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    Honduras - Honduran lempira - Currency Guide


    Foreign exchange guide to Honduras and the Honduran lempira (HNL)

    What's in this Honduras currency guide?

    1. USD/HNL trend
    2. Forecasts
    3. Travel Honduras
    4. Spending HNL
    5. Send to Honduras

    USD/HNL Trend (90-day)

    USD to HNL at 24.16 is 0.8% above its 90-day average, range 23.71-24.23.

    The below interactive chart displays the USD/HNL trend and UP DOWN HIGH LOW alerts

    USD to HNL Currency Trend Chart

    US dollar to Honduran lempira - Historical Rates

    USD/HNL wasChangePeriod
    05 Oct 2021
    no change2 Weeks
    21 Jul 2021
    1.8% 90 Days
    19 Oct 2020
    1.4% 1 Year
    20 Oct 2016
    5.6% 5 Years
    22 Oct 2011
    27.5% 10 Years
    24 Oct 2001
    47.2% 20 Years
    USD/HNL change over periods to 19-Oct-2021

    $10,000 USD
    L241,617 HNL

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

    USD to HNL - Quick Amounts

    Sell USD   →   Buy HNL
    $ 1 L 24.16
    $ 5 L 120.80
    $ 10 L 241.60
    $ 20 L 483.20
    $ 50 L 1,208
    $ 100 L 2,416
    $ 250 L 6,040
    $ 500 L 12,080
    $ 1,000 L 24,160
    $ 2,000 L 48,320
    $ 5,000 L 120,800
    $ 10,000 L 241,600
    $ 20,000 L 483,200
    $ 50,000 L 1,208,000
    $ 100,000 L 2,416,000
    $ 0.0414 L 1
    $ 0.2069 L 5
    $ 0.4139 L 10
    $ 0.8278 L 20
    $ 2.0694 L 50
    $ 4.1388 L 100
    $ 10.35 L 250
    $ 20.69 L 500
    $ 41.39 L 1,000
    $ 82.78 L 2,000
    $ 206.94 L 5,000
    $ 413.88 L 10,000
    $ 827.76 L 20,000
    $ 2,069 L 50,000
    $ 4,139 L 100,000

    More amounts


    Frequently Asked Questions


    What currency should I use in Honduras?

    The domestic currency in Honduras is the Honduran lempira.

    What is the Honduran lempira currency code and symbol?

    The three letter currency code for the Honduran lempira is HNL — symbol is L.

    Which countries use the Honduran lempira?

    It is the domestic currency in    Honduras.

    Is the Honduran lempira a closed currency?

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


    Travel, Currency and Money saving tips for Honduras

    Travel money for Honduras

    Save money and time by Ordering your Honduran lempira online from Travelex, you get better rates and can pick up the HNL 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 Honduran lempira otherwise you may get much worst exchange rates.


    Send Money to Honduras - Best Rates

    To get a good (and fair) exchange rate when sending money to Honduras 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 Honduras

    When sending money to Honduras 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 Honduran lempira 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 HNL amount will be transfered to the recipient account you specify in Honduras.

    Use the above Send to Honduran lempira 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 Honduran lempira deposited into the recipient bank account and less margins and fees kept by the banks!

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