Buenos Aires vs London - Cost of Living Comparison

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Buenos Aires London
🚶 Cost of living one person
$773
$3339
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1988
$7688
🏠 One person rent
$349
$2248
🏘️ Family rent
$636
$3921
🍽️ Food expenses
$255
$568
🚐 Transport expenses
$63.4
$343
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$377
$4152
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
5 km
13 km
🎓 Higher education
79
100
😀 Quality of life
71
96
🏙️ Population
3.12M
8.91M

The cost of living in Buenos Aires is 77% less expensive than in London. Cities ranked 6481st and 34th ($773 vs $3339) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 1st and 1st in Argentina and the United Kingdom, respectively. Check Argentina vs the United Kingdom comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.5 months in Buenos Aires compared to 1.2 months in London. Buenos Aires ranked 1st best city to live in Argentina vs London ranked 1st in the United Kingdom, while ranked 2197th and 5th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Buenos Aires vs London

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Buenos Aires London
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$7.14
$19.3
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$27
$84
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.33
$10.2
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.2
$8.19
 Cappuccino
$1.99
$4.57
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.13
$2.45
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$390
$2596
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$286
$1848
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$894
$4659
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$502
$3290
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$23.5
$212
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$36.8
$319
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$18.3
$38.3
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
23.52%
5.6%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2365
$17103
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1794
$9533
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.15
$3.89
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$11.3
$96.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$6.69
$23.1
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.86
$1.88
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.88
$1.61
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.21
$1.8
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.89
$2.27
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.94
$4.3
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.19
$11.2
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.74
$10.1
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.59
$14.8
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.67
$2.86
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$1.63
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.86
$3.26
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.36
$3.89
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.9
$1.31
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.74
$1.45
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.54
$1.02
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.13
$2.84
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$3.98
$11.8
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.03
$2.52
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.98
$19.2
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$8.13
$8.04
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.21
$7.11
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$3.17
$3.67
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.35
$2.3
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$23
$59.8
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.43
$18.2
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$69.2
$97.3
💇 Haircut, simple
$4.32
$20.6
👖 Brand Jeans
$71.6
$100
👟 Brand Sneakers
$108
$109
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$210
$2235
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$6718
$25271

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Distance City Cost of living
11 km or 6.9 mi Villa Dominico
$651
11 km or 7 mi Lanus
$657
13 km or 7.9 mi Wilde
$653
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
$644
14 km or 8.9 mi Bernal
$666
15 km or 9.4 mi Monte Chingolo
$594
15 km or 9.6 mi Lomas del Mirador
$649
17 km or 10 mi La Tablada
$641
17 km or 10 mi Quilmes
$717
18 km or 11 mi Ramos Mejia
$651
18 km or 11 mi San Justo
$642
19 km or 12 mi El Palomar
$656
19 km or 12 mi Temperley
$537
19 km or 12 mi Lomas de Zamora
$547
19 km or 12 mi San Isidro
$689
19 km or 12 mi Ciudad Evita
$625
19 km or 12 mi San Francisco Solano
$601
20 km or 12 mi Villa Luzuriaga
$649
20 km or 13 mi Rafael Calzada
$542
22 km or 13 mi Isidro Casanova
$641
22 km or 13 mi Ezpeleta
$680
22 km or 14 mi Moron
$671
24 km or 15 mi San Fernando de la Buena Vista
$670
24 km or 15 mi Florencio Varela
$560
24 km or 15 mi Burzaco
$560
24 km or 15 mi Berazategui
$684
25 km or 15 mi Gregorio de Laferrere
$627
25 km or 16 mi Rafael Castillo
$632
25 km or 16 mi Monte Grande
$582
29 km or 18 mi Ezeiza
$598
29 km or 18 mi Longchamps
$575
29 km or 18 mi Libertad
$630
31 km or 19 mi Gonzalez Catan
$621
32 km or 20 mi Glew
$580
32 km or 20 mi Merlo
$627
36 km or 23 mi Jose C. Paz
$583
37 km or 23 mi Virrey del Pino
$607

Cities near London

Distance City Cost of living
1.3 km or 0.8 mi Westminster
$3017
11 km or 7 mi Wimbledon
$2385
13 km or 8.3 mi Richmond
$2289
15 km or 9.3 mi Croydon
$2591
16 km or 10 mi Greenford
$2204
19 km or 12 mi Ewell
$2259
21 km or 13 mi Coulsdon
$2303
23 km or 14 mi Esher
$2179
24 km or 15 mi Walton-on-Thames
$2149
25 km or 15 mi Watford
$2232
27 km or 17 mi Upminster
$2188
28 km or 17 mi Rickmansworth
$2117
31 km or 19 mi St Albans
$2091
32 km or 20 mi Grays
$2116
32 km or 20 mi Hertford
$2041
32 km or 20 mi Slough
$2134
32 km or 20 mi Brentwood
$2529
35 km or 22 mi Harlow
$1988
35 km or 22 mi Gravesend
$2143
35 km or 22 mi Hemel Hempstead
$2037
37 km or 23 mi Woking
$2258
38 km or 24 mi Harpenden
$1991
40 km or 25 mi Billericay
$2087
41 km or 25 mi Maidenhead
$2598
43 km or 27 mi East Grinstead
$2056
43 km or 27 mi Basildon
$1919
43 km or 27 mi Guildford
$2074
44 km or 27 mi Crawley
$2031
44 km or 27 mi Stevenage
$1977
44 km or 27 mi Bracknell
$1966
44 km or 28 mi Rochester
$1964
44 km or 28 mi Tonbridge
$2001
45 km or 28 mi High Wycombe
$2077
46 km or 28 mi Bishop's Stortford
$2000
46 km or 28 mi Luton
$1869
47 km or 29 mi Chatham
$1978
49 km or 30 mi Chelmsford
$1979
49 km or 30 mi Gillingham
$1977
49 km or 30 mi Godalming
$2377
49 km or 31 mi Farnborough
$1921