Cost of living in Kraków, Poland

Summary of cost of living in Kraków

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: 9,202 zł
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: 4,489 zł
  • Cost of living in Kraków is cheaper than in 64% of cities in Eastern Europe (14 out of 22)
  • Cost of living in Kraków is cheaper than in 77% of cities in the World (184 out of 239)

List of prices in Kraków, Poland. Current as of Jul 2020.

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 28 zł
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) 20 zł
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 9 zł
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 2.79 zł
12 eggs, large 11 zł
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 6 zł
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 12 zł
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 3.22 zł
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 2.51 zł
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 3.35 zł
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 30 zł
2 liters of coca-cola 5.49 zł
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 1.95 zł
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area 3,168 zł
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area 2,644 zł
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 609 zł
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area 2,402 zł
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area 1,774 zł
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio 328 zł
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) 49 zł
40” flat screen tv 1,527 zł
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) 446 zł
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 27 zł
Hourly rate for cleaning help 26 zł
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) 289 zł
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) 155 zł
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) 295 zł
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 372 zł
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new 71,711 zł
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 5.12 zł
Monthly ticket public transport 94 zł
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 27 zł
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) 16 zł
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 38 zł
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) 116 zł
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) 15 zł
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 11 zł
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 12 zł
4 rolls of toilet paper 5.04 zł
Tube of toothpaste 8 zł
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 44 zł
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 66 zł
2 tickets to the movies 54 zł
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 212 zł
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 121 zł
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 20 zł
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 10 zł
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 9 zł
Ipad wi-fi 128gb 1,934 zł
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 0.50 zł
1 month of gym membership in business district 109 zł
1 package of marlboro cigarettes 16 zł
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 365 prices entered by 82 different people.
Latest price update: July 08, 2020

Kraków position in our World Ranking

the world
184th
out of 239
eastern europe
14th
out of 22

Cheapest and most expensive products in Kraków compared to other cities:

eastern europe
2nd
eastern europe
2nd
eastern europe
2nd
eastern europe
3rd
eastern europe
3rd
eastern europe
4th

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