Guinea - Guinean Franc - Currency Guide

This is a currency guide to Guinea, the Guinean Franc currency plus sending (GNF) transfers and travel tips for Guinea.

Country CodeGN
Domestic Currency Guinean Franc
Currency SymbolFG
Currency CodeGNF
Exchange RateUSD/GNF = 9482.6
Telephone Prefix+224

Quick Conversions from US Dollar to Guinean Franc



U$ 1
FG 9,483
U$ 5
FG 47,413
U$ 10
FG 94,826
U$ 20
FG 189,652
U$ 50
FG 474,130
U$ 100
FG 948,260
U$ 250
FG 2,370,650
U$ 500
FG 4,741,300
U$ 1,000
FG 9,482,600
U$ 2,000
FG 18,965,200
U$ 5,000
FG 47,413,000
U$ 10,000
FG 94,826,000
U$ 50,000
FG 474,130,000
U$ 100,000
FG 948,260,000
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U$ 0.0001
FG 1
U$ 0.0005
FG 5
U$ 0.0011
FG 10
U$ 0.0021
FG 20
U$ 0.0053
FG 50
U$ 0.0105
FG 100
U$ 0.0263
FG 250
U$ 0.0525
FG 500
U$ 0.1050
FG 1,000
U$ 0.2100
FG 2,000
U$ 0.5250
FG 5,000
U$ 1.0500
FG 10,000
U$ 5.2500
FG 50,000
U$ 10.50
FG 100,000
More amounts

To calculate specific USD/GNF amounts use our Convert USD to GNF quick calculator.

Guinea Currency Info

Frequently Asked Questions

What currency should I use in Guinea?

The domestic currency in Guinea is the Guinean Franc.

What is the Guinean Franc currency code and symbol?

The three letter currency code for the Guinean Franc is GNF — symbol is FG.

How much is U$100 US Dollars in Guinean Franc?

U$ 100 converts to FG 948,260

Which countries use the Guinean Franc?

It is the domestic currency in Guinea.

Is the Guinean Franc a closed currency?

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

Guinean Franc (GNF) in the markets

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

USD/GNF at 9482.58 was trading near AVG:9458.16 with LO:9400 and HI:9562.25 (90 days). There are no current rate alerts.

Travel, Currency and Money saving tips for Guinea

Travel money for Guinea

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


Guinea Trip Checklist    

  1. Compare GNF travel cash rates - probably why you are here!
  2. Search Hotel deals - Save on your accomodation in Guinea
  3. Lonely Planet - world's best travel guide (coupon and deals)

Sending money to Guinea

When searching around for information on how to get a good exchange rate when sending money to Guinea you need to start with finding out the latest Guinean Franc 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 Guinea

When sending money to Guinea 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 Guinean Franc 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 GNF amount will be transfered to the recipient account you specify in Guinea.

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


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Guinean Franc to US Dollar - Historical Rates

1 Day0.00010629 Mar 2020
7 Day0.00010623 Mar 2020
30 Day0.00010629 Feb 2020
3 Month0.00010531 Dec 2019
1 Year0.00011031 Mar 2019
5 Year0.00013701 Apr 2015
10 Year0.00019902 Apr 2010

Guinean Franc to Euro - Historical Rates

1 Day0.00009529 Mar 2020
7 Day0.00009823 Mar 2020
30 Day0.00009629 Feb 2020
3 Month0.00009331 Dec 2019
1 Year0.00009831 Mar 2019
5 Year0.00012701 Apr 2015
10 Year0.00014802 Apr 2010

Guinean Franc to Pound Sterling - 10 Year History

1 Day0.00008529 Mar 2020
7 Day0.00009123 Mar 2020
30 Day0.00008329 Feb 2020
3 Month0.00007931 Dec 2019
1 Year0.00008431 Mar 2019
5 Year0.00009201 Apr 2015
10 Year0.00013102 Apr 2010

Guinean Franc to Australian Dollar - Historical Rates

1 Day0.00017229 Mar 2020
7 Day0.00018023 Mar 2020
30 Day0.00016329 Feb 2020
3 Month0.00014931 Dec 2019
1 Year0.00015431 Mar 2019
5 Year0.00018001 Apr 2015
10 Year0.00021702 Apr 2010

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