Get the best South Korean won exchange rate

Compare the latest South Korean won exchange rates from the UK's best currency providers

South Korean won
We found 12 travel money suppliers offering £750 worth of South Korean won for delivery and accepting payment by debit card
You receive ₩‎1,244,287.50 Exchange rate 1659.05 Insured delivery Free Buy Now
Travel FX
You receive ₩‎1,244,268.63 Exchange rate 1663.85 Insured delivery Free Buy Now
The Currency Club
You receive ₩‎1,244,156.45 Exchange rate 1663.7 Insured delivery Free Buy Now
Sterling
You receive ₩‎1,244,040.00 Exchange rate 1658.72 Insured delivery Free Buy Now
Currency Online Group
You receive ₩‎1,229,199.79 Exchange rate 1663.7 Insured delivery £8.99 Buy Now
Rapid Travel Money
You receive ₩‎1,223,385.00 Exchange rate 1631.18 Insured delivery Free Buy Now
Travelex
You receive ₩‎1,219,687.50 Exchange rate 1626.25 Insured delivery Free Buy Now
John Lewis
You receive ₩‎1,219,687.50 Exchange rate 1626.25 Insured delivery Free Buy Now
Waitrose
You receive ₩‎1,216,837.50 Exchange rate 1622.45 Insured delivery Free Buy Now
Sainsbury's Bank
You receive ₩‎1,209,900.00 Exchange rate 1613.2 Insured delivery Free Buy Now
Tesco Bank

Best South Korean won exchange rate

If you're travelling to South Korea, it's important to shop around and compare currency suppliers to maximise your chances of getting a good deal. We can help you to find the best South Korean won exchange rate by comparing a wide range of UK travel money suppliers who have South Korean won in stock and ready to order online now. Our comparisons automatically factor in all costs and commission, so all you need to do is tell us how much you want to spend and we'll show you the top suppliers who fit the bill.

Compare before you buy

Some of the best travel money deals are only available when you buy online. By using a comparison site, you're more likely to see the full range of deals on offer and get the best rate.

Order online

Always place your order online, even if you plan to collect your currency in person. Most supermarkets and high street currency suppliers offer better exchange rates if you order online beforehand.

Combine orders

If you're travelling with others, consider placing one large currency order instead of buying individually. Many currency suppliers offer enhanced rates that improve as you order more.

South Korean won rate trend

Over the past 30 days, the South Korean won rate is up 0.55% from 1659.05 on 17 May to 1668.17 today. This means one pound will buy more South Korean won today than it would have a month ago. Right now, £750 is worth approximately ₩‎1,251,127.50 which is ₩‎6 more than you'd have got on 17 May.

These are the average South Korean won rates taken from our panel of UK travel money providers at the end of each day. You can explore this further on our British pound to South Korean won currency chart.

South Korean won banknotes and coins

One South Korean won (₩) can theoretically be subdivded into 100 jeon, however due to their low value jeon are no longer in circulation and the smallest unit of physical currency you're likely to come across is the ₩10 coin.

There are four denominations of South Korean won banknotes in frequent circulation: ₩1000, ₩5000, ₩10000 and ₩50000; and four coin denominations: ₩10, ₩50, ₩100 and ₩500.

South Korean won banknote denominations
DenominationSterling equivalent
₩1000£0.60
₩5000£3.01
₩10000£6.03
₩50000£30.14
South Korean won coin denominations
DenominationSterling equivalent
₩10£0.006
₩50£0.03
₩100£0.06
₩500£0.30