Cost of Living Comparison Between Berlin and London 

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Consumer Prices in London are 8.8% higher than in Berlin (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in London are 30.3% higher than in Berlin
Rent Prices in London are 73.2% higher than in Berlin
Restaurant Prices in London are 28.9% higher than in Berlin
Groceries Prices in London are 3.1% lower than in Berlin
Local Purchasing Power in London is 10.8% lower than in Berlin
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Restaurants
Berlin Edit London Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 €
(10.59 £)
17.01 €
(15.00 £)
     +41.7 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 €
(52.93 £)
79.36 €
(70.00 £)
     +32.3 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 9.29 €
(8.19 £)
7.94 €
(7.00 £)
     -14.6 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 4.00 €
(3.53 £)
6.80 €
(6.00 £)
     +70.1 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.00 €
(3.53 £)
5.67 €
(5.00 £)
     +41.7 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.26 €
(2.87 £)
3.84 €
(3.39 £)
     +17.9 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.44 €
(2.16 £)
2.01 €
(1.78 £)
     -17.7 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.96 €
(1.73 £)
1.53 €
(1.35 £)
     -22.0 %
Markets
Berlin Edit London Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.40 €
(3.88 £)
4.93 €
(4.35 £)
     +12.1 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.51 €
(1.33 £)
1.14 €
(1.01 £)
     -24.0 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.07 €
(0.94 £)
0.93 €
(0.82 £)
     -12.2 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.79 €
(2.46 £)
2.91 €
(2.57 £)
     +4.3 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.84 €
(5.15 £)
3.33 €
(2.94 £)
     -43.0 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 4.43 €
(3.91 £)
3.52 €
(3.10 £)
     -20.6 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.32 €
(5.58 £)
5.31 €
(4.69 £)
     -15.9 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.15 €
(1.01 £)
1.08 €
(0.95 £)
     -6.3 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.78 €
(0.69 £)
0.66 €
(0.58 £)
     -15.7 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.11 €
(0.98 £)
1.01 €
(0.89 £)
     -9.0 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.41 €
(1.25 £)
1.27 €
(1.12 £)
     -10.0 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.84 €
(0.74 £)
0.56 €
(0.49 £)
     -33.8 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.65 €
(0.58 £)
0.59 €
(0.52 £)
     -9.6 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.35 €
(1.19 £)
0.98 €
(0.87 £)
     -27.1 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.68 €
(0.60 £)
1.30 €
(1.15 £)
     +91.5 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 6.00 €
(5.29 £)
10.20 €
(9.00 £)
     +70.1 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.06 €
(0.93 £)
2.28 €
(2.01 £)
     +115.8 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.49 €
(1.32 £)
2.70 €
(2.39 £)
     +81.2 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 8.00 €
(7.06 £)
14.74 €
(13.00 £)
     +84.2 %
Transportation
Berlin Edit London Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.00 €
(2.65 £)
2.95 €
(2.60 £)
     -1.7 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 85.00 €
(74.98 £)
175.15 €
(154.50 £)
     +106.1 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.25 €
(3.75 £)
4.53 €
(4.00 £)
     +6.7 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.22 €
(2.84 £)
3.10 €
(2.74 £)
     -3.6 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 33.00 €
(29.11 £)
32.65 €
(28.80 £)
     -1.1 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.65 €
(6.75 £)
7.63 €
(6.73 £)
     -0.3 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 29,970.00 €
(26,436.30 £)
28,341.71 €
(25,000.00 £)
     -5.4 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 27,375.44 €
(24,147.66 £)
27,758.16 €
(24,485.25 £)
     +1.4 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Berlin Edit London Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 310.23 €
(273.65 £)
309.62 €
(273.11 £)
     -0.2 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.11 €
(0.09 £)
0.13 €
(0.12 £)
     +24.8 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 38.08 €
(33.59 £)
33.29 €
(29.37 £)
     -12.6 %
Sports And Leisure
Berlin Edit London Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 39.59 €
(34.93 £)
49.45 €
(43.62 £)
     +24.9 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.54 €
(16.36 £)
13.00 €
(11.46 £)
     -29.9 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 €
(10.59 £)
13.60 €
(12.00 £)
     +13.4 %
Childcare
Berlin Edit London Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 191.76 €
(169.15 £)
1,731.49 €
(1,527.33 £)
     +802.9 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 7,572.22 €
(6,679.40 £)
20,436.95 €
(18,027.27 £)
     +169.9 %
Clothing And Shoes
Berlin Edit London Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 85.50 €
(75.42 £)
85.69 €
(75.58 £)
     +0.2 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 36.27 €
(32.00 £)
38.66 €
(34.10 £)
     +6.6 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 83.91 €
(74.02 £)
86.27 €
(76.10 £)
     +2.8 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 105.34 €
(92.92 £)
106.72 €
(94.14 £)
     +1.3 %
Rent Per Month
Berlin Edit London Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,310.83 €
(1,156.27 £)
2,274.09 €
(2,005.95 £)
     +73.5 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 902.96 €
(796.49 £)
1,622.47 €
(1,431.16 £)
     +79.7 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,336.44 €
(2,060.96 £)
4,008.10 €
(3,535.51 £)
     +71.5 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,608.00 €
(1,418.40 £)
2,759.95 €
(2,434.53 £)
     +71.6 %
Buy Apartment Price
Berlin Edit London Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 754.44 €
(665.49 £)
1,266.50 €
(1,117.17 £)
     +67.9 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 510.46 €
(450.28 £)
774.10 €
(682.83 £)
     +51.6 %
Salaries And Financing
Berlin Edit London Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,982.10 €
(2,630.48 £)
3,467.21 €
(3,058.40 £)
     +16.3 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.34 3.49      +49.3 %
Last update: February 2023February 2023
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