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Bahrain - Bahraini dinar - Currency Guide


Foreign exchange guide to Bahrain and the Bahraini dinar (BHD)


USD/BHD Trend (90-day)

USDBHD at 0.3771 is near its 90-day average, 0.3766-0.3781 range.
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Recent USD to BHD Trend + Alerts

The above interactive chart shows the USD/BHD Exchange Rate, Trends and Alerts - UP DOWN HIGH LOW


BHD News, Forecasts and Trends

US dollar to Bahraini dinar - Historical Rates

09 Apr 2021
0.1% ▲1 Week
17 Mar 2021
0% ▲30 Days
16 Jan 2021
0% ▲90 Days
16 Apr 2020
0.2% ▼1 Year
17 Apr 2016
0.1% ▲5 Years
19 Apr 2011
0.2% ▲10 Years

USD/BHD 10 year historic rates & change to 16-Apr-2021 : 0.3771


$10,000 USD
3,771 BHD

Converted at USD/BHD interbank rate, compare Send Money and Currency Exchange exchange rates.

US dollar to Bahraini dinar - Quick Convert

$ 1 0.3771
$ 5 1.8855
$ 10 3.7710
$ 20 7.5420
$ 50 18.86
$ 100 37.71
$ 250 94.28
$ 500 188.55
$ 1,000 377.10
$ 2,000 754.20
$ 5,000 1,886
$ 10,000 3,771
$ 50,000 18,855
$ 100,000 37,710
More amounts
$ 2.6520 1
$ 13.26 5
$ 26.52 10
$ 53.04 20
$ 132.60 50
$ 265.20 100
$ 663.00 250
$ 1,326 500
$ 2,652 1,000
$ 5,304 2,000
$ 13,260 5,000
$ 26,520 10,000
$ 132,600 50,000
$ 265,200 100,000
More amounts

Frequently Asked Questions


What currency should I use in Bahrain?

The domestic currency in Bahrain is the Bahraini dinar.

What is the Bahraini dinar currency code and symbol?

The three letter currency code for the Bahraini dinar is BHD.

Which countries use the Bahraini dinar?

It is the domestic currency in    Bahrain.

Is the Bahraini dinar a closed currency?

No, the Bahraini dinar is freely available and convertible. See guide: What is a closed currency?


Travel, Currency and Money saving tips for Bahrain

The Bahraini Dinar (BHD) is the currency of Bahrain and is pegged to the US$ at 1US=0.376BD. Plastic is generally recommended when travelling whilst most ATMs dispense cash should you need it. Currency exchange counters are also common in the capital, Manama. Try to change all your Dinars back to your local currency before you leave (the airport is always a convenient place to do this) as currency conversion can vary drastically overseas, if they exchange it at all


Travel money for Bahrain

Save money and time by Ordering your Bahraini dinar online from Travelex, you get better rates and can pick up the BHD cash locally or even on travel day at the airport.

Another popular option is to use a Pre-paid Travel Card. Your Debit/Credit Card provider will charge you 2% from market mid-rate, but your bank may also charge an extra 3% as an “Overseas Transaction Charge” plus “Overseas ATM” fees for withdrawing cash.

For card purchases if offered a choice of currencies always select to Pay in Bahraini dinar otherwise you may get much worst exchange rates.


Send Money to Bahrain - Best Rates

To get a good (and fair) exchange rate when sending money to Bahrain you need to find and compare exchange rates for International Money Transfers (IMTs).

The available FX rates for sending money abroad can be very different to the mid-market (wholesale) rate which you see reported online and in the News.

You should especially compare your own bank's exchange rates to those available from Money Transfer specialists to see how much you can save - we make that calculation easy in the below table.

Get a better deal for foreign transfers to Bahrain

When sending money to Bahrain it’s important to compare your bank’s rates & fees with those we have negotiated with our partner money transfer providers. To get a better deal you should follow these 4 simple steps :

  1. Open an account with a BER reviewed FX provider (id docs may be required)
  2. You specify the local or Bahraini dinar amount you want to transfer
  3. Make a local currency domestic transfer for the requested amount to the provider's bank account in your country
  4. Once your funds are received by the provider the converted BHD amount will be transfered to the recipient account you specify in Bahrain.

Use the above Send to Bahraini dinar calculator to compare the exchange rates of FX specialist providers rates versus your bank's standard rates you can hopefully save around 5% and maybe more - end result is more Bahraini dinar deposited into the recipient bank account and less margins and fees kept by the banks!

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