Summary

Cost of living in London is 23% 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.

$3,061
$3,973
Cost of Living
$3,220
$3,255
Average Salary
$2,405
$3,039
Average House Rent

Rent Per Month

Name
Amsterdam
London
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre
$1,850.72
$2,338.38
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre
$1,169.14
$1,650.03
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre
$3,076.63
$4,881.94
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre
$2,233.09
$2,780.64

Salaries And Financing

Name
Amsterdam
London
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax)
$3,220.79
$3,256.49
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
$199.96
$255.36
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans)
$0.23
$0.21
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL)
$47.98
$44.69

Markets

Name
Amsterdam
London
Milk (regular), (1 liter)
$1.43
$1.35
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g)
$1.97
$1.52
Eggs (regular) (12)
$3
$2.99
Local Cheese (1kg)
$14.71
$10.68
Water (1.5 liter bottle)
$1.15
$1.27
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range)
$7.36
$11.46
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle)
$1.67
$2.46
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
$2.8
$2.57
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro)
$8.24
$15.24
Apples (1kg)
$2.82
$2.71
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg)
$11.09
$8.86
Oranges (1kg)
$2.42
$3
Potato (1kg)
$2.06
$1.73
Lettuce (1 head)
$1.34
$1.03
Rice (white), (1kg)
$2.41
$1.97
Tomato (1kg)
$3.55
$3.67
Banana (1kg)
$1.84
$1.79
Onion (1kg)
$1.71
$1.55
Beef Round (1kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat)
$17.84
$13.38

Transportation

Name
Amsterdam
London
One-way Ticket (Local Transport)
$3.45
$3.46
Monthly Pass (Regular Price)
$108.85
$217.98
Gasoline (1 liter)
$1.95
$1.77
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car)
$30,794.9
$27,286.51
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff)
$5.95
$5.96
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff)
$2.89
$4.21
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff)
$45.07
$64.21
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car)
$33,665.96
$29,420.53

Clothing And Shoes

Name
Amsterdam
London
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar)
$95.64
$89.32
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...)
$42.13
$44.68
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range)
$110.52
$95.64
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes
$168.71
$113.54

Restaurants

Name
Amsterdam
London
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant
$17.65
$20.64
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course
$70.61
$73.38
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal)
$9.79
$8.25
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught)
$5.14
$6.65
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
$4.71
$6.19
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle)
$2.74
$2.18
Water (0.33 liter bottle)
$2.09
$1.69
Cappuccino (regular)
$3.64
$3.89

Sports And Leisure

Name
Amsterdam
London
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult
$45.85
$60.93
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend)
$26.87
$17.66
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat
$14.51
$17.2

Childcare

Name
Amsterdam
London
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child
$1,630.91
$1,813.68
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child
$9,116.93
$23,911.98

Buy Apartment Price

Name
Amsterdam
London
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre
$8,926.07
$17,773.3
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre
$5,646.42
$10,322.96