This is the currency information page for Sri Lankan rupees (LKR) - used in: Sri Lanka. Here you'll find information on this currency, current exchange rates with all other currencies, handy cut-out exchange rate pocket charts for US dollars, euros and sterling for your travels and most importantly, links to purchase Sri Lankan rupees (in cash or card) at the best possible rates.


Buy Sri Lankan rupees at best value

Although it's not possible to buy Sri Lankan rupees in the UK, you may want to bring US dollars or euros with you to exchange on arrival. Travelex offer guaranteed best exchange rates in the UK, with zero commission (minimum 100 order) and free pickup at a wide range of Travelex shops in airports, ports and city centres.


For extra convenience and security, a prepaid travel card is available from Travelex for Sri Lankan rupees. This can be used at any Mastercard-enabled ATM or shop, with no fee for standard usage.



Exchange Rates & Currency Information

Exchange Rates (Sep 2016)

Euro:1 = Rs166
Dollar:$1 = Rs149
Pound:£1 = Rs198



Currency subunits and denominations

Subunits: cents - 1/100.

The following denominations are currently in use for Sri Lankan rupees:

Coins: 1, 2, 5, 10, 25, 50 cents, 1, 2, 5, 10 rupees.

Banknotes: 20, 50, 100, 500, 1000, 2000 rupees.



Exchange Rate Travel Charts

Print and cut-out these pocket-size exchange rate charts for easy currency comparisons while travelling.

LKR / EUR
(Sep 2016)
LKREURLKREUR
1000.602,00012.05
2001.205,00030.12
3001.8110,00060.24
5003.0125,000150.60
1,0006.0250,000301.20
1,5009.04100,000602.41
EUR / LKR
(Sep 2016)
EURLKREURLKR
1166203,320
2332508,300
349810016,600
583025041,500
101,66050083,000
152,4901,000166,000
LKR / USD
(Sep 2016)
LKRUSDLKRUSD
1000.672,00013.42
2001.345,00033.56
3002.0110,00067.11
5003.3625,000167.79
1,0006.7150,000335.57
1,50010.07100,000671.14
USD / LKR
(Sep 2016)
USDLKRUSDLKR
1149202,980
2298507,450
344710014,900
574525037,250
101,49050074,500
152,2351,000149,000
LKR / GBP
(Sep 2016)
LKRGBPLKRGBP
1000.512,00010.10
2001.015,00025.25
3001.5210,00050.51
5002.5325,000126.26
1,0005.0550,000252.53
1,5007.58100,000505.05
GBP / LKR
(Sep 2016)
GBPLKRGBPLKR
1198203,960
2396509,900
359410019,800
599025049,500
101,98050099,000
152,9701,000198,000