Summary

Cost of living in London is 22% 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.

$3,111
$3,977
Cost of Living
$3,273
$3,258
Average Salary
$2,445
$3,041
Average House Rent

Rent Per Month

Name
Amsterdam
London
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre
$1,881.33
$2,340.38
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre
$1,188.47
$1,651.45
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre
$3,127.52
$4,886.13
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre
$2,270.03
$2,783.03

Salaries And Financing

Name
Amsterdam
London
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax)
$3,274.06
$3,259.29
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
$203.26
$255.58
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans)
$0.23
$0.21
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL)
$48.77
$44.73

Markets

Name
Amsterdam
London
Milk (regular), (1 liter)
$1.45
$1.35
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g)
$2
$1.52
Eggs (regular) (12)
$3.05
$2.99
Local Cheese (1kg)
$14.95
$10.69
Water (1.5 liter bottle)
$1.17
$1.27
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range)
$7.48
$11.47
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle)
$1.7
$2.46
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
$2.85
$2.57
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro)
$8.37
$15.25
Apples (1kg)
$2.87
$2.71
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg)
$11.27
$8.87
Oranges (1kg)
$2.46
$3
Potato (1kg)
$2.09
$1.73
Lettuce (1 head)
$1.36
$1.03
Rice (white), (1kg)
$2.45
$1.98
Tomato (1kg)
$3.61
$3.67
Banana (1kg)
$1.87
$1.79
Onion (1kg)
$1.74
$1.55
Beef Round (1kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat)
$18.14
$13.39

Transportation

Name
Amsterdam
London
One-way Ticket (Local Transport)
$3.51
$3.46
Monthly Pass (Regular Price)
$110.65
$218.17
Gasoline (1 liter)
$1.99
$1.77
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car)
$31,304.27
$27,309.95
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff)
$6.05
$5.96
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff)
$2.94
$4.21
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff)
$45.82
$64.26
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car)
$34,222.82
$29,445.81

Clothing And Shoes

Name
Amsterdam
London
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar)
$97.22
$89.4
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...)
$42.83
$44.72
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range)
$112.35
$95.72
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes
$171.5
$113.64

Restaurants

Name
Amsterdam
London
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant
$17.94
$20.65
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course
$71.78
$73.44
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal)
$9.95
$8.26
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught)
$5.23
$6.65
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
$4.79
$6.2
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle)
$2.78
$2.18
Water (0.33 liter bottle)
$2.13
$1.69
Cappuccino (regular)
$3.7
$3.89

Sports And Leisure

Name
Amsterdam
London
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult
$46.61
$60.99
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend)
$27.31
$17.67
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat
$14.75
$17.21

Childcare

Name
Amsterdam
London
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child
$1,657.89
$1,815.24
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child
$9,267.73
$23,932.52

Buy Apartment Price

Name
Amsterdam
London
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre
$9,073.71
$17,788.58
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre
$5,739.81
$10,331.83