Cost of Living
Prague is inexpensive compared to other European cities, which makes a vacation or a life in Prague really affordable. Are you wondering how much money you should take with you to Prague? The following text should give you a better idea of what the cost of living is and how much you can expect to spend (and earn) during your time here.
If you would like to compare prices in Prague and in your town/country, take a look at Numbeo.
Only coming to Prague for the course?
|How much should you bring with you?||at least 15,000 CZK||= $600|
|Public transportation pass||670 CZK||$30|
|Eating out (3 times a week)||3,000 CZK||$130|
|Drinks in a bar (twice a week)||2,500 CZK||$100|
|Other expenses||2,500 CZK||$100|
Planning to stay long-term?
|How much should you bring with you for the start?||at least 60,000 CZK||= $2,500|
|Visa costs||15,000 CZK||$600|
|2-month rent + security deposit||30,000 CZK||$1,300|
|Money to support yourself during the first month (before you first get paid)||15,000 CZK||$600|
|Money to buy health insurance (not US citizens)||12,000 CZK||$600|
|What will your monthly costs be?||at least 16,000 CZK||= $680|
|Rent||8,000-12,000 CZK||$350 – $500|
|Public transportation pass||550 CZK||$22|
|Groceries||2,000 – 3,000 CZK||$80 – $130|
|Eating out/drinks||2,500 CZK||$100|
|Social insurance||2,000 CZK||$100|
|Health insurance (US citizens only)||2,000 CZK||$100|
If Prague is not your one and only desired destination and you do not mind working in Brno or other towns and cities of the Czech Republic, do not hesitate and let us know! Prices there are even more affordable and native speakers are paid even more.