Cost of Living Comparison Between London and Frankfurt 

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Consumer Prices in Frankfurt are 20.2% lower than in London (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Frankfurt are 35.3% lower than in London
Rent Prices in Frankfurt are 54.3% lower than in London
Restaurant Prices in Frankfurt are 23.8% lower than in London
Groceries Prices in Frankfurt are 12.4% lower than in London
Local Purchasing Power in Frankfurt is 49.2% higher than in London
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Restaurants
London Edit Frankfurt Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 18.00 £
(21.04 €)
12.83 £
(15.00 €)
     -28.7 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 £
(93.50 €)
59.89 £
(70.00 €)
     -25.1 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 £
(9.35 €)
7.70 £
(9.00 €)
     -3.7 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.45 £
(7.54 €)
4.28 £
(5.00 €)
     -33.7 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.00 £
(5.84 €)
3.42 £
(4.00 €)
     -31.5 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.59 £
(4.19 €)
2.90 £
(3.38 €)
     -19.2 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.97 £
(2.30 €)
2.33 £
(2.72 €)
     +18.5 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.56 £
(1.82 €)
2.19 £
(2.56 €)
     +40.8 %
Markets
London Edit Frankfurt Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.95 £
(5.78 €)
3.78 £
(4.42 €)
     -23.6 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.36 £
(1.59 €)
1.59 £
(1.86 €)
     +16.9 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.90 £
(1.06 €)
0.99 £
(1.15 €)
     +9.3 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.31 £
(3.87 €)
2.88 £
(3.36 €)
     -13.0 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.42 £
(4.00 €)
4.98 £
(5.82 €)
     +45.5 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.48 £
(4.07 €)
5.10 £
(5.96 €)
     +46.3 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.56 £
(6.50 €)
5.35 £
(6.26 €)
     -3.7 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.11 £
(1.30 €)
0.91 £
(1.06 €)
     -18.3 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.56 £
(0.65 €)
0.55 £
(0.64 €)
     -1.3 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.17 £
(1.37 €)
0.81 £
(0.94 €)
     -31.2 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.51 £
(1.76 €)
0.91 £
(1.06 €)
     -39.7 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.55 £
(0.64 €)
0.54 £
(0.63 €)
     -2.1 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.55 £
(0.64 €)
0.69 £
(0.80 €)
     +25.4 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.95 £
(1.11 €)
1.46 £
(1.71 €)
     +53.2 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.28 £
(1.50 €)
0.53 £
(0.62 €)
     -58.3 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 9.00 £
(10.52 €)
4.27 £
(5.00 €)
     -52.5 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.04 £
(2.39 €)
0.82 £
(0.96 €)
     -59.9 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.43 £
(2.84 €)
1.42 £
(1.66 €)
     -41.5 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 15.00 £
(17.53 €)
6.93 £
(8.10 €)
     -53.8 %
Transportation
London Edit Frankfurt Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.80 £
(3.27 €)
2.91 £
(3.40 €)
     +3.9 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 200.00 £
(233.75 €)
41.93 £
(49.00 €)
     -79.0 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 £
(4.67 €)
3.42 £
(4.00 €)
     -14.4 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.13 £
(3.66 €)
3.30 £
(3.86 €)
     +5.4 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 £
(35.06 €)
25.67 £
(30.00 €)
     -14.4 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.71 £
(6.67 €)
5.68 £
(6.64 €)
     -0.4 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,280.00 £
(30,714.16 €)
23,256.06 £
(27,180.00 €)
     -11.5 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,251.33 £
(30,680.66 €)
21,211.10 £
(24,790.00 €)
     -19.2 %
Utilities (Monthly)
London Edit Frankfurt Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 280.60 £
(327.95 €)
248.83 £
(290.81 €)
     -11.3 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 14.98 £
(17.50 €)
17.39 £
(20.33 €)
     +16.1 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 31.76 £
(37.12 €)
37.28 £
(43.57 €)
     +17.4 %
Sports And Leisure
London Edit Frankfurt Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 47.98 £
(56.08 €)
37.61 £
(43.95 €)
     -21.6 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 13.53 £
(15.81 €)
13.58 £
(15.88 €)
     +0.4 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 £
(17.53 €)
10.27 £
(12.00 €)
     -31.5 %
Childcare
London Edit Frankfurt Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,829.08 £
(2,137.70 €)
393.59 £
(460.00 €)
     -78.5 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 20,054.76 £
(23,438.55 €)
11,579.55 £
(13,533.33 €)
     -42.3 %
Clothing And Shoes
London Edit Frankfurt Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 84.14 £
(98.34 €)
57.33 £
(67.00 €)
     -31.9 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 40.31 £
(47.11 €)
25.87 £
(30.24 €)
     -35.8 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 88.22 £
(103.10 €)
71.07 £
(83.07 €)
     -19.4 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 97.00 £
(113.37 €)
94.82 £
(110.82 €)
     -2.2 %
Rent Per Month
London Edit Frankfurt Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,204.17 £
(2,576.07 €)
1,051.98 £
(1,229.47 €)
     -52.3 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,623.50 £
(1,897.43 €)
715.01 £
(835.66 €)
     -56.0 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 4,136.25 £
(4,834.15 €)
1,852.44 £
(2,165.00 €)
     -55.2 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,746.43 £
(3,209.83 €)
1,272.75 £
(1,487.50 €)
     -53.7 %
Buy Apartment Price
London Edit Frankfurt Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,261.22 £
(1,474.02 €)
602.47 £
(704.12 €)
     -52.2 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 689.88 £
(806.29 €)
355.08 £
(414.99 €)
     -48.5 %
Salaries And Financing
London Edit Frankfurt Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,219.72 £
(3,762.98 €)
3,108.07 £
(3,632.49 €)
     -3.5 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.60 3.94      -29.5 %
Last update: March 2024March 2024
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