Belarus - BYR - Currency Guide

This is a currency guide to Belarus, the BYR currency plus sending (BYR) transfers and travel tips for Belarus.

 
 
CountryBelarus
FlagBelarus
Country CodeBY
Domestic Currency BYR
Currency Symbolp.
Currency CodeBYR
Exchange RateUSD/EUR = 0.9219
Telephone Prefix+375

Quick Conversions from US Dollar to Euro

USD

EUR

U$ 1
€ 0.9219
U$ 5
€ 4.6095
U$ 10
€ 9.2190
U$ 20
€ 18.44
U$ 50
€ 46.10
U$ 100
€ 92.19
U$ 250
€ 230.48
U$ 500
€ 460.95
U$ 1,000
€ 921.90
U$ 2,000
€ 1,844
U$ 5,000
€ 4,610
U$ 10,000
€ 9,219
U$ 50,000
€ 46,095
U$ 100,000
€ 92,190
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USD

EUR

U$ 1.0847
€ 1
U$ 5.4235
€ 5
U$ 10.85
€ 10
U$ 21.69
€ 20
U$ 54.24
€ 50
U$ 108.47
€ 100
U$ 271.18
€ 250
U$ 542.35
€ 500
U$ 1,085
€ 1,000
U$ 2,169
€ 2,000
U$ 5,424
€ 5,000
U$ 10,847
€ 10,000
U$ 54,235
€ 50,000
U$ 108,470
€ 100,000
More amounts

To calculate specific USD/EUR amounts use our Convert USD to EUR quick calculator. To read more about the latest exchange rate trends and to compare FX provider rates view USD to EUR Rate Guide.

Belarus Currency Info


Frequently Asked Questions


What currency should I use in Belarus?

The domestic currency in Belarus is the BYR.

What is the BYR currency code and symbol?

The three letter currency code for the BYR is BYR — symbol is p..

How much is U$100 US Dollars in BYR?

U$ 100 converts to € 92.19

Which countries use the BYR?

It is the domestic currency in Belarus.

Is the BYR a closed currency?

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


BYR (BYR) in the markets

The interactive chart below shows the USD to BYR exchange rate and trend for the previous 3 months:

Travel, Currency and Money saving tips for Belarus

The Belarusian Ruble (BYN) is the local currency in Belarus. Sterling isn't widely accepted for exchange into BYN so it's wise to carry US dollars or Euro. its not possible to change BYN to any other currency outside of Belarus so do so before you leave the country. The airport is always a convenient place to do this. ATMs are widespread and credit cards can also be USD to withdraw cash, usually BYN, occasionally US dollars will also be available. NB: In 2016, the New Belarusian Ruble (BYN) replaced the old Belarusian Ruble (BYR) at a ratio of 1:10,000.

 

Travel money for Belarus

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

 

Belarus Trip Checklist    

 
  1. Compare BYR travel cash rates - probably why you are here!
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  3. Lonely Planet - world's best travel guide (coupon and deals)

Sending money to Belarus

When searching around for information on how to get a good exchange rate when sending money to Belarus you need to start with finding out the latest BYR foreign-transfer exchange 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 here).


Get a better deal for foreign transfers to Belarus

When sending money to Belarus 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 BYR 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 BYR amount will be transfered to the recipient account you specify in Belarus.

Use our Send to BYR 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 BYR deposited into the recipient bank account and less margins and fees kept by the banks!

 

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BYR to US Dollar - Historical Rates

PeriodBYR/USDDate
5 Year0.00006618 Feb 2015
10 Year0.00034219 Feb 2010

BYR to Euro - Historical Rates

PeriodBYR/EURDate
5 Year0.00005818 Feb 2015
10 Year0.00025219 Feb 2010

BYR to Pound Sterling - 10 Year History

PeriodBYR/GBPDate
5 Year0.00004318 Feb 2015
10 Year0.00022219 Feb 2010

BYR to Australian Dollar - Historical Rates

PeriodBYR/AUDDate
5 Year0.00008518 Feb 2015
10 Year0.00038219 Feb 2010

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