If you come to Poland from outside European Union or you come from European Union and plan to stay here for some time, you should consider buying a Polish prepaid sim card to save money on calls and the Internet. In this article, we will present the best sim card offers in Poland.
Where to buy a sim card in Poland?
Buying sim card in Poland just can’t be easier, as there are almost everywhere: kiosks, stores, gas stations, supermarkets, malls – almost everywhere. At the airports, look for Relay kiosk or store. Some offers are only available in Zabka markets.
Sim card registration in Poland
No matter what kind of sim card you buy – in Poland sim card needs to be registered before you may use it. In most cases, registration is possible in the same place where you buy the card. To register the sim card, you need a passport or other ID. Registration takes only a while. Without registration, your number will not be activated and you won’t be able to make any calls or send messages.
Most popular mobile operators in Poland
There are four main mobile operators in Poland, that use their own infrastructure: Orange, T-Mobile, Plus, and Play. They offer 5G network in most large cities, but only 4g or 3g in rural areas. They offer both prepaid and contract plans, that may be negotiated individually.
There are also several virtual operators, that use the infrastructure of the main operators. Some of them have good prepaid plans as well.
There are many sim card starters available with prepaid plans in Poland, but below you’ll find only those that will be of the greatest use to you. Unless no further information is given, what’s in the tables you get straight from the box. The names of the plans might be misleading, as they suggest you get more – but in most cases, you need to top-up your sim card with a specified sub or activate an App etc.
Orange Polska is the largest mobile operator in Poland.
|Plan||1200 GB za darmo przez rok||300 GB za darmo przez rok||30 GB i bez limitu|
|Sim card price||5 PLN||5 PLN||5 PLN|
|Prices||0,49 PLN/minute 0,29 PLN/SMS, 0,49 PLN/MMS, 0,03 PLN/100 kB||0,49 PLN/minute 0,29 PLN/SMS, 0,49 PLN/MMS, 0,03 PLN/100 kB||0,49 PLN/minute 0,29 PLN/SMS, 0,49 PLN/MMS, 0,03 PLN/100 kB|
|Data package||15 GB /14 days||6 GB /14 days||6 GB /14 days +2GB / 5 days|
T-Mobile Polska – a subsidiary of Deutsche Telekom, offering postpaid and prepaid plans with a focus on data-heavy usage.
|Plan||Bez limitow L za 30 PLN||15 GB na start za 15 PLN||7 GB na start za 5 PLN||30 GB na okraglo|
|Sim card price||30 PLN||5 PLN||5 PLN||10 PLN|
|Prices||Calls/SMS/MMS free||0,49 PLN/minute 0,3 PLN/SMS, 0,49 PLN/MMS, 0,3 PLN/100 kB||0,49 PLN/minute 0,3 PLN/SMS, 0,49 PLN/MMS, 0,3 PLN/100 kB||0,49 PLN/minute 0,3 PLN/SMS, 0,49 PLN/MMS, 0,3 PLN/100 kB|
|Data package||15 GB/ 30 days||15 GB /14 days||7 GB /7 days||30 GB / 30 days|
Each top-up 5/10/25/30 PLN ads 2/5/10/15 GB for 5/5/30/30 days.
Plus – a mobile network operator offering a range of postpaid and prepaid plans with data, voice, and messaging options.
|Plan||Bez limitu MIN/SMS/MMS||100 GB||30 GB|
|Sim card price||5 PLN||5 PLN||15 PLN|
|Prices||0,35 PLN/minute 0,35 PLN/SMS, 0,35 PLN/MMS, 0,35 PLN/1 MB||0,35 PLN/minute 0,2 PLN/SMS, 0,4 PLN/MMS, 0,12 PLN/100 kB||0,35 PLN/minute 0,2 PLN/SMS, 0,4 PLN/MMS, 0,12 PLN/100 kB|
|Data package||6 GB /15 days||6 GB /15 days||30 GB /15 days|
Each top-up 5/10/25/25 PLN ads 2/4/4/10 GB for 5/10/20/30 days.
Play – a mobile network operator offering prepaid and postpaid plans with unlimited data and no fixed-term contracts.