Cost of Living Comparison Between Berlin and Frankfurt 

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Consumer Prices in Frankfurt are 0.8% lower than in Berlin (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Frankfurt are 3.2% lower than in Berlin
Rent Prices in Frankfurt are 8.4% lower than in Berlin
Restaurant Prices in Frankfurt are 8.8% higher than in Berlin
Groceries Prices in Frankfurt are 0.3% lower than in Berlin
Local Purchasing Power in Frankfurt is 18.4% higher than in Berlin
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Restaurants
Berlin Edit Frankfurt Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 13.50 € 17.50 €      +29.6 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 70.00 € 70.00 €      0.0 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.00 € 9.00 €      -10.0 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 4.50 € 5.00 €      +11.1 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.00 € 4.00 €      0.0 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.65 € 3.47 €      -4.8 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.85 € 2.73 €      -4.1 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.54 € 2.57 €      +1.3 %
Markets
Berlin Edit Frankfurt Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.35 € 4.27 €      -1.7 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.77 € 1.83 €      +3.7 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.25 € 1.25 €      +0.1 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.26 € 3.43 €      +5.4 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.72 € 5.68 €      -0.7 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.85 € 6.11 €      +4.5 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.07 € 7.05 €      -0.2 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.20 € 1.18 €      -1.3 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.71 € 0.63 €      -11.8 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.98 € 0.93 €      -5.5 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.45 € 1.46 €      +0.7 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.74 € 0.64 €      -12.9 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.77 € 0.70 €      -9.8 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.55 € 1.82 €      +17.0 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.90 € 0.77 €      -14.8 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 5.99 € 5.99 €      0.0 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 0.97 € 0.86 €      -11.1 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.64 € 1.52 €      -7.1 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 8.20 € 8.20 €      0.0 %
Transportation
Berlin Edit Frankfurt Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.50 € 3.40 €      -2.9 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 49.00 € 49.00 €      0.0 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 € 4.00 €      -20.0 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.70 € 3.86 €      +4.4 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 35.00 € 30.00 €      -14.3 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 6.83 € 6.66 €      -2.5 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 29,780.00 € 27,180.00 €      -8.7 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 30,197.67 € 24,790.00 €      -17.9 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Berlin Edit Frankfurt Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 328.22 € 290.81 €      -11.4 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 19.78 € 20.57 €      +4.0 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 39.01 € 42.90 €      +10.0 %
Sports And Leisure
Berlin Edit Frankfurt Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 34.28 € 44.09 €      +28.6 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 21.75 € 15.88 €      -27.0 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.65 € 13.00 €      +2.8 %
Childcare
Berlin Edit Frankfurt Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 192.09 € 460.00 €      +139.5 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 8,395.00 € 13,533.33 €      +61.2 %
Clothing And Shoes
Berlin Edit Frankfurt Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 81.96 € 67.41 €      -17.8 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 38.16 € 29.61 €      -22.4 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 87.37 € 81.90 €      -6.3 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 130.34 € 111.79 €      -14.2 %
Rent Per Month
Berlin Edit Frankfurt Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,248.04 € 1,231.12 €      -1.4 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 897.46 € 846.40 €      -5.7 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,395.42 € 2,176.73 €      -9.1 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,765.71 € 1,520.45 €      -13.9 %
Buy Apartment Price
Berlin Edit Frankfurt Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 759.96 € 696.40 €      -8.4 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 548.48 € 411.89 €      -24.9 %
Salaries And Financing
Berlin Edit Frankfurt Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,107.64 € 3,559.01 €      +14.5 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.95 3.84      -2.9 %
Last update: April 2024April 2024
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