Summary

Cost of living in London is 24% 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.

$3,017
$3,970
Cost of Living
$3,174
$3,252
Average Salary
$2,371
$3,036
Average House Rent

Rent Per Month

Name
Amsterdam
London
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre
$1,824.25
$2,336.18
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre
$1,152.42
$1,648.49
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre
$3,032.63
$4,877.36
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre
$2,201.15
$2,778.04

Salaries And Financing

Name
Amsterdam
London
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax)
$3,174.73
$3,253.44
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
$197.1
$255.12
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans)
$0.23
$0.21
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL)
$47.29
$44.65

Markets

Name
Amsterdam
London
Milk (regular), (1 liter)
$1.41
$1.35
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g)
$1.94
$1.52
Eggs (regular) (12)
$2.96
$2.98
Local Cheese (1kg)
$14.5
$10.67
Water (1.5 liter bottle)
$1.13
$1.27
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range)
$7.25
$11.45
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle)
$1.65
$2.45
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
$2.76
$2.57
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro)
$8.12
$15.22
Apples (1kg)
$2.78
$2.71
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg)
$10.93
$8.85
Oranges (1kg)
$2.38
$3
Potato (1kg)
$2.03
$1.72
Lettuce (1 head)
$1.32
$1.03
Rice (white), (1kg)
$2.38
$1.97
Tomato (1kg)
$3.5
$3.66
Banana (1kg)
$1.81
$1.79
Onion (1kg)
$1.69
$1.55
Beef Round (1kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat)
$17.59
$13.37

Transportation

Name
Amsterdam
London
One-way Ticket (Local Transport)
$3.4
$3.46
Monthly Pass (Regular Price)
$107.3
$217.78
Gasoline (1 liter)
$1.93
$1.77
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car)
$30,354.49
$27,260.93
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff)
$5.86
$5.95
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff)
$2.85
$4.21
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff)
$44.43
$64.15
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car)
$33,184.5
$29,392.95

Clothing And Shoes

Name
Amsterdam
London
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar)
$94.27
$89.24
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...)
$41.53
$44.64
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range)
$108.94
$95.55
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes
$166.3
$113.44

Restaurants

Name
Amsterdam
London
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant
$17.4
$20.62
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course
$69.6
$73.31
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal)
$9.65
$8.25
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught)
$5.07
$6.64
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
$4.64
$6.19
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle)
$2.7
$2.18
Water (0.33 liter bottle)
$2.06
$1.69
Cappuccino (regular)
$3.58
$3.88

Sports And Leisure

Name
Amsterdam
London
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult
$45.19
$60.88
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend)
$26.48
$17.64
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat
$14.3
$17.18

Childcare

Name
Amsterdam
London
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child
$1,607.59
$1,811.98
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child
$8,986.55
$23,889.56

Buy Apartment Price

Name
Amsterdam
London
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre
$8,798.42
$17,756.64
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre
$5,565.67
$10,313.28