Summary

Cost of living in London is 24% 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.

$2,730
$3,577
Cost of Living
$2,872
$2,931
Average Salary
$2,145
$2,736
Average House Rent

Rent Per Month

Name
Amsterdam
London
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre
$1,650.71
$2,105.24
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre
$1,042.79
$1,485.52
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre
$2,744.15
$4,395.21
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre
$1,991.77
$2,503.41

Salaries And Financing

Name
Amsterdam
London
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax)
$2,872.73
$2,931.82
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
$178.35
$229.9
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans)
$0.2
$0.19
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL)
$42.79
$40.24

Markets

Name
Amsterdam
London
Milk (regular), (1 liter)
$1.28
$1.21
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g)
$1.76
$1.37
Eggs (regular) (12)
$2.68
$2.69
Local Cheese (1kg)
$13.12
$9.62
Water (1.5 liter bottle)
$1.02
$1.15
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range)
$6.56
$10.32
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle)
$1.49
$2.21
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
$2.5
$2.32
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro)
$7.35
$13.72
Apples (1kg)
$2.52
$2.44
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg)
$9.89
$7.98
Oranges (1kg)
$2.16
$2.7
Potato (1kg)
$1.84
$1.55
Lettuce (1 head)
$1.2
$0.93
Rice (white), (1kg)
$2.15
$1.78
Tomato (1kg)
$3.16
$3.3
Banana (1kg)
$1.64
$1.61
Onion (1kg)
$1.53
$1.39
Beef Round (1kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat)
$15.91
$12.05

Transportation

Name
Amsterdam
London
One-way Ticket (Local Transport)
$3.08
$3.12
Monthly Pass (Regular Price)
$97.09
$196.25
Gasoline (1 liter)
$1.74
$1.59
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car)
$27,466.97
$24,566.03
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff)
$5.31
$5.36
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff)
$2.58
$3.79
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff)
$40.2
$57.81
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car)
$30,027.77
$26,487.29

Clothing And Shoes

Name
Amsterdam
London
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar)
$85.3
$80.42
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...)
$37.58
$40.22
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range)
$98.58
$86.1
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes
$150.48
$102.22

Restaurants

Name
Amsterdam
London
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant
$15.74
$18.58
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course
$62.98
$66.06
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal)
$8.73
$7.43
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught)
$4.59
$5.98
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
$4.2
$5.57
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle)
$2.44
$1.96
Water (0.33 liter bottle)
$1.87
$1.52
Cappuccino (regular)
$3.24
$3.5

Sports And Leisure

Name
Amsterdam
London
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult
$40.89
$54.86
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend)
$23.96
$15.9
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat
$12.94
$15.48

Childcare

Name
Amsterdam
London
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child
$1,454.66
$1,632.85
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child
$8,131.69
$21,527.94

Buy Apartment Price

Name
Amsterdam
London
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre
$7,961.45
$16,001.3
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre
$5,036.22
$9,293.76