Cost of living in Warsaw, Poland

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Food [Edit]
PLN EUR
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 27 zł (€7)
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) 18 zł (€4.22)
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 9 zł (€2.04)
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 2.85 zł (€0.68)
12 eggs, large 10 zł (€2.34)
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 6 zł (€1.55)
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 13 zł (€3.07)
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 2.87 zł (€0.69)
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 1.83 zł (€0.44)
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 2.97 zł (€0.71)
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 28 zł (€7)
2 liters of Coca-Cola 5.19 zł (€1.24)
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 2.37 zł (€0.57)
Housing [Edit]
PLN EUR
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area 4,195 zł (€1,005)
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area 3,176 zł (€761)
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 254 zł (€61)
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area 2,736 zł (€656)
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area 1,908 zł (€457)
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio 176 zł (€42)
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) 41 zł (€10)
40” flat screen TV 1,685 zł (€404)
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) 367 zł (€88)
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 27 zł (€6)
Hourly rate for cleaning help 26 zł (€6)
Clothes [Edit]
PLN EUR
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) 288 zł (€69)
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) 131 zł (€31)
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) 275 zł (€66)
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 358 zł (€86)
Transportation [Edit]
PLN EUR
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new 74,978 zł (€17,970)
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 4.77 zł (€1.14)
Monthly ticket public transport 110 zł (€26)
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 29 zł (€7)
Personal Care [Edit]
PLN EUR
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) 14 zł (€3.37)
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 32 zł (€8)
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) 102 zł (€25)
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) 13 zł (€3.23)
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 12 zł (€2.98)
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 11 zł (€2.70)
4 rolls of toilet paper 4.51 zł (€1.08)
Tube of toothpaste 6 zł (€1.54)
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 36 zł (€9)
Entertainment [Edit]
PLN EUR
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 61 zł (€15)
2 tickets to the movies 49 zł (€12)
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 242 zł (€58)
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 118 zł (€28)
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 23 zł (€5.41)
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 11 zł (€2.66)
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 9 zł (€2.20)
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB 2,435 zł (€584)
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 0.22 zł (€0.05)
1 month of gym membership in business district 149 zł (€36)
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes 15 zł (€3.68)
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 2,084 prices entered by 284 different people.
Latest price update: January 22, 2018.

Warsaw position in our World Ranking

the world
256th
out of 337
eastern europe
12th
out of 33
poland
1st
out of 5

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

eastern europe
2nd
eastern europe
2nd
eastern europe
3rd
eastern europe
3rd
eastern europe
3rd
eastern europe
3rd

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