Prices in Germany

What are the supermarket prices in Germany? Is the cost of living in Germany are higher than in United States? How much will it cost us to entertain in Germany and how much will we spend in restaurants and bars?
On this page below you will find the current price and cost overview in Germany: food, Restaurants, living, and Entertainment (The last update: today 23 hours ago)

Currency in Germany to euro (EUR €). For 10 US dollars you can get 8.95 euros. For 100 US dollars you can get 89.5 euros. And the other way: For 10 euros you can get 12.1 US dollars.


What are the different prices in the cities in Germany? Look here: Prices in cities in Germany

Prices: Berlin   Bonn   Bremen   Cologne   Dresden   Essen   Hamburg   Leipzig   Mannheim   Munich  

Total prices do not differ significantly in Germany from what is in United States. Food is 26% cheaper. Dining in restaurants and bars will be cheaper by 6.6%. And the cost of living is higher in Germany around 8.9%. When it comes to spending free time, entertainment and sport, it's more expensive by 8.9%.

See also how prices have changed in previous years: Price changes in previous years in Germany


Are hotels expensive in Germany? How much will we pay for a room in Germany?

The average price of accommodation in Germany is $95 (€82). If you are looking for the cheapest accommodation: in a cheap one-star hotel you will pay: $69 (€59) and if you like hostels, you'll spend the night there for: $68 (€59). The cost of a room in a 2-star hotel is Germany in $71 (€61). 3-star hotels offer accommodation on average for $87 (€75) Overnight stay in 4-star hotel costs $110 (€94) in Germany If you are looking for the best conditions for your stay, then in 5-star hotels that will provide much more luxury you will have to pay $140 (€120)


When you're thinking about traveling and it doesn't necessarily have to be a specific country, maybe the costs will be less than in Germany in one of the nearby countries? Check prices in: Luxembourg, Netherlands, Czech Republic, Belgium, and Liechtenstein.

Comparison of selected prices in Germany with prices in United States:

fees

$270 ($170 - $430)
by half more than in United States

internet

$39 ($30 - $59)
by half less than in United States

jeans pants

$92 ($48 - $120)
twice as much as in United States

average earnings

$3K
20% less than in United States

renting a small apartment in the center

$880 ($600 - $1.6K)
37% less than in United States

renting a large apartment outside the centre

$1.3K ($850 - $2K)
31% less than in United States

bread

$1.6 ($0.71 - $3.6)
by half less than in United States

cheese

$9.9 ($6 - $24)
14% less than in United States

rice

$2.4 ($1.2 - $3.5)
by half less than in United States

tomatoes

$3 ($1.5 - $4.8)
32% less than in United States

bananas

$2 ($1.2 - $3.6)
25% more than in United States

wine

$6 ($4.2 - $9.7)
by half less than in United States

cheap restaurant

$12 ($7.9 - $22)
22% less than in United States

local beer

$4.2 ($3 - $5.9)
19% less than in United States

coffee

$3.4 ($2.2 - $4.8)
24% less than in United States

bottle of water

$2.5 ($1.8 - $3.6)
by half more than in United States

mac burger king or similar bar

$9.7 ($8.5 - $11)
16% more than in United States

cola pepsi sprite mirinda

$2.8 ($1.8 - $3.9)
by half more than in United States

Price changes in previous years in Germany

Has the price of bread increased in Germany?
Bread in previous years has cost: 2010: $2.6(€2.2), 2011: $1.9(€1.6), 2012: $1.6(€1.4), 2013: $1.7(€1.4), 2014: $1.7(€1.5), 2015: $1.7(€1.5), 2016: $1.7(€1.5), 2017: $1.7(€1.4), and 2018: $1.7(€1.5).

Germany price changes: A loaf of fresh white bread (500g) 2010-2018
Germany price changes A loaf of fresh white bread (500g) hikersbay.com

Bananas - price changes in years: 2015: $2.1(€1.8), 2016: $2(€1.7), 2017: $2(€1.7), and 2018: $1.9(€1.6)

Germany price changes: Bananas (1kg) 2015-2018
Germany price changes Bananas (1kg) hikersbay.com

Have prices increased in restaurants in Germany?
In inexpensive restaurants, the price for a meal was: 2010: $9.7(€8.3), 2011: $9.7(€8.3), 2012: $9.7(€8.3), 2013: $9.7(€8.3), 2014: $9.7(€8.3), 2015: $12(€10), 2016: $12(€10), 2017: $12(€10), and 2018: $12(€10)

Germany price changes: Meal in a cheap restaurant 2010-2018
Germany price changes Meal in a cheap restaurant hikersbay.com

Renting A Small Apartment In The Center - price changes in years: 2010: $570(€490), 2011: $600(€520), 2012: $680(€580), 2013: $660(€560), 2014: $730(€630), 2015: $790(€680), 2016: $840(€720), 2017: $870(€750), and 2018: $920(€790)

Germany price changes: Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2010-2018
Germany price changes Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre hikersbay.com
Germany price changes: Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 2011-2018
Germany price changes Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) hikersbay.com