Summary

Cost of living in Amsterdam is 35% more expensive than Berlin according to the average local monthly cost. For more insights check the list of prices of Restaurants, Markets, Transportation, Utilities, and 40 more categories.

$2,832
$1,828
Cost of Living
$3,107
$2,609
Average Salary
$2,128
$1,219
Average House Rent

Rent Per Month

Name
Amsterdam
Berlin
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre
$1,637.95
$938.22
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre
$1,126.12
$752.99
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre
$2,783.38
$1,792.83
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre
$2,017.12
$1,388

Salaries And Financing

Name
Amsterdam
Berlin
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax)
$3,107.12
$2,609.19
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate
%2.40
%1.95

Utilities (Monthly)

Name
Amsterdam
Berlin
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment
$205.26
$240.1
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans)
$0.17
$0.11
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL)
$44.29
$33.53

Markets

Name
Amsterdam
Berlin
Milk (regular), (1 liter)
$1.27
$0.93
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g)
$1.73
$1.51
Eggs (regular) (12)
$2.77
$2.46
Local Cheese (1kg)
$12.99
$12.79
Water (1.5 liter bottle)
$1.04
$0.63
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range)
$6.78
$5.85
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle)
$1.44
$0.95
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
$2.31
$1.6
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro)
$7.68
$7.02
Apples (1kg)
$2.46
$2.27
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg)
$9.48
$8.41
Oranges (1kg)
$2.12
$2.32
Potato (1kg)
$1.82
$1.72
Lettuce (1 head)
$1.14
$1.17
Rice (white), (1kg)
$2.09
$2.09
Tomato (1kg)
$2.96
$2.68
Banana (1kg)
$1.74
$1.61
Onion (1kg)
$1.42
$1.44
Beef Round (1kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat)
$17.27
$13.97

Transportation

Name
Amsterdam
Berlin
One-way Ticket (Local Transport)
$3.19
$2.81
Monthly Pass (Regular Price)
$104.66
$78.25
Gasoline (1 liter)
$1.89
$1.67
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car)
$27,209.53
$23,476.05
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff)
$5.27
$4.05
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff)
$2.62
$2.3
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff)
$42.72
$39.06
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car)
$29,361.61
$23,192.4

Clothing And Shoes

Name
Amsterdam
Berlin
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar)
$84.24
$77.89
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...)
$37.93
$35.59
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range)
$95.81
$83.66
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes
$143.97
$108.59

Restaurants

Name
Amsterdam
Berlin
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant
$16.86
$9.46
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course
$67.77
$42.8
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal)
$9.21
$8.02
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught)
$4.91
$3.5
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
$4.44
$3.67
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle)
$2.51
$2.25
Water (0.33 liter bottle)
$2.06
$1.89
Cappuccino (regular)
$3.33
$2.83

Sports And Leisure

Name
Amsterdam
Berlin
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult
$42.31
$34.35
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend)
$25.18
$19.49
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat
$12.64
$11.55

Childcare

Name
Amsterdam
Berlin
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child
$1,550.9
$204.92
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child
$9,513.6
$6,366.74

Buy Apartment Price

Name
Amsterdam
Berlin
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre
$8,453.77
$6,493.31
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre
$5,459.78
$4,708.41