Cost of Living Comparison Between London and Berlin 

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Consumer Prices in Berlin are 19.29% lower than in London (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Berlin are 32.78% lower than in London
Rent Prices in Berlin are 50.44% lower than in London
Restaurant Prices in Berlin are 30.54% lower than in London
Groceries Prices in Berlin are 13.51% lower than in London
Local Purchasing Power in Berlin is 18.87% higher than in London
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Restaurants
London Edit Berlin Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 £
(17.73 €)
8.46 £
(10.00 €)
     -43.60 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 £
(70.92 €)
42.30 £
(50.00 €)
     -29.50 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.00 £
(7.09 €)
6.77 £
(8.00 €)
     +12.80 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 £
(5.91 €)
3.38 £
(4.00 €)
     -32.32 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.00 £
(5.91 €)
2.96 £
(3.50 €)
     -40.78 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.98 £
(3.52 €)
2.51 £
(2.97 €)
     -15.51 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.45 £
(1.71 €)
1.88 £
(2.23 €)
     +30.05 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.12 £
(1.32 €)
1.55 £
(1.83 €)
     +38.29 %
Markets
London Edit Berlin Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.59 £
(4.24 €)
3.12 £
(3.68 €)
     -13.11 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.95 £
(1.12 €)
0.97 £
(1.15 €)
     +2.87 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.72 £
(0.86 €)
0.70 £
(0.83 €)
     -3.25 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.24 £
(2.65 €)
1.98 £
(2.34 €)
     -11.52 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.08 £
(3.64 €)
4.32 £
(5.11 €)
     +40.61 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.61 £
(3.09 €)
2.81 £
(3.32 €)
     +7.58 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.92 £
(5.82 €)
4.48 £
(5.30 €)
     -9.01 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.94 £
(1.11 €)
0.92 £
(1.09 €)
     -1.77 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.49 £
(0.57 €)
0.60 £
(0.71 €)
     +22.94 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.89 £
(1.05 €)
0.92 £
(1.09 €)
     +3.58 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.12 £
(1.32 €)
0.72 £
(0.85 €)
     -35.48 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.53 £
(0.63 €)
0.52 £
(0.61 €)
     -2.63 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.52 £
(0.61 €)
0.55 £
(0.65 €)
     +6.47 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.78 £
(0.92 €)
0.91 £
(1.08 €)
     +17.69 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.96 £
(1.13 €)
0.54 £
(0.64 €)
     -42.98 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 8.00 £
(9.46 €)
5.08 £
(6.00 €)
     -36.55 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.85 £
(2.19 €)
0.68 £
(0.81 €)
     -63.25 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.13 £
(2.52 €)
1.50 £
(1.77 €)
     -29.71 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 13.00 £
(15.37 €)
5.92 £
(7.00 €)
     -54.45 %
Transportation
London Edit Berlin Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.80 £
(3.31 €)
2.54 £
(3.00 €)
     -9.36 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 160.00 £
(189.13 €)
71.06 £
(84.00 €)
     -55.59 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 £
(3.55 €)
3.38 £
(4.00 €)
     +12.80 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.74 £
(3.23 €)
3.13 £
(3.70 €)
     +14.46 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 28.80 £
(34.04 €)
27.92 £
(33.00 €)
     -3.06 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.95 £
(5.85 €)
4.58 £
(5.42 €)
     -7.42 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,300.00 £
(27,541.93 €)
19,457.61 £
(23,000.00 €)
     -16.49 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,874.07 £
(28,220.51 €)
22,129.75 £
(26,158.62 €)
     -7.31 %
Utilities (Monthly)
London Edit Berlin Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 186.54 £
(220.51 €)
210.96 £
(249.37 €)
     +13.09 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.13 £
(0.15 €)
0.09 £
(0.10 €)
     -32.42 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 32.26 £
(38.14 €)
29.71 £
(35.12 €)
     -7.90 %
Sports And Leisure
London Edit Berlin Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 47.01 £
(55.56 €)
25.57 £
(30.23 €)
     -45.59 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 9.74 £
(11.51 €)
16.00 £
(18.92 €)
     +64.32 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 £
(17.73 €)
9.94 £
(11.75 €)
     -33.73 %
Childcare
London Edit Berlin Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,449.79 £
(1,713.74 €)
102.13 £
(120.72 €)
     -92.96 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 17,743.18 £
(20,973.45 €)
7,021.66 £
(8,300.00 €)
     -60.43 %
Clothing And Shoes
London Edit Berlin Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 57.13 £
(67.53 €)
64.86 £
(76.67 €)
     +13.52 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 28.20 £
(33.33 €)
27.07 £
(32.00 €)
     -4.00 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 76.86 £
(90.86 €)
65.74 £
(77.71 €)
     -14.47 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 91.35 £
(107.98 €)
93.84 £
(110.92 €)
     +2.73 %
Rent Per Month
London Edit Berlin Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,689.02 £
(1,996.52 €)
860.41 £
(1,017.05 €)
     -49.06 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,275.71 £
(1,507.97 €)
572.97 £
(677.29 €)
     -55.09 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,282.86 £
(3,880.52 €)
1,646.12 £
(1,945.81 €)
     -49.86 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,173.65 £
(2,569.38 €)
1,094.24 £
(1,293.45 €)
     -49.66 %
Buy Apartment Price
London Edit Berlin Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,117.63 £
(1,321.11 €)
520.37 £
(615.11 €)
     -53.44 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 562.85 £
(665.33 €)
329.59 £
(389.59 €)
     -41.44 %
Salaries And Financing
London Edit Berlin Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,121.59 £
(3,689.90 €)
2,494.34 £
(2,948.46 €)
     -20.09 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.53 1.73      -31.52 %
Last update: October 2021October 2021
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