Swiss Currency

Visiting Switzerland and needs to know the name of the Swiss money unit or just want to know how much is $1000 American dollars in Swiss currency?

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


Swiss Currency Exchange Rate Today

Switzerland Money

  • The official money used in Switzerland is Franc.

  • The currency symbol of the Swiss money is CHF.

  • The Swiss currency code is CHF.

  • The Franc Notes: The Swiss currency notes are made up of 10, 20, 50, 100, 200, 1000 francs.

  • The Franc Coins: 1 Franc is made up of 100 Rappens. Swiss Rappen Coins go from 5, 10, 20 centime, ½, 1, 2, 5 francs.

What is the best currency to use in Switzerland? obviously it is best to convert your currency to Swiss money and use the local Franc as it is accepted everywhere in Switzerland. US dollars and other major currencies like Stirling 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.

Are credit cards widely accepted in Switzerland? Popular credit cards, like Mastercard and Visa, are generally accepted within Switzerland (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 Franc to US Dollars?

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

Therefore it's important to check the current currency exchange rate for US Dollar to Swiss Franc before buying the Franc you require for your up coming trip from American Dollar to Franc Exchange Rate Today.

What is the exchange rate for Franc to Stirling Pound?

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

It’s important to check the latest currency exchange rate for Stirling Pound to Swiss Franc before ordering the Franc you require for your next trip at British Pound to Franc Exchange Rate Today.