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London vs Bangkok
Lon vs Bkk

Average net salary (After tax)

Bangkok
London

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Bkk
Lon
Outside city centre
Bkk
Lon

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Bkk
Lon
Outside city centre
Bkk
Lon

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Bkk
Lon
Outside city centre
Bkk
Lon

Mortgage rates

Bangkok
4.5%
London
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

Electricity, heating, water, Garbage for a 85m2 Apartment

Bangkok
London

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Bkk
Lon

Mobile phone data

One-minute local prepaid call (no plan or discount)

Bkk
Lon

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Bkk
Lon

Monthly pass

Regular price

Bkk
Lon

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Bangkok
London

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Bkk
Lon
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

Milk 1L
Bkk
Lon
White bread 500g
Bkk
Lon
Eggs 12
Bkk
Lon
White rice 1kg
Bkk
Lon

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Bangkok
London

Meat & cheese

Chicken breasts 1kg
Bkk
Lon
Beef round 1kg
Bkk
Lon
Local cheese 1kg
Bkk
Lon

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Bkk
Lon
Lettuce 1 head
Bkk
Lon
Tomatoes 1kg
Bkk
Lon

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Bkk
Lon
Oranges 1 head
Bkk
Lon
Bananas 1kg
Bkk
Lon

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

Inexpensive restaurant 2 meals
Bkk $4,070.74/mth
Lon $4,070.74/mth
Mid-range restaurant Three-course meal for two people
Bkk $4,070.74/mth
Lon $4,070.74/mth

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Bangkok
4.5%
London
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Bangkok are 17.14% higher than in London

Drinks

Coke/Pepsi 0.33L
bottle
Bkk $4,070.74/mth
Lon $4,070.74/mth
Water 0.33L
bottle
Bkk $4,070.74/mth
Lon $4,070.74/mth
Cappuccino regular
Bkk $4,070.74/mth
Lon $4,070.74/mth

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Bkk
Lon
Market 0.5L bottle
Bkk
Lon

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Bkk
Lon
Market 0.33L bottle
Bkk
Lon

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Bangkok
5
London

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Bkk
Lon

Summer dress

From a chain store (e.g. Zara, H&M)

Bkk
Lon

Shoes

1 pair Nike shoes
Bkk
Lon
1 pair men's leather shoes
Bkk
Lon

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Bangkok
$15.33
London
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Bkk $4,070.74/mth
Lon $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Bkk $4,070.74/mth
Lon $4,070.74/mth