Travel budget in Poland

Poland: calculate your travel budget

Poland: sample budgets by traveller type

These example budgets assume a 2-week holiday in Poland for 2 people.

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 38 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 9.5 per person
  • $ 4.3 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 913* (3556 złoty)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 57 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 22 per person
  • $ 7.2 per person
  • $ 6.5 per person

Total budget:

$ 1788* (6972 złoty)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 81 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 37 per person
  • $ 13 per person
  • $ 13 per person

Total budget:

$ 2839* (11060 złoty)

* Estimated local budget for 2 people for 2 weeks. This represents an average across the country (budget may vary depending on the city or region visited).



Cost of living in Poland in 2022

Cost of living: Poland VS United States

Compare with the average cost of living in:

On average, the cost of living in Poland in 2022 is 39% less than in the United States (USA).

The graphic below shows the percentage of variation between prices United States in in the United States (USA) and United States by types of expenses:

Cost of living in Poland by city

See the table below for the variation in the cost of living in different cities in Poland compared to the national average.

Cities /Poland View Details
Gdynia 16% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Gdynia
Bydgoszcz 13% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Bydgoszcz
Warsaw 8% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Warsaw
Poznan 4% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Poznan
Wroclaw 4% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Wroclaw
Krakow (Cracow) 4% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Krakow
Gdansk 0% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Gdansk

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Local prices in Poland by expense type

Poland: Restaurant budget

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Poland costs 45% less than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 7.8/person
($ 5.1 to $ 12)

55% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 18
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 21/person
($ 13 to $ 29)

44% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 35
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 6.5/person
($ 5.6 to $ 7.8)

30% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 9.2
Local beer
Local beer
$ 2.6 for 500ml
($ 1.6 to $ 3.8)

55% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.7
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 1.3 for 330ml
($ 0.8 to $ 1.8)

62% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.4
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 2.7/cup
($ 1.6 to $ 3.8)

45% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.1
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 1.4/can
($ 0.8 to $ 2.3)

38% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.3
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 1.2/bottle
($ 0.8 to $ 2)

32% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.8

Poland: Hotel and accommodation budget

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Poland costs 56% less than in the United States (USA).
1-star hotel
1-star hotel
$ 49/night
($ 42 to $ 58)

54% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 109
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 48/night
($ 36 to $ 66)

61% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 126
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 66/night
($ 51 to $ 88)

63% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 180
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 95/night
($ 71 to $ 130)

63% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 262
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 159/night
($ 133 to $ 198)

68% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 510
Hostel/Youth Hostel
Hostel/Youth Hostel
$ 44/month
($ 33 to $ 61)

64% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 122
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 77/month
($ 59 to $ 101)

54% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 169
Hotel with swimming pool
Hotel with swimming pool
$ 107/month
($ 78 to $ 144)

35% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 165
Cottage or guest house
Cottage or guest house
$ 57/month
($ 46 to $ 69)

74% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 223
Family room
Family room
$ 130/month
($ 94 to $ 179)

26% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 175

Poland: Supermarket food budget

On average, the price of supermarket food in Poland costs 58% less than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 0.7/litre
($ 0.5 to $ 1)

30% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1
Bread
Bread
$ 1/500g
($ 0.6 to $ 1.6)

71% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.3
Rice
Rice
$ 1.1/kg
($ 0.6 to $ 1.8)

77% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.6
Eggs
Eggs
$ 2.5/12 eggs
($ 1.6 to $ 3.3)

6% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.7
Chicken
Chicken
$ 4.7/kg
($ 2.6 to $ 6.5)

58% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 11
Apples
Apples
$ 1/kg
($ 0.5 to $ 1.3)

82% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.3
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 2.7/kg
($ 1.3 to $ 4.5)

45% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 0.7/kg
($ 0.2 to $ 1.1)

77% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.6
($ 0.4 to $ 0.8)

74% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.1

Poland: Public and private transport budget

On average, the price of transport in Poland costs 37% less than in the United States (USA).
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 1.1/ticket
($ 0.8 to $ 1.6)

64% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.9
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 0.6/km
($ 0.5 to $ 1)

65% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.9
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1.6/litre
($ 1.3 to $ 1.8)

39% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.1
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
$ 2
($ 1.6 to $ 2.6)

44% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.7
Car hire
Car hire
$ 20/24hrs
($ 9.6 to $ 78)

51% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 40

Poland: Leisure activity budget

On average, budget for leisure activities in Poland costs 34% less than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 6.5/ticket
($ 5.1 to $ 8.7)

53% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 14
Tennis
Tennis
$ 16/hr
($ 10.3 to $ 22)

15% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 19

Poland: Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes

On average, shopping budget in Poland costs 6% less than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 4.7/pack
($ 4.1 to $ 5.1)

52% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 9.8
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 77
($ 32 to $ 104)

47% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 52
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 38
($ 21 to $ 53)

13% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 42

Plane ticket budget

Manchester → Krakow (Cracow)
Manchester → Krakow (Cracow)
Manchester → Krakow (Cracow)
$ 137
(fair price: $ 118)
London → Krakow (Cracow)
London → Krakow (Cracow)
London → Krakow (Cracow)
$ 77
(fair price: $ 58)
Dublin → Krakow (Cracow)
Dublin → Krakow (Cracow)
Dublin → Krakow (Cracow)
$ 147
(fair price: $ 126)
London → Warsaw
London → Warsaw
London → Warsaw
$ 103
(fair price: $ 77)
Edinburgh → Krakow (Cracow)
Edinburgh → Krakow (Cracow)
Edinburgh → Krakow (Cracow)
$ 128
(fair price: $ 108)
New York City → Warsaw
New York City → Warsaw
New York City → Warsaw
$ 653
(fair price: $ 521)


About the information on the cost of living in Poland

The information about the cost of living in Poland shown on this page comes from multiple sources, including : Numbeo, Easyvoyage and Hotels.com.

Information about cost of living in Poland updated on 18-05-2022.

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