Cost of Living Comparison Between Berlin and London 

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in London are 18.97% higher than in Berlin (without rent)
Rent Prices in London are 106.80% higher than in Berlin
Restaurant Prices in London are 44.10% higher than in Berlin
Groceries Prices in London are 8.00% higher than in Berlin
Local Purchasing Power in London is 9.66% lower than in Berlin
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Restaurants
Berlin[ Edit ] London[ Edit ]Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 9.00 €
(7.99 £)
16.89 €
(15.00 £)
     +87.71 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 €
(44.39 £)
67.58 €
(60.00 £)
     +35.15 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 €
(7.10 £)
6.76 €
(6.00 £)
     -15.53 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 3.50 €
(3.11 £)
5.63 €
(5.00 £)
     +60.89 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.50 €
(3.11 £)
5.63 €
(5.00 £)
     +60.89 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.88 €
(2.56 £)
3.38 €
(3.00 £)
     +17.41 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.92 €
(1.70 £)
1.71 €
(1.52 £)
     -10.89 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.66 €
(1.47 £)
1.30 €
(1.15 £)
     -21.58 %
Markets
Berlin[ Edit ] London[ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.54 €
(3.15 £)
4.05 €
(3.60 £)
     +14.30 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.24 €
(1.10 £)
1.03 €
(0.92 £)
     -16.39 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.88 €
(0.79 £)
0.75 €
(0.66 £)
     -15.71 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.19 €
(1.94 £)
2.41 €
(2.14 £)
     +10.24 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.27 €
(3.79 £)
3.50 €
(3.11 £)
     -18.03 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.12 €
(2.77 £)
3.16 €
(2.81 £)
     +1.37 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.21 €
(4.62 £)
4.83 €
(4.29 £)
     -7.12 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.10 €
(0.98 £)
1.09 €
(0.97 £)
     -0.98 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.70 €
(0.62 £)
0.61 €
(0.54 £)
     -12.44 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.10 €
(0.98 £)
1.03 €
(0.91 £)
     -6.80 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.17 €
(1.04 £)
1.24 €
(1.10 £)
     +6.15 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.68 €
(0.60 £)
0.59 €
(0.52 £)
     -13.68 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.68 €
(0.60 £)
0.57 €
(0.51 £)
     -15.08 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.09 €
(0.97 £)
0.85 €
(0.76 £)
     -22.16 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.55 €
(0.49 £)
0.94 €
(0.83 £)
     +70.45 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 6.00 €
(5.33 £)
9.01 €
(8.00 £)
     +50.17 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 0.95 €
(0.84 £)
2.18 €
(1.93 £)
     +129.29 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.54 €
(1.36 £)
2.26 €
(2.01 £)
     +47.09 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 7.00 €
(6.22 £)
13.52 €
(12.00 £)
     +93.07 %
Transportation
Berlin[ Edit ] London[ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.90 €
(2.57 £)
3.15 €
(2.80 £)
     +8.74 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 83.00 €
(73.70 £)
168.94 €
(150.00 £)
     +103.54 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.90 €
(3.46 £)
3.38 €
(3.00 £)
     -13.36 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.70 €
(3.29 £)
3.63 €
(3.22 £)
     -2.06 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 €
(26.64 £)
32.44 €
(28.80 £)
     +8.12 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.25 €
(4.66 £)
5.36 €
(4.76 £)
     +2.07 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,000.00 €
(17,757.91 £)
24,009.02 €
(21,317.50 £)
     +20.05 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,374.08 €
(19,865.85 £)
25,531.59 €
(22,669.38 £)
     +14.11 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Berlin[ Edit ] London[ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 213.87 €
(189.89 £)
194.27 €
(172.50 £)
     -9.16 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.10 €
(0.09 £)
0.15 €
(0.13 £)
     +43.67 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 32.00 €
(28.41 £)
35.29 €
(31.33 £)
     +10.27 %
Sports And Leisure
Berlin[ Edit ] London[ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 29.48 €
(26.17 £)
48.97 €
(43.48 £)
     +66.15 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 20.06 €
(17.81 £)
12.14 €
(10.78 £)
     -39.45 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 11.15 €
(9.90 £)
14.64 €
(13.00 £)
     +31.31 %
Childcare
Berlin[ Edit ] London[ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 129.25 €
(114.76 £)
1,655.60 €
(1,470.00 £)
     +1,180.93 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 8,288.42 €
(7,359.25 £)
20,436.48 €
(18,145.45 £)
     +146.57 %
Clothing And Shoes
Berlin[ Edit ] London[ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 83.36 €
(74.01 £)
73.48 €
(65.25 £)
     -11.85 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 32.65 €
(28.99 £)
36.65 €
(32.54 £)
     +12.25 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 86.14 €
(76.48 £)
79.36 €
(70.47 £)
     -7.86 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 106.14 €
(94.24 £)
102.17 €
(90.72 £)
     -3.74 %
Rent Per Month
Berlin[ Edit ] London[ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 898.40 €
(797.69 £)
1,917.42 €
(1,702.47 £)
     +113.43 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 660.31 €
(586.28 £)
1,406.51 €
(1,248.84 £)
     +113.01 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,705.27 €
(1,514.10 £)
3,597.16 €
(3,193.90 £)
     +110.94 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,217.65 €
(1,081.14 £)
2,346.87 €
(2,083.78 £)
     +92.74 %
Buy Apartment Price
Berlin[ Edit ] London[ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 528.40 €
(469.16 £)
1,200.69 €
(1,066.09 £)
     +127.23 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 336.12 €
(298.44 £)
632.15 €
(561.28 £)
     +88.07 %
Salaries And Financing
Berlin[ Edit ] London[ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,411.88 €
(2,141.50 £)
3,179.63 €
(2,823.18 £)
     +31.83 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.81 2.88      +59.37 %
Last update: November 2020November 2020
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