Cost of living in Warsaw, Poland

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Food [Edit]
PLN EUR
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 26 zł (€5.96)
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) 18 zł (€4.28)
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 8 zł (€1.92)
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 3.02 zł (€0.70)
12 eggs, large 11 zł (€2.44)
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 9 zł (€1.98)
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 12 zł (€2.78)
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 3.43 zł (€0.79)
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 1.87 zł (€0.43)
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 3.02 zł (€0.70)
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 27 zł (€6)
2 liters of Coca-Cola 5.08 zł (€1.18)
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 2.61 zł (€0.60)
Housing [Edit]
PLN EUR
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area 4,269 zł (€988)
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area 3,123 zł (€723)
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 313 zł (€72)
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area 2,789 zł (€645)
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area 2,019 zł (€467)
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio 242 zł (€56)
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) 33 zł (€8)
40” flat screen TV 1,660 zł (€384)
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) 410 zł (€95)
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 27 zł (€6)
Hourly rate for cleaning help 28 zł (€6)
Clothes [Edit]
PLN EUR
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) 279 zł (€64)
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) 128 zł (€30)
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) 296 zł (€69)
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 334 zł (€77)
Transportation [Edit]
PLN EUR
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new 78,930 zł (€18,267)
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 4.79 zł (€1.11)
Monthly ticket public transport 109 zł (€25)
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 30 zł (€7)
Personal Care [Edit]
PLN EUR
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) 19 zł (€4.33)
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 32 zł (€7)
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) 123 zł (€28)
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) 13 zł (€3.12)
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 15 zł (€3.40)
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 12 zł (€2.67)
4 rolls of toilet paper 4.67 zł (€1.08)
Tube of toothpaste 7 zł (€1.64)
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 41 zł (€9)
Entertainment [Edit]
PLN EUR
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 68 zł (€16)
2 tickets to the movies 55 zł (€13)
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 265 zł (€61)
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 128 zł (€30)
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 23 zł (€5.24)
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 12 zł (€2.69)
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 9 zł (€2.15)
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB 2,183 zł (€505)
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 0.22 zł (€0.05)
1 month of gym membership in business district 132 zł (€30)
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes 16 zł (€3.61)
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 1,779 prices entered by 271 different people.
Latest price update: June 23, 2018.

Warsaw position in our World Ranking

the world
267th
out of 346
eastern europe
12th
out of 35
poland
1st
out of 5

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

eastern europe
3rd
eastern europe
3rd
eastern europe
3rd
eastern europe
4th
eastern europe
4th
eastern europe
4th

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