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.

$2,905
$3,597
Cost of Living
$3,056
$2,947
Average Salary
$2,207
$2,751
Average House Rent

Rent Per Month

Name
Amsterdam
London
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre
$1,697.99
$2,116.93
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre
$1,109.58
$1,493.77
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre
$2,919.9
$4,419.61
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre
$2,119.33
$2,517.31

Salaries And Financing

Name
Amsterdam
London
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax)
$3,056.71
$2,948.09
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
$189.77
$231.18
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans)
$0.22
$0.19
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL)
$45.53
$40.46

Markets

Name
Amsterdam
London
Milk (regular), (1 liter)
$1.36
$1.22
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g)
$1.87
$1.38
Eggs (regular) (12)
$2.85
$2.7
Local Cheese (1kg)
$13.96
$9.67
Water (1.5 liter bottle)
$1.09
$1.15
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range)
$6.98
$10.38
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle)
$1.59
$2.22
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
$2.66
$2.33
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro)
$7.82
$13.79
Apples (1kg)
$2.68
$2.45
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg)
$10.52
$8.02
Oranges (1kg)
$2.3
$2.72
Potato (1kg)
$1.95
$1.56
Lettuce (1 head)
$1.27
$0.93
Rice (white), (1kg)
$2.29
$1.79
Tomato (1kg)
$3.37
$3.32
Banana (1kg)
$1.74
$1.62
Onion (1kg)
$1.63
$1.4
Beef Round (1kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat)
$16.93
$12.11

Transportation

Name
Amsterdam
London
One-way Ticket (Local Transport)
$3.28
$3.13
Monthly Pass (Regular Price)
$103.31
$197.34
Gasoline (1 liter)
$1.85
$1.6
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car)
$29,226.12
$24,702.43
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff)
$5.65
$5.39
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff)
$2.75
$3.81
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff)
$42.78
$58.13
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car)
$31,950.92
$26,634.36

Clothing And Shoes

Name
Amsterdam
London
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar)
$90.77
$80.86
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...)
$39.98
$40.45
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range)
$104.89
$86.58
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes
$160.12
$102.79

Restaurants

Name
Amsterdam
London
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant
$16.75
$18.68
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course
$67.01
$66.43
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal)
$9.29
$7.47
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught)
$4.88
$6.02
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
$4.47
$5.6
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle)
$2.6
$1.97
Water (0.33 liter bottle)
$1.99
$1.53
Cappuccino (regular)
$3.45
$3.52

Sports And Leisure

Name
Amsterdam
London
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult
$43.51
$55.16
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend)
$25.5
$15.99
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat
$13.77
$15.57

Childcare

Name
Amsterdam
London
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child
$1,547.83
$1,641.92
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child
$15,071.28
$21,647.47

Buy Apartment Price

Name
Amsterdam
London
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre
$8,471.35
$16,090.14
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre
$5,358.77
$9,345.36