Currency in Warsaw

Currency in Warsaw

Warsaw's official currency is the Polish zloty (PLN), written zł, which translates to "golden" in Polish. The currency is subdivided into 100 groszy. Familiarize yourself with the banknotes and coins in circulation in Warsaw, and find out the current exchange rate.

Warsaw Currency Notes and Coins

In Warsaw, you'll come across banknotes in denominations of 10, 20, 50, 100, and 200 zloty. The circulating coins include 1, 2, and 5 zloty, along with 1, 2, 5, 10, 20, and 50 groszy.

Cash or Card?

Being the capital of Poland and a major European Union metropolitan area, Warsaw widely embraces credit card usage. You'll encounter no issues using cards for payments in museums, restaurants, and hotels.

Nevertheless, it's advisable to keep some cash handy, particularly for scenarios like bus tickets or meals at establishments like milk bars that do not accept cards.

Money Exchange Spots

The most convenient method to obtain zlotys is through ATMs in Warsaw. Each institution applies a commission, so it's recommended to review your bank's conditions beforehand.

Another option is exchanging your currency for zlotys at Warsaw airport, although they typically apply higher exchange rates compared to exchange offices in the city center.

For the best exchange rates in Warsaw, consider visiting a Kantor. These exchange offices, scattered throughout the city, offer fair rates and maintain flexible opening hours. One notable Kantor is situated on Długa Street, next to the Raczynski Palace.

Exchange Rate

10 (US$ 2.50)