Cost of Living Comparison Between Bern and Prague 

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in Prague are 52.8% lower than in Bern (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Prague are 48.6% lower than in Bern
Rent Prices in Prague are 36.7% lower than in Bern
Restaurant Prices in Prague are 55.8% lower than in Bern
Groceries Prices in Prague are 58.6% lower than in Bern
Local Purchasing Power in Prague is 43.5% lower than in Bern
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Restaurants
Bern Edit Prague Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 23.00 Fr.
(597.24 Kč)
7.70 Fr.
(200.00 Kč)
     -66.5 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 85.00 Fr.
(2,207.20 Kč)
46.21 Fr.
(1,200.00 Kč)
     -45.6 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 15.00 Fr.
(389.51 Kč)
7.68 Fr.
(199.50 Kč)
     -48.8 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.50 Fr.
(168.79 Kč)
2.12 Fr.
(55.00 Kč)
     -67.4 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.00 Fr.
(129.84 Kč)
2.31 Fr.
(60.00 Kč)
     -53.8 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.63 Fr.
(120.22 Kč)
2.74 Fr.
(71.27 Kč)
     -40.7 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 4.14 Fr.
(107.42 Kč)
1.51 Fr.
(39.15 Kč)
     -63.6 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 3.73 Fr.
(96.88 Kč)
1.32 Fr.
(34.21 Kč)
     -64.7 %
Markets
Bern Edit Prague Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 6.51 Fr.
(168.92 Kč)
3.45 Fr.
(89.58 Kč)
     -47.0 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.23 Fr.
(57.86 Kč)
1.23 Fr.
(32.03 Kč)
     -44.7 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.87 Fr.
(22.49 Kč)
0.91 Fr.
(23.72 Kč)
     +5.5 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 5.26 Fr.
(136.70 Kč)
2.31 Fr.
(59.96 Kč)
     -56.1 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 9.98 Fr.
(259.13 Kč)
4.98 Fr.
(129.34 Kč)
     -50.1 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 11.17 Fr.
(290.04 Kč)
3.47 Fr.
(90.03 Kč)
     -69.0 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 23.25 Fr.
(603.71 Kč)
5.16 Fr.
(133.98 Kč)
     -77.8 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.48 Fr.
(38.49 Kč)
0.69 Fr.
(17.91 Kč)
     -53.5 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.19 Fr.
(30.93 Kč)
0.65 Fr.
(16.84 Kč)
     -45.6 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.24 Fr.
(32.14 Kč)
0.84 Fr.
(21.69 Kč)
     -32.5 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.53 Fr.
(39.68 Kč)
1.24 Fr.
(32.28 Kč)
     -18.7 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.94 Fr.
(24.44 Kč)
0.50 Fr.
(12.95 Kč)
     -47.0 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.82 Fr.
(21.23 Kč)
0.52 Fr.
(13.63 Kč)
     -35.8 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.74 Fr.
(45.07 Kč)
1.23 Fr.
(31.90 Kč)
     -29.2 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.14 Fr.
(29.70 Kč)
0.63 Fr.
(16.36 Kč)
     -44.9 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 10.00 Fr.
(259.67 Kč)
5.39 Fr.
(140.00 Kč)
     -46.1 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.32 Fr.
(34.27 Kč)
0.89 Fr.
(23.21 Kč)
     -32.3 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.91 Fr.
(49.66 Kč)
1.57 Fr.
(40.64 Kč)
     -18.2 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 9.20 Fr.
(238.90 Kč)
5.78 Fr.
(150.00 Kč)
     -37.2 %
Transportation
Bern Edit Prague Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.00 Fr.
(77.90 Kč)
1.16 Fr.
(30.00 Kč)
     -61.5 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 79.00 Fr.
(2,051.40 Kč)
21.18 Fr.
(550.00 Kč)
     -73.2 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 6.90 Fr.
(179.17 Kč)
1.93 Fr.
(50.00 Kč)
     -72.1 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 8.05 Fr.
(208.95 Kč)
1.83 Fr.
(47.48 Kč)
     -77.3 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 71.00 Fr.
(1,843.66 Kč)
13.86 Fr.
(360.00 Kč)
     -80.5 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 6.99 Fr.
(181.45 Kč)
5.64 Fr.
(146.34 Kč)
     -19.3 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 32,800.00 Fr.
(851,719.39 Kč)
23,106.20 Fr.
(600,000.00 Kč)
     -29.6 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 46,666.67 Fr.
(1,211,795.88 Kč)
24,702.96 Fr.
(641,463.16 Kč)
     -47.1 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Bern Edit Prague Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 300.95 Fr.
(7,814.70 Kč)
265.79 Fr.
(6,901.66 Kč)
     -11.7 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 65.20 Fr.
(1,693.05 Kč)
25.06 Fr.
(650.75 Kč)
     -61.6 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 48.00 Fr.
(1,246.42 Kč)
19.09 Fr.
(495.71 Kč)
     -60.2 %
Sports And Leisure
Bern Edit Prague Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 69.21 Fr.
(1,797.14 Kč)
53.17 Fr.
(1,380.61 Kč)
     -23.2 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 35.00 Fr.
(908.85 Kč)
14.90 Fr.
(386.80 Kč)
     -57.4 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 20.00 Fr.
(519.34 Kč)
9.63 Fr.
(250.00 Kč)
     -51.9 %
Childcare
Bern Edit Prague Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,650.00 Fr.
(68,812.69 Kč)
558.65 Fr.
(14,506.41 Kč)
     -78.9 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 30,000.00 Fr.
(779,011.64 Kč)
10,601.67 Fr.
(275,294.12 Kč)
     -64.7 %
Clothing And Shoes
Bern Edit Prague Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 123.22 Fr.
(3,199.72 Kč)
73.36 Fr.
(1,904.90 Kč)
     -40.5 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 55.83 Fr.
(1,449.83 Kč)
34.98 Fr.
(908.22 Kč)
     -37.4 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 144.38 Fr.
(3,748.99 Kč)
86.81 Fr.
(2,254.17 Kč)
     -39.9 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 165.71 Fr.
(4,303.11 Kč)
103.97 Fr.
(2,699.68 Kč)
     -37.3 %
Rent Per Month
Bern Edit Prague Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,438.17 Fr.
(37,344.95 Kč)
938.98 Fr.
(24,382.59 Kč)
     -34.7 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,041.67 Fr.
(27,049.02 Kč)
687.15 Fr.
(17,843.14 Kč)
     -34.0 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,480.00 Fr.
(64,398.30 Kč)
1,742.35 Fr.
(45,243.78 Kč)
     -29.7 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,262.49 Fr.
(58,750.30 Kč)
1,206.03 Fr.
(31,317.07 Kč)
     -46.7 %
Buy Apartment Price
Bern Edit Prague Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,300.63 Fr.
(33,773.58 Kč)
608.95 Fr.
(15,812.64 Kč)
     -53.2 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 985.71 Fr.
(25,596.03 Kč)
431.31 Fr.
(11,199.88 Kč)
     -56.2 %
Salaries And Financing
Bern Edit Prague Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 5,621.12 Fr.
(145,964.06 Kč)
1,630.67 Fr.
(42,343.59 Kč)
     -71.0 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.75 5.86      +113.2 %
Last update: April 2024April 2024
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