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The total cost you are charged by your foreign exchange provider consists of the margin from the mid-rate offered plus any fixed or percentage fees. These margins and fees vary significantly for International Money Transfers and Travel Money transactions as shown below.


USD to BTC interbank exchange rate = 0.000185

Right now the USD/BTC interbank exchange rate is 0.000185. It’s also called the mid-market rate or just the mid-rate and is the rate that banks use when trading large amounts of foreign currencies with one another.

It's the reference rate we use to calculate how much you are being charged to convert Bitcoin to United States Dollar.

This USD/BTC Converter calculates equivalent United States Dollar to Bitcoin amounts at the market mid-rate. You can also enter your own rates to find out the percentage difference to the latest market rates you are being charged.

USD / BTC converter & margin calculator

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United States Dollar


1 USD 0.0002 BTC
5 USD 0.0009 BTC
10 USD 0.0019 BTC
20 USD 0.0037 BTC
50 USD 0.0093 BTC
100 USD 0.0185 BTC
250 USD 0.0463 BTC
500 USD 0.0925 BTC
1,000 USD 0.1850 BTC
2,000 USD 0.3700 BTC
5,000 USD 0.9250 BTC
10,000 USD 1.8500 BTC
50,000 USD 9.2500 BTC
100,000 USD 18.50 BTC
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United States Dollar


5,404.53 USD 1 BTC
27,022.63 USD 5 BTC
54,045.26 USD 10 BTC
108,090.52 USD 20 BTC
270,226.29 USD 50 BTC
540,452.58 USD 100 BTC
1,351,131.45 USD 250 BTC
2,702,262.90 USD 500 BTC
5,404,525.80 USD 1,000 BTC
10,809,051.60 USD 2,000 BTC
27,022,629.00 USD 5,000 BTC
54,045,258.00 USD 10,000 BTC
270,226,290.00 USD 50,000 BTC
540,452,580.00 USD 100,000 BTC
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United States Dollar to Bitcoin (USD-BTC) - 10 Year History

The below table shows the historic variation in the USD/BTC exchange rate over the last 10 years. The percentage change is the difference from the date shown to present. This lets you decide if the current rate is in your favour. You can also view our various charts of USD versus other currencies : USD historical charts.

DateExchange RatePeriodChange
22 Apr 20190.000188Latest
15 Apr 20190.0001981 Week-5.05%
23 Mar 20190.0002501 Month-24.8%
24 Oct 20180.0001556 Months+21.29%
22 Apr 20180.0001141 Year+64.91%
22 Apr 20170.0008002 Years-76.5%
23 Apr 20140.0020545 Years-90.85%

Why can't I just get the USD/BTC market rate I see on Google or in the Media?

The USD/BTC mid-rate is the rate you will see Quoted on Google or the News, nobody except the largest banks and businesses can get exchange rates close to this mid-rate. It is actually just the theoretical half-way point (hence mid-rate) between the last rate at which the USD / BTC was traded (bought or sold) in the international markets.

Getting a good market rate is mainly about timing however the transaction margin you end up being charged can be considerably reduced by around a few percent (of total amount being exchanged) for travel money and possibly over 5% to 6% when sending money. The exact potential savings depends on the currencies being exchanged and the amount you are transferring and if you are willing to shop around.

The closer your final exchange rate is to the market USD/BTC midrate the better deal you are getting.

Our real-time foreign transfer and travel money/cards comparison calculators make shopping around easy and help you calculate how much you can save.

The three things you need in order to get a good USD to BTC exchange rate

  1. Know the latest USD/BTC market mid-rate. The closer your final exchange rate is to this real market rate the better deal you are getting. You should also judge how the current rate compares to the historic rate over the past 10 years.
  2. Compare your Bank's transaction costs to several licensed FX providers, remember to compare the exchange rate margins as well as the various types of fees. We make that easy to do with our calculators for Foreign Transfers and Travel Money transactions.
  3. Review up-to-date Currency News and Forecasts for both the and currencies, if available.

Currency news and forecasts for United States Dollar and Bitcoin

Whenever you are researching a particular exchange rate you are actually interested in two currencies as the value of a currency must always be quoted relative to a second currency.

So it follows that if you are determining the best time to transact, in this case the USD vs BTC, you should pay attention to both United States Dollar and Bitcoin news and forecasts.

United States Dollar (USD) - Market news and forecasts

In the third week of April the Dollar Index was rallying strongly towards the mid-97s, slightly below major resistance at 97.70, a break of which would be massively positive for the greenback. The index was up 1.7 percent year-to-date.

The dollar’s strength comes in spite of a dovish surprise in March from the Federal Reserve, which ditched two interest rate hikes from its 2019 projections. Fortunately for dollar holders, the rest of the world has problems and other important central banks also turned dovish, removing much of the incentive for selling USD.

Bloomberg research warned in April of potential for a large upcoming move in the US dollar, up or down. Over the past quarter-century, three prominent troughs in the JPMorgan Global FX Volatility Index were followed by dollar moves over 6-month periods worth 10-15 percent. The index was trading in mid-April at a 5-year low.

Bitcoin (BTC) - Market news and forecasts

In early April, bitcoin suddenly jumped to a 4-1/2-month high of $5,100 for reasons not entirely obvious. A $900 move in less than an hour was attributed by some to technical buying, triggered by a breakout from a narrow, low-volatility trading range, and by others to algorithms or to a reduction in bitcoin mining rewards.

Promising research by DataLight in April highlighted real-world use for bitcoin: in 2018 it proved itself to be a popular way to send large amounts. At $3.4 trillion, bitcoin’s total volume for payments last year nearly caught up with Mastercard ($5.9 trillion) and dwarfed PayPal ($578 billion). Interestingly, bitcoin’s average transaction size was 400 times that of Mastercard.

Though the Lightning network is first needed (this solves the crypto upscaling problem), DataLight believes bitcoin is “almost certain [to become] the world’s main payment system,” and this justifies much higher bitcoin prices. It forecasts new all-time highs above $20,000.