Cost of Living Comparison Between Dublin and London 

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Cost of Living in London is 15.0% higher than in Dublin (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in London is 21.5% higher than in Dublin
Rent Prices in London are 30.9% higher than in Dublin
Restaurant Prices in London are 10.0% higher than in Dublin
Groceries Prices in London are 10.4% higher than in Dublin
Local Purchasing Power in London is 7.6% higher than in Dublin
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Restaurants
Dublin Edit London Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 €
(16.84 £)
23.75 €
(20.00 £)
     +18.7 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 90.00 €
(75.80 £)
94.99 €
(80.00 £)
     +5.5 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.00 €
(8.42 £)
9.50 €
(8.00 £)
     -5.0 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.50 €
(5.47 £)
7.72 €
(6.50 £)
     +18.7 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.50 €
(5.47 £)
6.53 €
(5.50 £)
     +0.5 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.02 €
(3.39 £)
4.31 €
(3.63 £)
     +7.2 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.37 €
(1.99 £)
2.39 €
(2.01 £)
     +0.9 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.88 €
(1.58 £)
1.81 €
(1.52 £)
     -3.9 %
Markets
Dublin Edit London Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.90 €
(4.13 £)
5.93 €
(5.00 £)
     +21.0 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.52 €
(1.28 £)
1.72 €
(1.45 £)
     +13.1 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.75 €
(0.63 £)
1.12 €
(0.94 £)
     +48.9 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.75 €
(3.15 £)
3.75 €
(3.16 £)
     +0.1 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.43 €
(2.89 £)
4.04 €
(3.40 £)
     +17.8 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 4.24 €
(3.57 £)
4.09 €
(3.44 £)
     -3.5 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.95 €
(4.17 £)
6.68 €
(5.63 £)
     +34.9 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.16 €
(0.98 £)
1.41 €
(1.19 £)
     +21.1 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.86 €
(0.73 £)
0.74 €
(0.62 £)
     -13.9 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.20 €
(1.01 £)
1.43 €
(1.20 £)
     +18.5 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.59 €
(1.34 £)
1.83 €
(1.54 £)
     +14.6 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.80 €
(0.68 £)
0.70 €
(0.59 £)
     -12.5 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.67 €
(0.57 £)
0.66 €
(0.55 £)
     -2.0 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.14 €
(0.96 £)
1.20 €
(1.01 £)
     +5.1 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.60 €
(1.34 £)
1.56 €
(1.31 £)
     -2.4 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 €
(10.11 £)
11.58 €
(9.75 £)
     -3.5 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.89 €
(2.44 £)
2.47 €
(2.08 £)
     -14.8 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.07 €
(3.43 £)
2.95 €
(2.49 £)
     -27.5 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 16.18 €
(13.62 £)
17.81 €
(15.00 £)
     +10.1 %
Transportation
Dublin Edit London Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 €
(1.68 £)
3.32 €
(2.80 £)
     +66.2 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 116.67 €
(98.25 £)
237.48 €
(200.00 £)
     +103.6 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.50 €
(3.79 £)
5.64 €
(4.75 £)
     +25.3 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.22 €
(2.71 £)
3.72 €
(3.13 £)
     +15.6 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 35.00 €
(29.48 £)
35.62 €
(30.00 £)
     +1.8 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 6.69 €
(5.63 £)
6.83 €
(5.75 £)
     +2.0 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 36,675.00 €
(30,887.04 £)
33,288.51 €
(28,035.00 £)
     -9.2 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 33,443.95 €
(28,165.90 £)
31,895.87 €
(26,862.14 £)
     -4.6 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Dublin Edit London Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 274.30 €
(231.01 £)
352.87 €
(297.18 £)
     +28.6 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 22.19 €
(18.69 £)
18.41 €
(15.50 £)
     -17.0 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 51.85 €
(43.67 £)
36.38 €
(30.63 £)
     -29.8 %
Sports And Leisure
Dublin Edit London Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 47.24 €
(39.78 £)
55.55 €
(46.79 £)
     +17.6 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 21.23 €
(17.88 £)
17.37 €
(14.62 £)
     -18.2 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.50 €
(10.53 £)
17.81 €
(15.00 £)
     +42.5 %
Childcare
Dublin Edit London Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,252.08 €
(1,054.48 £)
2,200.37 €
(1,853.11 £)
     +75.7 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 9,375.00 €
(7,895.46 £)
23,917.84 €
(20,143.18 £)
     +155.1 %
Clothing And Shoes
Dublin Edit London Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 87.72 €
(73.88 £)
98.52 €
(82.97 £)
     +12.3 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 37.68 €
(31.73 £)
47.86 €
(40.31 £)
     +27.0 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 86.76 €
(73.07 £)
106.80 €
(89.95 £)
     +23.1 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 96.12 €
(80.95 £)
120.79 €
(101.73 £)
     +25.7 %
Rent Per Month
Dublin Edit London Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,034.22 €
(1,713.19 £)
2,561.85 €
(2,157.55 £)
     +25.9 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,760.00 €
(1,482.24 £)
1,899.92 €
(1,600.08 £)
     +8.0 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,407.43 €
(2,869.67 £)
5,272.31 €
(4,440.24 £)
     +54.7 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,842.68 €
(2,394.06 £)
3,415.92 €
(2,876.83 £)
     +20.2 %
Buy Apartment Price
Dublin Edit London Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 665.83 €
(560.75 £)
1,520.10 €
(1,280.20 £)
     +128.3 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 499.47 €
(420.64 £)
887.99 €
(747.85 £)
     +77.8 %
Salaries And Financing
Dublin Edit London Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,327.60 €
(2,802.45 £)
4,352.89 €
(3,665.93 £)
     +30.8 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.54 5.50      +21.4 %
Last update: June 2024June 2024
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