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Bahrain - Bahraini Dinar - Currency Guide


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


BHD News, Forecasts and Trends

The below interactive chart shows the AUD to BHD exchange rate, trend and recent alerts for the last 90 days.

Recent AUD to BHD 90-day trend
AUD/BHD at 0.262 was trading 6.2% above AVG:0.2466 with LO:0.2186 and HI:0.2651 (90 days). ALERT: AUD/BHD rose to 14-DAY HIGHS.

Australian Dollar to Bahraini Dinar - Historical Rates

AUD/BHD historic rateChange to 03-JulPeriod
0.2592  26 Jun 20201% ▲1 Week
0.2616  03 Jun 20200.1% ▲30 Days
0.2261  04 Apr 202015.8% ▲90 Days
0.2649  04 Jul 20191.2% ▼1 Year
0.2822  05 Jul 20157.2% ▼5 Years
0.3205  06 Jul 201018.3% ▼10 Years
AUD/BHD 10 year historic rates & changes to 03-Jul-2020 : 0.2618

A$1,000 AUD
261.99 BHD

Converted at AUD/BHD wholesale exchange rate, compare foreign transfer and spend/travel exchange rates.


Australian Dollar to Bahraini Dinar - Quick Conversions

A$ 1 0.2620
A$ 5 1.3100
A$ 10 2.6200
A$ 20 5.2400
A$ 50 13.10
A$ 100 26.20
A$ 250 65.50
A$ 500 131.00
A$ 1,000 262.00
A$ 2,000 524.00
A$ 5,000 1,310
A$ 10,000 2,620
A$ 50,000 13,100
A$ 100,000 26,200
More amounts
A$ 3.8170 1
A$ 19.09 5
A$ 38.17 10
A$ 76.34 20
A$ 190.85 50
A$ 381.70 100
A$ 954.25 250
A$ 1,909 500
A$ 3,817 1,000
A$ 7,634 2,000
A$ 19,085 5,000
A$ 38,170 10,000
A$ 190,850 50,000
A$ 381,700 100,000
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.


Sending money to Bahrain

When searching around for information on how to get a good exchange rate when sending money to Bahrain you need to start with finding out the latest Bahraini Dinar exchange rate for foreign-transfers, which can be very different to the wholesale rate.

Then compare your bank's exchange rates to several licensed FX providers exchange rate and fees 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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