Romania Currency


The Leu (RON) is the official currency, which is divided into 100 bani. Money can be exchanged at banks, international airports, hotels or authorised exchange offices (casa de schimb or birou de schimb valutar). ATMs are available at large banks, airports and shopping centres in cities. American Express, MasterCard and Visa are accepted in the main cities. It is recommended to travel with some cash in case of difficulty using credit cards.

Currency Exchange Rates

Romania RON 1 RON 5 RON 10 RON 100 RON 1,000
Australia AUD 0.32 AUD 1.58 AUD 3.16 AUD 31.65 AUD 316.50
Canada CAD 0.31 CAD 1.56 CAD 3.11 CAD 31.13 CAD 311.28
Ireland EUR 0.22 EUR 1.11 EUR 2.21 EUR 22.13 EUR 221.30
New Zealand NZD 0.33 NZD 1.64 NZD 3.28 NZD 32.77 NZD 327.70
South Africa ZAR 3.04 ZAR 15.21 ZAR 30.42 ZAR 304.22 ZAR 3,042.19
United Kingdom GBP 0.19 GBP 0.95 GBP 1.90 GBP 18.97 GBP 189.73
United States of America USD 0.23 USD 1.16 USD 2.33 USD 23.29 USD 232.94

Note: These currency exchange rates are not updated daily and should be used as a guideline only.

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