GBP to USD exchange rate

Explore the best GBP/USD exchange rate for today (26 Jan 2022).

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TorFX
24 hours
£0

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TorFX sends money overseas in 30+ currencies, with competitive rates for transfer amounts over $2,000.
XE Money Transfer
Within minutes
£2
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XE has fast transfers with low fees and a range of foreign currency tools.
Central FX
24 hours
£0

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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.
CurrencyFair
24 hours
€3

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Special offer: New customers get unlimited fee-free transfers for their first 3 months. T&Cs apply.
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.
WorldRemit
Within minutes
From £1.99
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Use code Take10GB to get £10 off when you spend £20. Valid till 31 January 2022. T&Cs apply.
WorldRemit sends money to 110+ countries for bank-to-bank deposits, cash pick-ups or mobile top-ups.
VertoFX Business
24 hours
£0

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Special offer: New customers get $100 trade credit after their first transaction. T&Cs apply.
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
24 hours
£0

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WorldFirst sends 60+ currencies at competitive rates with no fees. If you find a better eligible quote, WorldFirst will beat it.
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.
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.
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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

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

British pound (GBP) US dollar (USD)
£1 $1.3501
£100 $135.0074
£500 $675.0371
£1,000 $1,350.0743
£1,500 $2,025.1114
£2,500 $3,375.1856
£5,000 $6,750.3713

Past 10 days: GBP to USD

Jan 16 Jan 17 Jan 18 Jan 19 Jan 20 Jan 21 Jan 22 Jan 23 Jan 24 Jan 25
1 GBP = 1.3673 Inverse: 0.7314 1.3647 Inverse: 0.7328 1.3601 Inverse: 0.7352 1.3609 Inverse: 0.7348 1.3597 Inverse: 0.7355 1.3557 Inverse: 0.7377 1.3557 Inverse: 0.7377 1.3555 Inverse: 0.7377 1.3488 Inverse: 0.7414 1.3509 Inverse: 0.7402

Past 10 months: GBP to USD

Mar 2021 Apr 2021 May 2021 Jun 2021 Jul 2021 Aug 2021 Sep 2021 Oct 2021 Nov 2021 Dec 2021
1 GBP = 1.3790 Inverse: 0.7252 1.3903 Inverse: 0.7193 1.4203 Inverse: 0.7041 1.3885 Inverse: 0.7202 1.3827 Inverse: 0.7232 1.3765 Inverse: 0.7265 1.3676 Inverse: 0.7312 1.3761 Inverse: 0.7267 1.3375 Inverse: 0.7476 1.3405 Inverse: 0.7460

Past 10 years: GBP to USD

Jan 2012 Jan 2013 Jan 2014 Jan 2015 Jan 2016 Jan 2017 Jan 2018 Jan 2019 Jan 2020 Jan 2021
1 GBP = 1.5718 Inverse: 0.6362 1.5801 Inverse: 0.6329 1.6480 Inverse: 0.6068 1.5081 Inverse: 0.6631 1.4349 Inverse: 0.6969 1.2634 Inverse: 0.7915 1.4150 Inverse: 0.7067 1.3195 Inverse: 0.7579 1.3074 Inverse: 0.7649 1.3686 Inverse: 0.7307

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