Compare money transfers to UK from abroad

Transfer money to the UK while you are abroad with one of these companies. Compare services to receive money from elsewhere in the world and make transfers back to the UK from overseas.

  • See charges and fees at a glance
  • Move your money safely and securely
  • Compare exchange rates from industry-leading companies

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Our data experts check each company before we add them to our comparisons, so you can be sure that you only see results from genuine firms.

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How to transfer money to the UK from abroad

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Get a quote

Use the table below to explore and compare our best money transfer rates to find the account that’s right for you.

2

Open an account

Open an account with your chosen company in under five minutes by entering a few personal details, such as name and address.

3

Make a transfer

Enter the destination account and the amount of money you want to transfer, then let the company do the rest.

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How to make money transfers to the UK from abroad

You can use this comparison to find international money transfer services which let you send money from overseas to the UK.

Get as many quotes as possible to find the best deal, and include the companies that charge transfer fees in your search as they may offer the best exchange rates.

Here is how international money transfers work

How do money transfer quotes work?

You need to complete an online quote form from a money transfer company to find out what transfer deal they can offer you. You will get a quote by email, which includes:

  • An exchange rate: This is how much you can exchange one currency for another, e.g. a rate of 0.8 for sending US dollars to the UK gives you £0.80 for every dollar.

  • Transfer fee: This is what you pay to make a transfer, but only some companies charge it. Use this comparison to check the transfer fees from each company.

Most companies offer better transfer deals when you send over a set amount of money, like £5,000 or more.

Another type of fee is commission, but you will not see it in your quote. Instead, each transfer company uses it to help calculate the exchange rate they offer you.

How long does it take?

It depends on the type of transfer, but most companies offer:

  • Same day: It can take up to 24 hours for your money to arrive in the UK.

  • Standard transfer: It can take your money up to five working days to arrive in the UK.

Most transfer companies also offer a regular facility, which lets you agree an exchange rate for several transfers over a set period of time, such as every month for a year.

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Why compare money transfers with money.co.uk?

Comparing money transfers could help you save money. Our award-winning money transfer comparison service makes sure you get our best exchange rate with the lowest fees. Our aim is to provide you with the most up-to-date information, as well as useful tools and calculators to help you make life's most important decisions and take control of your money.

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Last updated: 15 March, 2022