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How to Buy Ripple

This guide will explain the many different ways you can buy Ripple (XRP).

Buy Ripple with Credit Card

Coinbase

Unfortunately there is no easy and direct way to buy Ripple with a credit card in the USA. If you live in Europe or the rest of the world then go to the next exchange on our list.

If you live in the USA you will first have to buy bitcoins with your credit card.

Coinbase is the easiest way to buy bitcoin with a credit card in the USA.

Once you have the bitcoins you can use Changelly to convert your bitcoins to Ripple in about 10 minutes.

Coinbase is available in the United States, Canada, Europe, UK, Singapore, and Australia.

BitPanda

BitPanda is based in Austria and is a crypto brokerage service. You can buy Ripple using a credit card from most European countries.

CoinMama

Coinmama allows you to buy bitcoins with credit card from nearly any country. Once you get the bitcoins convert them to XRP using Changelly.

Buy Ripple with Bank Account

Again, if you live in the USA then you must first buy bitcoins with your bank account using Coinbase or a similar service. Once you get the bitcoins from Coinbase you can use Changelly to convert the bitcoins to XRP.

If you live in Europe you can use BitPanda. If you live in any other country then you can use our home page to find a Bitcoin exchange in your country that accepts bank transfer. Then once you buy bitcoins you can convert them to Ripple within 10 minutes.

Buy Ripple with PayPal

There is no way to directly buy Ripple with PayPal. You will have to first buy bitcoin with PayPal and then conver the bitcoins to XRP using a service like Changelly.

Buy XRP with Cash

There is no way to directly purchase Ripple with cash. Some ATMs support Ripple, but only less than 1% of all cryptocurrency ATMs.

You will first have to buy bitcoins with cash and then convert the BTC to XRP using a service like Changelly.

Buy Ripple with Bitcoin

You can use Changelly to easily exchange bitcoins for Ripple.

Buy XRP with Skrill

BitPanda allows Europeans to buy Ripple with Skrill.

Buy Ripple with Ethereum

You can use Changelly to easily exchange Ethereum for Ripple.

Frequently Asked Questions

Why is there no direct way to buy Ripple (XRP) in many cases?

Ripple only recently gained popularity so in many cases it is still not supported by all exchanges. This will likely change soon as cryptocurrency goes mainstream and exchanges add support for more coins.

Can anyone buy Ripple?

If you are able to buy cryptocurrency in your country, then you can buy Ripple.

Can you buy Ripple XRP with Coinbase?

As we mentioned above, this is not possible. Coinbase only lets you buy 3 coins directly: Bitcoin, Litecoin and Ethereum. We expect Coinbase to add support for Ripple soon, but for now it does not support XRP.

Is it better to mine Ripple or buy it?

Ripple cannot be mined. The only way to get it is to purchase it from an exchange.

Which payment method is best to use?

Buying bitcoins with bank account (or Ripple directly with bank account) and exchanging the BTC for Ripple is probably the cheapest way.

For speed, buying Ripple with credit card is best but the fees are higher.

What should I do with my XRP once I buy it?

You should store your Ripple in a secure wallet.

Can you sell XRP?

Yes, you can. Changelly will allow you to convert your XRP to any other cryptocurrency. To get back regular currency you can exchange XRP for bitcoin and exchange the bitcoins on an exchange for dollars, euro, or any other currency.