Russian ruble to British pound historical chart

Russian ruble (RUB) to British pound (GBP) exchange rate chart and trend analysis based on real data sourced directly from UK currency suppliers

RUB to GBP chart


Our British pound to Russian ruble chart plots the actual Russian ruble buyback rates offered by our panel of UK currency providers at the end of each day, so you can see the historical performance of the Russian ruble against the pound and monitor fluctuations in the exchange rate over time.


This page shows the Russian ruble to pound exchange rate, not the Russian ruble buyback rate advertised in our Russian ruble buyback comparisons. Both rates are the same, but the buyback rate is displayed in a different format due to the way UK currency suppliers advertise their buyback rates. Learn more

GBP to RUB historical rates

This annual exchange rate summary provides a detailed breakdown of the performance of the Russian ruble against the British pound over the past several years so you can put today's Russian ruble buyback rates into context:

Annual exchange rate data for British pounds to Russian rubles
2024 0.0057 --- 0.0058 0.0054 ---
2023 --- 0.0057 0.0066 0.0051 ---
2022 0.0095 --- 0.0096 0.0095 -100.00%
2021 0.0095 0.0095 0.0101 0.0091 -0.17%
2020 0.0052 0.0096 0.0112 0.0052 -45.91%
2019 0.0095 0.0052 0.0109 0.0052 82.36%
2018 0.0122 0.0094 0.0123 0.0094 29.00%
2017 0.0125 0.0122 0.0136 0.0117 2.97%
2016 0.0085 0.0125 0.0128 0.0081 -31.94%

Best place to sell Russian rubles in the UK

If you want to exchange Russian rubles into British pounds, we can help you to find a reputable foreign exchange provider. We compare the Russian ruble rates from tried-and-tested companies who will buy currency by post or over the counter.

For a complete comparison of providers and their latest buyback rates, see our Russian ruble currency buyback comparisons.