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Best USD to HUF Exchange Rates Compared Live

The best USD to HUF exchange rate is 363.62. Compare foreign transfer and currency exchange rates, find better rates & deals.

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Comparing USD-HUF exchange rates

Exchange rates can vary significantly between different currency exchange providers, so it's important to compare US dollar (USD) to Hungarian forint (HUF) rates from different sources before making a conversion.

The above Dollar to Forint comparison table makes it easy to compare the Total Fees (both variable and fixed) you are being charged vs the latest USD-HUF mid-rate (see below) and the possible savings of using another provider.

US dollar to Hungarian forint (USDHUF) rate guide contents:

 

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USD to HUF Market Data

US dollar (USD) to Hungarian forint (HUF) market data - latest interbank exchange rate, trend, chart & historic rates.

 
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USD to HUF is at 90-day highs near 363.7, 3.0% above its 3-month average of 353.2, having traded in a quite stable 5.6% range from 344.4 to 363.7
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DateUSD/HUFChangePeriod
16 Feb 2024
361.02
0.7% β–²2 Week
02 Dec 2023
348.02
4.5% β–²3 Month
02 Mar 2023
355.03
2.4% β–²1 Year
03 Mar 2019
277.82
30.9% β–²5 Year
04 Mar 2014
226.10
60.8% β–²10 Year
06 Mar 2004
209.24
73.8% β–²20 Year
USD/HUF historic rates & change to 01-Mar-2024
 

What are equivalent amounts of USD and HUF?

Here are some popular conversion amounts for USD to HUF (US dollar to Hungarian forint)*.

USD HUF
$ 1 Ft 363.62
$ 5 Ft 1,818
$ 10 Ft 3,636
$ 20 Ft 7,272
$ 50 Ft 18,181
$ 100 Ft 36,362
$ 250 Ft 90,905
$ 500 Ft 181,810
$ 1,000 Ft 363,620
$ 2,000 Ft 727,240
$ 5,000 Ft 1,818,100
$ 10,000 Ft 3,636,200
$ 20,000 Ft 7,272,400
$ 50,000 Ft 18,181,000
$ 100,000 Ft 36,362,000
USD HUF
$ 0.0028 Ft 1
$ 0.0138 Ft 5
$ 0.0275 Ft 10
$ 0.0550 Ft 20
$ 0.1375 Ft 50
$ 0.2750 Ft 100
$ 0.6875 Ft 250
$ 1.3750 Ft 500
$ 2.7500 Ft 1,000
$ 5.5000 Ft 2,000
$ 13.75 Ft 5,000
$ 27.50 Ft 10,000
$ 55.00 Ft 20,000
$ 137.50 Ft 50,000
$ 275.00 Ft 100,000

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*Converted at the current USDHUF interbank exchange rate. Calculate actual payout amounts for Send Money and Travel Money exchange rates.

 
 

Forecasts for USD to HUF

 

Based on recent exchange rate analyst forecasts and currency market updates, the USD to HUF exchange rate is currently trading near 90-day highs around 363.3, approximately 2.9% higher than its 3-month average of 353. Analysts have noted that the Hungarian forint (HUF) has been influenced by developments in neighboring countries such as Czech Republic and Poland, with Hungary's economy being linked to Germany's stagflation situation.

Read our full review of recent USD to HUF forecasts.

 

How to get a good USD to HUF exchange rate

There are several ways to save on exchange rates when converting US dollar to Hungarian forint:

  1. Shop around for the best USD/HUF exchange rate: Exchange rates can vary significantly between different currency exchange providers, so it's important to compare rates from different sources before making a conversion.
  2. Timing is important: Keep an eye on the USD/HUF rate on currency markets, as exchange rates can fluctuate frequently. Try to make your transactions when the exchange rate is in your favor. You can do this easily with our BER Smart Rate Tracker.
  3. Use a credit/debit or travel card that doesn't charge foreign transaction fees: Some credit cards charge additional fees for transactions made in a foreign currency, so it's important to check with your card issuer to see if they charge these fees and what their exchange rate is.
  4. Use a multi-currency account: Having a multi-currency account allows you to hold and transfer money in both USD and HUF at close to the interbank rate. It also allows you to make payments or withdrawals in the local currency while avoiding high conversion fees.
  5. Buy currency in advance: If you know that you will need foreign currency in the future, consider buying it in advance when the exchange rate is favorable.

The key is reducing excessive costs and fees

Generally speaking, if you are buying Hungarian forint with US dollar, then it's better for the USD/HUF exchange rate to be higher.

However working against you are the fees all foreign exchange providers charge for providing their service. These fees is usually contained within the exchange rate margin (or difference to the mid-rate).

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.

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

It's worth noting that while these tips can help you save on exchange rates, it's important to be aware that no single method is guaranteed to provide the best exchange rate in every situation, and it may require some research and comparison-shopping to find the best option for your specific needs.

Will the US dollar rise against the Hungarian forint?

It is almost impossible to predict what an exchange rate will do in the future, the best approach is to monitor the currency markets and transact when an exchange rate moves in your favour.

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Read our Currency guide to Hungary - a practical currency and money guide to travel, living and doing business in Hungary with the Hungarian forint.

 
 
 

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How is the cost of living in Hungary?

For those used to Western Europe, Hungary can be quite a shock. Prices are much lower than in Western Europe, but salaries are correspondingly lower. Rent for a one-bedroom apartment in the city center can be as low as $300, while a meal for two with wine at a midrange restaurant will cost around $30. Transportation is also very affordable, with a monthly public transport pass costing around $20.

How is the expat life in Hungary?

The expat life in Hungary is very good. There is a strong expat community, and many Hungarians are very welcoming to foreigners. There are also many things to do and see in Hungary, and the cost of living is relatively low.

Read more at our Hungary (HUF) country guide

   
 
 

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