Cost of Living in Karlsruhe | Baden-Wurttemberg

Cost of livingOne personFamily of 4
💰 Total with rent
$1285
$3202
🛋️ Without rent
$627
$2007
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$658
$1195
🍽️ Food
$382
$1028
🚐 Transport
$114
$310
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2635
🏙️ Population
313k

The average cost of living in Karlsruhe is $1285, which is in the top 36% of the most expensive cities in the world, ranked 3256th out of 9294 in our global list, 50th out of 662 in Germany, and 11th out of 103 in the Baden-Wurttemberg.

The median after-tax salary is $2635, which is enough to cover living expenses for 2.1 months. Ranked 27th (TOP 1%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 5th best city to live in Germany, and 1st most liveable city in Baden-Wurttemberg. With an estimated population of 313k, Karlsruhe is the 21st largest city in Germany.

✈️ Closest airport35 kmKarlsruhe Baden-Baden Airport
😷 Air qualityGood11.2 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank187Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
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Prices in Karlsruhe

Eating Out

🍱 Lunch Menu
$9.75
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$38.6
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.94
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.81
☕ Cappuccino
$3.22
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.76

Rent & Utilities

🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$648
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$498
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1301
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$941
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$99.8
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$152
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$30.3
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
1.47%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4834
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3844

Transportation

🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.95
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$66.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$23.8
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.54

Groceries

🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.92
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.44
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.87
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.04
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.5
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.95
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.63
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.52
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.62
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.6
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.67
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.3
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.13
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.23
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.95
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$6.3
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.99
🚬 Cigarette pack
$7.1
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$12.7
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.12
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.11
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.88

Other

🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$37.7
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.2
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$58.6
💇 Haircut, simple
$15.2
👖 Brand Jeans
$90.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$90.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$353
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$15560