Cost of living in Kraków, Poland

Summary of cost of living in Kraków

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: 9,122 zł
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: 4,427 zł
  • Cost of living in Kraków is cheaper than in 63% of cities in Eastern Europe (15 out of 24)
  • Cost of living in Kraków is cheaper than in 80% of cities in the World (209 out of 260)

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

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 27 zł
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) 19 zł
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 8 zł
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 2.73 zł
12 eggs, large 10 zł
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 5.89 zł
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 13 zł
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 2.92 zł
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 2.15 zł
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 3.23 zł
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 27 zł
2 liters of coca-cola 5.24 zł
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 2.50 zł
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area 3,157 zł
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area 2,584 zł
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 658 zł
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area 2,407 zł
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area 1,669 zł
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio 314 zł
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) 46 zł
40” flat screen tv 1,615 zł
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) 443 zł
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 26 zł
Hourly rate for cleaning help 25 zł
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) 288 zł
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) 153 zł
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) 284 zł
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 363 zł
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new 74,213 zł
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 5.13 zł
Monthly ticket public transport 97 zł
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 26 zł
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) 17 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 4.95 zł
Tube of toothpaste 8 zł
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 45 zł
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 63 zł
2 tickets to the movies 52 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 117 zł
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 19 zł
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 10 zł
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 10 zł
Ipad wi-fi 128gb 1,914 zł
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 0.39 zł
1 month of gym membership in business district 119 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 342 prices entered by 83 different people.
Latest price update: March 28, 2020

Kraków position in our World Ranking

the world
209th
out of 260
eastern europe
15th
out of 24

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

the world
4th
eastern europe
1st
eastern europe
2nd
eastern europe
2nd
eastern europe
3rd
eastern europe
3rd

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