Delhi vs London - Cost of Living Comparison

Delhi London
🚶 Cost of living one person
$478
$3029
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1250
$6932
🏠 One person rent
$195
$1951
🏘️ Family rent
$452
$3238
🍽️ Food expenses
$180
$528
🚐 Transport expenses
$60
$375
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$672
$4290
😷 Air quality
Unhealthy
Good
✈️ Airport proximity
9 km
13 km
🎓 Higher education
94
100
😀 Quality of life
62
98
🏙️ Population
26.5M
8.91M

The cost of living in Delhi is 84% less expensive than in London. Cities ranked 8574th and 79th ($478 vs $3029) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 12th and 2nd in India and the United Kingdom, respectively. Check India vs the United Kingdom comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.4 months in Delhi compared to 1.4 months in London. Delhi ranked 7th best city to live in India vs London ranked 1st in the United Kingdom, while ranked 5090th and 2nd among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Delhi vs London

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Delhi London
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.67
$18.8
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$21.1
$76.6
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$3.82
$10.7
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.32
$7.78
 Cappuccino
$2.13
$4.66
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.51
$2.52
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$228
$2186
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$125
$1625
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$634
$4044
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$315
$2630
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$41.1
$177
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$64.9
$288
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$7.93
$37.5
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
8.33%
5.33%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2552
$17870
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1120
$10200
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.47
$3.84
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$11.5
$108
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$2.57
$25.1
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.24
$2.1
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.79
$1.46
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.5
$1.6
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.7
$2.1
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.11
$4.12
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.24
$10.7
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.04
$9.63
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.99
$14.1
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.87
$2.54
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.77
$1.54
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.98
$2.62
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.49
$3.15
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.32
$1.21
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.39
$1.47
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.24
$0.98
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.14
$2.62
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$11.3
$12.4
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.67
$2.23
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.73
$17.7
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$1.34
$5.52
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.99
$5.81
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.15
$2.65
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$0.84
$1.9
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$21.2
$64.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$3.99
$15.8
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$10.2
$108
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.23
$17.6
👖 Brand Jeans
$29.5
$92.1
👟 Brand Sneakers
$49.3
$105
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$73.5
$2088
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1873
$25849

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Cities near Delhi

Distance City Cost of living
15 km or 9.2 mi Noida
$473
20 km or 12 mi Ghaziabad
$393
29 km or 18 mi Gurgaon
$489
29 km or 18 mi Faridabad
$398
42 km or 26 mi Sonipat
$405
59 km or 37 mi Meerut
$316
68 km or 43 mi Rohtak
$386
106 km or 66 mi Bhiwani
$350
122 km or 76 mi Aligarh
$287
130 km or 81 mi Sambhal
$344
136 km or 84 mi Alwar
$325
139 km or 87 mi Mathura
$300
148 km or 92 mi Saharanpur
$239
149 km or 92 mi Moradabad
$373
154 km or 96 mi Hisar
$341
183 km or 114 mi Agra
$442
191 km or 119 mi Rishikesh
$330
200 km or 124 mi Dehradun
$395
217 km or 135 mi Bareilly
$314
219 km or 136 mi Patiala
$313
234 km or 145 mi Chandigarh
$391
235 km or 146 mi Sikar
$333
236 km or 146 mi Jaipur
$393
271 km or 168 mi Shimla
$292
282 km or 175 mi Ludhiana
$392
289 km or 180 mi Gwalior
$453
305 km or 190 mi Bheemdatta
$340
330 km or 205 mi Dhangadhi
$342
335 km or 208 mi Jalandhar
$398
353 km or 219 mi Ajmer
$325
382 km or 237 mi Jhansi
$396
388 km or 241 mi Bikaner
$290
392 km or 244 mi Kanpur
$443
399 km or 248 mi Amritsar
$441
411 km or 256 mi Kota
$392
419 km or 260 mi Lucknow
$390
423 km or 263 mi Lahore
$382
428 km or 266 mi Pathankot
$373
434 km or 270 mi Okara
$272
449 km or 279 mi Bhilwara
$359

Cities near London

Distance City Cost of living
1.3 km or 0.8 mi Westminster
$2536
11 km or 7 mi Wimbledon
$2121
13 km or 8.3 mi Richmond
$2082
15 km or 9.3 mi Croydon
$2202
16 km or 10 mi Greenford
$2080
19 km or 12 mi Ewell
$2037
21 km or 13 mi Coulsdon
$2040
23 km or 14 mi Esher
$2021
24 km or 15 mi Walton-on-Thames
$2008
25 km or 15 mi Watford
$2253
27 km or 17 mi Upminster
$1923
28 km or 17 mi Rickmansworth
$2030
31 km or 19 mi St Albans
$1967
32 km or 20 mi Grays
$1910
32 km or 20 mi Hertford
$1877
32 km or 20 mi Slough
$1871
32 km or 20 mi Brentwood
$1929
35 km or 22 mi Harlow
$1687
35 km or 22 mi Gravesend
$2153
35 km or 22 mi Hemel Hempstead
$1928
37 km or 23 mi Woking
$2103
38 km or 24 mi Harpenden
$1889
40 km or 25 mi Billericay
$1816
41 km or 25 mi Maidenhead
$1940
43 km or 27 mi East Grinstead
$1927
43 km or 27 mi Basildon
$2077
43 km or 27 mi Guildford
$2255
44 km or 27 mi Crawley
$1899
44 km or 27 mi Stevenage
$1963
44 km or 27 mi Bracknell
$1980
44 km or 28 mi Rochester
$1948
44 km or 28 mi Tonbridge
$1995
45 km or 28 mi High Wycombe
$2000
46 km or 28 mi Bishop's Stortford
$1813
46 km or 28 mi Luton
$1849
47 km or 29 mi Chatham
$1830
49 km or 30 mi Chelmsford
$2001
49 km or 30 mi Gillingham
$1827
49 km or 30 mi Godalming
$2769
49 km or 31 mi Farnborough
$2187