Ok, rent is a major expense in London. But, what other costs are there which you need to be aware of? Transport and groceries are also high up on the list so this section will prepare you on how much you can expect to spend on those.
Public transportTransport for London is the website everyone uses to get around in London. It’s been recently re-launched to make it more functional and user-friendly.
Taxis in London
CyclingCycling is a popular mode of transport and a great way to explore the city, cut transport costs and get some exercise at the same time. Here you can find all the information about hiring a “Boris Bike” (named after Boris Johnson, Mayor of London) and the costs, simply check the links on your right:
CarYou can have a look below if you are looking to buy a car in London:
BicycleIf you are looking to buy a bike or bike accessories, Time Out offers a good list of the best bike shops in the capital:
A monthly shop can cost you up to £100-£150 per person depending on the super-market you choose. Some super-markets are known for their quality while some others offer lots of deals if you’re on a tight budget. We have prioritised them based on quality (high to low) and price (low to high).