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How To Buy and Sell Bitcoin In The UK?

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As the cryptocurrency industry overcomes boundaries and country borders, it gets easier to buy Bitcoin in the UK, and not much different than buying it from, say, Canada. If you’d prefer to use businesses that are from the UK, among the leading UK-registered exchanges are Coinfloor and CEX.io.

You may also use services like eToro, BC Bitcoin, Changelly, Coinmama, Wirex or Spectrocoin. While Changelly lets you instantly swap cryptocurrencies for one another, eToro allows for Bitcoin purchases and margin trading, and BC Bitcoin acts as a one-stop-shop for all types of crypto-related services. Meanwhile, Spectrocoin and Wirex also allow you to buy and purchase the most popular cryptocurrencies, as well as use them for everyday purchases with a dedicated Spectrocoin or Wirex debit card.

Other popular non-UK exchanges that accept GBP deposits are:

  • Bitfinex
  • CoinsBank
  • Coinbase Pro
  • Kraken
  • Bitstamp
  • COSS
  • CoinDeal
  • Bitlish
  • Coinsquare
  • Panxora
  • LakeBTC
  • Coinroom
  • GBX Digital Asset Exchange
  • DSX
  • Bisq
  • Omicrex
  • CoinCorner
  • Cryptomate
  • Lykke Exchange
  • ANXPro
  • Bittylicious
  • Binance Jersey
  • xBTCe

The benefit of using most popular exchanges like Bitfinex, Coinbase Pro or Kraken is that they let exchange British pounds for Bitcoin with reasonable liquidity, less popular exchanges may lack it.

If you're more interested in a marketplace, LocalBitcoins, BitBargain and Bittylicious will put you in touch with a seller in the UK.

As for the technical side, how to buy Bitcoin in the UK is not different than most other countries. You will need to choose an exchange (read our reviews of exchanges here), create an account and a wallet.

If you’re wondering how to buy or sell Bitcoin in the UK literally, your best bet is marketplaces like BitBargain and Bittylicious, or LocalBitcoins if you’re buying or selling with cash.

Alternatively, you can use one of the Bitcoin ATM installations in the following cities:

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Bitcoin ATM installations in the United Kingdom. Source: Coinatmradar.

Use CoinATMradar to discover all Bitcoin and altcoins ATM’s nearby.

As you can see, there are many options for buying and selling Bitcoins in the United Kingdom, so getting some BTC in your hands is quite easy.

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