Cost of Living in Krakow

Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$856
$1933
🛋️ Without rent
$372
$1169
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$484
$764
🍽️ Food
$229
$599
🚐 Transport
$61.7
$166
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1033
😀 Quality of life
79
🏙️ Population
767K

The average cost of living in Krakow is $856, which is in the top 37% of the least expensive cities in the world, ranked 5890th out of 9294 in our global list and 9th out of 79 in Poland.

The median after-tax salary is $1033, which is enough to cover living expenses for 1.2 months. Ranked 386th (TOP 4%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 2nd best city to live in Poland. With an estimated population of 767K, Krakow is the 2nd largest city in Poland.

✈️ Closest airport 11 km Krakow John Paul II International Airport
😷 Air quality Moderate 24.7 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank 343 Jagiellonian University
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Prices in Krakow

Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$5.82
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$23.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.46
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.4
 Cappuccino
$2.77
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.38
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$476
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$358
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$777
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$570
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$90.8
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$141
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$12
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.72%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3865
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2521
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.96
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$28.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$6.03
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.32
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.71
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.76
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.83
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.28
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.59
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.67
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.66
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.79
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.16
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.23
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.25
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.62
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.76
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.35
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.46
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.76
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.86
🚬 Cigarette pack
$4.05
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.08
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.71
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$0.98
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$24
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.77
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$28
💇 Haircut, simple
$9.7
👖 Brand Jeans
$69.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$69.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$272
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$7289

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