KES to HUF - Convert Kenyan Shilling to Hungarian Forint

Convert KES to HUF using our currency converter with real exchange rate today

1 KES = 2.889 HUF

1 HUF = 0.346 KES

(Mid-market exchange rate)

Last updated Jun 17, 2024 04:04 GMT

KES to HUF conversion chart

Below is the live and historical Kenyan Shilling to Hungarian Forint rate chart so you can see today's rate - and how the rates have changed over time.

1 KES = 2.889 HUF

1,000 Kenyan Shilling to Hungarian Forint stats | KES to HUF

Stat Last 7 days Last 30 days Last 90 days Last year Selected period on chart
High 2.904 2.904 2.89 2.89 2.904
Low 2.777 2.657 2.667 2.158 2.657
Average 2.849 2.755 2.757 2.475 2.756
Volatility 4.57% 9.3% 8.36% 33.92% 9.3%

What is the Kenyan Shilling worth against the Hungarian Forint today?

1 KES is worth 2.889 HUF today

How much is 1,000 KES worth in HUF?

At the current exchange rate of 2.889 , a sum of 1,000 Kenyan Shilling is worth 2,889 Hungarian Forint.

Which currency is stronger? KES or HUF?

The Kenyan Shilling is currently stronger than the Hungarian Forint given that 1 KES is equal to 2.889 HUF. Conversely, 1 HUF is worth 0.346 KES.

Overview of KES to HUF Performance and Trends

Today, to buy 1,000 Kenyan Shilling, you need 2,889 Hungarian Forint. On the same date last year, you needed 2,449 Hungarian Forint for 1,000 Kenyan Shilling. This change indicates that the Kenyan Shilling has become stronger against the Hungarian Forint by 18.01% over the past year.

The pair experienced high volatility of 33.92%.

High volatility means there is a higher risk of significant price changes. It is better to closely monitor the exchange rate in such situations.

KES to HUF Currency Performance and Volatility

Last 7 Days

  • Performance: KSh1,000 varied between Ft2.777 (weekly low) and Ft2.904 (weekly high), a variance of Ft0.127 .
  • Volatility: Fluctuated by 4.57%.

Last 30 Days

  • Performance: KSh1,000 varied between Ft2.657 (30-day low) to Ft2.904 (30-day high), a variance of Ft0.247 .
  • Volatility: Fluctuated by 9.3%.

Last 90 Days

  • Performance: KSh1,000 varied between Ft2.667 (90-day low) to Ft2.89 (90-day high), a variance of Ft0.223 .
  • Volatility: Fluctuated by 8.36%.

Last Year

  • Performance: KSh1,000 ranged from Ft2.158 (yearly low) to Ft2.89 (yearly high), a variance of Ft0.732 .
  • Volatility: Fluctuated by 33.92%.

KES to HUF Forecast and trending

Is the Kenyan Shilling going up or down against the Hungarian Forint?

Today's KES to HUF exchange rate (2.89) is smaller compared to yesterday's rate (2.89).

Currency information

KES - Kenyan Shilling

The currency code for Kenyan Shilling is KES.

The KES currency symbol is KSh.

Minor unit: 1/100 = Cent

KES rank by most traded currencies: Not in top 40 traded currencies

Avg proportion of daily world trade volume: 0% (Low daily trade currency)

KES rank by strongest currencies (buying power): 104

The Kenyan Shilling is the currency of 1 countries:

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HUF - Hungarian Forint

The currency code for Hungarian Forint is HUF.

The HUF currency symbol is Ft.

Minor unit: 1/100 = Fillér

HUF rank by most traded currencies: 28

Avg proportion of daily world trade volume: 0.15%

HUF rank by strongest currencies (buying power): 112

The Hungarian Forint is the currency of 1 countries:

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Understanding KES to HUF Currency Exchange: Our Top Tips

Let's look at some practical information, ideas and tips to help you make sure you can get the most from your money when you convert Kenyan Shilling to Hungarian Forint, to send a payment, for a trip overseas, when shopping online or to hold a balance in Hungarian Forint.

How to convert KES to HUF?

You can convert Kenyan Shilling to Hungarian Forint either in a physical location or online. If you choose to exchange money at a currency exchange store, bank or at the airport, you'll be given your Hungarian Forint in cash. Or, you can choose to convert digitally, to send a payment overseas for example.

If you're exchanging money in a physical location you'll usually need to take the following steps:

  • Choose an exchange service that suits your needs
  • Head there with the money in Kenyan Shilling cash to exchange
  • Get a quote for the exchange rate and any commission or fee you need to pay
  • Hand over your money and receive your Hungarian Forint in cash

Exchanging your money digitally is often easier. As an example, here's how to send a payment overseas:

  • Choose an international payment service that suits your needs and head to their desktop site, or download their app
  • Tap Send Payment
  • Enter the amount in Kenyan Shilling you want to send, or the amount in Hungarian Forint you want your recipient to get in the end
  • You'll be shown a quote for the exchange rate and any commission or fee you need to pay
  • Choose your preferred payment method, and follow the prompts to pay
  • Your money will be deposited to your recipient's bank account directly, in Hungarian Forint

How to get the best KES to HUF exchange rate?

Because banks, currency exchange offices and international payment services all set their own exchange rates, you'll need to shop around a little to find the best KES to HUF exchange rate for your specific transaction.

Get to know the KES/HUF mid-market exchange rate using reputable currency conversion tools, so you'll be able to see how the market is trending. You can often set up rate alerts so the service you choose will send you a message when the KES/HUF mid-market exchange rate hits your preferred level. Once you see a rate you like, act fast to complete your transaction before markets move again.

Another smart option is to open a multi-currency account which lets you hold a selection of major world currencies, often including Kenyan Shilling and Hungarian Forint. This can be helpful if you transact internationally often, live overseas, receive payments from abroad, invest in diverse markets or even if you simply love to shop online with international retailers. Because you can hold a balance in the currency or currencies of your choice, there's no need to convert from one currency to another unnecessarily - you can wait until exchange rates are favorable to avoid losing out.

How to buy Kenyan Shilling with Hungarian Forint?

You'll be able to exchange Hungarian Forint to Kenyan Shilling in the same way as you'd exchange Kenyan Shilling to Hungarian Forint. If you have Hungarian Forint in your pocket in cash, you can take them along to a currency exchange service and ask if they'll buy back in exchange for Hungarian Forint. Be aware that the exchange rate might not be great - so coming back from a trip with as little foreign cash as possible is a smart plan.

On the other hand, if you hold Kenyan Shilling in a bank or specialist provider account, you'll be able to take advantage of online currency exchange services which can often offer fast, efficient and good value conversion which uses a better rate than a bank would.

Where to exchange KES to HUF?

You can exchange currencies in person at a currency exchange store, bank or airport, or use an online service instead. It's helpful to know that in person currency exchange options can offer a pretty poor deal overall, as exchange rates commonly include a markup - an extra fee. If you're exchanging somewhere with little local competition - like at an airport or hotel, for example - the chances are that the rate you get will be even worse.

A good alternative is to open a multi-currency account which lets you hold and exchange currencies digitally - and if you pick an account which also offers a linked debit card, you can make ATM withdrawals at home and abroad whenever you need cash. Digital specialist services can often offer a better exchange rate with lower overall costs compared to using your bank or exchanging cash in person - plus they're intuitive to use and let you manage your money with just your phone.

Frequently asked questions when converting Kenyan Shilling to Hungarian Forint (KES to HUF)

How much is the Kenyan Shilling to Hungarian Forint?

The Kenyan Shilling to Hungarian Forint exchange rate today is 2.889 . Use this guide to learn more about exchanging KES to HUF in the easiest and best value way for your specific needs.

How much is 1,000 Kenyan Shilling to the Hungarian Forint?

The KES to HUF rate today is 2.889 . That means that 1,000 Kenyan Shilling would be worth 2,889 Hungarian Forint.

How to exchange Kenyan Shilling to Hungarian Forint?

Exchange KES to HUF in person at a bank, currency exchange store or airport - or for a better exchange rate and to avoid standing in line in a physical store, use a digital service. Online currency exchange services are safe, intuitive and easy to use, to send payments internationally, or hold and exchange multiple currencies including KES to HUF.

How to send money to Hungary?

If you want to send money from Kenya - or anywhere else in the world - to Hungary, you'll be able to do so through your bank or an online specialist service like Wise. Specialist international money transfer services can often offer better exchange rates and lower overall costs for payments to Hungary - plus, you'll be able to get everything arranged with just your laptop or phone.

What is the Mid-Market Rate?

The mid-market exchange rate is the rate that banks and currency exchange services get when they buy and sell currencies like Hungarian Forint and Kenyan Shilling on wholesale markets. It's an important benchmark you can use to measure whether the exchange rate you're offered by a bank or exchange service is fair.

Usually banks and exchange services add a percentage margin - known as a markup - to the exchange rate they get themselves. But this markup can vary a lot, and in some cases pushes up the cost of currency exchange significantly. Learning about the mid-market rate and monitoring it can mean you get a better deal when you exchange currencies.

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