GBP to KRW

Convert British Pound Sterling to South Korean Won

1 GBP = 1,677.6255 KRW

Rule of thumb

When you are abroad and you just want to get a quick estimate, use this rule of thumb:

Multiply the amount in British Pound Sterling (GBP) by 1000 and add another 2/3rds to get it in South Korean Won (KRW)

How to convert British Pound Sterling to South Korean Won

Converting currencies can be done through various channels. Currency exchange services at banks or online platforms offer a straightforward solution—simply input the amount and desired currency. Online converters and ATMs also provide convenient options, while credit cards automatically handle conversions during international transactions.

How much does it cost to convert GBP to KRW

The cost of converting GBP to KRW depends on the method chosen. Exchange services may charge fees or offer slightly different rates. Online platforms and ATMs may have transaction fees, and credit cards might include foreign transaction fees. It’s essential to compare options and consider associated costs before deciding on a conversion method.

British Pound Sterling to South Korean Wons conversion rates

1 GBP1,677.63 KRW
5 GBP8,388.13 KRW
10 GBP16,776.26 KRW
20 GBP33,552.51 KRW
50 GBP83,881.28 KRW
100 GBP167,762.55 KRW
250 GBP419,406.38 KRW
500 GBP838,812.77 KRW
1000 GBP1,677,625.53 KRW
2000 GBP3,355,251.07 KRW
5000 GBP8,388,127.67 KRW
10000 GBP16,776,255.35 KRW
1 KRW0.00 GBP
5 KRW0.00 GBP
10 KRW0.01 GBP
20 KRW0.01 GBP
50 KRW0.03 GBP
100 KRW0.06 GBP
250 KRW0.15 GBP
500 KRW0.30 GBP
1000 KRW0.60 GBP
2000 KRW1.19 GBP
5000 KRW2.98 GBP
10000 KRW5.96 GBP

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How to transfer money? And how long does it take?

Peer-to-peer payment apps like Venmo or PayPal offer quick transactions. Wire transfers through banks are an option but can take a few days. Cryptocurrencies, such as Bitcoin or Ethereum, provide a decentralized alternative for transferring funds globally, offering speed and some degree of anonymity.

Look out for exchange scams

Look out forDescription
Unofficial Currency ExchangesStreet individuals and kioks may offer attractive rates and/or give counterfeit currency. Use established offices for safety.
Dynamic Currency ConversionSome ATMs offer less favorable exchange rates. Opt for local currency to avoid extra fees during transactions.
Overcharging at Exchange OfficesTourist-heavy areas may charge higher fees. Compare rates and be aware of additional fees before transactions.
Fake Banknote SwitchBe cautious during exchanges to prevent scammers from switching real currency with counterfeits. Count money carefully.
Inflated CommissionsExchange offices may have hidden fees. Inquire about the total cost, including commissions, before exchanging money.
Always know exactly how the coins and notes from the currency look like. Know or ask about exchange rate and fees beforehand and count your money carefully afterwards. Look at the chart, when was the last price update? Use your calculator to verify.

Currency Information

The GBP, also known as the British Pound Sterling, is the official currency of the United Kingdom. It is widely accepted as legal tender in England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland.

KRW, also known as the South Korean Won, is the official currency of South Korea. It is not widely accepted outside of the country and is mainly used as legal tender within South Korea.

Cost of Living Comparison

When it comes to daily expenses, the cost of groceries and dining out plays a significant role. Here we look at the average weekly cost for basic groceries and dining out at a mid-range restaurant dinner for two people.

LocationWeekly GroceriesDining Out for Two
United Kingdom€90€70
South Korea€150€40
All numbers in Euros for easy comparison.

Keep in mind that these figures are approximations, and actual costs can vary based on specific locations and individual choices.