Summary

Cost of living in London is 19% 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.

$2,939
$3,645
Cost of Living
$3,092
$2,987
Average Salary
$2,233
$2,788
Average House Rent

Rent Per Month

Name
Amsterdam
London
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre
$1,718.07
$2,145.43
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre
$1,122.7
$1,513.88
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre
$2,954.43
$4,479.11
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre
$2,144.4
$2,551.2

Salaries And Financing

Name
Amsterdam
London
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax)
$3,092.87
$2,987.79
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
$192.01
$234.29
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans)
$0.22
$0.19
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL)
$46.07
$41

Markets

Name
Amsterdam
London
Milk (regular), (1 liter)
$1.37
$1.24
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g)
$1.89
$1.39
Eggs (regular) (12)
$2.88
$2.74
Local Cheese (1kg)
$14.13
$9.8
Water (1.5 liter bottle)
$1.1
$1.17
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range)
$7.06
$10.51
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle)
$1.6
$2.25
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
$2.69
$2.36
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro)
$7.91
$13.98
Apples (1kg)
$2.71
$2.49
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg)
$10.65
$8.13
Oranges (1kg)
$2.32
$2.75
Potato (1kg)
$1.98
$1.58
Lettuce (1 head)
$1.29
$0.95
Rice (white), (1kg)
$2.32
$1.81
Tomato (1kg)
$3.41
$3.36
Banana (1kg)
$1.76
$1.64
Onion (1kg)
$1.64
$1.42
Beef Round (1kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat)
$17.13
$12.28

Transportation

Name
Amsterdam
London
One-way Ticket (Local Transport)
$3.32
$3.17
Monthly Pass (Regular Price)
$104.53
$199.99
Gasoline (1 liter)
$1.88
$1.62
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car)
$29,571.78
$25,035.01
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff)
$5.71
$5.47
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff)
$2.78
$3.86
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff)
$43.28
$58.91
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car)
$32,328.81
$26,992.95

Clothing And Shoes

Name
Amsterdam
London
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar)
$91.84
$81.95
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...)
$40.46
$40.99
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range)
$106.13
$87.75
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes
$162.01
$104.18

Restaurants

Name
Amsterdam
London
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant
$16.95
$18.93
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course
$67.8
$67.32
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal)
$9.4
$7.57
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught)
$4.94
$6.1
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
$4.52
$5.68
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle)
$2.63
$2
Water (0.33 liter bottle)
$2.01
$1.55
Cappuccino (regular)
$3.49
$3.57

Sports And Leisure

Name
Amsterdam
London
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult
$44.03
$55.91
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend)
$25.8
$16.2
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat
$13.93
$15.78

Childcare

Name
Amsterdam
London
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child
$1,566.13
$1,664.02
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child
$15,249.53
$21,938.92

Buy Apartment Price

Name
Amsterdam
London
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre
$8,571.54
$16,306.77
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre
$5,422.15
$9,471.18