Where to Buy and Sell Bitcoin in UK

Here are the top most popular and trusted Bitcoin exchanges in UK where you can buy, sell, transfer and invest in bitcoins.

1] Bitstamp

Bitstamp - buy and sell bitcoinAbout Company: Bitstamp founded in 2011, have moved from Slovenia, and the United Kingdom in search of sound regulatory environments. BitStamp is one of the world’s largest and longest-running Bitcoin exchanges.

Fees Structure:  0.25% fee.

Payment Method: Deposits can be made through bank transfer, SEPA transfer, international bank wire, and now even credit cards.

Pros:

  1. Low transaction fees.
  2. High-level security.
  3. Offers a wide range of altcoins.

Cons:

  1. High deposit fees.
  2. Not beginner friendly.
  3. Geared towards traders; slightly confusing for first-time buyers.

2] Coinfloor

Buy bitcoins with confidenceAbout Company: Coinfloor is based in the United Kingdom, founded in 2012. They operate as both a Bitcoin exchange (Coinfloor Exchange) and broker referral service (Coinfloor Market).

Fees Structure: 0.38% fee.

Payment Method: via bank transfer, SEPA, or SWIFT.   

Pros:

  1. Trustworthy and regulated exchange.
  2. Offers a sophisticated bitcoin storage service.

Cons:

  1. Coinfloor Exchange has a high minimum deposit amount.

3] CoinCorner

Buy Bitcoin with Credit Card and Debit CardAbout Company: Coincorner launched in July 2014, cater to users in the UK, Europe, Canada, Australia, and certain African, Asian, and South American countries. CoinCorner is a Bitcoin exchange based on the Isle of Man. Coincorner Supports a very wide range of countries. The Video tutorials covering the basics of Bitcoin and buying and selling Multi-sig security features.

Fees Structure: 1% fee.

Payment Method: SEPA, credit/debit card, GBP bank transfer, and now Netelle too.

Pros:

  1. Trusted and regulated company in the UK.
  2. A wide range of payment options.
  3. Good customer support.
  4. Instant credit card purchases.

Cons:

  1. Slightly high 5% fee for buying with a credit card.
  2. Requires ID verification, so not private.
  3. Does not provide exchange prices.

4] Coinbase

Coinbase: Buy/Sell Digital CurrencyAbout company: Founded in July of 2013, Coinbase is an all-inclusive platform to buy, sell and accept Bitcoin. It combines an attractive interface, a great site to get bitcoins with a debit card, and multiple online wallets for your digital currency.

Fees structure:   3.99% per Purchase.

Payment method: Credit card, debit card, bank transfer, SEPA transfer, and more.

Pros:

  1. High liquidity and buying limits.
  2. An easy way for newcomers to get bitcoins.

Cons:

  1. Purchases made with bank transfer can take up to 5 days to complete.
  2. Coinbase may track how and where you spend your bitcoins.

5] CryptoMate

CryptoMateAbout company: Cryptomate is easy to use platform that allows British users to purchase cryptocurrency via instant bank transfer. The service was launched to help bridge the gap between GBP and cryptocurrency exchange within the UK and to make the most popular digital currencies available to almost anyone with online banking.

Fees structure:  Fees not disclosed publicly.

Payment method:  We currently only accept UK online bank transfers.

Pros:

  1. Fast and Secure.
  2. Faster payments.

Cons:

  1. Fewer payment options.
  2. Fees not disclosed.
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