Cost of living in Kraków, Poland

Summary of cost of living in Kraków

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: 9,175 zł
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: 4,494 zł
  • Cost of living in Kraków is cheaper than in 65% of cities in Eastern Europe (11 out of 17)
  • Cost of living in Kraków is cheaper than in 78% of cities in the World (156 out of 200)

List of prices in Kraków, Poland. Current as of Jan 2021.

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 26 zł
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) 21 zł
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 9 zł
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 2.84 zł
12 eggs, large 10 zł
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 7 zł
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 11 zł
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 3.86 zł
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 2.44 zł
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 3.54 zł
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 27 zł
2 liters of coca-cola 6 zł
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 2.26 zł
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area 3,287 zł
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area 2,586 zł
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 532 zł
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area 2,232 zł
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area 1,757 zł
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio 262 zł
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) 46 zł
40” flat screen tv 1,471 zł
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) 512 zł
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 27 zł
Hourly rate for cleaning help 25 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) 170 zł
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) 273 zł
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 379 zł
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new 71,401 zł
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 5.09 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 59 zł
2 tickets to the movies 55 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 109 zł
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 21 zł
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 11 zł
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 10 zł
Ipad wi-fi 128gb 1,892 zł
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 0.51 zł
1 month of gym membership in business district 110 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 410 prices entered by 69 different people.
Latest price update: January 15, 2021

Kraków position in our World Ranking

the world
156th
out of 200
eastern europe
11th
out of 17

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

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eastern europe
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2nd
eastern europe
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