Summary

Cost of living in London is 25% 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.

$2,817
$3,768
Cost of Living
$2,963
$3,087
Average Salary
$2,140
$2,882
Average House Rent

Rent Per Month

Name
Amsterdam
London
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre
$1,646.65
$2,217.56
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre
$1,076.03
$1,564.78
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre
$2,831.62
$4,629.71
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre
$2,055.26
$2,636.98

Salaries And Financing

Name
Amsterdam
London
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax)
$2,964.3
$3,088.24
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
$184.03
$242.17
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans)
$0.21
$0.2
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL)
$44.16
$42.38

Markets

Name
Amsterdam
London
Milk (regular), (1 liter)
$1.32
$1.28
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g)
$1.81
$1.44
Eggs (regular) (12)
$2.76
$2.83
Local Cheese (1kg)
$13.54
$10.13
Water (1.5 liter bottle)
$1.06
$1.21
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range)
$6.77
$10.87
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle)
$1.54
$2.33
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
$2.58
$2.44
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro)
$7.58
$14.45
Apples (1kg)
$2.6
$2.57
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg)
$10.2
$8.4
Oranges (1kg)
$2.23
$2.84
Potato (1kg)
$1.9
$1.64
Lettuce (1 head)
$1.23
$0.98
Rice (white), (1kg)
$2.22
$1.87
Tomato (1kg)
$3.27
$3.48
Banana (1kg)
$1.69
$1.7
Onion (1kg)
$1.58
$1.47
Beef Round (1kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat)
$16.42
$12.69

Transportation

Name
Amsterdam
London
One-way Ticket (Local Transport)
$3.18
$3.28
Monthly Pass (Regular Price)
$100.19
$206.72
Gasoline (1 liter)
$1.8
$1.68
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car)
$28,342.52
$25,876.75
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff)
$5.47
$5.65
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff)
$2.66
$3.99
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff)
$41.48
$60.89
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car)
$30,984.94
$27,900.51

Clothing And Shoes

Name
Amsterdam
London
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar)
$88.02
$84.71
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...)
$38.77
$42.37
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range)
$101.72
$90.7
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes
$155.28
$107.68

Restaurants

Name
Amsterdam
London
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant
$16.25
$19.57
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course
$64.99
$69.59
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal)
$9.01
$7.83
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught)
$4.73
$6.3
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
$4.33
$5.87
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle)
$2.52
$2.07
Water (0.33 liter bottle)
$1.93
$1.6
Cappuccino (regular)
$3.35
$3.69

Sports And Leisure

Name
Amsterdam
London
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult
$42.2
$57.79
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend)
$24.73
$16.75
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat
$13.35
$16.31

Childcare

Name
Amsterdam
London
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child
$1,501.03
$1,719.97
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child
$14,615.62
$22,676.56

Buy Apartment Price

Name
Amsterdam
London
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre
$8,215.23
$16,855.04
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre
$5,196.76
$9,789.62