Summary

Cost of living in Amsterdam is 32% more expensive than Berlin according to the average local monthly cost. For more insights check the list of prices of Restaurants, Markets, Transportation, Utilities, and 40 more categories.

$2,905
$1,989
Cost of Living
$3,056
$2,616
Average Salary
$2,207
$1,331
Average House Rent

Rent Per Month

Name
Amsterdam
Berlin
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre
$1,697.99
$1,025.22
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre
$1,109.58
$713.47
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre
$2,919.9
$1,863.05
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre
$2,119.33
$1,309.9

Salaries And Financing

Name
Amsterdam
Berlin
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax)
$3,056.71
$2,616.59
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate
%2.45
%1.89

Utilities (Monthly)

Name
Amsterdam
Berlin
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment
$189.77
$276.13
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans)
$0.22
$0.12
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL)
$45.53
$33.81

Markets

Name
Amsterdam
Berlin
Milk (regular), (1 liter)
$1.36
$0.91
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g)
$1.87
$1.55
Eggs (regular) (12)
$2.85
$2.33
Local Cheese (1kg)
$13.96
$11.4
Water (1.5 liter bottle)
$1.09
$0.64
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range)
$6.98
$5.95
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle)
$1.59
$0.97
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
$2.66
$1.56
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro)
$7.82
$7.19
Apples (1kg)
$2.68
$2.45
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg)
$10.52
$8.34
Oranges (1kg)
$2.3
$2.41
Potato (1kg)
$1.95
$1.72
Lettuce (1 head)
$1.27
$1.24
Rice (white), (1kg)
$2.29
$2.12
Tomato (1kg)
$3.37
$2.7
Banana (1kg)
$1.74
$1.65
Onion (1kg)
$1.63
$1.62
Beef Round (1kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat)
$16.93
$14.7

Transportation

Name
Amsterdam
Berlin
One-way Ticket (Local Transport)
$3.28
$2.89
Monthly Pass (Regular Price)
$103.31
$88.98
Gasoline (1 liter)
$1.85
$1.59
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car)
$29,226.12
$23,295.64
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff)
$5.65
$4.28
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff)
$2.75
$2.46
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff)
$42.78
$44.67
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car)
$31,950.92
$22,822.5

Clothing And Shoes

Name
Amsterdam
Berlin
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar)
$90.77
$85.24
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...)
$39.98
$37.55
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range)
$104.89
$91.77
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes
$160.12
$120.48

Restaurants

Name
Amsterdam
Berlin
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant
$16.75
$8.93
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course
$67.01
$45.61
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal)
$9.29
$8.08
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught)
$4.88
$3.88
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
$4.47
$3.76
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle)
$2.6
$2.32
Water (0.33 liter bottle)
$1.99
$1.94
Cappuccino (regular)
$3.45
$2.9

Sports And Leisure

Name
Amsterdam
Berlin
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult
$43.51
$35.42
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend)
$25.5
$20.98
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat
$13.77
$12.36

Childcare

Name
Amsterdam
Berlin
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child
$1,547.83
$201.23
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child
$15,071.28
$8,578.06

Buy Apartment Price

Name
Amsterdam
Berlin
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre
$8,471.35
$6,885.69
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre
$5,358.77
$4,481.8