Cost of living in Kraków, Poland

Summary of cost of living in Kraków

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: 9,680 zł
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: 4,799 zł
  • Kraków is the 3rd cheapest city in Eastern Europe (7 out of 9)
  • Cost of living in Kraków is cheaper than in 78% of cities in the World (122 out of 157)
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List of prices in Kraków
Current as of Jan 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) 23 zł
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 9 zł
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 3.00 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 3.78 zł
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 2.44 zł
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 3.57 zł
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 27 zł
2 liters of coca-cola 7 zł
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 2.66 zł
Housing Update prices
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area 3,790 zł
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area 2,561 zł
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 566 zł
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area 2,400 zł
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area 1,699 zł
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio 284 zł
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) 41 zł
40” flat screen tv 1,534 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 Update prices
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) 311 zł
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) 175 zł
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) 289 zł
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 367 zł
Transportation Update prices
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new 71,786 zł
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 5.11 zł
Monthly ticket public transport 119 zł
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 28 zł
Personal Care Update prices
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) 15 zł
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 38 zł
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) 127 zł
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) 16 zł
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 11 zł
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 13 zł
4 rolls of toilet paper 4.40 zł
Tube of toothpaste 7 zł
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 43 zł
Entertainment Update prices
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 63 zł
2 tickets to the movies 56 zł
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 211 zł
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 116 zł
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 24 zł
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 12 zł
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 11 zł
Ipad wi-fi 128gb 1,881 zł
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 0.44 zł
1 month of gym membership in business district 120 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 212 prices entered by 44 different people.
Latest price update: January 19, 2022

Kraków position in our World Ranking

the world
122nd
out of 157
eastern europe
7th
out of 9

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

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