Cost of Living Comparison Between London and Berlin 

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Consumer Prices in Berlin are 17.72% lower than in London (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Berlin are 32.45% lower than in London
Rent Prices in Berlin are 51.55% lower than in London
Restaurant Prices in Berlin are 29.12% lower than in London
Groceries Prices in Berlin are 9.23% lower than in London
Local Purchasing Power in Berlin is 7.17% higher than in London
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Restaurants
London Edit Berlin Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 £
(17.25 €)
8.70 £
(10.00 €)
     -42.02 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 £
(68.99 €)
43.49 £
(50.00 €)
     -27.52 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.00 £
(6.90 €)
6.96 £
(8.00 €)
     +15.96 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 £
(5.75 €)
3.04 £
(3.50 €)
     -39.12 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.61 £
(5.30 €)
3.04 £
(3.50 €)
     -33.92 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.89 £
(3.32 €)
2.49 £
(2.87 €)
     -13.74 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.48 £
(1.70 €)
1.68 £
(1.93 €)
     +13.72 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.11 £
(1.28 €)
1.55 £
(1.78 €)
     +39.40 %
Markets
London Edit Berlin Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.57 £
(4.11 €)
3.12 £
(3.59 €)
     -12.60 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.89 £
(1.03 €)
1.00 £
(1.15 €)
     +12.21 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.69 £
(0.79 €)
0.71 £
(0.82 €)
     +2.98 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.18 £
(2.51 €)
1.96 £
(2.25 €)
     -10.06 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 2.90 £
(3.33 €)
4.01 £
(4.61 €)
     +38.31 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.82 £
(3.24 €)
2.73 £
(3.14 €)
     -3.21 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.52 £
(5.20 €)
4.80 £
(5.52 €)
     +6.11 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.00 £
(1.15 €)
0.98 £
(1.12 €)
     -2.62 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.52 £
(0.60 €)
0.60 £
(0.69 €)
     +14.97 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.92 £
(1.05 €)
0.94 £
(1.08 €)
     +2.48 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.17 £
(1.34 €)
1.02 £
(1.17 €)
     -12.74 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.56 £
(0.65 €)
0.56 £
(0.65 €)
     +0.25 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.51 £
(0.59 €)
0.58 £
(0.67 €)
     +13.55 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.78 £
(0.90 €)
0.98 £
(1.13 €)
     +25.78 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.85 £
(0.98 €)
0.47 £
(0.54 €)
     -44.31 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 8.00 £
(9.20 €)
5.22 £
(6.00 €)
     -34.77 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.81 £
(2.08 €)
0.72 £
(0.82 €)
     -60.52 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.99 £
(2.29 €)
1.43 £
(1.64 €)
     -28.06 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 12.20 £
(14.03 €)
6.09 £
(7.00 €)
     -50.10 %
Transportation
London Edit Berlin Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.80 £
(3.22 €)
2.52 £
(2.90 €)
     -9.92 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 158.00 £
(181.66 €)
70.45 £
(81.00 €)
     -55.41 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 £
(3.45 €)
3.39 £
(3.90 €)
     +13.07 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.74 £
(3.15 €)
2.80 £
(3.22 €)
     +2.32 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 28.80 £
(33.11 €)
28.70 £
(33.00 €)
     -0.34 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.52 £
(5.19 €)
4.36 £
(5.02 €)
     -3.39 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,017.50 £
(26,464.95 €)
18,264.44 £
(21,000.00 €)
     -20.65 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,836.61 £
(26,256.96 €)
21,575.14 £
(24,806.56 €)
     -5.52 %
Utilities (Monthly)
London Edit Berlin Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 181.25 £
(208.39 €)
191.71 £
(220.42 €)
     +5.77 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.13 £
(0.15 €)
0.09 £
(0.10 €)
     -31.53 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 31.66 £
(36.40 €)
28.46 £
(32.73 €)
     -10.08 %
Sports And Leisure
London Edit Berlin Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 45.23 £
(52.00 €)
27.89 £
(32.07 €)
     -38.33 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 10.73 £
(12.34 €)
16.23 £
(18.66 €)
     +51.20 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 13.25 £
(15.23 €)
8.70 £
(10.00 €)
     -34.36 %
Childcare
London Edit Berlin Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,439.72 £
(1,655.35 €)
88.30 £
(101.53 €)
     -93.87 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 17,856.00 £
(20,530.38 €)
7,414.49 £
(8,525.00 €)
     -58.48 %
Clothing And Shoes
London Edit Berlin Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 59.53 £
(68.45 €)
71.29 £
(81.96 €)
     +19.75 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 29.53 £
(33.96 €)
27.46 £
(31.58 €)
     -7.01 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 69.80 £
(80.25 €)
68.29 £
(78.51 €)
     -2.17 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 82.22 £
(94.54 €)
95.53 £
(109.84 €)
     +16.19 %
Rent Per Month
London Edit Berlin Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,704.16 £
(1,959.40 €)
805.63 £
(926.29 €)
     -52.73 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,257.08 £
(1,445.36 €)
578.27 £
(664.88 €)
     -54.00 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,320.59 £
(3,817.93 €)
1,582.41 £
(1,819.41 €)
     -52.35 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,048.82 £
(2,355.68 €)
1,070.74 £
(1,231.11 €)
     -47.74 %
Buy Apartment Price
London Edit Berlin Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,013.68 £
(1,165.50 €)
503.15 £
(578.51 €)
     -50.36 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 518.08 £
(595.67 €)
323.50 £
(371.96 €)
     -37.56 %
Salaries And Financing
London Edit Berlin Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,968.86 £
(3,413.52 €)
2,149.27 £
(2,471.18 €)
     -27.61 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.59 1.78      -31.43 %
Last update: May 2021May 2021
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