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.

$3,087
$3,802
Cost of Living
$3,247
$3,114
Average Salary
$2,345
$2,907
Average House Rent

Rent Per Month

Name
Amsterdam
London
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre
$1,804.19
$2,237.28
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre
$1,178.98
$1,578.7
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre
$3,102.53
$4,670.88
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre
$2,251.89
$2,660.43

Salaries And Financing

Name
Amsterdam
London
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax)
$3,247.9
$3,115.71
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
$201.64
$244.32
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans)
$0.23
$0.2
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL)
$48.38
$42.76

Markets

Name
Amsterdam
London
Milk (regular), (1 liter)
$1.44
$1.29
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g)
$1.99
$1.45
Eggs (regular) (12)
$3.03
$2.86
Local Cheese (1kg)
$14.83
$10.22
Water (1.5 liter bottle)
$1.16
$1.22
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range)
$7.42
$10.96
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle)
$1.69
$2.35
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
$2.82
$2.46
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro)
$8.31
$14.58
Apples (1kg)
$2.85
$2.59
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg)
$11.18
$8.48
Oranges (1kg)
$2.44
$2.87
Potato (1kg)
$2.08
$1.65
Lettuce (1 head)
$1.35
$0.99
Rice (white), (1kg)
$2.43
$1.89
Tomato (1kg)
$3.58
$3.51
Banana (1kg)
$1.85
$1.71
Onion (1kg)
$1.73
$1.48
Beef Round (1kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat)
$17.99
$12.8

Transportation

Name
Amsterdam
London
One-way Ticket (Local Transport)
$3.48
$3.31
Monthly Pass (Regular Price)
$109.77
$208.56
Gasoline (1 liter)
$1.97
$1.69
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car)
$31,054.11
$26,106.87
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff)
$6
$5.7
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff)
$2.92
$4.03
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff)
$45.45
$61.43
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car)
$33,949.34
$28,148.63

Clothing And Shoes

Name
Amsterdam
London
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar)
$96.44
$85.46
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...)
$42.48
$42.75
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range)
$111.45
$91.5
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes
$170.13
$108.64

Restaurants

Name
Amsterdam
London
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant
$17.8
$19.74
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course
$71.2
$70.21
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal)
$9.87
$7.9
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught)
$5.19
$6.36
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
$4.75
$5.92
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle)
$2.76
$2.09
Water (0.33 liter bottle)
$2.11
$1.62
Cappuccino (regular)
$3.67
$3.72

Sports And Leisure

Name
Amsterdam
London
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult
$46.23
$58.3
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend)
$27.09
$16.89
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat
$14.63
$16.45

Childcare

Name
Amsterdam
London
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child
$1,644.64
$1,735.27
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child
$16,013.93
$22,878.22

Buy Apartment Price

Name
Amsterdam
London
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre
$9,001.2
$17,004.93
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre
$5,693.94
$9,876.68