What is the average cost of living in the Netherlands?

You can expect to spend around €100-150 per week, depending on your lifestyle.

To give you an idea of the cost of living in the Netherlands:


  • Cup of tea or coffee in a café:         € 2.50
  • Cheese sandwich:                            € 3.00
  • Cinema ticket:                                 € 10.00
  • Meal in a low-budget restaurant:   € 15.00
  • Local public transportation:            € 2.70 one way

It is difficult to pay with cash in the Netherlands.

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