Life and Cost of Living in Kielce

Living in Kielce is very affordable, giving you a wonderful opportunity to try new things without breaking the bank. There are plenty of things to do and ways to enjoy your time while living in Kielce.

Below you can find links to a website which provides you with approximate costs of living in Kielce. What is more, you can even compare it with what you would normally spend in your home country. Of course, this is only an approximation, but it could serve as a great tool for budgeting expenses before you move to Kielce.

Guaranteed your medical studies will be your top priority, but that does not mean you will never have a free moment between classes or on weekends. Here are some of current medical students' favourite places to spend their free time in Kielce:

  • Stary Rynek: The old market square is the main place to be if you are looking for somewhere to eat, or just to relax and have a drink with friends. Whether you are looking to try traditional Polish food or some cuisine from your home country, you can surely find something delicious to eat! In the spring/summer restaurants have outdoor patios, from where you can enjoy the company of friends and the warm weather. You can check out various food options here

Various cultural events (festivals, concerts, etc.) often take place in the square as well. You can check out what is going on in the city throughout the year on the official City of Kielce website.

  • Pedestrian street (ul. Henryka Sienkiewicza): It's one of Poland's longest streets, and takes you from the PKP train station in Kielce towards Independence Square and to Moniuszko Square. It's great for shopping or grabbing a bite to eat.


  • Go-carting: It would be a crime to not mention this, given the enthusiasm one student particularly expressed about go-carting in Kielce. E1Gokart Tor Kartingowy is located a bit more on the outskirts of town, while the smaller of the two, Kart Racing Center, is located more centrally. Both offer a great way to spend your free time and have a blast! 

You can feel free to try checking Groupon Kielce for deals on the cinema, go-carting, squash, billiard, rock climbing, and more! If you're ever in need of inspiration for what to do, it's always worth taking a look. Why spend more when you can save AND have a great time doing it? You can put that money towards the next activity you plan to try or towards another new adventure!