Summary

Cost of living in London is 17% 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.

$3,080
$3,730
Cost of Living
$3,239
$3,056
Average Salary
$2,340
$2,853
Average House Rent

Rent Per Month

Name
Amsterdam
London
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre
$1,800.03
$2,195.36
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre
$1,176.26
$1,549.12
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre
$3,095.38
$4,583.37
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre
$2,246.7
$2,610.58

Salaries And Financing

Name
Amsterdam
London
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax)
$3,240.41
$3,057.33
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
$201.17
$239.74
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans)
$0.23
$0.19
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL)
$48.27
$41.96

Markets

Name
Amsterdam
London
Milk (regular), (1 liter)
$1.44
$1.27
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g)
$1.98
$1.43
Eggs (regular) (12)
$3.02
$2.8
Local Cheese (1kg)
$14.8
$10.03
Water (1.5 liter bottle)
$1.15
$1.19
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range)
$7.4
$10.76
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle)
$1.68
$2.31
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
$2.82
$2.42
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro)
$8.29
$14.31
Apples (1kg)
$2.84
$2.54
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg)
$11.15
$8.32
Oranges (1kg)
$2.43
$2.82
Potato (1kg)
$2.07
$1.62
Lettuce (1 head)
$1.35
$0.97
Rice (white), (1kg)
$2.43
$1.85
Tomato (1kg)
$3.57
$3.44
Banana (1kg)
$1.85
$1.68
Onion (1kg)
$1.72
$1.45
Beef Round (1kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat)
$17.95
$12.56

Transportation

Name
Amsterdam
London
One-way Ticket (Local Transport)
$3.47
$3.25
Monthly Pass (Regular Price)
$109.52
$204.65
Gasoline (1 liter)
$1.97
$1.66
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car)
$30,982.52
$25,617.71
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff)
$5.98
$5.59
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff)
$2.91
$3.95
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff)
$45.35
$60.28
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car)
$33,871.08
$27,621.22

Clothing And Shoes

Name
Amsterdam
London
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar)
$96.22
$83.86
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...)
$42.39
$41.95
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range)
$111.19
$89.79
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes
$169.74
$106.6

Restaurants

Name
Amsterdam
London
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant
$17.76
$19.37
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course
$71.04
$68.89
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal)
$9.84
$7.75
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught)
$5.17
$6.24
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
$4.74
$5.81
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle)
$2.75
$2.05
Water (0.33 liter bottle)
$2.11
$1.59
Cappuccino (regular)
$3.66
$3.65

Sports And Leisure

Name
Amsterdam
London
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult
$46.13
$57.21
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend)
$27.03
$16.58
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat
$14.6
$16.15

Childcare

Name
Amsterdam
London
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child
$1,640.85
$1,702.76
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child
$15,977.02
$22,449.56

Buy Apartment Price

Name
Amsterdam
London
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre
$8,980.45
$16,686.32
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre
$5,680.82
$9,691.63