British pound to US dollar historical chart

British pound (GBP) to US dollar (USD) exchange rate chart and trend analysis based on real data sourced directly from UK currency suppliers

GBP to USD chart

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Our British pound to US dollar chart plots the actual US dollar exchange rates offered by our panel of UK currency suppliers at the end of each day, so you can keep track of the latest trends and make an informed decision about the best time to buy.

 

GBP to USD historical rates

This annual exchange rate summary provides a detailed breakdown of the performance of the pound against the US dollar over the past several years so you can put today's US dollar travel money rates into context:

Annual exchange rate data for British pounds to US dollars
YearOpenCloseLowHighChange
2023 1.1876 --- 1.1646 1.2685 ---
2022 1.3426 1.1894 1.0599 1.3588 -11.41%
2021 1.3463 1.3406 1.3081 1.4055 -0.42%
2020 1.3106 1.349 1.212 1.349 2.93%
2019 1.2675 1.3114 1.1929 1.3309 3.46%
2018 1.336 1.2675 1.2427 1.4187 -5.13%
2017 1.2259 1.3344 1.189 1.3401 8.85%
2016 1.4676 1.2247 1.2027 1.477 -16.55%
2015 1.5423 1.4676 1.442 1.568 -4.84%
2014 1.6572 1.5425 1.5324 1.6975 -6.92%
2013 1.6022 1.6563 1.4708 1.6563 3.38%
2012 1.5185 1.6025 1.505 1.6053 5.53%

Best place to buy US dollars in the UK

It's important to use a reputable currency exchange to avoid scams and fraud when buying US dollars, especially if you order online. We compare the US dollar rates from 16 tried-and-tested suppliers who have US dollars in stock and ready to order online now.

You can see the full list on our US dollar travel money comparisons.

eurochange

1 GBP = 1.2431 USD

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Travel FX

1 GBP = 1.252 USD

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Waitrose

1 GBP = 1.2389 USD

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