Cost of Living Comparison Between London and Berlin 

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Consumer Prices in Berlin are 19.43% lower than in London (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Berlin are 33.38% lower than in London
Rent Prices in Berlin are 51.65% lower than in London
Restaurant Prices in Berlin are 30.34% lower than in London
Groceries Prices in Berlin are 12.52% lower than in London
Local Purchasing Power in Berlin is 7.70% higher than in London
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Restaurants
London Edit Berlin Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 £
(17.50 €)
8.57 £
(10.00 €)
     -42.84 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 £
(69.98 €)
42.87 £
(50.00 €)
     -28.56 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.00 £
(7.00 €)
6.86 £
(8.00 €)
     +14.31 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 £
(5.83 €)
3.00 £
(3.50 €)
     -39.99 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.00 £
(5.83 €)
3.00 £
(3.50 €)
     -39.99 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.92 £
(3.40 €)
2.48 £
(2.90 €)
     -14.92 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.50 £
(1.75 €)
1.74 £
(2.03 €)
     +15.83 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.13 £
(1.32 €)
1.54 £
(1.80 €)
     +36.91 %
Markets
London Edit Berlin Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.59 £
(4.19 €)
3.03 £
(3.54 €)
     -15.62 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.91 £
(1.07 €)
0.97 £
(1.13 €)
     +6.05 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.65 £
(0.75 €)
0.72 £
(0.83 €)
     +10.65 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.21 £
(2.58 €)
1.95 £
(2.28 €)
     -11.80 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.06 £
(3.57 €)
4.27 £
(4.98 €)
     +39.24 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.77 £
(3.24 €)
2.67 £
(3.12 €)
     -3.64 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.57 £
(5.33 €)
4.70 £
(5.48 €)
     +2.93 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.02 £
(1.19 €)
0.94 £
(1.09 €)
     -8.42 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.50 £
(0.59 €)
0.60 £
(0.69 €)
     +17.86 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.93 £
(1.08 €)
0.90 £
(1.05 €)
     -3.24 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.16 £
(1.36 €)
0.77 £
(0.89 €)
     -34.10 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.54 £
(0.63 €)
0.54 £
(0.63 €)
     +0.34 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.54 £
(0.63 €)
0.57 £
(0.66 €)
     +4.55 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.78 £
(0.91 €)
0.97 £
(1.13 €)
     +23.50 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.88 £
(1.03 €)
0.46 £
(0.54 €)
     -47.37 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 8.00 £
(9.33 €)
5.14 £
(6.00 €)
     -35.70 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.82 £
(2.13 €)
0.69 £
(0.81 €)
     -62.14 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.12 £
(2.47 €)
1.50 £
(1.75 €)
     -29.18 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 12.50 £
(14.58 €)
6.00 £
(7.00 €)
     -51.99 %
Transportation
London Edit Berlin Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.80 £
(3.27 €)
2.55 £
(2.98 €)
     -8.91 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 156.83 £
(182.92 €)
69.44 £
(81.00 €)
     -55.72 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 £
(3.50 €)
3.34 £
(3.90 €)
     +11.45 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.74 £
(3.19 €)
2.76 £
(3.22 €)
     +0.86 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 28.80 £
(33.59 €)
28.29 £
(33.00 €)
     -1.76 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.58 £
(5.35 €)
4.36 £
(5.09 €)
     -4.84 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,017.50 £
(26,847.85 €)
19,127.06 £
(22,310.00 €)
     -16.90 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,011.52 £
(26,840.88 €)
21,676.44 £
(25,283.62 €)
     -5.80 %
Utilities (Monthly)
London Edit Berlin Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 177.49 £
(207.03 €)
187.22 £
(218.37 €)
     +5.48 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.13 £
(0.15 €)
0.09 £
(0.10 €)
     -34.14 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 31.77 £
(37.05 €)
28.19 £
(32.88 €)
     -11.26 %
Sports And Leisure
London Edit Berlin Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 45.11 £
(52.62 €)
27.73 £
(32.34 €)
     -38.53 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 10.40 £
(12.13 €)
15.86 £
(18.50 €)
     +52.51 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 14.00 £
(16.33 €)
8.57 £
(10.00 €)
     -38.76 %
Childcare
London Edit Berlin Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,420.04 £
(1,656.34 €)
94.61 £
(110.35 €)
     -93.34 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 18,092.31 £
(21,103.05 €)
7,308.75 £
(8,525.00 €)
     -59.60 %
Clothing And Shoes
London Edit Berlin Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 59.82 £
(69.78 €)
69.02 £
(80.50 €)
     +15.36 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 29.00 £
(33.83 €)
25.92 £
(30.23 €)
     -10.63 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 72.12 £
(84.12 €)
67.82 £
(79.11 €)
     -5.96 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 82.96 £
(96.77 €)
93.15 £
(108.65 €)
     +12.27 %
Rent Per Month
London Edit Berlin Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,661.93 £
(1,938.50 €)
796.63 £
(929.20 €)
     -52.07 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,263.91 £
(1,474.24 €)
570.93 £
(665.93 €)
     -54.83 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,283.33 £
(3,829.71 €)
1,584.38 £
(1,848.04 €)
     -51.74 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,086.62 £
(2,433.86 €)
1,063.63 £
(1,240.62 €)
     -49.03 %
Buy Apartment Price
London Edit Berlin Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,043.37 £
(1,216.99 €)
496.92 £
(579.62 €)
     -52.37 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 515.27 £
(601.01 €)
317.67 £
(370.54 €)
     -38.35 %
Salaries And Financing
London Edit Berlin Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,097.74 £
(3,613.23 €)
2,222.43 £
(2,592.27 €)
     -28.26 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.54 1.80      -29.31 %
Last update: June 2021June 2021
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