Glasgow vs Hamburg City - Cost of Living Comparison

Glasgow Hamburg City
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1533
$1757
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3750
$4338
🏠 One person rent
$841
$967
🏘️ Family rent
$1500
$1777
🍽️ Food expenses
$409
$415
🚐 Transport expenses
$142
$240
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3163
$3018
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
11 km
9 km
🎓 Higher education
94
83
😀 Quality of life
96
94
🏙️ Population
626K
1.85M

The cost of living in Glasgow is 13% less expensive than in Hamburg City. Cities ranked 2601st and 2080th ($1533 vs $1757) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 78th and 3rd in the United Kingdom and Germany, respectively. Check the United Kingdom vs Germany comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2.1 months in Glasgow compared to 1.7 months in Hamburg City. Glasgow ranked 2nd best city to live in the United Kingdom vs Hamburg City ranked 4th in Germany, while ranked 11th and 27th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Glasgow vs Hamburg City

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Glasgow Hamburg City
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$17.1
$11.3
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$67.6
$46.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.14
$9.19
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.83
$4.12
 Cappuccino
$3.48
$3.45
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.73
$2.42
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$848
$1021
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$650
$734
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1683
$2006
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1189
$1403
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$118
$146
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$178
$224
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$34.1
$29.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.24%
1.71%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$5597
$8619
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2871
$6003
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.01
$3.28
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$92.5
$91.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$13.4
$21.5
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.89
$2.05
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.14
$1.09
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.27
$2.04
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.27
$1.91
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.5
$4.02
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.15
$13.1
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.9
$8.39
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.5
$14.7
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.12
$2.65
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.16
$1.76
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.82
$2.13
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.85
$2.46
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.16
$1.66
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.09
$0.92
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.81
$0.53
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.46
$2
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$8.44
$10.1
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.05
$0.95
🚬 Cigarette pack
$15.1
$7.54
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$2.76
$10.5
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.69
$3.5
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.17
$1.68
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.16
$1.87
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$32.6
$50
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.1
$14.1
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$100
$49
💇 Haircut, simple
$13.7
$16
👖 Brand Jeans
$75.5
$86.1
👟 Brand Sneakers
$81.7
$96.6
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$858
$642
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$14519
$23866

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Cities near Glasgow

Distance City Cost of living
11 km or 6.9 mi East Kilbride
$1500
11 km or 7.1 mi Paisley
$1498
16 km or 10 mi Hamilton
$1497
19 km or 12 mi Cumbernauld
$1505
32 km or 20 mi Kilmarnock
$1148
34 km or 21 mi Greenock
$1198
35 km or 21 mi Stirling
$1282
37 km or 23 mi Irvine
$1496
40 km or 25 mi Alloa
$1497
46 km or 29 mi Livingston
$1378
50 km or 31 mi Ayr
$955
54 km or 34 mi Dunfermline
$1384
66 km or 41 mi Edinburgh
$1695
73 km or 45 mi Kirkcaldy
$1285
78 km or 49 mi Perth
$1553
97 km or 60 mi Dumfries
$1200
104 km or 65 mi Dundee
$1157
136 km or 85 mi Carlisle
$1273
152 km or 94 mi Whitehaven
$1461
161 km or 100 mi Bangor
$1128
170 km or 106 mi Newtownabbey
$1498
176 km or 110 mi Belfast
$1545
181 km or 112 mi Inverness
$1406
187 km or 116 mi Lisburn
$1495
191 km or 119 mi Douglas
$1482
193 km or 120 mi Newcastle upon Tyne
$1340
195 km or 121 mi Aberdeen
$1302
196 km or 121 mi Gateshead
$1498
200 km or 124 mi Jarrow
$1496
201 km or 125 mi Tynemouth
$1496
202 km or 126 mi South Shields
$1502
203 km or 126 mi Washington
$1495
207 km or 128 mi Elgin
$1409
208 km or 129 mi Durham
$1372
210 km or 131 mi Sunderland
$1321
211 km or 131 mi Bishop Auckland
$1492
218 km or 135 mi Derry
$1261
219 km or 136 mi Morecambe
$1408
222 km or 138 mi Lancaster
$1424
227 km or 141 mi Darlington
$1211

Cities near Hamburg City

Distance City Cost of living
17 km or 11 mi Reinbek
$1212
17 km or 11 mi Norderstedt
$1217
18 km or 11 mi Pinneberg
$1216
20 km or 13 mi Wedel
$1215
21 km or 13 mi Ahrensburg
$1216
21 km or 13 mi Buxtehude
$1218
21 km or 13 mi Quickborn
$1220
25 km or 15 mi Winsen
$1217
28 km or 17 mi Geesthacht
$1214
32 km or 20 mi Elmshorn
$1220
32 km or 20 mi Kaltenkirchen
$1215
35 km or 22 mi Stade
$1221
38 km or 24 mi Bad Oldesloe
$1212
43 km or 27 mi Luneburg
$1216
52 km or 33 mi Itzehoe
$1218
57 km or 36 mi Lubeck
$1228
58 km or 36 mi Neumunster
$1219
62 km or 38 mi Bad Schwartau
$1216
63 km or 39 mi Rotenburg an der Wumme
$1217
64 km or 40 mi Soltau
$1216
75 km or 47 mi Uelzen
$1276
81 km or 50 mi Walsrode
$1215
83 km or 52 mi Geestland
$1217
86 km or 54 mi Kiel
$1159
87 km or 54 mi Verden an der Aller
$1221
87 km or 54 mi Rendsburg
$1246
88 km or 54 mi Osterholz-Scharmbeck
$1216
88 km or 55 mi Achim
$1217
93 km or 57 mi Cuxhaven
$1216
93 km or 58 mi Heide
$1218
94 km or 58 mi Bremerhaven
$1146
94 km or 58 mi Schwerin
$1134
95 km or 59 mi Bremen City
$1260
102 km or 63 mi Nordenham
$1216
103 km or 64 mi Celle
$970
103 km or 64 mi Eckernforde
$1221
104 km or 64 mi Wismar
$1219
106 km or 66 mi Syke
$1216
107 km or 66 mi Delmenhorst
$1216
109 km or 68 mi Salzwedel
$1212