Cost of Living
The living costs in Poland can vary depending on the city or region, but overall,
it is known for its affordability compared to many other European countries. In cities
like Warsaw or Wroclaw, the cost of renting a one-bedroom apartment in the city center
ranges from 2,500 to 3,900 PLN (548.63 - 855.87 Euros) monthly. Renting outside the city
center or in smaller towns is more affordable, with monthly prices ranging from
1,800 to 3,400 PLN (395.01 - 746.14 Euros).
Grocery costs in Poland are generally reasonable. A weekly food budget for one person can
range from 150 to 300 PLN (32.92 - 65.84 Euros), depending on your personal preferences
and dietary choices. Cooking at home and shopping at local markets can help save more money.
However, if you love to eat out, a meal at an inexpensive restaurant can cost around 20-50
PLN (4.39 - 10.97 Euros), while a three-course dinner for two at a mid-range restaurant
can range from 80 to 170 PLN (17.56 - 37.31 Euros).
Utilities like electricity, heating, water, and garbage disposal can vary depending on
the size of the apartment and usage. On average, monthly utility bills for a small
apartment can range from 400 to 1000 PLN (87.78 - 219.45 Euros). You can get a single
ticket for a local bus, tram, or metro ride, typically for around 3-5 PLN (0.66 - 1.10 Euros).
Monthly passes for unlimited travel within a city can range from 80 to 150 PLN
(17.56 - 32.92 Euros), depending on the location.