GBP to USD exchange rate

Explore the best GBP/USD exchange rate for today (04 Dec 2021).

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= $ 1.3233

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Wise (TransferWise)
4 hours
From £3.75

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Wise uses the mid-market rate and transparent fees to help you send money in 45+ currencies.
TorFX
24 hours
£0

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TorFX sends money overseas in 30+ currencies, with competitive rates for transfer amounts over $2,000.
Central FX
24 hours
£0

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Central FX's dedicated team will guide you or your business from first call to final payment.
Currencies Direct
24 hours
£0

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CurrenciesDirect makes transferring money abroad simple with bank-beating exchange rates.
CurrencyTransfer
24 hours
£0

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CurrencyTransfer lets you shop around for the best exchange rate on its online marketplace.
XE Money Transfer
Within minutes
£2
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XE has fast transfers with low fees and a range of foreign currency tools.
Wise (TransferWise)
4 hours
From £3.75

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Wise uses the mid-market rate and transparent fees to help you send money in 45+ currencies.
CurrencyFair
24 hours
€3
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CurrencyFair has bank-beating exchange rates and fast transfer times on 15+ popular currencies.
Azimo
Within minutes
From £0.99
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Azimo sends money directly to a bank account or over 280,000 cash pick-up points. It also has fast transfers to 50+ countries.
Remitly
Within minutes
From £1.49
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Remitly has quick, affordable transfers around the world, with both express and economy options.
VertoFX Business
24 hours
£0

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VertoFX sends money via bank transfer at competitive rates and fees in 35+ currencies.
Wise (TransferWise) Business
2 days
From £3.75

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Wise uses the mid-market rate and transparent fees to help you send money in 45+ currencies.
TorFX Business
24 hours
£0

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TorFX sends money overseas in 30+ currencies, with competitive rates for transfer amounts over $2,000.
Currencies Direct Business
24 hours
£0
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CurrenciesDirect makes transferring money abroad simple with bank-beating exchange rates.
CurrencyFair Business
24 hours
€3

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Special offer: Zero fees on your first 10 transfers.
CurrencyFair has bank-beating exchange rates and fast transfer times on 15+ popular currencies.
WorldFirst Business
WorldFirst Business
24 hours
£0

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British pound

The British pound is the official currency of the United Kingdom and a handful of British territories. The British pound is the oldest independent currency in the world that’s still used today. Some nicknames for the British pound include pound sterling, quid and even just sterling.
Currency: British pound
Currency Symbol: £
Sub unit: penny
Bank notes: £5, £10, £20, £50, £100
Coins: £1, £2, 1p, 2p, 5p, 10p, 20p, 50p

US dollar

The US dollar is the official currency of the United States of America. It was created in 1792, 16 years after the US declared independence in 1776. Common nicknames for the US dollar include bucks, greenbacks, moolah and dough.
Currency: US dollar
Currency Symbol: $
Sub unit: cent
Bank notes: $1, $5, $10, $20, $50, $100
Coins: 1c, 5c, 10c, 25c, 50c, $1

Is the US dollar getting stronger?

Compared to a month ago, the US dollar is getting stronger against the British pound. Currently 100 British pounds is equivalent to 132.35 US dollars. A month ago, 100 British pounds was worth 136.82 US dollars. This means we've seen a decrease of $4.47 (3.27%) over the past month.

Today's market rate for common transfer amounts GBP to USD

British pound (GBP) US dollar (USD)
£1 $1.3235
£100 $132.3452
£500 $661.7258
£1,000 $1,323.4516
£1,500 $1,985.1773
£2,500 $3,308.6289
£5,000 $6,617.2578

Past 10 days: GBP to USD

Nov 24 Nov 25 Nov 26 Nov 27 Nov 28 Nov 29 Nov 30 Dec 01 Dec 02 Dec 03
1 GBP = 1.3330 Inverse: 0.7502 1.3312 Inverse: 0.7512 1.3339 Inverse: 0.7497 1.3343 Inverse: 0.7495 1.3341 Inverse: 0.7496 1.3314 Inverse: 0.7511 1.3295 Inverse: 0.7522 1.3277 Inverse: 0.7532 1.3300 Inverse: 0.7519 1.3235 Inverse: 0.7556

Past 10 months: GBP to USD

Feb 03 Mar 05 Apr 04 May 04 Jun 03 Jul 03 Aug 02 Sep 01 Oct 01 Oct 31
1 GBP = 1.3650 Inverse: 0.7326 1.3835 Inverse: 0.7228 1.3831 Inverse: 0.7230 1.3888 Inverse: 0.7201 1.4108 Inverse: 0.7088 1.3823 Inverse: 0.7235 1.3892 Inverse: 0.7199 1.3771 Inverse: 0.7262 1.3546 Inverse: 0.7383 1.3683 Inverse: 0.7308

Past 10 years: GBP to USD

Dec 2011 Dec 2012 Dec 2013 Dec 2014 Dec 2015 Dec 2016 Dec 2017 Dec 2018 Dec 2019 Dec 2020
1 GBP = 1.5654 Inverse: 0.6388 1.6105 Inverse: 0.6209 1.6382 Inverse: 0.6104 1.5671 Inverse: 0.6381 1.5112 Inverse: 0.6617 1.2731 Inverse: 0.7855 1.3490 Inverse: 0.7413 1.2725 Inverse: 0.7858 1.2997 Inverse: 0.7694 1.3368 Inverse: 0.7480

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