Romanian Currency

Travelling to Romania and needs to know the name of the Romanian money unit or just need to know what is the exchange rate for $50 American dollars in Romanian currency?

Use the links on this page to learn more about the local money used in Romania, currency symbol, notes and more.


Romanian Currency Exchange Rate Today

Romania Money

  • The official money used in Romania is Leu.

  • The currency symbol of the Romanian money is lei.

  • The Romanian currency code is RON.

  • The Leu Notes: The Romanian currency notes are made up of 1 leu, 5, 10, 50, 100, 200, 500 lei.

  • The Leu Coins: 1 Leu is made up of 100 Bans. Romanian Ban Coins go from 1 ban, 5, 10, 50 bani.

What is the best currency to use in Romania? obviously it is best to convert your currency to Romanian money and use the local Leu as it is accepted everywhere in Romania. American dollars and other major currencies like British Pound or Japanese Yen 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 Romania? Major credit cards, like Mastercard and Visa, are widely accepted within Romania (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 Leu to US Dollars?

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

It’s important to ask for the the today's money exchange rate for US Dollar to Romanian Leu before purchasing the Leu you require for your next trip at American Dollar to Leu Exchange Rate Today.

What is the exchange rate for Leu to British Pound?

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

Therefore it's wise to check the latest currency exchange rate for British Pound to Romanian Leu before ordering the Leu you need for your next trip at British Pound to Leu Exchange Rate Today.