Buy Bitcoin with Cash

To buy Bitcoin with cash, you have 2 options: local ATM or local person. Unlike other payment methods, buying Bitcoin with cash can be anonymous.

Buy from local ATM/cash machine

Cryptocurrency ATM map Find the nearest Bitcoin ATM/cash machine. Use the + and – buttons to zoom in and out of the map.

To buy Bitcoin using an ATM or cash machine, first you need to have a Bitcoin address where the coins will be sent. Read how to get a Bitcoin or other cryptocurrency address.
We suggest you get a QR code for the address, so you don’t need to type it manually. Then it is easy: just enter the cash amount, and the ATM will calculate how many Bitcoins you will receive.
The fees range from 2.5% to 12%, depending on the cash masine.

Buy from a person in your local area

Using Bisq or LocalBitcoins, you can find people near you to trade Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies.

Buy from Bisq

Bisq is a truly decentralized cryptocurrency exchange. This means that you control your crypto coins and don’t need to provide proof of identity. You can freely transact wherever you are in the world and no one can control your coins. However, you are responsible for the security of the wallet and transfers, because there is no third-party to take care of that.
  • No identity verification required
  • Available in all countries
  • Low fees, depending on seller
  • If Bisq gets hacked, your crypto will be safe
  • Harder to use
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Buy from

With, you can meet local people to trade cryptocurrencies in-person with cash or bank transfer. You can also find people who accept credit card payments to buy Bitcoin or other cryptocurrencies. Read the comprehensive LocalBitcoins review.
  • Available in all countries
  • Low fees, depending on seller
  • All payment methods accepted, including cash

Paxful logo Buy from Paxful

Paxful is a peer-to-peer Bitcoin exchange which connects buyers and sellers so they may easily trade Bitcoins. The exchange is famous for providing the ability to buy Bitcoin with gift cards (iTunes, Amazon) and PayPal.
  • 300+ payment methods accepted
  • Easy to use
  • Slightly higher fees than LocalBitcoins
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