Bulgarian Currency

Travelling to Bulgaria and wants to know the name of the Bulgarian money unit or just need to know what is the exchange rate for $1 American dollars in Bulgarian currency?

Use the links on this page to find out more about the local currency in Bulgaria, currency symbol, notes and more.


Bulgarian Currency Exchange Rate Today

Bulgaria Money

  • The official money used in Bulgaria is Lev.

  • The currency symbol of the Bulgarian money is лв.

  • The Bulgarian currency code is BGN.

  • The Lev Notes: The Bulgarian currency notes are made up of 1, 2, 5, 10, 20, 50 & 100 leva.

  • The Lev Coins: 1 Lev is made up of 100 Stotinkas. Bulgarian Stotinka Coins go from 1, 2, 5, 10, 20 & 50 stotinki, 1 lev.

What is the best currency to use in Bulgaria? obviously it is best to convert your currency to Bulgarian money and use the local Lev as it is accepted everywhere in Bulgaria. US dollars and other major currencies like British Pound or Swiss Franc are not readily accepted in most business establishments, however some major hotel chains, restaurants and shops may accept US dollars at an agreed upon exchange rate.

Are credit cards widely accepted in Bulgaria? Popular credit cards, like Mastercard and Visa, are usually accepted within Bulgaria (at hotels, restaurants, shops, travel agencies etc.). American Express is less common and can attract surcharges if you are able to use in an establishment - therefore check before you use it.

What is the exchange rate for Lev to US Dollars?

Exchange rates for foreign currencies are often changing and in most days by the minute.

Therefore it's important to check the today's money exchange rate for US Dollar to Bulgarian Lev before buying the Lev you need for your next trip from American Dollar to Lev Exchange Rate Today.

What is the exchange rate for Lev to British Pound?

Foreign exchange rates are often changing and in most cases by the minute.

Therefore it's important to check the latest currency exchange rate for British Pound to Bulgarian Lev before buying the Lev you need for your up coming trip at Stirling Pound to Lev Exchange Rate Today.