Berlin vs Buenos Aires - Cost of Living Comparison

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Berlin Buenos Aires
🚶 Cost of living one person
$2013
$791
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4765
$1973
🏠 One person rent
$1134
$365
🏘️ Family rent
$2203
$638
🍽️ Food expenses
$489
$261
🚐 Transport expenses
$266
$69.1
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3496
$374
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
19 km
5 km
🎓 Higher education
100
79
😀 Quality of life
95
71
🏙️ Population
3.68M
3.12M

The cost of living in Berlin is 154% more expensive than in Buenos Aires. Cities ranked 1759th and 6407th ($2013 vs $791) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 3rd and 1st in Germany and Argentina, respectively. Check Germany vs Argentina comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.7 months in Berlin compared to 0.5 months in Buenos Aires. Berlin ranked 2nd best city to live in Germany vs Buenos Aires ranked 1st in Argentina, while ranked 19th and 2311th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Berlin vs Buenos Aires

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Berlin Buenos Aires
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$12.4
$7.12
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$61.5
$25.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$10.6
$5.85
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.77
$1.9
 Cappuccino
$3.86
$2.01
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$3.02
$1.2
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1192
$440
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$858
$292
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2460
$884
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1755
$506
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$165
$23.5
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$263
$36.2
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$43.7
$20.1
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.96%
23.96%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$9186
$2326
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$6527
$1774
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.8
$0.15
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$56.2
$13.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$25.2
$7.13
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.96
$0.9
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.29
$0.93
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.08
$1.27
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.89
$1
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.84
$2
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.8
$7.97
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.5
$4.61
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$15.3
$5.59
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.82
$1.72
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.8
$1.34
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.5
$0.85
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.18
$1.36
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.93
$0.93
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.01
$0.77
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.57
$0.54
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.06
$2.4
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$6.29
$4.36
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.12
$1.1
🚬 Cigarette pack
$9.14
$2.08
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.88
$8.18
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.43
$4.24
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.75
$3.82
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.75
$2.88
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$36.8
$25.5
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$13
$4
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$36.6
$39.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$19.1
$5.64
👖 Brand Jeans
$85.1
$75
👟 Brand Sneakers
$93.4
$115
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$228
$202
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$9556
$6679

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Cities near Berlin

Distance City Cost of living
15 km or 9.2 mi Teltow
$1671
18 km or 11 mi Hohen Neuendorf
$1729
18 km or 11 mi Hennigsdorf
$1715
20 km or 13 mi Falkensee
$1656
21 km or 13 mi Bernau bei Berlin
$1735
25 km or 16 mi Potsdam
$1601
25 km or 16 mi Ludwigsfelde
$1629
28 km or 18 mi Oranienburg
$1701
30 km or 19 mi Konigs Wusterhausen
$1673
34 km or 21 mi Werder
$1581
34 km or 21 mi Strausberg
$1695
46 km or 29 mi Eberswalde
$1689
49 km or 31 mi Furstenwalde
$1622
50 km or 31 mi Luckenwalde
$1607
57 km or 36 mi Brandenburg an der Havel
$1618
60 km or 37 mi Neuruppin
$1656
72 km or 44 mi Rathenow
$1628
81 km or 50 mi Frankfurt
$1536
86 km or 53 mi Schwedt
$1677
88 km or 55 mi Wittenberg
$1258
97 km or 60 mi Neustrelitz
$1372
97 km or 60 mi Eisenhuttenstadt
$1443
104 km or 65 mi Stendal
$1280
106 km or 66 mi Cottbus
$1288
107 km or 67 mi Burg bei Magdeburg
$1298
107 km or 67 mi Zerbst
$1263
109 km or 68 mi Dessau-Rolau
$1253
109 km or 68 mi Torgau
$1271
116 km or 72 mi Neubrandenburg
$1379
119 km or 74 mi Senftenberg
$1384
121 km or 75 mi Waren
$1370
124 km or 77 mi Bitterfeld-Wolfen
$1264
124 km or 77 mi Schonebeck
$1295
125 km or 78 mi Spremberg
$1348
127 km or 79 mi Magdeburg
$1297
128 km or 79 mi Szczecin
$1196
128 km or 80 mi Kothen
$1249
128 km or 80 mi Gorzow Wielkopolski
$848
131 km or 81 mi Delitzsch
$1303
134 km or 83 mi Hoyerswerda
$1323

Cities near Buenos Aires

Distance City Cost of living
11 km or 6.9 mi Villa Dominico
$645
11 km or 7 mi Lanus
$657
13 km or 7.9 mi Wilde
$650
13 km or 8.1 mi Remedios de Escalada
$608
14 km or 8.7 mi Caseros
$658
14 km or 8.8 mi Florida Este
$658
14 km or 8.9 mi Ciudad Madero
$643
14 km or 8.9 mi Bernal
$661
15 km or 9.4 mi Monte Chingolo
$589
15 km or 9.6 mi Lomas del Mirador
$648
17 km or 10 mi La Tablada
$639
17 km or 10 mi Quilmes
$705
18 km or 11 mi Ramos Mejia
$650
18 km or 11 mi San Justo
$642
19 km or 12 mi El Palomar
$654
19 km or 12 mi Temperley
$536
19 km or 12 mi Lomas de Zamora
$547
19 km or 12 mi San Isidro
$683
19 km or 12 mi Ciudad Evita
$624
19 km or 12 mi San Francisco Solano
$598
20 km or 12 mi Villa Luzuriaga
$644
20 km or 13 mi Rafael Calzada
$540
22 km or 13 mi Isidro Casanova
$639
22 km or 13 mi Ezpeleta
$678
22 km or 14 mi Moron
$665
24 km or 15 mi San Fernando de la Buena Vista
$666
24 km or 15 mi Florencio Varela
$559
24 km or 15 mi Burzaco
$558
24 km or 15 mi Berazategui
$679
25 km or 15 mi Gregorio de Laferrere
$626
25 km or 16 mi Rafael Castillo
$629
25 km or 16 mi Monte Grande
$579
29 km or 18 mi Ezeiza
$597
29 km or 18 mi Longchamps
$577
29 km or 18 mi Libertad
$626
31 km or 19 mi Gonzalez Catan
$623
32 km or 20 mi Glew
$581
32 km or 20 mi Merlo
$623
36 km or 23 mi Jose C. Paz
$581
37 km or 23 mi Virrey del Pino
$605