Currency Exchange in Edinburgh

Are you looking for the best exchange rate in Edinburgh?

If you are looking for a currency exchange house or kiosk in Edinburgh, you are in the right place. Feel free the compare the different exchange rates and get the most money from your transaction. Always try to look for the best money exchange, but also consider to seek those exchange kiosks nearby.

Map of currency exchange shops and kiosks in Edinburgh

Where can I change money in Edinburgh??? Before visiting any of these exchange kiosks in Edinburgh, make sure to contact them beforehand and double check todays exchange rates and hours of operation. Also, take into account that some ATMs and banks can also exchange or give you local money but it is very often, they only work with existing customers.

Contact Details


118 Princes St, Edinburgh EH2 4AA, UK
+44 345 740 4404

Adam & Co

25 St Andrew Square, Edinburgh EH2 1AF, UK
+44 131 225 8484

Nationwide Building Society

17 S St Andrew St, Edinburgh EH2 2AU, UK
+44 345 266 0915


76 Hanover St, Edinburgh EH2 1EL, UK
+44 345 740 4404

Bank of Scotland

300 Lawnmarket, Edinburgh EH1 2PH, UK
+44 345 602 0000

Bank of Scotland

75 George St, Edinburgh EH2 3EW, UK
+44 345 602 0000


109 George St, Edinburgh EH2 2SB, UK
+44 345 788 8444

The Royal Bank of Scotland

30 Nicolson St, Edinburgh EH8 9DL, UK
+44 345 724 2424

Bank of Scotland

51 S Clerk St, Newington, Edinburgh EH8 9PP, UK
+44 345 602 0000

Bank of Scotland

NEW UBERIOR HOUSE, 3 Earl Grey St, Edinburgh EH3 9BN, UK
+44 345 602 0000

Brown Shipley

2 Multrees Walk, Edinburgh EH1 3DQ, UK
+44 131 524 1270

Virgin Money

83 George St, Edinburgh EH2 3ES, UK
+44 131 226 6931

UBS Wealth Management

1 St Andrew Square, Edinburgh EH2 2BD, UK
+44 131 247 2923

Cazenove Capital

18 Charlotte Square, Edinburgh EH2 4DF, UK
+44 131 270 3000

Barclays Bank

2, 10-15 Princes St, Edinburgh EH2 2AN, UK
+44 345 734 5345


36 St Andrew Square, Edinburgh EH2 2AD, UK
+44 20 3389 8631

The Royal Bank of Scotland

36 St Andrew Square, Edinburgh EH2 2AD, UK
+44 345 724 2424

SG Kleinwort Hambros Bank Limited

Capital Bldg, 12-13 St Andrew Square, Edinburgh EH2 2AF, UK
+44 131 523 1140

St. James's Place Bank

23 The Mound, Edinburgh EH1 1YZ, UK
+44 345 602 6200


31 Hanover St, Edinburgh EH2 2EB, UK

Reference Exchange Rates

🇪🇺 Euro

1 GBP = 1.16 EUR

🇨🇦 Canadian Dollars

1 GBP = 1.72 CAD

🇲🇽 Mexican Pesos

1 GBP = 21.58 MXN

🇯🇵 Japanese Yen

1 GBP = 190.29 JPY

🇨🇴 Colombian Pesos

1 GBP = 4,976.41 COP

🇦🇺 Australian Dollars

1 GBP = 1.95 AUD

🇰🇷 Korean Won

1 GBP = 1689.43 KRW

🇧🇷 Brazilian Reales

1 GBP = 6.29 BRL

🇨🇷 Colones

1 GBP = 648.91 CRC

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FAQs for travelers

Which exchange house has the best rate to exchange foreign currency in Edinburgh?

Since there are many options, we cannot tell the best exchange rate. Why? It depends. It is important to see the exchange rate and that changes every day. Also some currency exchange house give the best rate but they do charge you a fee, so at the end is not the best idea.
We suggest you to before choosing any currency exchange house just cause its foreign exchange rate, also check if there are any extra feeds, any minimum, if they are well located, etc. With all those details in the table, you can choose the best foreign currency exchange house in Edinburgh.

Should I exchange currency before going to Edinburgh?

If you can, it would be great to get some GBP Pounds before arriving to Edinburgh. Check on nearby currency exchange house if they do have GBP Pounds to buy. This will help you to get to Edinburgh and have some cash to move around (e.g. pay taxi or give a tip) until you settle and choose where to exchange more money or use an ATM.

I am traveling from abroad, can I use foreign currency in Edinburgh?

The short answer is "it depends". There are some restaurants, coffee shops, etc. that will not receive foreign currency, only GBP Pounds. An international credit card could be handy on these situations. Of course, areas related to turism or big malls and plazas receive and exchange foreign currency with no problems at all.

Is it better to withdraw money abroad at any ATM or exchange in a currency exchange kiosk?

You need to check with your bank. Some banks do not charge you any extra fee if you withdraw money in a foreign country. Other charge a huge fee. So before withdrawing any money abroad, check with your bank.

How can I exchange currency without fees or taxes?

It depends on the currency exchange house. Some charge you a fee for the service of exchanging money and others add that fee to the exchange rate. So basically you need to do the math and see if really exchanging money on a currency house makes sense for you or not.

Is it cheaper to get foreign currency at home or abroad?

Usually at home, but it also depends on the currency. If you are traveling to a small country where its currency is not worldwide available, it will be very costly to get it around (some times impossible)

Is it better to use cash or an international credit card in Edinburgh?

In these case, the credit card is your best friend. But also take into account, that you will need some cash. There are some expenses where cash is required.