Living costs

While planning monthly budget it is good to make a budget showdown, which will help you avoid sudden lack of funds. We can divide costs into two categories: basic, that are necessary for everyday life and additional, irregular costs. Below you will find illustrative prices of products.

Information on exchange rate: 1 EUR = 4,1755 PLN (for 2014-09-30) you can find up to date exchange rates at the Polish National Bank (NBP)

Everyday products

Product Price in PLN Price in Euro
Bread 2,00 - 3,00 0,49 - 0,72
Butter 3,00 – 5,00 0,72 - 1,23
Milk 2,00 – 3,50 0,49 - 0,84
Mineral water 0,80 – 2,80 0,19 - 0,67
Hard cheese 16,00 - 32,00 3,83 - 7,66
Breakfast cereal 1,50 – 4,00 0,36 - 0,96
Toothpaste 2,00 – 8,00 0,49 - 1,91
Soap 1,50 – 4,00 0,36 - 0,96

City bus transportation (with student discount)

Bus ticket type Price in PLN Price in Euro
Single fair ticket within city limits 1,35 0,32
15 day bus ticket 26,00 6,22
30 day bus ticket 47,00 11,24
90 day bus ticket 120,00 28,70

Other exemplary costs

Bus ticket type Price in PLN Price in Euro
Cinema ticket 18,00 - 23,00 4,31 - 5,50
Beer in pub 3,50 - 8,00 0,84 - 1,91
Jeans 70,00 - 180,00 16,75 - 43,06