Cost of living in Kraków, Poland

Summary of cost of living in Kraków

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: 10,823 zł
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: 5,553 zł
  • Cost of living in Kraków is cheaper than in 47% of cities in Eastern Europe (9 out of 19)
  • Cost of living in Kraków is cheaper than in 85% of cities in the World (176 out of 207)
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List of prices in Kraków
Current as of Jan 2023.

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Food Update prices
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 34 zł
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) 26 zł
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 11 zł
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 3.41 zł
12 eggs, large 11 zł
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 8 zł
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 13 zł
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 3.53 zł
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 2.78 zł
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 4.17 zł
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 29 zł
2 liters of coca-cola 8 zł
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 2.81 zł
Housing Update prices
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area 4,391 zł
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area 3,166 zł
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 621 zł
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area 3,153 zł
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area 2,079 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 139 zł
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 27 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) 136 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 55 zł
Entertainment Update prices
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 63 zł
2 tickets to the movies 60 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 124 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 16 zł
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 126 prices entered by 29 different people.
Latest price update: January 30, 2023

Kraków position in our World Ranking

the world
176th
out of 207
eastern europe
9th
out of 19

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

the world
5th
eastern europe
1st
eastern europe
2nd
eastern europe
2nd
eastern europe
2nd
eastern europe
3rd

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