The average cost of living in Amsterdam

To give you an idea of what you’ll need, the average cost of living in Amsterdam is around €1,000-€1,500 per month. Here is an overview of what that includes:

Rent in furnished and shared apartment: €600
Insurance: €150
Groceries: €250
Public transport: €100 (tip – or simply buy a bicycle for €50)
Entertainment: €250
Total: €1,350

How it breaks down:

Beer in a bar (500ml): €4
Bottle of wine in a supermarket: €6
Coffee in a café: €3
Dining out: €30
One-hour tram ticket: €2.90
Laundry wash and dry: €5.50
Haircut (male): €15
Haircut (female): €25
Cinema ticket: €10

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