Cost of Living Comparison Between London and Berlin 

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Consumer Prices in Berlin are 18.1% lower than in London (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Berlin are 31.6% lower than in London
Rent Prices in Berlin are 48.5% lower than in London
Restaurant Prices in Berlin are 30.7% lower than in London
Groceries Prices in Berlin are 8.1% lower than in London
Local Purchasing Power in Berlin is 18.6% higher than in London
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Restaurants
London Edit Berlin Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 18.00 £
(21.06 €)
11.11 £
(13.00 €)
     -38.3 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 £
(93.61 €)
51.28 £
(60.00 €)
     -35.9 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 £
(9.36 €)
8.55 £
(10.00 €)
     +6.8 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.45 £
(7.55 €)
3.85 £
(4.50 €)
     -40.4 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.00 £
(5.85 €)
3.42 £
(4.00 €)
     -31.6 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.59 £
(4.20 €)
3.07 £
(3.59 €)
     -14.5 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.97 £
(2.30 €)
2.44 £
(2.86 €)
     +24.1 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.56 £
(1.82 €)
2.21 £
(2.59 €)
     +42.3 %
Markets
London Edit Berlin Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.98 £
(5.83 €)
3.87 £
(4.53 €)
     -22.3 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.36 £
(1.59 €)
1.55 £
(1.82 €)
     +14.3 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.90 £
(1.06 €)
1.10 £
(1.29 €)
     +22.2 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.31 £
(3.87 €)
2.84 £
(3.33 €)
     -14.1 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.42 £
(4.00 €)
5.03 £
(5.89 €)
     +47.2 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.48 £
(4.08 €)
4.89 £
(5.72 €)
     +40.4 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.44 £
(6.37 €)
5.60 £
(6.55 €)
     +3.0 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.11 £
(1.30 €)
1.01 £
(1.19 €)
     -8.6 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.55 £
(0.65 €)
0.63 £
(0.74 €)
     +14.9 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.18 £
(1.38 €)
0.89 £
(1.04 €)
     -24.7 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.51 £
(1.77 €)
1.13 £
(1.32 €)
     -25.0 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.55 £
(0.64 €)
0.68 £
(0.80 €)
     +25.2 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.53 £
(0.62 €)
0.71 £
(0.84 €)
     +35.7 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.94 £
(1.10 €)
1.20 £
(1.41 €)
     +28.1 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.27 £
(1.49 €)
0.70 £
(0.82 €)
     -45.0 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 9.00 £
(10.53 €)
5.12 £
(5.99 €)
     -43.1 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.00 £
(2.34 €)
0.88 £
(1.02 €)
     -56.2 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.43 £
(2.84 €)
1.50 £
(1.75 €)
     -38.4 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 15.00 £
(17.55 €)
7.01 £
(8.20 €)
     -53.3 %
Transportation
London Edit Berlin Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.80 £
(3.28 €)
2.73 £
(3.20 €)
     -2.3 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 195.00 £
(228.18 €)
42.72 £
(49.99 €)
     -78.1 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 £
(4.68 €)
4.27 £
(5.00 €)
     +6.8 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.05 £
(3.57 €)
3.16 £
(3.70 €)
     +3.7 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 £
(35.10 €)
29.91 £
(35.00 €)
     -0.3 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.71 £
(6.68 €)
5.83 £
(6.82 €)
     +2.1 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,560.00 £
(31,079.40 €)
25,449.55 £
(29,780.00 €)
     -4.2 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,680.31 £
(31,220.19 €)
25,996.48 £
(30,420.00 €)
     -2.6 %
Utilities (Monthly)
London Edit Berlin Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 284.98 £
(333.47 €)
286.60 £
(335.36 €)
     +0.6 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 14.88 £
(17.41 €)
16.36 £
(19.15 €)
     +10.0 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 32.00 £
(37.44 €)
34.75 £
(40.66 €)
     +8.6 %
Sports And Leisure
London Edit Berlin Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 49.00 £
(57.34 €)
30.51 £
(35.71 €)
     -37.7 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 13.03 £
(15.24 €)
18.26 £
(21.37 €)
     +40.2 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 £
(17.55 €)
10.26 £
(12.00 €)
     -31.6 %
Childcare
London Edit Berlin Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,824.68 £
(2,135.17 €)
179.27 £
(209.78 €)
     -90.2 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 20,054.76 £
(23,467.25 €)
7,501.36 £
(8,777.78 €)
     -62.6 %
Clothing And Shoes
London Edit Berlin Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 83.69 £
(97.93 €)
69.33 £
(81.13 €)
     -17.2 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 39.34 £
(46.04 €)
31.42 £
(36.77 €)
     -20.1 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 87.91 £
(102.86 €)
72.88 £
(85.29 €)
     -17.1 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 98.12 £
(114.82 €)
109.58 £
(128.23 €)
     +11.7 %
Rent Per Month
London Edit Berlin Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,204.17 £
(2,579.22 €)
1,118.26 £
(1,308.54 €)
     -49.3 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,623.50 £
(1,899.75 €)
798.10 £
(933.91 €)
     -50.8 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 4,165.38 £
(4,874.16 €)
2,100.35 £
(2,457.74 €)
     -49.6 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,746.25 £
(3,213.55 €)
1,510.99 £
(1,768.10 €)
     -45.0 %
Buy Apartment Price
London Edit Berlin Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,261.22 £
(1,475.83 €)
659.58 £
(771.82 €)
     -47.7 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 711.15 £
(832.16 €)
475.70 £
(556.64 €)
     -33.1 %
Salaries And Financing
London Edit Berlin Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,321.82 £
(3,887.06 €)
2,695.78 £
(3,154.49 €)
     -18.8 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.60 4.00      -28.6 %
Last update: February 2024February 2024
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