GBP to USD exchange rate

Explore the best GBP/USD exchange rate for today (07 Feb 2023).

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Today's best GBP to USD exchange rates

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Name Product Filter values Ratings Pay by Receiving options Fastest transfer Fee (pay by bank transfer) Key benefits
OFFER
TorFX
Finder rating
★★★★★
Debit card, Bank transfer
Bank account
24 hours
£0
Rate improver guarantee: TorFX will match and beat any rate you're offered by a competitor. T&Cs apply. Get a £50 Amazon voucher for each friend you refer who transfers £5,000 or more. T&Cs apply.
OFFER
Xe
Finder rating
★★★★★
Credit card, Debit card, Bank transfer
Cash pickup location, Bank account
Within minutes
£2
Refer a friend and you'll each get a £25 Amazon voucher when they transfer over £1,000. T&Cs apply.
Key Currency
Not rated yet
Bank transfer
Bank account
24 hours
£0
OFFER
Wise (TransferWise)
Finder rating
★★★★★
Credit card, Debit card, Bank transfer
Bank account
4 hours
From £3.75
Refer 3 friends to receive up to £50 referral bonus
DISCOUNT
PassTo
Finder rating
★★★★★
Credit card, Debit card, Bank transfer
Cash pickup location, Bank account, Mobile wallet
Within minutes
From £0.99
No fees on your first transfer. Refer 3 friends to PassTo and earn £50 once they each make a transfer of at least £200. They'll earn £5 too. T&Cs apply.
OFFER
Atlantic Money (iPhone only)
Not rated yet
Bank transfer
Bank account
Within minutes
£3
Pay no fees on your first Atlantic Money transaction with this link.
Remitly
Finder rating
★★★★★
Credit card, Debit card, Bank transfer
Cash pickup location, Bank account, Mobile wallet, Home delivery
Within minutes
From £1.49
OFFER
WorldRemit
Finder rating
★★★★★
Credit card, Debit card, Bank transfer
Cash pickup location, Bank account, Mobile wallet, Prepaid phone credit
Within minutes
From £1.99
Use promo code 4FREEFINDER to send your first 4 transfers with no fee. T&Cs apply.
OFFER
Airwallex multi-currency business account
Not rated yet
Bank transfer
Bank account
Within minutes
£0
Connect your Airwallex account to Xero at no additional cost. Plus, generate Airwallex payment links to share with your customers anywhere in the world so they can pay in the currency and payment method of their choice. T&Cs apply.
CurrencyTransfer
Not rated yet
Bank transfer
Bank account
24 hours
£0
OFFER
CurrencyFair
Finder rating
★★★★★
Bank transfer
Bank account
24 hours
£2.50
New customers get unlimited fee-free transfers for their first 3 months. T&Cs apply.
OFFER
Revolut
Not rated yet
Bank transfer
Bank account
Within minutes
From £0
Sign up and get 3 months of Revolut Premium for free. T&Cs apply.
OFFER
Currencies Direct
Finder rating
★★★★★
Bank transfer
Bank account, Mobile wallet
24 hours
£0
Get a £50 Amazon voucher for each friend you refer who transfers £5,000 or more. T&Cs apply.
Starling
Not rated yet
Bank transfer
Bank account
24 hours
From £0.34
OFX
Finder rating
★★★★★
Credit card, Debit card, Bank transfer
Bank account, Mobile wallet
24 hours
£0
OFFER
TorFX Business
Finder rating
★★★★★
Bank transfer
Bank account
24 hours
£0
Rate improver guarantee: TorFX will match and beat any rate you're offered by a competitor. T&Cs apply.
WorldFirst Business
Not rated yet
Debit card, Bank transfer
Bank account, Mobile wallet
24 hours
£0
CurrencyTransfer Business
Not rated yet
Bank transfer
Bank account
24 hours
£0
Xe Business
Not rated yet
Bank transfer
Bank account
24 hours
£0
Special offer: £25 Amazon voucher when you refer a friend
OFX Business
Not rated yet
Credit card, Debit card, Bank transfer
Bank account, Mobile wallet
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

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

British pound (GBP) US dollar (USD)
£1 $1.2039
£100 $120.3949
£500 $601.9745
£1,000 $1,203.9490
£1,500 $1,805.9234
£2,500 $3,009.8724
£5,000 $6,019.7448

Past 10 days: GBP to USD

Jan 28 Jan 29 Jan 30 Jan 31 Feb 01 Feb 02 Feb 03 Feb 04 Feb 05 Feb 06
1 GBP = 1.2381 Inverse: 0.8077 1.2400 Inverse: 0.8064 1.2350 Inverse: 0.8097 1.2308 Inverse: 0.8125 1.2388 Inverse: 0.8073 1.2221 Inverse: 0.8183 1.2048 Inverse: 0.8300 1.2055 Inverse: 0.8296 1.2044 Inverse: 0.8303 1.2026 Inverse: 0.8315

Past 10 months: GBP to USD

Apr 2022 May 2022 Jun 2022 Jul 2022 Aug 2022 Sep 2022 Oct 2022 Nov 2022 Dec 2022 Jan 2023
1 GBP = 1.3030 Inverse: 0.7675 1.2306 Inverse: 0.8126 1.2493 Inverse: 0.8005 1.2030 Inverse: 0.8313 1.2085 Inverse: 0.8275 1.1522 Inverse: 0.8679 1.1094 Inverse: 0.9014 1.1331 Inverse: 0.8825 1.2133 Inverse: 0.8242 1.1909 Inverse: 0.8397

Past 10 years: GBP to USD

Feb 2013 Feb 2014 Feb 2015 Feb 2016 Feb 2017 Feb 2018 Feb 2019 Feb 2020 Feb 2021 Feb 2022
1 GBP = 1.5665 Inverse: 0.6384 1.6321 Inverse: 0.6127 1.5241 Inverse: 0.6561 1.4502 Inverse: 0.6896 1.2483 Inverse: 0.8011 1.3944 Inverse: 0.7172 1.2957 Inverse: 0.7718 1.2997 Inverse: 0.7694 1.3672 Inverse: 0.7314 1.3538 Inverse: 0.7387
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