024
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