Cost of Living Comparison Between London and Berlin 

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Consumer Prices in Berlin are 6.3% lower than in London (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Berlin are 22.6% lower than in London
Rent Prices in Berlin are 42.6% lower than in London
Restaurant Prices in Berlin are 21.6% lower than in London
Groceries Prices in Berlin are 5.2% higher than in London
Local Purchasing Power in Berlin is 13.5% higher than in London
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Restaurants
London Edit Berlin Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 £
(16.82 €)
10.70 £
(12.00 €)
     -28.6 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 70.00 £
(78.48 €)
53.52 £
(60.00 €)
     -23.5 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.00 £
(7.85 €)
8.29 £
(9.29 €)
     +18.4 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.00 £
(6.73 €)
3.57 £
(4.00 €)
     -40.5 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.00 £
(5.61 €)
3.57 £
(4.00 €)
     -28.6 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.44 £
(3.86 €)
2.92 £
(3.28 €)
     -15.1 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.78 £
(1.99 €)
2.20 £
(2.47 €)
     +23.9 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.37 £
(1.54 €)
1.74 £
(1.95 €)
     +26.8 %
Markets
London Edit Berlin Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.35 £
(4.88 €)
3.95 £
(4.42 €)
     -9.3 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.03 £
(1.15 €)
1.37 £
(1.54 €)
     +33.4 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.83 £
(0.93 €)
0.95 £
(1.07 €)
     +14.1 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.56 £
(2.87 €)
2.57 £
(2.88 €)
     +0.6 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 2.87 £
(3.21 €)
5.39 £
(6.05 €)
     +88.2 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.09 £
(3.46 €)
4.01 £
(4.49 €)
     +29.9 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.80 £
(5.39 €)
5.78 £
(6.48 €)
     +20.3 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.95 £
(1.07 €)
1.05 £
(1.17 €)
     +10.0 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.58 £
(0.65 €)
0.70 £
(0.79 €)
     +20.4 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.90 £
(1.01 €)
0.97 £
(1.09 €)
     +7.7 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.12 £
(1.26 €)
1.23 £
(1.38 €)
     +9.6 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.49 £
(0.55 €)
0.74 £
(0.83 €)
     +51.2 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.52 £
(0.58 €)
0.58 £
(0.65 €)
     +12.3 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.87 £
(0.97 €)
1.19 £
(1.33 €)
     +37.4 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.15 £
(1.29 €)
0.61 £
(0.68 €)
     -47.2 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 9.00 £
(10.09 €)
5.35 £
(6.00 €)
     -40.6 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.02 £
(2.27 €)
0.94 £
(1.05 €)
     -53.5 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.48 £
(2.78 €)
1.34 £
(1.50 €)
     -46.0 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 13.00 £
(14.58 €)
7.14 £
(8.00 €)
     -45.1 %
Transportation
London Edit Berlin Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.60 £
(2.92 €)
2.68 £
(3.00 €)
     +2.9 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 153.00 £
(171.54 €)
75.81 £
(85.00 €)
     -50.4 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 £
(4.48 €)
3.84 £
(4.30 €)
     -4.1 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.74 £
(3.07 €)
3.01 £
(3.38 €)
     +10.2 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 28.80 £
(32.29 €)
29.43 £
(33.00 €)
     +2.2 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 6.78 £
(7.60 €)
6.81 £
(7.64 €)
     +0.4 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,000.00 £
(28,029.51 €)
26,730.76 £
(29,970.00 €)
     +6.9 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,485.25 £
(27,452.38 €)
24,650.72 £
(27,637.90 €)
     +0.7 %
Utilities (Monthly)
London Edit Berlin Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 268.41 £
(300.94 €)
278.40 £
(312.14 €)
     +3.7 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.12 £
(0.13 €)
0.10 £
(0.11 €)
     -18.5 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 28.96 £
(32.47 €)
34.31 £
(38.47 €)
     +18.5 %
Sports And Leisure
London Edit Berlin Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 42.98 £
(48.19 €)
35.55 £
(39.85 €)
     -17.3 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 11.76 £
(13.19 €)
17.43 £
(19.54 €)
     +48.2 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 £
(13.45 €)
10.70 £
(12.00 €)
     -10.8 %
Childcare
London Edit Berlin Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,533.49 £
(1,719.32 €)
171.04 £
(191.76 €)
     -88.8 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 17,933.33 £
(20,106.50 €)
6,527.72 £
(7,318.75 €)
     -63.6 %
Clothing And Shoes
London Edit Berlin Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 74.96 £
(84.04 €)
74.55 £
(83.59 €)
     -0.5 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 33.92 £
(38.03 €)
32.60 £
(36.55 €)
     -3.9 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 75.49 £
(84.64 €)
74.01 £
(82.98 €)
     -2.0 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 91.69 £
(102.80 €)
95.50 £
(107.07 €)
     +4.2 %
Rent Per Month
London Edit Berlin Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,027.56 £
(2,273.26 €)
1,171.72 £
(1,313.71 €)
     -42.2 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,447.55 £
(1,622.97 €)
812.48 £
(910.94 €)
     -43.9 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,618.59 £
(4,057.09 €)
2,060.49 £
(2,310.19 €)
     -43.1 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,449.51 £
(2,746.34 €)
1,429.61 £
(1,602.85 €)
     -41.6 %
Buy Apartment Price
London Edit Berlin Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,117.17 £
(1,252.55 €)
670.05 £
(751.24 €)
     -40.0 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 681.98 £
(764.62 €)
451.10 £
(505.77 €)
     -33.9 %
Salaries And Financing
London Edit Berlin Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,046.81 £
(3,416.02 €)
2,677.10 £
(3,001.52 €)
     -12.1 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.49 2.39      -31.7 %
Last update: February 2023February 2023
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