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.

$2,905
$3,628
Cost of Living
$3,056
$2,972
Average Salary
$2,207
$2,775
Average House Rent

Rent Per Month

Name
Amsterdam
London
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre
$1,698.15
$2,135.13
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre
$1,109.68
$1,506.62
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre
$2,920.18
$4,457.61
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre
$2,119.53
$2,538.96

Salaries And Financing

Name
Amsterdam
London
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax)
$3,057.01
$2,973.44
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
$189.79
$233.17
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans)
$0.22
$0.19
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL)
$45.54
$40.81

Markets

Name
Amsterdam
London
Milk (regular), (1 liter)
$1.36
$1.23
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g)
$1.87
$1.39
Eggs (regular) (12)
$2.85
$2.73
Local Cheese (1kg)
$13.96
$9.75
Water (1.5 liter bottle)
$1.09
$1.16
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range)
$6.98
$10.46
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle)
$1.59
$2.24
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
$2.66
$2.35
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro)
$7.82
$13.91
Apples (1kg)
$2.68
$2.47
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg)
$10.52
$8.09
Oranges (1kg)
$2.3
$2.74
Potato (1kg)
$1.95
$1.58
Lettuce (1 head)
$1.27
$0.94
Rice (white), (1kg)
$2.29
$1.8
Tomato (1kg)
$3.37
$3.35
Banana (1kg)
$1.74
$1.63
Onion (1kg)
$1.63
$1.41
Beef Round (1kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat)
$16.93
$12.22

Transportation

Name
Amsterdam
London
One-way Ticket (Local Transport)
$3.28
$3.16
Monthly Pass (Regular Price)
$103.32
$199.03
Gasoline (1 liter)
$1.85
$1.61
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car)
$29,228.92
$24,914.84
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff)
$5.65
$5.44
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff)
$2.75
$3.84
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff)
$42.78
$58.63
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car)
$31,953.99
$26,863.38

Clothing And Shoes

Name
Amsterdam
London
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar)
$90.78
$81.56
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...)
$39.99
$40.8
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range)
$104.9
$87.33
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes
$160.13
$103.68

Restaurants

Name
Amsterdam
London
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant
$16.75
$18.84
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course
$67.02
$67
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal)
$9.29
$7.54
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught)
$4.88
$6.07
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
$4.47
$5.65
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle)
$2.6
$1.99
Water (0.33 liter bottle)
$1.99
$1.55
Cappuccino (regular)
$3.45
$3.55

Sports And Leisure

Name
Amsterdam
London
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult
$43.52
$55.64
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend)
$25.5
$16.12
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat
$13.77
$15.7

Childcare

Name
Amsterdam
London
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child
$1,547.98
$1,656.04
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child
$15,072.73
$21,833.61

Buy Apartment Price

Name
Amsterdam
London
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre
$8,472.16
$16,228.5
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre
$5,359.29
$9,425.72