Cost of living in Frankfurt am Main, Germany

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Food
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district €15
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) €7
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast €4.79
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk €1.25
12 eggs, large €3.56
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes €2.44
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese €5.39
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples €2.21
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes €1.68
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket €0.97
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality €6
2 liters of Coca-Cola €1.71
Bread for 2 people for 1 day €1.72
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area €1,675
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area €1,336
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat €181
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area €994
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area €794
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio €120
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) €25
40” flat screen TV €453
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) €88
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) €5.38
Hourly rate for cleaning help €12
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) €90
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) €37
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) €81
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes €128
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new €20,462
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas €1.33
Monthly ticket public transport €81
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) €16
Personal Care
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) €8
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) €7
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) €75
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) €3.21
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) €2.54
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) €2.30
4 rolls of toilet paper €1.27
Tube of toothpaste €1.46
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city €19
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub €31
2 tickets to the movies €19
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) €85
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert €62
1 cocktail drink in downtown club €9
Cappuccino in expat area of the city €2.95
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) €3.43
iPod nano 16GB €152
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) €0.09
1 month of gym membership in business district €42
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes €6
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 342 prices entered by 51 different people.
Latest price update: March 25, 2017.

Frankfurt position in our World Ranking

the world
64th
out of 216
western europe
17th
out of 47
germany
1st
out of 6

Cheapest and most expensive products in Frankfurt compared to other cities:

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2nd
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4th
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4th
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4th

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