Cost of Living Comparison Between Frankfurt and Berlin 

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Consumer Prices in Berlin are 3.62% lower than in Frankfurt (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Berlin are 5.88% lower than in Frankfurt
Rent Prices in Berlin are 10.48% lower than in Frankfurt
Restaurant Prices in Berlin are 2.30% lower than in Frankfurt
Groceries Prices in Berlin are 6.05% higher than in Frankfurt
Local Purchasing Power in Berlin is 12.96% lower than in Frankfurt
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Restaurants
Frankfurt Edit Berlin 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) 4.00 € 3.50 €      -12.50 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.00 € 3.50 €      -12.50 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.84 € 2.88 €      +1.37 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.65 € 1.96 €      -25.88 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.33 € 1.79 €      -23.28 %
Markets
Frankfurt Edit Berlin Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.51 € 3.58 €      +1.82 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.12 € 1.16 €      +3.17 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.79 € 0.82 €      +3.72 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.30 € 2.28 €      -1.23 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.53 € 4.67 €      +32.30 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.79 € 3.12 €      +11.61 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.41 € 5.52 €      +25.20 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.15 € 1.09 €      -4.94 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.81 € 0.69 €      -14.80 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.01 € 1.07 €      +6.17 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.20 € 1.18 €      -1.56 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.76 € 0.66 €      -13.51 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.70 € 0.68 €      -2.45 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.07 € 1.13 €      -45.34 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.53 € 0.57 €      +7.88 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 5.00 € 6.00 €      +20.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 0.76 € 0.83 €      +8.88 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.36 € 1.70 €      +24.92 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 7.00 € 7.00 €      0.00 %
Transportation
Frankfurt Edit Berlin Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.75 € 2.90 €      +5.45 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 91.60 € 81.00 €      -11.57 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 € 3.90 €      +11.43 %
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) 5.24 € 5.04 €      -3.67 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,000.00 € 21,000.00 €      -16.00 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,211.43 € 24,806.56 €      +2.46 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Frankfurt Edit Berlin Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 277.42 € 216.23 €      -22.06 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.11 € 0.10 €      -6.62 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 32.88 € 32.69 €      -0.59 %
Sports And Leisure
Frankfurt Edit Berlin Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 41.87 € 32.52 €      -22.33 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 21.56 € 18.66 €      -13.45 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 € 10.00 €      -16.67 %
Childcare
Frankfurt Edit Berlin Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 482.79 € 101.53 €      -78.97 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 10,625.00 € 8,525.00 €      -19.76 %
Clothing And Shoes
Frankfurt Edit Berlin Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 75.89 € 82.24 €      +8.36 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 37.87 € 32.18 €      -15.02 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 77.14 € 79.36 €      +2.88 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 106.31 € 109.82 €      +3.30 %
Rent Per Month
Frankfurt Edit Berlin Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,047.41 € 923.06 €      -11.87 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 796.04 € 666.60 €      -16.26 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,953.46 € 1,817.12 €      -6.98 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,396.96 € 1,239.13 €      -11.30 %
Buy Apartment Price
Frankfurt Edit Berlin Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 665.75 € 578.51 €      -13.10 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 473.95 € 371.96 €      -21.52 %
Salaries And Financing
Frankfurt Edit Berlin Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,041.29 € 2,491.44 €      -18.08 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.93 1.75      -9.76 %
Last update: May 2021May 2021
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