PRACTICAL INFORMATION

LIVING COSTS
Minimal living costs in Poland are 400-500 PLN per month, accommodation excluded. For your information, below we provide average prices of major products, which, however, may vary. 

Bread – 3.00/4,00 PLN / loaf
Butter - 4,00/ 6,00 PLN / packet
Eggs - 0,60 PLN / each
Yoghurt - 1,50 PLN
Milk - 2,00 PLN / litre
Juice - 3,50 PLN / litre
Coke - 3,00 PLN / 0,5 bottle
Rice - 3,00 PLN
Sugar - 4,00 PLN / kg
Chocolate - 3,00 PLN
Apples – 3,50 PLN / kg
Bananas - 5,00 PLN / kg
Potatoes - 3,00/4,00 PLN / kg
Chicken - 6,00 PLN / kg


MONEY
The currency of Poland is the Polish new zloty (PLN or zł). 1 Euro = 4,3 PLN (August 2019). Money can be exchanged at banks, hotels, airports, railway stations or exchange offices.

 

PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION

Bus

The best way to move around the city is by bus -MPK Legnica. The fares are the following:
- single ticket – 3,00 PLN (for students -1,50 PLN)
- day pass – 9,00 PLN (for students -4,50 PLN)
- monthly pass (one line) – 76,00 PLN  (for students -38,00 PLN)
- monthly pass (all lines) – 100,00 PLN (for students -50,00 PLN)
Students under 26 are entitled to a 50% discount, provided that they hold a valid Polish student ID.
Timetable MPK Legnica


Train
Outside destinations can easily be reached by train - national railway (PKP). The schedule can be checked on: http://rozklad-pkp.pl/?q=en/node/143
Students under 26 are entitled to a 51 % discount for 2nd class tickets in all types trains except InterCity and EuroCity. Please remember about document: a valid Polish student card ID.


Taxi
Taxi stands are marked with the TAXI sign. Higher rates are charged for travel out of city limits, on Sundays and holidays, a special night fare is applied between 10:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m.
76 196 22 -  Super Radio-Taxi
76 196 23  - Radio-Tele-Taxi
76 196 28 –  Radio Taxi

 

COMMUNICATION

Telephone
Country Calling Code for Poland: +48
Area Code for Legnica: 76

Mobile
The five major operators in Poland are:
• T-Mobile - http://www.t-mobile.pl
• Heya - http://www.heyah.pl
• Orange - http://www.orange.pl
• Play - http://www.playmobile.pl
• Plus - http://www.plus.pl


Postal service
Poczta Polska
Postal service
Address of the Post Offices:
1) street: Plac Słowiański  number 1
2) street: Dworcowa number 4
3) street: Piastowska number 72
4) street: Złotoryjska number 1


Useful phone numbers
999: ambulance
998: fire brigade
997: police
981: road assistance
While calling from a mobile phone, dial 112 or one of the above numbers preceded by the area code (e.g. to call the Police in Legnica, dial 76 997).