Summary

Cost of living in London is 20% more expensive than Amsterdam according to the average local monthly cost. For more insights check the list of prices of Restaurants, Markets, Transportation, Utilities, and 40 more categories.

$3,164
$3,969
Cost of Living
$3,328
$3,252
Average Salary
$2,486
$3,035
Average House Rent

Rent Per Month

Name
Amsterdam
London
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre
$1,912.84
$2,335.8
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre
$1,208.38
$1,648.22
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre
$3,179.9
$4,876.56
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre
$2,308.05
$2,777.58

Salaries And Financing

Name
Amsterdam
London
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax)
$3,328.9
$3,252.9
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate
%2.45
%3.32

Utilities (Monthly)

Name
Amsterdam
London
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment
$206.67
$255.08
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans)
$0.24
$0.21
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL)
$49.59
$44.64

Markets

Name
Amsterdam
London
Milk (regular), (1 liter)
$1.48
$1.35
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g)
$2.04
$1.52
Eggs (regular) (12)
$3.1
$2.98
Local Cheese (1kg)
$15.2
$10.67
Water (1.5 liter bottle)
$1.19
$1.27
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range)
$7.6
$11.45
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle)
$1.73
$2.45
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
$2.89
$2.57
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro)
$8.51
$15.22
Apples (1kg)
$2.92
$2.71
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg)
$11.46
$8.85
Oranges (1kg)
$2.5
$3
Potato (1kg)
$2.13
$1.72
Lettuce (1 head)
$1.39
$1.03
Rice (white), (1kg)
$2.49
$1.97
Tomato (1kg)
$3.67
$3.66
Banana (1kg)
$1.9
$1.79
Onion (1kg)
$1.77
$1.55
Beef Round (1kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat)
$18.44
$13.36

Transportation

Name
Amsterdam
London
One-way Ticket (Local Transport)
$3.57
$3.46
Monthly Pass (Regular Price)
$112.51
$217.74
Gasoline (1 liter)
$2.02
$1.77
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car)
$31,828.57
$27,256.47
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff)
$6.15
$5.95
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff)
$2.99
$4.21
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff)
$46.58
$64.14
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car)
$34,796
$29,388.14

Clothing And Shoes

Name
Amsterdam
London
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar)
$98.85
$89.22
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...)
$43.54
$44.63
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range)
$114.23
$95.53
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes
$174.37
$113.42

Restaurants

Name
Amsterdam
London
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant
$18.24
$20.61
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course
$72.98
$73.3
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal)
$10.11
$8.25
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught)
$5.32
$6.64
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
$4.87
$6.18
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle)
$2.83
$2.18
Water (0.33 liter bottle)
$2.17
$1.69
Cappuccino (regular)
$3.76
$3.88

Sports And Leisure

Name
Amsterdam
London
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult
$47.39
$60.87
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend)
$27.77
$17.64
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat
$15
$17.18

Childcare

Name
Amsterdam
London
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child
$1,685.65
$1,811.68
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child
$9,422.95
$23,885.65

Buy Apartment Price

Name
Amsterdam
London
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre
$9,225.68
$17,753.74
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre
$5,835.95
$10,311.6