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Convert USD to INR at Best Exchange Rates


There are three amounts that you need to understand if you are to have any chance of getting the best possible USD to INR rate, these are :

  1. The USD/INR foreign exchange market mid-rate
  2. The transaction margin from the mid-rate you will be charged by your bank or foreign exchange provider
  3. Any fixed or percentage fees for your transfer or currency exchange.

1 United States dollar equals
Indian rupee 1=


Right now the USD/INR market rate is and represents how many Indian rupee you can get for one United States dollar. You can calculate with the current mid-rate using our USD to INR calculator below but note the rate will most likely be quite different by the time you make you currency exchange.

Getting a good market rate is mainly about timing however the transaction margin you end up being charged can be considerably reduced by around a few percent (of total amount being exchanged) for travel money and possibly over 5% to 6% when sending money. The exact potential savings depends on the currencies being exchanged and the amount you are transferring and if you are willing to shop around.

Our real-time comparison calculators make shopping around easy and help you calculate how much you can save.



Why can't I just get the same USD/INR market rate I see on Google or in the Media?

When you look up the current United States dollar to Indian rupee exchange rate on the web the figure you find quoted on sites like google or mentioned on TV is commonly referred to as the mid-market rate.

USD to INR mid-rate on google

USD to INR mid-rate on google search

Getting a great USD to INR mid-market rate is all about timing, so unless you are able to wait, watch and time the market this is largely beyond your control. This rate will go up and down with varying amounts of volatility depending on the currency pair.

This mid-market rate is really only a reference and is just the starting point for calculating the actual rate you will get for your transaction, luckily we can also use this same rate to determine how good a deal a rate that a provider offers you actually is.

You can use the below USD to INR calculator to convert currency amounts using the latest mid-market exchange rates. Then choose your transaction type for specific United States dollar cross rates and reviews of leading foreign exchange providers versus the Banks.

USD to INR mid-rate calculator

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1 USD equals
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United States dollar - Recent Performance

The US dollar has stabilized since September having tumbled in the first eight months of the year. Within the September-December period, EUR/USD, for example, pulled back from levels above 1.20 to the mid-1.17s and USD/CAD climbed into the mid-1.28s, from the mid-1.20s. Against the Japanese yen, the dollar traded in the first week of December above 113, having been below 108 in September.

A better-than-expected US payrolls number in December affirmed investor expectations for future US interest rate hikes in December 2017 and March of 2018.

Interest rates are the principal driver of foreign exchange rates but the dollar has also been supported in recent months by Donald Trump’s planned tax cuts, which are expected to boost the US economy.

In a note to clients in December, Dutch bank ING predicted that the dollar would weaken throughout 2018. The bank forecast EUR/USD at 1.30 before 2018 was done, representing a 9.5% depreciation in the dollar's value from December 2017 rates.

Indian rupee - Recent Performance

The rupee had a difficult September, ending the month at 65.44 per dollar, which meant that it had given back 40% of the 2017 gains it once held over USD (the rupee had been as strong as 63.53 per dollar on August 3rd).

The rupee had been one of the stars of the early part of the year, strengthening 6% against the dollar between January and April. However, between May and August, seasonal factors and a drop in market volatility meant that USD/INR spent much of the June-August period drifting sideways along the 64.0 handle.

While we could blame Donald Trump for the rupee’s September nosedive (Trump reignited the US reflation trade with September’s proposed corporate tax cuts) the reality is that the rupee remains weak by recent standards against many of the majors, especially the Canadian dollar, euro and British pound.

In September, AUD/INR once again tested 52.0, and once again was repelled. This resistance level is one of the strongest in FX and a break above it could see the rupee enter a long-term decline against the Australian dollar.

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