Swiss Currency

Going on a trip to Switzerland and wants to know the name of the Swiss money unit or just want to know what is the exchange rate for $50 American dollars in Swiss currency?

Use the links on this page to find out more about the local currency used 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? Naturally it is best to convert your currency to Swiss money and use the local Franc as it is accepted everywhere in Switzerland. 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 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 - therefore check before you use it.

What is the exchange rate for Franc to US Dollars?

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

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

What is the exchange rate for Franc to British Pound?

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

Therefore it's wise to check out the today's money exchange rate for British Pound to Swiss Franc before buying the Franc you need for your up coming trip from Stirling Pound to Franc Exchange Rate Today.