Cost of living in Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Summary of cost of living in Frankfurt am Main

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: €4,076
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: €2,192
  • Frankfurt am Main is the most expensive city in Germany (1 out of 6)
  • Cost of living in Frankfurt am Main is more expensive than in 79% of cities in Western Europe (14 out of 62)
  • Cost of living in Frankfurt am Main is more expensive than in 80% of cities in the World (52 out of 257)

List of prices in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. Current as of Apr 2020.

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district €14
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) €8
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast €4.55
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk €1.14
12 eggs, large €3.04
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes €2.67
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese €7
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples €2.75
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes €1.82
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket €1.14
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality €7
2 liters of coca-cola €2.18
Bread for 2 people for 1 day €1.73
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area €1,788
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area €1,306
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat €199
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area €1,115
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area €894
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio €94
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) €24
40” flat screen tv €404
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) €106
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) €6
Hourly rate for cleaning help €16
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) €78
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) €40
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) €96
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes €135
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new €22,047
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas €1.46
Monthly ticket public transport €89
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) €19
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) €7
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) €8
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) €50
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) €3.34
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) €2.52
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) €3.18
4 rolls of toilet paper €1.21
Tube of toothpaste €1.63
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city €26
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub €35
2 tickets to the movies €22
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) €104
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert €75
1 cocktail drink in downtown club €11
Cappuccino in expat area of the city €3.45
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) €4.39
Ipad wi-fi 128gb €488
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) €0.10
1 month of gym membership in business district €62
1 package of marlboro cigarettes €7
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 499 prices entered by 56 different people.
Latest price update: April 06, 2020

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the world
52nd
out of 257
western europe
14th
out of 62
germany
1st
out of 6

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