The rental prices in Poland vary significantly between the cities. Warsaw is the most expensive one – for a one-room apartment you will pay on average 2014 PLN. However, for example in Łódź, Poznań or Szczecin the prices can be much lower. The following table presents average costs of apartments:
|City||Average price of a studio up to 38m2 (PLN)||Average price of a room in a shared apartment / dormitory (PLN)|
Sources: http://www.bankier.pl/wiadomosc/Raport-o-cenach-wynajmu-kwiecien-2016-7360080.html, http://www.qbusiness.pl/uploads/Raporty/mieszkania092015.pdf
The best and the most popular website for flat / room search is www.gumtree.pl. In order to find a room choose Nieruchomości → pokoje do wynajęcia or Nieruchomosci → mieszkania i domy do wynajęcia and enter your preferences.
If you prefer to use Facebook to search for a place to stay, we recommend those groups:
If you have just arrived to Poland, you have no place to stay and your budget is quite tight, you can check www.CouchSurfing.org community for free accommodation (short-term) or check the offers on www.AirBnb.com.