Summary

Cost of living in London is 23% 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.

$2,832
$3,676
Cost of Living
$3,107
$3,085
Average Salary
$2,128
$2,781
Average House Rent

Rent Per Month

Name
Amsterdam
London
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre
$1,637.95
$2,139.99
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre
$1,126.12
$1,521.77
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre
$2,783.38
$4,455.75
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre
$2,017.12
$2,565.71

Salaries And Financing

Name
Amsterdam
London
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax)
$3,107.12
$3,084.89
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate
%2.40
%3.15

Utilities (Monthly)

Name
Amsterdam
London
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment
$205.26
$263.82
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans)
$0.17
$0.17
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL)
$44.29
$39.44

Markets

Name
Amsterdam
London
Milk (regular), (1 liter)
$1.27
$1.24
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g)
$1.73
$1.39
Eggs (regular) (12)
$2.77
$2.71
Local Cheese (1kg)
$12.99
$9.43
Water (1.5 liter bottle)
$1.04
$1.24
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range)
$6.78
$10.63
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle)
$1.44
$2.37
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
$2.31
$2.52
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro)
$7.68
$14.26
Apples (1kg)
$2.46
$2.41
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg)
$9.48
$7.92
Oranges (1kg)
$2.12
$2.55
Potato (1kg)
$1.82
$1.53
Lettuce (1 head)
$1.14
$0.98
Rice (white), (1kg)
$2.09
$2.06
Tomato (1kg)
$2.96
$3.29
Banana (1kg)
$1.74
$1.73
Onion (1kg)
$1.42
$1.45
Beef Round (1kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat)
$17.27
$12.59

Transportation

Name
Amsterdam
London
One-way Ticket (Local Transport)
$3.19
$3.32
Monthly Pass (Regular Price)
$104.66
$200.66
Gasoline (1 liter)
$1.89
$1.76
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car)
$27,209.53
$26,290.6
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff)
$5.27
$5.27
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff)
$2.62
$3.27
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff)
$42.72
$48.11
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car)
$29,361.61
$27,708.44

Clothing And Shoes

Name
Amsterdam
London
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar)
$84.24
$82.43
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...)
$37.93
$40.26
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range)
$95.81
$87.91
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes
$143.97
$113.2

Restaurants

Name
Amsterdam
London
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant
$16.86
$19.99
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course
$67.77
$71.35
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal)
$9.21
$7.6
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught)
$4.91
$6.19
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
$4.44
$5.79
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle)
$2.51
$1.93
Water (0.33 liter bottle)
$2.06
$1.59
Cappuccino (regular)
$3.33
$3.59

Sports And Leisure

Name
Amsterdam
London
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult
$42.31
$56.16
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend)
$25.18
$14.77
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat
$12.64
$15.75

Childcare

Name
Amsterdam
London
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child
$1,550.9
$1,677.41
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child
$9,513.6
$21,740.43

Buy Apartment Price

Name
Amsterdam
London
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre
$8,453.77
$16,131.81
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre
$5,459.78
$8,956.95