Commonwealth Bank exchange rates

A complete list of the current foreign exchange rates offered by CommBank for an international money transfer.

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A good exchange rate can make a big difference to the amount of money that ends up with your recipient at the end of the day. Typically, the major Australian banks like CBA, ANZ and NAB offer similar foreign exchange rates to one another.

Check out our guide below to the foreign exchange rates offered by CommBank. If you're after the best exchange rate you can get, you might want to compare CommBank against other money transfer services. Often, you're able to get a better deal somewhere other than with your usual bank.

What are the Commonwealth Bank's exchange rates?

See below what international money transfer exchange rates CommBank is offering today. This table is updated daily, so is accurate as of 01 March 2020.

When looking at the table, "buys" refers to the rate at which Commbank will buy a foreign currency from you and give you Australian dollars in exchange. "Sells" is the opposite, meaning the rate CommBank is selling the foreign currency at. This is the exchange rate you'll pay if you want to send your Australian dollars overseas.

Currency Currency code CBA buys CBA sells For AUD$10,000, you'll get
US Dollar USD 0.7089 0.6426 USD 6,426
Great British Pound GBP 0.5491 0.4976 GBP 4,976
Argentine Peso ARS - - -
Brazilian Real BRL - - -
Canadian Dollar CAD 0.9416 0.8534 CAD 8,534
Chilean Peso CLP - - -
Chinese Renminbi CNY - 4.5151 CNY 45,151
Croatian Kuna HRK - - -
Czech Koruna CZK - 14.9086 CZK 149,086
Danish Kroner DKK 4.8149 4.363 DKK 43,630
Euro EUR 0.6444 0.584 EUR 5,840
Fijian Dollar FJD 1.531 1.4133 FJD 14,133
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 5.5498 5.0292 HKD 50,292
Hungarian Forint HUF - 196.4726 HUF 1,964,726
Indian Rupee INR 49.2247 46.3849 INR 463,849
Indonesian Rupiah IDR - 9029.8624 IDR 90,298,624
Israeli New Shekel ILS 2.4581 2.2264 ILS 22,264
Japanese Yen JPY 77.68 70.4 JPY 704,000
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 0.2157 0.1952 KWD 1,952
Lebanese Pound LBP - 968.9149 LBP 9,689,149
Malaysian Ringgit MYR - - -
Mauritian Rupee MUR - 23.4519 MUR 234,519
Mexican Peso MXN - - -
New C/Tahiti Franc XPF 76.0977 70.767 XPF 707,670
New Zealand Dollar NZD 1.0902 1.0131 NZD 10,131
Norwegian Kroner NOK 6.4966 5.8847 NOK 58,847
Oman Rial OMR 0.273 0.2474 OMR 2,474
P.N.G. Kina PGK - 2.1622 PGK 21,622
Philippine Peso PHP 36.1017 32.46 PHP 324,600
Polish Zloty PLN 2.7765 2.5157 PLN 25,157
Qatari Rial QAR - - -
Saudi Riyal SAR 2.6589 2.4094 SAR 24,094
Singapore Dollar SGD 0.968 0.8773 SGD 8,773
Solomon Island Dollar SBD 5.8618 5.1419 SBD 51,419
South African Rand ZAR 10.4733 9.4874 ZAR 94,874
South Korean Won KRW - 755.7601 KRW 7,557,601
Sri Lankan Rupee LKR 128.3979 116.167 LKR 1,161,670
Swedish Kronor SEK 6.7882 6.1501 SEK 61,501
Swiss Franc CHF 0.7087 0.6423 CHF 6,423
Taiwan Dollar TWD - - -
Thai Baht THB 21.44 19.43 THB 194,300
Tonga Pa'anga TOP - - -
Turkish Lira TRY 4.0993 3.7138 TRY 37,138
U.A.E. Dirham AED 2.6044 2.3599 AED 23,599
Vanuatu Vatu VUV 81.0545 73.8083 VUV 738,083
Vietnamese Dong VND - 14810.0049 VND 148,100,049
Western Samoa Tala WST - - -

Sending money with CommBank: What to know

What we like

  • Flexible sending methods. You can send your money online, over the phone or in-person. You can also pay with cash, card or straight through your bank account.
  • Regular transfers. You're able to set up a recurring transfer.

What to watch out for

  • Uncompetitive exchange rates. CommBank often adds a larger margin to the exchange rate compared to specialist money transfer services.
  • High fees. Keep an eye out for both sending and receiving fees, as these can add up.

Find out what it's like to send a money transfer with CommBank

How do CommBank's exchange rates compare?

You should also consider comparing CommBank's exchange rates with other providers to find the best rate. Often, a specialist money transfer company can offer you better exchange rates and lower fees than your local bank.

Check out the table below to see some of the more popular providers and calculate how much you could receive through them.

Min. Transfer Amount Transfer Speed Online Transfer Fee Rate Amount Received Description CTA Details
AUD 1 1 day AUD 52.00 0.651 USD
6,475
SingX offers the real exchange rate every time you make a transfer and can help you send money across the world. Go to site Show details
AUD 2,000 1 day AUD 0.00 0.648 USD
6,483
TorFX guarantees to match any competitor's exchange rate. Conditions apply.
Send money overseas in 30+ currencies with competitive rates for transfer amounts over $2,000.
Go to site Show details
AUD 2,000 1 day AUD 0.00 0.648 USD
6,483
SendFX guarantees to match any competitor's exchange rate. T&Cs apply.
Fee-free transfers in 30+ currencies to over 200 countries.
Go to site Show details
AUD 2,000 1 day AUD 0.00 0.648 USD
6,483
Better exchange rates for Finder customers.
Send 60+ currencies at competitive rates and no fees. If you find a better eligible quote, WorldFirst will beat it.
Go to site Show details
GBP 3,000 1 day AUD 0.00 0.648 USD
6,483
Global Reach will match any competitor's exchange rates. Conditions apply.
Get no fees for both business and personal transfers when you send your money overseas with Global Reach.
Go to site Show details
AUD 250 1 - 2 days AUD 0.00 0.648 USD
6,483
$0 transfer fees for Finder customers.
No-maximum limit transfers with competitive exchange rates for 100+ currencies. No transfer fee over AUD$10,000.
Go to site Show details
USD 0 1 - 2 days AUD 2.99 0.644 USD
6,435
Quick, affordable transfers around the world. Remitly also has an express option that can transfer your money in minutes for a higher fee. The cheaper option takes several days. Go to site Show details
AUD 1 1 day AUD 0.00 0.648 USD
6,476
Get fast transfers with no fees and a range of foreign currency tools. Go to site Show details
AUD 5 1 - 2 days EUR 3.00 0.644 USD
6,442
Special offer: Zero fees on your first 10 transfers.
Get bank-beating exchange rates and fast transfer times on 15+ popular currencies.
Go to site Show details
AUD 1 Within an hour AUD 3.99 0.643 USD
6,428
Use promo code 3FREE to send your first 3 transfers with no fee.
An online money transfer service with cash pickup, bank account to bank account and airtime transfers available.
Go to site Show details
AUD 200 1 day AUD 0.00 0.646 USD
6,457
Low minimum transfer amount of just AU$200, with no set-up fees or transfer fees. Go to site Show details

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TorFX guarantees to match any competitor's exchange rate. Conditions apply.
Send money overseas in 30+ currencies with competitive rates for transfer amounts over $2,000.

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Send 60+ currencies at competitive rates and no fees. If you find a better eligible quote, WorldFirst will beat it.

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