Cost of living in Warsaw, Poland

Summary of cost of living in Warsaw

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: 11,398 zł
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: 6,184 zł
  • Cost of living in Warsaw is more expensive than in 69% of cities in Eastern Europe (10 out of 29)
  • Cost of living in Warsaw is cheaper than in 77% of cities in the World (206 out of 268)
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List of prices in Warsaw
Current as of May 2022.

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Food Update prices
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 29 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 3.08 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 3.82 zł
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 2.81 zł
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 3.39 zł
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 26 zł
2 liters of coca-cola 8 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 4,928 zł
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area 3,791 zł
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 570 zł
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area 3,179 zł
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area 2,328 zł
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio 383 zł
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) 45 zł
40” flat screen tv 1,617 zł
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) 471 zł
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 38 zł
Hourly rate for cleaning help 29 zł
Clothes Update prices
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) 310 zł
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) 166 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 85,629 zł
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 6 zł
Monthly ticket public transport 110 zł
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 43 zł
Personal Care Update prices
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) 15 zł
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 28 zł
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) 134 zł
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) 14 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 5.79 zł
Tube of toothpaste 7 zł
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 59 zł
Entertainment Update prices
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 76 zł
2 tickets to the movies 58 zł
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 197 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 26 zł
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 13 zł
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 11 zł
Ipad wi-fi 128gb 2,112 zł
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 0.31 zł
1 month of gym membership in business district 121 zł
1 package of marlboro cigarettes 18 zł
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 359 prices entered by 71 different people.
Latest price update: May 27, 2022

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Warsaw position in our World Ranking

the world
206th
out of 268
eastern europe
10th
out of 29

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

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