Cost of Living Comparison Between London and Berlin 

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Consumer Prices in Berlin are 15.58% lower than in London (without rent)
Rent Prices in Berlin are 51.34% lower than in London
Restaurant Prices in Berlin are 30.31% lower than in London
Groceries Prices in Berlin are 7.06% lower than in London
Local Purchasing Power in Berlin is 9.78% higher than in London
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Restaurants
London[ Edit ] Berlin[ Edit ]Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 £
(16.82 €)
8.03 £
(9.00 €)
     -46.49 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 £
(67.28 €)
44.59 £
(50.00 €)
     -25.69 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.00 £
(6.73 €)
7.13 £
(8.00 €)
     +18.90 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 £
(5.61 €)
3.12 £
(3.50 €)
     -37.58 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.00 £
(5.61 €)
3.12 £
(3.50 €)
     -37.58 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.01 £
(3.38 €)
2.56 £
(2.87 €)
     -14.93 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.53 £
(1.71 €)
1.71 £
(1.92 €)
     +12.19 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.15 £
(1.29 €)
1.48 £
(1.66 €)
     +28.30 %
Markets
London[ Edit ] Berlin[ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.59 £
(4.03 €)
3.15 £
(3.53 €)
     -12.33 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.92 £
(1.03 €)
1.10 £
(1.24 €)
     +20.12 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.67 £
(0.75 €)
0.79 £
(0.88 €)
     +18.19 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.14 £
(2.40 €)
1.95 £
(2.18 €)
     -9.03 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.11 £
(3.49 €)
3.81 £
(4.27 €)
     +22.53 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.81 £
(3.15 €)
2.78 £
(3.12 €)
     -0.92 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.24 £
(4.75 €)
4.64 £
(5.21 €)
     +9.57 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.97 £
(1.08 €)
0.98 £
(1.10 €)
     +1.43 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.54 £
(0.61 €)
0.62 £
(0.69 €)
     +13.67 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.91 £
(1.02 €)
0.98 £
(1.10 €)
     +7.76 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.13 £
(1.26 €)
1.04 £
(1.17 €)
     -7.65 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.54 £
(0.60 €)
0.61 £
(0.68 €)
     +12.72 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.51 £
(0.57 €)
0.60 £
(0.68 €)
     +18.27 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.76 £
(0.85 €)
0.98 £
(1.09 €)
     +29.04 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.83 £
(0.93 €)
0.49 £
(0.55 €)
     -41.08 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 8.00 £
(8.97 €)
5.35 £
(6.00 €)
     -33.12 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.93 £
(2.17 €)
0.85 £
(0.95 €)
     -56.20 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.01 £
(2.25 €)
1.37 £
(1.54 €)
     -31.72 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 12.00 £
(13.46 €)
6.24 £
(7.00 €)
     -47.98 %
Transportation
London[ Edit ] Berlin[ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.80 £
(3.14 €)
2.59 £
(2.90 €)
     -7.64 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 150.00 £
(168.21 €)
74.02 £
(83.00 €)
     -50.66 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 £
(3.36 €)
3.48 £
(3.90 €)
     +15.93 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.22 £
(3.61 €)
3.30 £
(3.70 €)
     +2.55 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 28.80 £
(32.30 €)
26.75 £
(30.00 €)
     -7.11 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.76 £
(5.33 €)
4.68 £
(5.25 €)
     -1.60 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,317.50 £
(23,904.77 €)
17,835.36 £
(20,000.00 €)
     -16.33 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,669.38 £
(25,420.72 €)
19,952.49 £
(22,374.08 €)
     -11.98 %
Utilities (Monthly)
London[ Edit ] Berlin[ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 172.50 £
(193.43 €)
190.72 £
(213.87 €)
     +10.57 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.13 £
(0.15 €)
0.09 £
(0.10 €)
     -30.09 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 31.33 £
(35.13 €)
28.54 £
(32.00 €)
     -8.92 %
Sports And Leisure
London[ Edit ] Berlin[ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 43.58 £
(48.87 €)
26.29 £
(29.48 €)
     -39.69 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 10.78 £
(12.09 €)
17.89 £
(20.06 €)
     +65.88 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 13.00 £
(14.58 €)
9.94 £
(11.15 €)
     -23.51 %
Childcare
London[ Edit ] Berlin[ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,470.00 £
(1,648.41 €)
115.26 £
(129.25 €)
     -92.16 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 18,145.45 £
(20,347.74 €)
7,391.34 £
(8,288.42 €)
     -59.27 %
Clothing And Shoes
London[ Edit ] Berlin[ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 65.25 £
(73.16 €)
74.65 £
(83.71 €)
     +14.41 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 32.54 £
(36.49 €)
29.44 £
(33.01 €)
     -9.54 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 70.47 £
(79.02 €)
76.37 £
(85.63 €)
     +8.37 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 90.72 £
(101.73 €)
95.29 £
(106.86 €)
     +5.04 %
Rent Per Month
London[ Edit ] Berlin[ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,702.47 £
(1,909.09 €)
801.16 £
(898.40 €)
     -52.94 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,248.84 £
(1,400.40 €)
588.84 £
(660.31 €)
     -52.85 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,181.71 £
(3,567.87 €)
1,520.71 £
(1,705.27 €)
     -52.20 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,083.78 £
(2,336.68 €)
1,085.86 £
(1,217.65 €)
     -47.89 %
Buy Apartment Price
London[ Edit ] Berlin[ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,066.09 £
(1,195.47 €)
471.21 £
(528.40 €)
     -55.80 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 561.28 £
(629.40 €)
299.74 £
(336.12 €)
     -46.60 %
Salaries And Financing
London[ Edit ] Berlin[ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,844.51 £
(3,189.75 €)
2,150.84 £
(2,411.88 €)
     -24.39 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.88 1.81      -37.25 %
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