Cost of living in Kraków, Poland

Summary of cost of living in Kraków

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: 10,276 zł
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: 5,198 zł
  • Cost of living in Kraków is more expensive than in 58% of cities in Eastern Europe (11 out of 24)
  • Cost of living in Kraków is cheaper than in 90% of cities in the World (210 out of 234)
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List of prices in Kraków
Current as of Sep 2022.

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Food Update prices
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 30 zł
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) 22 zł
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 12 zł
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 3.27 zł
12 eggs, large 10 zł
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 8 zł
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 11 zł
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 3.51 zł
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 2.78 zł
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 3.58 zł
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 29 zł
2 liters of coca-cola 7 zł
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 2.76 zł
Housing Update prices
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area 4,052 zł
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area 2,923 zł
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 500 zł
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area 2,650 zł
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area 1,846 zł
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio 264 zł
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) 46 zł
40” flat screen tv 1,505 zł
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) 431 zł
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 23 zł
Hourly rate for cleaning help 24 zł
Clothes Update prices
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) 298 zł
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) 170 zł
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) 306 zł
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 373 zł
Transportation Update prices
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new 75,077 zł
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 7 zł
Monthly ticket public transport 132 zł
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 26 zł
Personal Care Update prices
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) 15 zł
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 39 zł
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) 123 zł
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) 17 zł
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 10 zł
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 12 zł
4 rolls of toilet paper 4.36 zł
Tube of toothpaste 9 zł
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 54 zł
Entertainment Update prices
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 58 zł
2 tickets to the movies 54 zł
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 217 zł
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 108 zł
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 25 zł
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 13 zł
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 10 zł
Ipad wi-fi 128gb 1,842 zł
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 0.49 zł
1 month of gym membership in business district 120 zł
1 package of marlboro cigarettes 18 zł
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 130 prices entered by 32 different people.
Latest price update: September 24, 2022

Kraków position in our World Ranking

the world
210th
out of 234
eastern europe
11th
out of 24

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

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2nd
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eastern europe
3rd
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3rd
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