Cost of Living Comparison Between London and Berlin 

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Consumer Prices in Berlin are 15.9% lower than in London (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Berlin are 29.8% lower than in London
Rent Prices in Berlin are 47.8% lower than in London
Restaurant Prices in Berlin are 35.6% lower than in London
Groceries Prices in Berlin are 1.9% lower than in London
Local Purchasing Power in Berlin is 11.7% higher than in London
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Restaurants
London Edit Berlin Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 £
(23.24 €)
10.33 £
(12.00 €)
     -48.4 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 81.00 £
(94.13 €)
51.63 £
(60.00 €)
     -36.3 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.50 £
(8.72 €)
8.52 £
(9.90 €)
     +13.6 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.00 £
(6.97 €)
3.44 £
(4.00 €)
     -42.6 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.00 £
(5.81 €)
3.44 £
(4.00 €)
     -31.2 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.47 £
(4.04 €)
2.96 £
(3.44 €)
     -14.8 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.01 £
(2.33 €)
2.22 £
(2.58 €)
     +10.7 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.47 £
(1.70 €)
1.84 £
(2.14 €)
     +25.8 %
Markets
London Edit Berlin Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.84 £
(5.62 €)
4.22 £
(4.91 €)
     -12.7 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.21 £
(1.40 €)
1.36 £
(1.58 €)
     +13.0 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.91 £
(1.06 €)
0.99 £
(1.15 €)
     +8.4 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.12 £
(3.62 €)
2.59 £
(3.01 €)
     -17.1 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.20 £
(3.72 €)
4.90 £
(5.69 €)
     +53.3 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.23 £
(3.75 €)
3.95 £
(4.59 €)
     +22.4 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.91 £
(5.71 €)
5.58 £
(6.48 €)
     +13.5 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.94 £
(1.09 €)
1.04 £
(1.21 €)
     +10.2 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.54 £
(0.63 €)
0.69 £
(0.81 €)
     +28.9 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.95 £
(1.10 €)
1.03 £
(1.20 €)
     +9.3 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.31 £
(1.52 €)
1.25 £
(1.46 €)
     -4.2 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.50 £
(0.58 €)
0.73 £
(0.85 €)
     +46.9 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.50 £
(0.58 €)
0.66 £
(0.76 €)
     +31.0 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.83 £
(0.96 €)
1.21 £
(1.41 €)
     +46.6 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.08 £
(1.26 €)
0.61 £
(0.71 €)
     -43.2 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 9.00 £
(10.46 €)
5.16 £
(6.00 €)
     -42.6 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.86 £
(2.16 €)
0.93 £
(1.09 €)
     -49.8 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.46 £
(2.86 €)
1.26 £
(1.47 €)
     -48.6 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 13.75 £
(15.98 €)
6.88 £
(8.00 €)
     -49.9 %
Transportation
London Edit Berlin Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.80 £
(3.25 €)
2.67 £
(3.10 €)
     -4.7 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 160.87 £
(186.95 €)
68.84 £
(80.00 €)
     -57.2 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 £
(4.65 €)
4.04 £
(4.70 €)
     +1.1 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.89 £
(3.36 €)
2.77 £
(3.22 €)
     -4.3 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 28.80 £
(33.47 €)
28.40 £
(33.00 €)
     -1.4 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 6.63 £
(7.71 €)
6.11 £
(7.10 €)
     -7.8 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,300.00 £
(29,401.87 €)
25,801.78 £
(29,985.00 €)
     +2.0 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,546.33 £
(29,688.14 €)
23,614.29 £
(27,442.86 €)
     -7.6 %
Utilities (Monthly)
London Edit Berlin Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 317.26 £
(368.70 €)
296.28 £
(344.31 €)
     -6.6 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.13 £
(0.15 €)
0.10 £
(0.11 €)
     -25.1 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 30.20 £
(35.09 €)
33.65 £
(39.11 €)
     +11.4 %
Sports And Leisure
London Edit Berlin Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 50.40 £
(58.58 €)
32.90 £
(38.23 €)
     -34.7 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 12.70 £
(14.76 €)
17.41 £
(20.24 €)
     +37.1 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 £
(13.95 €)
10.33 £
(12.00 €)
     -14.0 %
Childcare
London Edit Berlin Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,575.46 £
(1,830.89 €)
160.62 £
(186.67 €)
     -89.8 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 19,214.58 £
(22,329.83 €)
5,781.41 £
(6,718.75 €)
     -69.9 %
Clothing And Shoes
London Edit Berlin Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 77.17 £
(89.68 €)
73.69 £
(85.63 €)
     -4.5 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.84 £
(41.65 €)
30.80 £
(35.79 €)
     -14.1 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 77.38 £
(89.93 €)
74.89 £
(87.03 €)
     -3.2 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 96.28 £
(111.89 €)
92.99 £
(108.07 €)
     -3.4 %
Rent Per Month
London Edit Berlin Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,069.95 £
(2,405.54 €)
1,102.94 £
(1,281.76 €)
     -46.7 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,454.61 £
(1,690.44 €)
748.23 £
(869.54 €)
     -48.6 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,897.87 £
(4,529.83 €)
1,968.63 £
(2,287.80 €)
     -49.5 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,487.40 £
(2,890.68 €)
1,354.33 £
(1,573.91 €)
     -45.6 %
Buy Apartment Price
London Edit Berlin Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,196.21 £
(1,390.15 €)
649.05 £
(754.29 €)
     -45.7 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 695.85 £
(808.66 €)
458.14 £
(532.42 €)
     -34.2 %
Salaries And Financing
London Edit Berlin Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,398.53 £
(3,949.53 €)
2,666.00 £
(3,098.24 €)
     -21.6 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.57 2.90      -36.4 %
Last update: June 2023June 2023
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