How to get your cash


How much Polish Złoty will I need?

Compared to most of Western Europe, Poland is a great value travel destination. As with anywhere prices will vary depending on where you are in the country. 

Here's how much you can expect to pay for things in Krakow:

  • Three-course meal for two in a mid-range restaurant: 100.00 zł (£21.39) 
  • Domestic beer: 8 zł (£1.71)
  • Capuccino: 8.40 zł (£1.79) 
  • Bottle of water: 3.58 zł (£0.76) 
  • One-way public transport ticket: 3.80 zł (£0.81) 
  • Taxi: 2.20 zł/km (£0.47) 

Useful information about Polish Zloty

Exchange Rate

£1 will get you around 4.72 Polish Zloty (zł). However, this will go up and down depending on the market. Click here for the latest rates. 


Notes: 10, 20, 50, 100, 200 and 500 zł

Coins: 1 and 2 zł and 1, 2, 5, 10, 20 and 50 gr (there are 100 groszy in 1 zloty) 

Did you know: to help the blind and partially sighted, Polish banknotes are marked with an embossed shape to help distinguish the value of different notes.




Poland money saving tips

Visit Bar Mleczny (Milk Bar) to get a taste of Poland. Hearty pierogies, homemade soups, plenty of meat, and a local beer makes a great meal.

Book a taxi by phone. In Krakow, it costs less than flagging one down on the street. 

Get a tourist card with unlimited access to public transportation (normally for one or three days) and free or discounted access to museums. 

Free walking tours are a great way to explore the city while learning about the history, culture, and architecture. Just be sure to tip!

How much should I tip?

Buy Back

Leftover Polish Złoty?

No problem. We'll buy back any notes you have leftover at excellent rates, leaving you with more cash in your pocket (and a tidier desk drawer).

We will buy back up to GBP300 worth of currency per order, as per our terms and conditions.

To request a buy back, email [email protected] with your order number. 



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