Frankfurt vs Gothenburg - Cost of Living Comparison

Frankfurt Gothenburg
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1681
$1442
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4002
$3145
🏠 One person rent
$1003
$743
🏘️ Family rent
$1817
$1187
🍽️ Food expenses
$378
$427
🚐 Transport expenses
$174
$146
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3305
$2915
😷 Air quality
Good
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
12 km
13 km
🎓 Higher education
88
46
😀 Quality of life
93
92
🏙️ Population
764K
605K

The cost of living in Frankfurt is 17% more expensive than in Gothenburg. Cities ranked 2242nd and 2868th ($1681 vs $1442) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 5th and 8th in Germany and Sweden, respectively. Check Germany vs Sweden comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2 months in Frankfurt compared to 2 months in Gothenburg. Frankfurt ranked 6th best city to live in Germany vs Gothenburg ranked 2nd in Sweden, while ranked 35th and 63rd among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Frankfurt vs Gothenburg

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Frankfurt Gothenburg
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$10.4
$9.81
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$50.1
$49.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.38
$8.51
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.07
$6.14
 Cappuccino
$3.06
$3.86
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.79
$1.89
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$964
$839
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$764
$582
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1904
$1364
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1437
$952
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$164
$79.4
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$251
$122
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$35.5
$30.6
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
2.22%
2.56%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$10288
$6222
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$6841
$3932
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.83
$3.41
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$93.2
$79.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$19.7
$18.3
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.99
$1.77
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.07
$1.23
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.7
$2.18
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.75
$2.35
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.91
$3.18
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.1
$8.87
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.9
$10.2
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14.3
$15.7
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.75
$2.76
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.63
$2.12
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.32
$2.37
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.73
$3.07
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.74
$1.24
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.95
$1.21
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.36
$1.03
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.79
$2.09
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.77
$9.94
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.79
$1.77
🚬 Cigarette pack
$7.07
$6.38
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$8.06
$6.31
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.1
$2.9
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.21
$1.74
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.58
$1.96
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$38.6
$30.6
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.3
$14.3
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$51.5
$30.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$19.4
$23.9
👖 Brand Jeans
$78.6
$87
👟 Brand Sneakers
$82.9
$88.3
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$801
$124
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$12544
$3132

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Cities near Frankfurt

Distance City Cost of living
6.4 km or 4 mi Offenbach am Main
$1409
6.6 km or 4.1 mi Neu-Isenburg
$1216
8.2 km or 5.1 mi Bad Vilbel
$1221
8.6 km or 5.3 mi Eschborn
$1218
11 km or 6.6 mi Dreieich
$1217
11 km or 6.7 mi Muhlheim am Main
$1219
12 km or 7.3 mi Maintal
$1216
12 km or 7.7 mi Oberursel
$1218
13 km or 8 mi Obertshausen
$1215
13 km or 8.2 mi Bad Soden
$1217
14 km or 8.4 mi Dietzenbach
$1221
14 km or 8.6 mi Bad Homburg vor der Hohe
$1217
14 km or 8.6 mi Langen
$1218
15 km or 9.1 mi Karben
$1215
15 km or 9.1 mi Hattersheim am Main
$1216
16 km or 9.9 mi Morfelden-Walldorf
$1216
16 km or 10 mi Friedrichsdorf
$1203
16 km or 10 mi Kelkheim
$1214
17 km or 11 mi Hofheim
$1217
17 km or 11 mi Hanau
$1248
18 km or 11 mi Rodgau
$1215
18 km or 11 mi Rodermark
$1214
19 km or 12 mi Bruchkobel
$1218
21 km or 13 mi Florsheim am Main
$1217
22 km or 14 mi Nidderau
$1125
22 km or 14 mi Seligenstadt
$1220
23 km or 14 mi Russelsheim am Main
$1221
24 km or 15 mi Weiterstadt
$1219
25 km or 16 mi Friedberg
$1219
26 km or 16 mi Gro-Gerau
$1214
28 km or 17 mi Darmstadt
$1279
29 km or 18 mi Bad Nauheim
$1264
30 km or 18 mi Griesheim
$1220
32 km or 20 mi Wiesbaden
$1425
32 km or 20 mi Idstein
$1215
32 km or 20 mi Mainz
$1422
33 km or 20 mi Gro-Umstadt
$1217
34 km or 21 mi Riedstadt
$1217
35 km or 22 mi Pfungstadt
$1222
36 km or 22 mi Butzbach
$1219

Cities near Gothenburg

Distance City Cost of living
2.8 km or 1.7 mi Molndal
$1466
58 km or 36 mi Boras
$1132
66 km or 41 mi Varberg
$1244
70 km or 44 mi Trollhattan
$1057
76 km or 47 mi Uddevalla
$1118
80 km or 50 mi Vanersborg
$1249
90 km or 56 mi Frederikshavn
$1108
126 km or 78 mi Halmstad
$1218
130 km or 81 mi Jonkoping
$1380
134 km or 83 mi Varnamo
$1154
136 km or 84 mi Skovde
$1296
142 km or 88 mi Aalborg
$1405
150 km or 93 mi Ljungby
$1319
157 km or 98 mi Mariestad
$1251
164 km or 102 mi Halden
$1571
167 km or 104 mi Angelholm
$1242
179 km or 111 mi Randers
$1376
182 km or 113 mi Fredrikstad
$1822
186 km or 115 mi Sarpsborg
$1554
186 km or 115 mi Helsingor
$1489
186 km or 116 mi Vetlanda
$1271
187 km or 116 mi Helsingborg
$1356
191 km or 118 mi Vaxjo
$1218
191 km or 119 mi Larvik
$1899
192 km or 119 mi Sandefjord
$1683
194 km or 121 mi Hillerod
$1721
199 km or 124 mi Hassleholm
$1059
200 km or 124 mi Aarhus
$1568
202 km or 125 mi Horsholm
$1491
202 km or 126 mi Tonsberg
$1704
206 km or 128 mi Landskrona
$980
207 km or 129 mi Viborg
$1265
208 km or 129 mi Arendal
$1608
210 km or 131 mi Karlstad
$1135
212 km or 132 mi Moss
$1870
212 km or 132 mi Porsgrunn
$1640
213 km or 132 mi Horten
$1739
216 km or 134 mi Gentofte
$1486
222 km or 138 mi Skien
$1688
223 km or 138 mi Arvika
$1201