Cost of living in Utrecht, Netherlands

Summary of cost of living in Utrecht

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: €4,533
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: €2,501
  • WARNING!  These estimates are currently based on just a small amount of data. They provide a decent starting assumption, but they are not yet completely reliable.

List of prices in Utrecht
Current as of May 2024.

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Food Update prices
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district €16
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) €10
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast €4.61
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk €1.21
12 eggs, large €3.69
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes €2.56
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese €6
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples €2.58
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes €1.60
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket €1.81
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality €7
2 liters of coca-cola €3.20
Bread for 2 people for 1 day €1.31
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Housing Update prices
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area €1,964
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area €1,601
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat €164
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area €1,313
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area €1,019
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio €110
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) €24
40” flat screen tv €416
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) €166
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) €7
Hourly rate for cleaning help €15
Clothes Update prices
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) €92
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) €49
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) €97
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes €135
Transportation Update prices
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new €26,065
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas €1.91
Monthly ticket public transport €97
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) €24
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Personal Care Update prices
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) €3.49
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) €12
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) €41
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) €3.53
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) €3.08
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) €4.41
4 rolls of toilet paper €1.39
Tube of toothpaste €2.04
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city €23
Entertainment Update prices
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub €59
2 tickets to the movies €21
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) €73
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert €65
1 cocktail drink in downtown club €11
Cappuccino in expat area of the city €3.55
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) €7
Ipad wi-fi 128gb €453
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) €0.16
1 month of gym membership in business district €33
1 package of marlboro cigarettes €7
These prices are lacking data. It provides a decent estimate, but they are not yet reliable. They are based on 80 prices entered by 11 different people.
Latest price update: May 30, 2024

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