Cost of living in Warsaw, Poland

Summary of cost of living in Warsaw

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: 11,808 zł
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: 6,507 zł
  • Cost of living in Warsaw is more expensive than in 66% of cities in Eastern Europe (11 out of 29)
  • Cost of living in Warsaw is cheaper than in 77% of cities in the World (208 out of 270)
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List of prices in Warsaw
Current as of Jul 2022.

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Food Update prices
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 33 zł
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) 20 zł
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 14 zł
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 3.37 zł
12 eggs, large 12 zł
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 9 zł
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 14 zł
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 3.87 zł
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 3.21 zł
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 3.45 zł
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 27 zł
2 liters of coca-cola 8 zł
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 2.67 zł
Housing Update prices
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area 5,222 zł
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area 4,000 zł
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 555 zł
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area 3,435 zł
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area 2,648 zł
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio 423 zł
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) 47 zł
40” flat screen tv 1,522 zł
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) 469 zł
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 38 zł
Hourly rate for cleaning help 31 zł
Clothes Update prices
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) 343 zł
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) 151 zł
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) 300 zł
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 473 zł
Transportation Update prices
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new 80,684 zł
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 7 zł
Monthly ticket public transport 111 zł
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 42 zł
Personal Care Update prices
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) 18 zł
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 34 zł
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) 144 zł
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) 17 zł
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 12 zł
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 12 zł
4 rolls of toilet paper 4.56 zł
Tube of toothpaste 7 zł
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 68 zł
Entertainment Update prices
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 77 zł
2 tickets to the movies 54 zł
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 194 zł
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 122 zł
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 29 zł
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 14 zł
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 11 zł
Ipad wi-fi 128gb 2,553 zł
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 0.31 zł
1 month of gym membership in business district 122 zł
1 package of marlboro cigarettes 17 zł
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 443 prices entered by 81 different people.
Latest price update: July 02, 2022

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Warsaw position in our World Ranking

the world
208th
out of 270
eastern europe
11th
out of 29

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

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2nd
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3rd
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3rd
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4th
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4th
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