Cost of Living Comparison Between Bern and Vienna 

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in Vienna are 38.4% lower than in Bern (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Vienna are 37.2% lower than in Bern
Rent Prices in Vienna are 33.8% lower than in Bern
Restaurant Prices in Vienna are 30.0% lower than in Bern
Groceries Prices in Vienna are 40.4% lower than in Bern
Local Purchasing Power in Vienna is 27.1% lower than in Bern
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Restaurants
Bern Edit Vienna Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 23.00 Fr.
(23.75 €)
14.53 Fr.
(15.00 €)
     -36.8 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 85.00 Fr.
(87.78 €)
67.78 Fr.
(70.00 €)
     -20.3 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 15.00 Fr.
(15.49 €)
9.59 Fr.
(9.90 €)
     -36.1 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.50 Fr.
(6.71 €)
4.36 Fr.
(4.50 €)
     -33.0 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.00 Fr.
(5.16 €)
3.87 Fr.
(4.00 €)
     -22.5 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.63 Fr.
(4.78 €)
3.56 Fr.
(3.68 €)
     -23.1 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 4.14 Fr.
(4.27 €)
2.56 Fr.
(2.64 €)
     -38.1 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 3.73 Fr.
(3.85 €)
2.16 Fr.
(2.24 €)
     -42.0 %
Markets
Bern Edit Vienna Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 6.51 Fr.
(6.72 €)
5.39 Fr.
(5.57 €)
     -17.2 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.23 Fr.
(2.30 €)
2.13 Fr.
(2.20 €)
     -4.4 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.87 Fr.
(0.89 €)
1.06 Fr.
(1.10 €)
     +22.6 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 5.26 Fr.
(5.44 €)
4.14 Fr.
(4.27 €)
     -21.4 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 9.98 Fr.
(10.31 €)
6.55 Fr.
(6.77 €)
     -34.3 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 11.17 Fr.
(11.53 €)
5.48 Fr.
(5.66 €)
     -50.9 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 23.25 Fr.
(24.01 €)
7.94 Fr.
(8.20 €)
     -65.9 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.48 Fr.
(1.53 €)
1.07 Fr.
(1.11 €)
     -27.7 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.19 Fr.
(1.23 €)
0.90 Fr.
(0.93 €)
     -24.2 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.24 Fr.
(1.28 €)
1.15 Fr.
(1.19 €)
     -7.2 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.53 Fr.
(1.58 €)
1.86 Fr.
(1.92 €)
     +21.9 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.94 Fr.
(0.97 €)
0.80 Fr.
(0.83 €)
     -14.6 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.82 Fr.
(0.84 €)
0.75 Fr.
(0.77 €)
     -8.2 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.74 Fr.
(1.79 €)
1.53 Fr.
(1.58 €)
     -11.7 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.14 Fr.
(1.18 €)
0.72 Fr.
(0.74 €)
     -37.4 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 10.00 Fr.
(10.33 €)
7.75 Fr.
(8.00 €)
     -22.5 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.32 Fr.
(1.36 €)
1.22 Fr.
(1.26 €)
     -7.5 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.91 Fr.
(1.98 €)
1.56 Fr.
(1.62 €)
     -18.2 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 9.20 Fr.
(9.50 €)
5.81 Fr.
(6.00 €)
     -36.8 %
Transportation
Bern Edit Vienna Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.00 Fr.
(3.10 €)
2.32 Fr.
(2.40 €)
     -22.5 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 79.00 Fr.
(81.58 €)
48.42 Fr.
(50.00 €)
     -38.7 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 6.90 Fr.
(7.13 €)
3.87 Fr.
(4.00 €)
     -43.9 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 8.05 Fr.
(8.31 €)
2.52 Fr.
(2.61 €)
     -68.6 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 71.00 Fr.
(73.32 €)
25.56 Fr.
(26.40 €)
     -64.0 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 6.99 Fr.
(7.22 €)
5.96 Fr.
(6.16 €)
     -14.7 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 32,800.00 Fr.
(33,871.98 €)
25,559.65 Fr.
(26,395.00 €)
     -22.1 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 46,666.67 Fr.
(48,191.84 €)
24,391.82 Fr.
(25,189.00 €)
     -47.7 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Bern Edit Vienna Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 300.95 Fr.
(310.78 €)
279.21 Fr.
(288.34 €)
     -7.2 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 65.20 Fr.
(67.33 €)
14.33 Fr.
(14.80 €)
     -78.0 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 48.00 Fr.
(49.57 €)
31.26 Fr.
(32.28 €)
     -34.9 %
Sports And Leisure
Bern Edit Vienna Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 69.21 Fr.
(71.47 €)
38.38 Fr.
(39.64 €)
     -44.5 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 35.00 Fr.
(36.14 €)
17.84 Fr.
(18.42 €)
     -49.0 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 20.00 Fr.
(20.65 €)
11.62 Fr.
(12.00 €)
     -41.9 %
Childcare
Bern Edit Vienna Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,650.00 Fr.
(2,736.61 €)
236.15 Fr.
(243.86 €)
     -91.1 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 30,000.00 Fr.
(30,980.47 €)
13,350.44 Fr.
(13,786.76 €)
     -55.5 %
Clothing And Shoes
Bern Edit Vienna Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 123.22 Fr.
(127.25 €)
90.54 Fr.
(93.50 €)
     -26.5 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 55.83 Fr.
(57.66 €)
38.86 Fr.
(40.13 €)
     -30.4 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 144.38 Fr.
(149.09 €)
85.88 Fr.
(88.69 €)
     -40.5 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 165.71 Fr.
(171.13 €)
106.32 Fr.
(109.79 €)
     -35.8 %
Rent Per Month
Bern Edit Vienna Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,438.17 Fr.
(1,485.17 €)
984.24 Fr.
(1,016.41 €)
     -31.6 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,041.67 Fr.
(1,075.71 €)
716.80 Fr.
(740.23 €)
     -31.2 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,480.00 Fr.
(2,561.05 €)
1,796.64 Fr.
(1,855.36 €)
     -27.6 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,261.29 Fr.
(2,335.19 €)
1,278.79 Fr.
(1,320.59 €)
     -43.4 %
Buy Apartment Price
Bern Edit Vienna Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,300.63 Fr.
(1,343.14 €)
755.21 Fr.
(779.90 €)
     -41.9 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 985.71 Fr.
(1,017.93 €)
470.78 Fr.
(486.16 €)
     -52.2 %
Salaries And Financing
Bern Edit Vienna Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 5,621.12 Fr.
(5,804.84 €)
2,572.61 Fr.
(2,656.69 €)
     -54.2 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.75 3.36      +22.1 %
Last update: April 2024April 2024
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