Cost of living in Warsaw, Poland

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Food [Edit]
PLN EUR
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 25 zł (€5.92)
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) 19 zł (€4.31)
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 8 zł (€1.91)
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 3.03 zł (€0.70)
12 eggs, large 11 zł (€2.49)
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 8 zł (€1.93)
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 14 zł (€3.22)
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 3.59 zł (€0.84)
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 1.94 zł (€0.45)
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 3.16 zł (€0.73)
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 28 zł (€7)
2 liters of Coca-Cola 5.03 zł (€1.17)
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 2.72 zł (€0.63)
Housing [Edit]
PLN EUR
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area 4,235 zł (€984)
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area 3,153 zł (€733)
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 391 zł (€91)
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area 2,793 zł (€649)
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area 1,962 zł (€456)
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio 305 zł (€71)
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) 36 zł (€8)
40” flat screen TV 1,647 zł (€383)
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) 384 zł (€89)
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) 249 zł (€58)
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) 142 zł (€33)
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) 296 zł (€69)
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 342 zł (€79)
Transportation [Edit]
PLN EUR
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new 78,629 zł (€18,269)
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 4.90 zł (€1.14)
Monthly ticket public transport 108 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) 20 zł (€4.57)
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 26 zł (€6)
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) 125 zł (€29)
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) 14 zł (€3.27)
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 14 zł (€3.34)
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 12 zł (€2.78)
4 rolls of toilet paper 5.09 zł (€1.18)
Tube of toothpaste 7 zł (€1.66)
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 45 zł (€10)
Entertainment [Edit]
PLN EUR
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 69 zł (€16)
2 tickets to the movies 54 zł (€13)
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 276 zł (€64)
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 123 zł (€29)
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 24 zł (€5.63)
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 11 zł (€2.65)
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 10 zł (€2.25)
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB 1,951 zł (€453)
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 0.30 zł (€0.07)
1 month of gym membership in business district 127 zł (€30)
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes 16 zł (€3.63)
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 2,012 prices entered by 278 different people.
Latest price update: August 17, 2018.

Warsaw position in our World Ranking

the world
261st
out of 343
eastern europe
11th
out of 32
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
3rd
eastern europe
4th
eastern europe
4th

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