Cost of Living Comparison Between London and Berlin 

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Consumer Prices in Berlin are 17.05% lower than in London (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Berlin are 28.50% lower than in London
Rent Prices in Berlin are 44.33% lower than in London
Restaurant Prices in Berlin are 36.73% lower than in London
Groceries Prices in Berlin are 5.88% lower than in London
Local Purchasing Power in Berlin is 26.23% higher than in London
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Restaurants
London Edit Berlin Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 £
(23.20 €)
9.05 £
(10.50 €)
     -54.74 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 £
(69.60 €)
43.10 £
(50.00 €)
     -28.16 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.50 £
(7.54 €)
7.33 £
(8.50 €)
     +12.73 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.00 £
(6.96 €)
3.45 £
(4.00 €)
     -42.53 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.00 £
(5.80 €)
3.45 £
(4.00 €)
     -31.04 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.24 £
(3.75 €)
2.74 £
(3.18 €)
     -15.21 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.61 £
(1.87 €)
1.89 £
(2.19 €)
     +17.45 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.32 £
(1.53 €)
1.67 £
(1.94 €)
     +26.77 %
Markets
London Edit Berlin Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.96 £
(4.60 €)
3.18 £
(3.69 €)
     -19.64 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.06 £
(1.23 €)
1.06 £
(1.23 €)
     +0.05 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.84 £
(0.97 €)
0.81 £
(0.94 €)
     -3.87 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.38 £
(2.76 €)
2.34 £
(2.71 €)
     -1.98 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 2.77 £
(3.22 €)
4.63 £
(5.37 €)
     +66.92 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.75 £
(3.19 €)
3.01 £
(3.49 €)
     +9.55 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.81 £
(5.58 €)
5.12 £
(5.94 €)
     +6.40 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.96 £
(1.12 €)
0.96 £
(1.11 €)
     -0.31 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.61 £
(0.71 €)
0.67 £
(0.78 €)
     +8.98 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.85 £
(0.99 €)
0.95 £
(1.10 €)
     +11.49 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.14 £
(1.32 €)
1.21 £
(1.40 €)
     +6.00 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.57 £
(0.66 €)
0.69 £
(0.80 €)
     +21.71 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.51 £
(0.60 €)
0.50 £
(0.59 €)
     -1.73 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.87 £
(1.01 €)
1.10 £
(1.28 €)
     +26.37 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.23 £
(1.43 €)
0.61 £
(0.71 €)
     -50.37 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 8.50 £
(9.86 €)
4.91 £
(5.70 €)
     -42.19 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.14 £
(2.49 €)
0.81 £
(0.94 €)
     -62.20 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.56 £
(2.97 €)
1.39 £
(1.61 €)
     -45.73 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 13.00 £
(15.08 €)
6.59 £
(7.65 €)
     -49.27 %
Transportation
London Edit Berlin Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.60 £
(3.02 €)
2.59 £
(3.00 €)
     -0.53 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 160.00 £
(185.61 €)
74.13 £
(86.00 €)
     -53.67 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.80 £
(5.57 €)
3.45 £
(4.00 €)
     -28.16 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.74 £
(3.17 €)
2.77 £
(3.22 €)
     +1.42 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 28.80 £
(33.41 €)
28.45 £
(33.00 €)
     -1.23 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 6.18 £
(7.17 €)
7.01 £
(8.13 €)
     +13.40 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,600.00 £
(27,377.11 €)
22,412.88 £
(26,000.00 €)
     -5.03 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,166.73 £
(29,194.59 €)
23,294.20 £
(27,022.38 €)
     -7.44 %
Utilities (Monthly)
London Edit Berlin Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 239.44 £
(277.76 €)
252.38 £
(292.78 €)
     +5.41 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.13 £
(0.15 €)
0.09 £
(0.10 €)
     -30.63 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 30.14 £
(34.96 €)
32.13 £
(37.28 €)
     +6.63 %
Sports And Leisure
London Edit Berlin Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 45.87 £
(53.21 €)
27.41 £
(31.80 €)
     -40.25 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 11.58 £
(13.43 €)
15.33 £
(17.78 €)
     +32.40 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 13.00 £
(15.08 €)
9.48 £
(11.00 €)
     -27.06 %
Childcare
London Edit Berlin Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,582.94 £
(1,836.28 €)
139.84 £
(162.22 €)
     -91.17 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 20,200.00 £
(23,432.95 €)
7,715.20 £
(8,950.00 €)
     -61.81 %
Clothing And Shoes
London Edit Berlin Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 76.59 £
(88.85 €)
67.04 £
(77.77 €)
     -12.47 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 34.72 £
(40.28 €)
31.24 £
(36.24 €)
     -10.03 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 78.16 £
(90.66 €)
71.33 £
(82.74 €)
     -8.74 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 97.62 £
(113.25 €)
84.89 £
(98.47 €)
     -13.05 %
Rent Per Month
London Edit Berlin Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,778.53 £
(2,063.18 €)
984.55 £
(1,142.12 €)
     -44.64 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,303.30 £
(1,511.89 €)
691.94 £
(802.68 €)
     -46.91 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,318.78 £
(3,849.94 €)
1,796.20 £
(2,083.68 €)
     -45.88 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,172.00 £
(2,519.62 €)
1,299.47 £
(1,507.45 €)
     -40.17 %
Buy Apartment Price
London Edit Berlin Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,236.76 £
(1,434.70 €)
649.28 £
(753.20 €)
     -47.50 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 595.87 £
(691.24 €)
426.01 £
(494.19 €)
     -28.51 %
Salaries And Financing
London Edit Berlin Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,825.26 £
(3,277.43 €)
2,549.76 £
(2,957.85 €)
     -9.75 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.62 1.98      -24.66 %
Last update: June 2022June 2022
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