Colones to Dollars Exchange Rate




While the official bank rate fluctuates daily, this cheat sheet shows the rate many Costa Rica merchants will generally use to convert US dollars to colones. To print and take this chart with you, simply “right-click” on the table then select “Print picture…”

1 US Dollar is roughly the equivalent of 560 Colones. By multiplying the number of 1 Mil Colones times 1.78 you can get a very rough conversion to US Dollars.

$1 US Dollar = ₡560.29 Costa Rica Colónes

Paper currency:
$1
$5
$10
$20
$50
$100
equals (CRC ₡): ₡560 ₡2801 ₡5603 ₡11206 ₡28015 ₡56029
Coin: 10¢ 25¢ 50¢
equals CRC ₡: ₡6 ₡28 ₡56 ₡140 ₡280

₡1 Costa Rica Colón = $0.0018 US Dollar

Paper currency:
₡1000
₡2000
₡5000
₡10000
₡20000
₡50000
equals (USD $): $1.78 $3.57 $8.92 $17.85 $35.70 $89.24
Coin: ₡5 ₡10 ₡25 ₡50 ₡100 ₡500
equals (USD $): $0.01 $0.02 $0.04 $0.09 $0.18 $0.89