Cost of Living Comparison Between London and Berlin 

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Consumer Prices in Berlin are 16.25% lower than in London (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Berlin are 31.89% lower than in London
Rent Prices in Berlin are 52.27% lower than in London
Restaurant Prices in Berlin are 30.34% lower than in London
Groceries Prices in Berlin are 7.16% lower than in London
Local Purchasing Power in Berlin is 10.63% higher than in London
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Restaurants
London Edit Berlin Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 £
(16.86 €)
8.01 £
(9.00 €)
     -46.61 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 £
(67.43 €)
44.49 £
(50.00 €)
     -25.85 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.00 £
(6.74 €)
7.12 £
(8.00 €)
     +18.65 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 £
(5.62 €)
3.11 £
(3.50 €)
     -37.71 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.00 £
(5.62 €)
3.11 £
(3.50 €)
     -37.71 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.95 £
(3.31 €)
2.55 £
(2.87 €)
     -13.37 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.52 £
(1.71 €)
1.70 £
(1.91 €)
     +11.47 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.14 £
(1.28 €)
1.52 £
(1.70 €)
     +32.82 %
Markets
London Edit Berlin Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.55 £
(3.99 €)
3.15 £
(3.54 €)
     -11.31 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.92 £
(1.03 €)
1.02 £
(1.14 €)
     +11.16 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.66 £
(0.74 €)
0.78 £
(0.88 €)
     +18.55 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.17 £
(2.44 €)
2.00 £
(2.25 €)
     -7.89 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.16 £
(3.56 €)
3.84 £
(4.32 €)
     +21.35 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.77 £
(3.11 €)
2.77 £
(3.11 €)
     -0.06 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.36 £
(4.90 €)
4.82 £
(5.41 €)
     +10.54 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.91 £
(1.03 €)
0.98 £
(1.10 €)
     +6.63 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.51 £
(0.58 €)
0.60 £
(0.67 €)
     +16.47 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.86 £
(0.97 €)
0.99 £
(1.11 €)
     +14.63 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.17 £
(1.31 €)
1.06 £
(1.19 €)
     -9.21 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.55 £
(0.62 €)
0.59 £
(0.66 €)
     +6.27 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.51 £
(0.57 €)
0.61 £
(0.68 €)
     +19.07 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.84 £
(0.94 €)
0.96 £
(1.08 €)
     +14.60 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.90 £
(1.01 €)
0.42 £
(0.47 €)
     -53.24 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 8.00 £
(8.99 €)
5.34 £
(6.00 €)
     -33.26 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.77 £
(1.99 €)
0.82 £
(0.92 €)
     -53.62 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.00 £
(2.25 €)
1.38 £
(1.55 €)
     -30.89 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 12.00 £
(13.49 €)
6.23 £
(7.00 €)
     -48.09 %
Transportation
London Edit Berlin Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.80 £
(3.15 €)
2.58 £
(2.90 €)
     -7.84 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 150.00 £
(168.57 €)
72.97 £
(82.00 €)
     -51.36 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 £
(3.37 €)
3.47 £
(3.90 €)
     +15.68 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.74 £
(3.07 €)
2.86 £
(3.22 €)
     +4.69 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 28.80 £
(32.37 €)
29.36 £
(33.00 €)
     +1.96 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.69 £
(5.27 €)
4.54 £
(5.10 €)
     -3.15 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,765.00 £
(25,583.10 €)
17,796.90 £
(20,000.00 €)
     -21.82 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,738.27 £
(25,553.07 €)
20,810.16 £
(23,386.27 €)
     -8.48 %
Utilities (Monthly)
London Edit Berlin Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 179.25 £
(201.44 €)
197.17 £
(221.58 €)
     +10.00 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.13 £
(0.15 €)
0.09 £
(0.10 €)
     -32.46 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 31.42 £
(35.30 €)
28.81 £
(32.37 €)
     -8.31 %
Sports And Leisure
London Edit Berlin Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 44.29 £
(49.77 €)
26.31 £
(29.57 €)
     -40.60 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 11.08 £
(12.45 €)
17.55 £
(19.72 €)
     +58.47 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 13.00 £
(14.61 €)
9.92 £
(11.15 €)
     -23.68 %
Childcare
London Edit Berlin Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,452.59 £
(1,632.41 €)
124.36 £
(139.75 €)
     -91.44 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 18,145.45 £
(20,391.70 €)
6,525.86 £
(7,333.70 €)
     -64.04 %
Clothing And Shoes
London Edit Berlin Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 67.60 £
(75.97 €)
75.03 £
(84.32 €)
     +11.00 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 33.34 £
(37.47 €)
29.09 £
(32.69 €)
     -12.76 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 71.97 £
(80.88 €)
73.01 £
(82.04 €)
     +1.44 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 93.53 £
(105.11 €)
93.99 £
(105.62 €)
     +0.49 %
Rent Per Month
London Edit Berlin Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,705.46 £
(1,916.58 €)
788.52 £
(886.14 €)
     -53.76 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,256.56 £
(1,412.11 €)
577.79 £
(649.32 €)
     -54.02 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,193.75 £
(3,589.11 €)
1,519.06 £
(1,707.10 €)
     -52.44 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,091.88 £
(2,350.84 €)
1,051.50 £
(1,181.67 €)
     -49.73 %
Buy Apartment Price
London Edit Berlin Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,083.95 £
(1,218.13 €)
494.76 £
(556.01 €)
     -54.36 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 539.51 £
(606.29 €)
310.40 £
(348.83 €)
     -42.47 %
Salaries And Financing
London Edit Berlin Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,838.61 £
(3,190.01 €)
2,138.79 £
(2,403.55 €)
     -24.65 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.68 1.79      -33.30 %
Last update: January 2021January 2021
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