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AUD to GBP: Historical rate chart

Updated: 11 Dec 2018 14:22:03 UTC

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Use the currency transfer calculator below to compare exchange rates and fees for sending AUD to the United Kingdom.
Rates last updated December 11th, 2018
Name Product Min. Transfer Amount Transfer Speed Services Description Online Transfer Fee Rate Amount Received
TorFX International Money Transfers
AUD 200
1 day
Online, Phone, Bank Account to Bank Account
TorFX guarantees to match any competitor's exchange rate. Conditions apply.
Send money overseas in over 30 currencies. Once registered, you'll be assigned an account manager who can provide support and guidance.
OFX (Ozforex) International Money Transfers
AUD 250
1 - 2 days
Online, Phone, Bank Account to Bank Account
Transfer amounts over $250 in as little as two days and schedule regular transfers with one of the most competitive rates.
Global Reach (formerly FC Exchange) International Money Transfers
AUD 3,000
1 day
Online, Phone, Bank Account to Bank Account
Global Reach will match any competitor's exchange rates. Conditions apply.
No transfer fee when transferring more than £10,000 or equivalent. Send money in over 130 currencies. No maximum transfer amount.
WorldFirst International Money Transfers
AUD 2,000
1 day
Online, Phone, Bank Account to Bank Account
A UK-based foreign exchange company, you can transfer money into a range of currencies online and over the phone.
XE International Money Transfers
AUD 10,000
1 day
Online, Bank Account to Bank Account
With global payments provider XE, enjoy fast and secure transfers and a range of foreign currency tools and calculators while benefiting from $0 transfer fees.
HiFX International Money Transfers
AUD 50
2 days
Online, Phone, Agent
Make your first transfer for free. Transfer money between 20 currencies with no commissions and you can fix your exchange rate for up to 6 months.
Exclusive: InstaReM International Money Transfers
AUD 200
1 - 2 days
Online, Phone, Bank Account to Bank Account
Exclusive: finder customers receive $15 off their first transaction. T&Cs apply.
InstaReM offers simple and quick international money transfers with zero-margin exchange rates. There's a flat 0.5% transfer fee for most transfers. Earn loyalty points on sign up, referral and every transaction, plus finder customers receive $15 off first transfer (T&Cs apply).
Foremost Currency Group
AUD 1,000
1 day
Online, Phone, Agent, Bank Account to Bank Account
Trade over 40 currencies with no transfer fees with Foremost Currency Group.
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Australian dollar

The Australian dollar is the fifth-most-traded currency in the world. It's commonly referred to as the "Aussie" in forex markets. When it was first created, suggestions for its name included the koala, the royal and the austral.
Currency: Australian Dollar
Currency Symbol: $
Sub unit: cents
Bank notes: $5, $10, $20, $50, $100
Coins: 5c, 10c, 20c, 50c, $1, $2

Pound sterling

The British pound sterling is the official currency of the United Kingdom and the fourth-most-traded currency in the world. Unlike the majority of European countries, the UK declined to adopt the euro in 1999, and the pound continues to be an important currency benchmark for many nations.
Currency: Pound Sterling
Currency Symbol: £
Sub unit: penny
Sub unit symbol: p
Bank notes: £1, £5, £10, £20, £50
Coins: 1p, 2p, 5p, 10p, 20p, 50p, £1, £2

Real-time market rate for popular transfer amounts AUD to GBP

Australian dollars (AUD) Pound sterling (GBP)
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$100 0
$500 0
$1000 0
$1500 0
$2500 0
$5000 0

How to get the best AUD to GBP exchange rate

Want a better exchange rate?

Keep ahead of the curve with daily currency exchange rate alerts.

There are plenty of steps you can take to ensure that you find the best AUD/GBP exchange rate for your next international money transfer.

  • Monitor the current rate. Real-time currency converter tools like XE or Google can help you keep up with the AUD/GBP mid-market rate. Compare this rate to the exchange rates on offer from money transfer providers to see if you're getting value for money.
  • Get quotes. The exchange rate quoted on the homepage of some money transfer providers can sometimes by the mid-market rate, rather than the rate they actually offer customers. To find out what exchange rate will actually apply to your transaction, fill out the info required to obtain a quote and then compare quotes between providers.
  • Use forward contracts. A forward contract allows you to lock in an attractive exchange rate now for a transaction that will take place in the future, possibly even years in advance. This makes it possible to protect yourself against falling exchange rates. Not all money transfer companies offer forward contracts, so check with your provider if this is an option.
  • Use limit orders. Limit orders are another flexible transfer tool that allow you to lock in a good rate and also save time. When you place a limit order you choose the exchange rate you want and enter the details of your transfer, and that transfer will be automatically sent when the exchange rate you want becomes available.
  • Send larger transfers. A larger transfer will mean that you only pay one transfer fee instead of multiple fees. Some providers will waive their fees altogether on bigger transfer amounts, so if it's an option for you, consider consolidating your transfers.

Learn more: Why aren’t I paying today’s exchange rate?

You may have noticed that the actual exchange rate differs from the rate you get once you've exchanged the money.

For example, say today's exchange rate is AUD$1 to GBP£0.55. You go to the ATM in London and withdraw money using your Australian bank card. Not only will you be hit by your bank's fee as well as the ATM fee, but you'll notice the exchange rate you get isn't the same as the market rate – the number of pounds you end up with is smaller.

This difference between the mid-market rate and the rate charged by the banks or transfer services is called the "spread". Some transfer providers offer lower fees but weaker exchange rates, while others charge no fees but profit from the margin between their rates and the mid-market rate.

How can I predict the best time to exchange my money into pounds?

The best time to send money to the UK is when either the Australian dollar is strong or the pound is weak. While it's impossible to predict this perfectly, you can look at several economic factors for both countries and make an informed forecast.

These are three of the main factors that can influence an exchange rate.

Past 10 years: AUD to GBP

Dec 2008 Dec 2009 Dec 2010 Dec 2011 Dec 2012 Dec 2013 Dec 2014 Dec 2015 Dec 2016 Dec 2017
1 AUD = 0.4453 Inverse: 2.2457 0.5632 Inverse: 1.7756 0.6237 Inverse: 1.6033 0.6497 Inverse: 1.5391 0.6533 Inverse: 1.5308 0.5544 Inverse: 1.8039 0.5293 Inverse: 1.8894 0.4764 Inverse: 2.0991 0.5927 Inverse: 1.6873 0.5609 Inverse: 1.7830

Past 10 months: AUD to GBP

Feb 10 Mar 12 Apr 11 May 11 Jun 10 Jul 10 Aug 09 Sep 08 Oct 08 Nov 07
1 AUD = 0.5649 Inverse: 1.7702 0.5661 Inverse: 1.7665 0.5472 Inverse: 1.8276 0.5568 Inverse: 1.7959 0.5667 Inverse: 1.7646 0.5593 Inverse: 1.7878 0.5747 Inverse: 1.7401 0.5502 Inverse: 1.8174 0.5402 Inverse: 1.8513 0.5541 Inverse: 1.8048

Past 10 days: AUD to GBP

Dec 01 Dec 02 Dec 03 Dec 04 Dec 05 Dec 06 Dec 07 Dec 08 Dec 09 Dec 10
1 AUD = 0.5735 Inverse: 1.7436 0.5783 Inverse: 1.7292 0.5781 Inverse: 1.7298 0.5775 Inverse: 1.7315 0.5709 Inverse: 1.7516 0.5660 Inverse: 1.7668 0.5662 Inverse: 1.7661 0.5662 Inverse: 1.7661 0.5645 Inverse: 1.7713 0.5725 Inverse: 1.7466

What's the best way to send money to the UK?

The next step is finding the best transfer provider for you. There are three main options to choose from. For more, check out our guide on how to transfer money to the UK.

Online money transfer specialist


  • Low fees
  • Competitive exchange rates
  • Able to book rates for future transfers


  • Transfer time can be longer than other options
  • No face-to-face customer service

For you if:

You're after a cost-effective option and want to send money abroad on a regular basis.

Not for you if:

You need your money transfer to arrive immediately. In this case, consider a bank transfer or cash pick-up service.

Cash pick-up


  • Transfers money to the UK in minutes
  • Can be picked up as cash


  • High transfer fees
  • Less competitive exchange rates

For you if:

You need an instant money transfer. Picking up in cash also means your recipient doesn't need to have a bank account or mobile wallet.

Not for you if:

You have the time to find a better exchange rate with an online money transfer specialist or if your recipient can't get to one of the cash pick-up locations.

Bank transfer


  • Convenient and familiar
  • Has face-to-face customer service


  • Higher fees
  • Bigger margin on exchange rates
  • Transfers can take several days to complete

For you if:

You prefer the convenience of transferring money overseas from your existing bank account, without having to go through the verification process of a specialised money transfer provider.

Not for you if:

You want a better exchange rate and lower fees.

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Exchange rates from AUD to other currencies

International Money Transfer Offers

Important Information*
TorFX International Money Transfers

TorFX guarantees to match any competitor's exchange rate. Conditions apply.
Send money overseas in over 30 currencies. Once registered, you'll be assigned an account manager who can provide support and guidance.

WorldFirst International Money Transfers

Use code FINDER20 for $20 credit towards your next transfer*. Conditions apply.
Send 60+ currencies at competitive rates with $0 transfer fees for Finder customers. WorldFirst will beat any eligible quote from another provider.
*Offer valid for one-time use and only applies to transfers of AUD$10,000 or more.

OFX (Ozforex) International Money Transfers

$0 transfer fees for Finder customers. $0 transfer fee on transfers over AU$10,000, $15 flat fee applies otherwise. 24-hour customer service available with a local support team.

WorldRemit International Money Transfers

An online money transfer service with cash pickup, bank account to bank account and airtime transfers available.

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