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Oslo vs Reykjavik
Osl vs Rkv

Average net salary (After tax)

Reykjavik
Oslo

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Rkv
Osl
Outside city centre
Rkv
Osl

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Rkv
Osl
Outside city centre
Rkv
Osl

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Rkv
Osl
Outside city centre
Rkv
Osl

Mortgage rates

Reykjavik
4.5%
Oslo
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Reykjavik
Oslo

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Rkv
Osl

Mobile phone data

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

Rkv
Osl

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Rkv
Osl

Monthly pass

Regular price

Rkv
Osl

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Reykjavik
Oslo

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Rkv
Osl
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

Milk 1L
Rkv
Osl
White bread 500g
Rkv
Osl
Eggs 12
Rkv
Osl
White rice 1kg
Rkv
Osl

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Reykjavik
Oslo

Meat & cheese

Chicken breasts 1kg
Rkv
Osl
Beef round 1kg
Rkv
Osl
Local cheese 1kg
Rkv
Osl

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Rkv
Osl
Lettuce 1 head
Rkv
Osl
Tomatoes 1kg
Rkv
Osl

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Rkv
Osl
Oranges 1 head
Rkv
Osl
Bananas 1kg
Rkv
Osl

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Reykjavik
4.5%
Oslo
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Reykjavik are 17.14% higher than in Oslo

Drinks

Coke/Pepsi 0.33L
bottle
Rkv $4,070.74/mth
Osl $4,070.74/mth
Water 0.33L
bottle
Rkv $4,070.74/mth
Osl $4,070.74/mth
Cappuccino regular
Rkv $4,070.74/mth
Osl $4,070.74/mth

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Rkv
Osl
Market 0.5L bottle
Rkv
Osl

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Rkv
Osl
Market 0.33L bottle
Rkv
Osl

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Reykjavik
5
Oslo

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Rkv
Osl

Summer dress

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

Rkv
Osl

Shoes

1 pair Nike shoes
Rkv
Osl
1 pair men's leather shoes
Rkv
Osl

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Reykjavik
$15.33
Oslo
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Rkv $4,070.74/mth
Osl $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Rkv $4,070.74/mth
Osl $4,070.74/mth