Indian Currency

Going on a trip to India and needs to know the name of the Indian money unit or just want to know how much is $5 US dollars in Indian currency?

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


Indian Currency Exchange Rate Today

India Money

  • The official money used in India is Rupee.

  • The currency symbol of the Indian money is .

  • The Indian currency code is INR.

  • The Rupee Notes: The Indian currency notes are made up of 1, 2, 5, 10, 20, 50, 100, 500, 1000 rupees.

  • The Rupee Coins: 1 Rupee is made up of 100 Paisas. Indian Paisa Coins go from 50 paise, 1, 2, 5, 10 rupees.

What is the best currency to use in India? obviously it is best to convert your currency to Indian money and use the local Rupee as it is accepted everywhere in India. American dollars and other major currencies like Stirling 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 India? Major credit cards, like Mastercard and Visa, are widely accepted within India (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 Rupee to US Dollars?

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

Therefore it's wise to check the today's currency exchange rate for US Dollar to Indian Rupee before purchasing the Rupee you require for your next trip from American Dollar to Rupee Exchange Rate Today.

What is the exchange rate for Rupee to Stirling Pound?

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

It’s important to ask for the the latest money exchange rate for British Pound to Indian Rupee before ordering the Rupee you require for your next trip at British Pound to Rupee Exchange Rate Today.