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.

$2,726
$3,490
Cost of Living
$2,794
$2,859
Average Salary
$2,087
$2,669
Average House Rent

Rent Per Month

Name
Amsterdam
London
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre
$1,606.16
$2,053.7
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre
$1,014.64
$1,449.16
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre
$2,670.08
$4,287.61
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre
$1,938
$2,442.13

Salaries And Financing

Name
Amsterdam
London
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax)
$2,795.19
$2,860.05
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
$173.53
$224.27
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans)
$0.2
$0.18
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL)
$41.64
$39.25

Markets

Name
Amsterdam
London
Milk (regular), (1 liter)
$1.24
$1.18
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g)
$1.71
$1.34
Eggs (regular) (12)
$2.6
$2.62
Local Cheese (1kg)
$12.77
$9.38
Water (1.5 liter bottle)
$1
$1.12
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range)
$6.38
$10.07
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle)
$1.45
$2.16
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
$2.43
$2.26
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro)
$7.15
$13.38
Apples (1kg)
$2.45
$2.38
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg)
$9.62
$7.78
Oranges (1kg)
$2.1
$2.63
Potato (1kg)
$1.79
$1.52
Lettuce (1 head)
$1.16
$0.91
Rice (white), (1kg)
$2.09
$1.73
Tomato (1kg)
$3.08
$3.22
Banana (1kg)
$1.59
$1.57
Onion (1kg)
$1.49
$1.36
Beef Round (1kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat)
$15.48
$11.75

Transportation

Name
Amsterdam
London
One-way Ticket (Local Transport)
$3
$3.04
Monthly Pass (Regular Price)
$94.47
$191.44
Gasoline (1 liter)
$1.7
$1.55
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car)
$26,725.59
$23,964.68
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff)
$5.16
$5.23
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff)
$2.51
$3.7
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff)
$39.12
$56.39
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car)
$29,217.26
$25,838.91

Clothing And Shoes

Name
Amsterdam
London
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar)
$83
$78.45
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...)
$36.56
$39.24
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range)
$95.91
$84
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes
$146.42
$99.72

Restaurants

Name
Amsterdam
London
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant
$15.32
$18.12
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course
$61.28
$64.44
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal)
$8.49
$7.25
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught)
$4.46
$5.84
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
$4.09
$5.44
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle)
$2.37
$1.92
Water (0.33 liter bottle)
$1.82
$1.49
Cappuccino (regular)
$3.16
$3.41

Sports And Leisure

Name
Amsterdam
London
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult
$39.79
$53.52
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend)
$23.32
$15.51
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat
$12.59
$15.1

Childcare

Name
Amsterdam
London
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child
$1,415.4
$1,592.88
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child
$7,912.2
$21,000.96

Buy Apartment Price

Name
Amsterdam
London
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre
$7,746.56
$15,609.6
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre
$4,900.29
$9,066.25