Cost of Living in Frankfurt, Brandenburg

Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$1220
$2985
🛋️ Without rent
$551
$1725
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$669
$1260
🍽️ Food
$365
$971
🚐 Transport
$69.3
$188
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2497
😀 Quality of life
68
🏙️ Population
57K

The average cost of living in Frankfurt is $1220, which is in the top 38% of the most expensive cities in the world, ranked 3522nd out of 9294 in our global list, 156th out of 662 in Germany, and 9th out of 24 in Brandenburg.

The median after-tax salary is $2497, which is enough to cover living expenses for 2 months. Ranked 3298th (TOP 35%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 599th best city to live in Germany, and 19th most liveable city in Brandenburg. With an estimated population of 57K, Frankfurt is the 157th largest city in Germany.

✈️ Closest airport 71 km Berlin Brandenburg Airport
😷 Air quality Moderate 12.2 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank 1968 European University Viadrina
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Prices in Frankfurt

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Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$11.2
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$48.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.37
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.58
 Cappuccino
$2.92
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.38
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$595
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$475
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1248
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$961
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$136
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$208
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$33.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
1.99%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4848
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3650
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.77
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$65.5
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$20
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$2.17
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.9
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.75
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.79
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.42
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.7
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.99
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14.1
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.34
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.59
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.09
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.21
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.36
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.97
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.33
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.82
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.13
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.64
🚬 Cigarette pack
$7.06
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$8.96
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.39
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.43
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.55
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$31.8
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$56.4
💇 Haircut, simple
$14.4
👖 Brand Jeans
$71.7
👟 Brand Sneakers
$81.1
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$306
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$10805

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