Honduras - Honduran Lempira - Currency Guide

This is a currency guide to Honduras, the Honduran Lempira currency plus sending (HNL) transfers and travel tips for Honduras.

Country CodeHN
Domestic Currency Honduran Lempira
Currency SymbolL
Currency CodeHNL
Exchange RateUSD/HNL = 24.9
Telephone Prefix+504

Quick Conversions from US Dollar to Honduran Lempira



U$ 1
L 24.90
U$ 5
L 124.50
U$ 10
L 249.00
U$ 20
L 498.00
U$ 50
L 1,245
U$ 100
L 2,490
U$ 250
L 6,225
U$ 500
L 12,450
U$ 1,000
L 24,900
U$ 2,000
L 49,800
U$ 5,000
L 124,500
U$ 10,000
L 249,000
U$ 50,000
L 1,245,000
U$ 100,000
L 2,490,000
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U$ 0.0402
L 1
U$ 0.2008
L 5
U$ 0.4016
L 10
U$ 0.8032
L 20
U$ 2.0081
L 50
U$ 4.0161
L 100
U$ 10.04
L 250
U$ 20.08
L 500
U$ 40.16
L 1,000
U$ 80.32
L 2,000
U$ 200.81
L 5,000
U$ 401.61
L 10,000
U$ 2,008
L 50,000
U$ 4,016
L 100,000
More amounts

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

Honduras Currency Info

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.

How much is U$100 US Dollars in Honduran Lempira?

U$ 100 converts to L 2,490

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?

Honduran Lempira (HNL) in the markets

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

USD/HNL at 24.9 was trading near AVG:24.84 with LO:24.55 and HI:25.01 (90 days). There are no current rate alerts.

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.


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Sending money to Honduras

When searching around for information on how to get a good exchange rate when sending money to Honduras you need to start with finding out the latest Honduran Lempira 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 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 our 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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Honduran Lempira to US Dollar - Historical Rates

1 Day0.040729 Mar 2020
7 Day0.040223 Mar 2020
30 Day0.040129 Feb 2020
3 Month0.040631 Dec 2019
1 Year0.040731 Mar 2019
5 Year0.046601 Apr 2015
10 Year0.052902 Apr 2010

Honduran Lempira to Euro - Historical Rates

1 Day0.036629 Mar 2020
7 Day0.037323 Mar 2020
30 Day0.036429 Feb 2020
3 Month0.036231 Dec 2019
1 Year0.036331 Mar 2019
5 Year0.043301 Apr 2015
10 Year0.039202 Apr 2010

Honduran Lempira to Pound Sterling - 10 Year History

1 Day0.032729 Mar 2020
7 Day0.034623 Mar 2020
30 Day0.031329 Feb 2020
3 Month0.030631 Dec 2019
1 Year0.031231 Mar 2019
5 Year0.031401 Apr 2015
10 Year0.034702 Apr 2010

Honduran Lempira to Australian Dollar - Historical Rates

1 Day0.065929 Mar 2020
7 Day0.068423 Mar 2020
30 Day0.061629 Feb 2020
3 Month0.057831 Dec 2019
1 Year0.057231 Mar 2019
5 Year0.061301 Apr 2015
10 Year0.057502 Apr 2010

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