Hungarian Currency

Going to Hungary and needs to know the name of the Hungarian money unit or just want to know what is the exchange rate for $5 US dollars in Hungarian currency?

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


Hungarian Currency Exchange Rate Today

Hungary Money

  • The official money used in Hungary is Forint.

  • The currency symbol of the Hungarian money is Ft.

  • The Hungarian currency code is HUF.

  • The Forint Notes: The Hungarian currency notes are made up of 500, 1000, 2000, 5000, 10 000, 20 000 forint.

  • The Forint Coins: 1 Forint is made up of 100 Fillers. Hungarian Filler Coins go from 5, 10, 20, 50, 100, 200 forint.

What is the best currency to use in Hungary? Naturally it is best to convert your currency to Hungarian money and use the local Forint as it is accepted everywhere in Hungary. American 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.

Can I use my credit cards in Hungary? Popular credit cards, like Mastercard and Visa, are widely accepted within Hungary (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 - hence check before you use it.

What is the exchange rate for Forint to US Dollars?

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

It’s important to ask for the the today's currency exchange rate for US Dollar to Hungarian Forint before purchasing the Forint you require for your next trip from American Dollar to Forint Exchange Rate Today.

What is the exchange rate for Forint to Stirling Pound?

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

It’s wise to check the latest money exchange rate for British Pound to Hungarian Forint before purchasing the Forint you require for your up coming trip from British Pound to Forint Exchange Rate Today.