Prices in United Kingdom

What are the supermarket prices in United Kingdom? Is the cost of living in United Kingdom are higher than in United States? How much will it cost us to entertain in United Kingdom and how much will we spend in restaurants and bars?
On this page below you will find the current price and cost overview in United Kingdom: food, Restaurants, living, and Entertainment (The last update: today 15 hours ago)

Currency in United Kingdom to British pound (GBP £). For 9.9 US dollars you can get 7.2 British pounds. For 99 US dollars you can get 72 British pounds. And the other way: For 9.9 British pounds you can get 13.6 US dollars.


What are the different prices in the cities in United Kingdom? What are the prices and costs in the islands belonging to United Kingdom? See here: Prices on islands and cities in United Kingdom

Prices: Bermuda   Jersey   Guernsey   Aberdeen   Belfast   Birmingham   Bradford   Bristol   Cambridge   Cardiff   Coventry   Derby   Dudley  

Total prices do not differ significantly in United Kingdom from what is in United States. Food is 16% cheaper. In restaurants it will be more expensive by 7.9%. And the cost of living is higher in United Kingdom around 20%. When it comes to spending free time, entertainment and sport, it's more expensive by 7.2%.

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


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

The average price of accommodation in United Kingdom is $110 (£78). If you are looking for the cheapest accommodation: in a cheap one-star hotel you will pay: $79 (£57) and if you like hostels, you'll spend the night there for: $63 (£46). The cost of a room in a 2-star hotel is United Kingdom in $93 (£68). 3-star hotels offer accommodation on average for $110 (£81) Overnight stay in 4-star hotel costs $150 (£110) in United Kingdom 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 $250 (£180)


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 United Kingdom in one of the nearby countries? Check prices in: Isle of Man, Ireland, Netherlands, Belgium, and Faroe Islands.

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

fees

$210 ($91 - $410)
30% more than in United States

internet

$42 ($34 - $61)
35% less than in United States

jeans pants

$80 ($41 - $120)
83% more than in United States

average earnings

$2.6K
25% less than in United States

renting a small apartment in the center

$1K ($650 - $2.3K)
23% less than in United States

renting a large apartment outside the centre

$1.3K ($880 - $2.8K)
23% less than in United States

bread

$1.3 ($0.75 - $2.2)
by half less than in United States

cheese

$7.6 ($3.4 - $16)
31% less than in United States

rice

$1.5 ($0.61 - $2.7)
62% less than in United States

tomatoes

$2.5 ($1.2 - $4.1)
by half less than in United States

bananas

$1.5 ($0.99 - $3.4)
4.1% less than in United States

wine

$9.5 ($6.8 - $14)
20% less than in United States

cheap restaurant

$16 ($11 - $34)
10% more than in United States

local beer

$5 ($3.4 - $6.8)
1.7% more than in United States

coffee

$3.7 ($2.6 - $5.4)
12% less than in United States

bottle of water

$1.3 ($0.95 - $2.4)
14% less than in United States

mac burger king or similar bar

$8.2 ($6.8 - $9.5)
3.1% more than in United States

cola pepsi sprite mirinda

$1.8 ($1.4 - $2.9)
4% less than in United States

Price changes in previous years in United Kingdom

Has the price of bread increased in United Kingdom?
Bread in previous years has cost: 2010: $1.5(£1.1), 2011: $1.5(£1.1), 2012: $1.4(£1), 2013: $1.4(£1), 2014: $1.4(£1), 2015: $1.3(£0.93), 2016: $1.3(£0.93), 2017: $1.3(£0.96), and 2018: $1.4(£0.99).

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

Bananas - price changes in years: 2015: $1.4(£1), 2016: $1.3(£0.95), 2017: $1.4(£1), and 2018: $1.5(£1.1)

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

Have prices increased in restaurants in United Kingdom?
In inexpensive restaurants, the price for a meal was: 2010: $14(£9.9), 2011: $14(£9.9), 2012: $14(£9.9), 2013: $14(£9.9), 2014: $14(£9.9), 2015: $16(£12), 2016: $16(£12), 2017: $16(£12), and 2018: $18(£13)

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

Renting A Small Apartment In The Center - price changes in years: 2010: $870(£630), 2011: $800(£580), 2012: $990(£720), 2013: $980(£710), 2014: $950(£690), 2015: $1.1K(£790), 2016: $1.1K(£800), 2017: $1.2K(£840), and 2018: $1.1K(£800)

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