Summary

Cost of living in Amsterdam is 38% 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.

$2,726
$1,691
Cost of Living
$2,794
$2,458
Average Salary
$2,087
$1,136
Average House Rent

Rent Per Month

Name
Amsterdam
Berlin
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre
$1,606.16
$874.88
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre
$1,014.64
$652.42
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre
$2,670.08
$1,612.37
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre
$1,938
$1,197.83

Salaries And Financing

Name
Amsterdam
Berlin
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax)
$2,795.19
$2,458.38
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate
%2.45
%1.89

Utilities (Monthly)

Name
Amsterdam
Berlin
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment
$173.53
$209.19
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans)
$0.2
$0.11
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL)
$41.64
$30.92

Markets

Name
Amsterdam
Berlin
Milk (regular), (1 liter)
$1.24
$0.83
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g)
$1.71
$1.29
Eggs (regular) (12)
$2.6
$2.13
Local Cheese (1kg)
$12.77
$11.72
Water (1.5 liter bottle)
$1
$0.58
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range)
$6.38
$5.44
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle)
$1.45
$0.88
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
$2.43
$1.42
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro)
$7.15
$6.57
Apples (1kg)
$2.45
$2.18
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg)
$9.62
$7.63
Oranges (1kg)
$2.1
$2.21
Potato (1kg)
$1.79
$1.57
Lettuce (1 head)
$1.16
$1.1
Rice (white), (1kg)
$2.09
$1.94
Tomato (1kg)
$3.08
$2.47
Banana (1kg)
$1.59
$1.51
Onion (1kg)
$1.49
$1.43
Beef Round (1kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat)
$15.48
$13.45

Transportation

Name
Amsterdam
Berlin
One-way Ticket (Local Transport)
$3
$2.65
Monthly Pass (Regular Price)
$94.47
$76.6
Gasoline (1 liter)
$1.7
$1.45
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car)
$26,725.59
$21,302.51
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff)
$5.16
$3.92
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff)
$2.51
$2.25
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff)
$39.12
$40.85
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car)
$29,217.26
$20,869.85

Clothing And Shoes

Name
Amsterdam
Berlin
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar)
$83
$77.95
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...)
$36.56
$34.34
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range)
$95.91
$83.91
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes
$146.42
$110.17

Restaurants

Name
Amsterdam
Berlin
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant
$15.32
$8.17
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course
$61.28
$38.7
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal)
$8.49
$7.39
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught)
$4.46
$3.38
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
$4.09
$3.44
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle)
$2.37
$2.12
Water (0.33 liter bottle)
$1.82
$1.78
Cappuccino (regular)
$3.16
$2.65

Sports And Leisure

Name
Amsterdam
Berlin
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult
$39.79
$32.39
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend)
$23.32
$19.19
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat
$12.59
$11.3

Childcare

Name
Amsterdam
Berlin
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child
$1,415.4
$184.01
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child
$7,912.2
$5,331.55

Buy Apartment Price

Name
Amsterdam
Berlin
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre
$7,746.56
$5,729.65
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre
$4,900.29
$4,098.35