Pound to Canadian dollar exchange rate

Find the best GBP/CAD exchange rate for 21 Apr 2024.

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Today's best GBP to CAD exchange rates

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Use the currency transfer calculator below to compare exchange rates and fees for sending GBP to Canada.
Name Product Filter values Finder score Pay by Receiving options Fastest transfer Fee (pay by bank transfer) Key benefits
OFFER
TorFX
4.5
★★★★★
Debit card, Bank transfer
Bank account
Within minutes
£0
Get a £50 Amazon voucher for each friend you refer who transfers £5,000 or more. T&Cs apply.
Key Currency
Not rated yet
Bank transfer
Bank account
24 hours
£0
OFFER
Wise (TransferWise)
4.0
★★★★★
Credit card, Debit card, Bank transfer
Bank account, Alipay (China only)
Within minutes
From 0.41%
Refer 3 friends to receive up to £50 referral bonus
OFFER
Atlantic Money
Not rated yet
Bank transfer
Bank account
Within minutes
£3
Pay no fees on your first Atlantic Money transaction with this link.
Remitly
4.0
★★★★★
Credit card, Debit card, Bank transfer
Cash pickup location, Bank account, Mobile wallet, Home delivery
Within minutes
From £0
OFFER
WorldRemit
3.5
★★★★★
Credit card, Debit card, Bank transfer, Apple Pay
Cash pickup location, Bank account, Mobile wallet, Home delivery, Prepaid phone credit
Within minutes
From £1.99
Use promo code 3FREE and pay no fees on your first 3 transfers. Conditions apply.
OFFER
CurrencyFair
3.5
★★★★★
Bank transfer
Bank account
Within minutes
€3
New customers get unlimited fee-free transfers for their first 3 months. T&Cs apply.
CurrencyTransfer
Not rated yet
Bank transfer
Bank account
24 hours
£0
OFFER
Currencies Direct
4.0
★★★★★
Debit card, Bank transfer
Bank account
24 hours
£0
Get a £50 Amazon voucher for each friend you refer who transfers £5,000 or more. T&Cs apply.
TorFX Offer
Not rated yet
Debit card, Bank transfer
Bank account
Within minutes
£0
Starling
Not rated yet
Bank transfer
Bank account
24 hours
From £0.34
TorFX Business
4.5
★★★★★
Debit card, Bank transfer
Bank account
Within minutes
£0
OFX
4.5
★★★★★
Credit card, Debit card, Bank transfer
Bank account
24 hours
£0
Equals Money Account
Not rated yet
Bank transfer
Bank account
3 hours
£0
Western Union
3.0
★★★★★
Cash, Credit card, Debit card, Bank transfer
Cash pickup location, Bank account, Mobile wallet
Within minutes
From £0
FairFX
Not rated yet
Credit card, Debit card, Bank transfer
Cash pickup location, Bank account
24 hours
£0
OFX
4.5
★★★★★
Credit card, Debit card, Bank transfer
Bank account
24 hours
£0
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
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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
Coins: £1, £2, 1p, 2p, 5p, 10p, 20p, 50p

Canadian dollar

The Canadian dollar is the official currency of Canada. In 2011, the Bank of Canada replaced the traditional cotton-and-paper notes with synthetic polymer, plastic-based notes. The most common nickname for the Canadian dollar is the loonie, though buck, huard and piastre are also used.
Currency: Canadian dollar
Currency Symbol: $
Sub unit: cent
Bank notes: $5, $10, $20, $50, $100, $1, $2, $500, $1000
Coins: $1, $2, 5¢, 10¢, 25¢, 1¢, 50¢

Is the Canadian dollar getting stronger?

Compared to a month ago, the Canadian dollar is getting stronger against the British pound. Currently 100 British pounds is equivalent to 170.17 Canadian dollars. A month ago, 100 British pounds was worth 172.46 Canadian dollars. This means we've seen a decrease of $2.29 (1.33%) over the past month.

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

British pound (GBP) Canadian dollar (CAD)
£1 $1.7017
£100 $170.1683
£500 $850.8414
£1,000 $1,701.6828
£1,500 $2,552.5241
£2,500 $4,254.2069
£5,000 $8,508.4138

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