What’s the Cheapest Method to Send Money to Sweden?

Send Money to Sweden

Nowadays, sending money overseas is a common practice. For example, you might have employees you need to pay in Sweden, or you might have relatives living there.

Popular options for sending money are bank services and money transfer services like Western Union and although each service have their own policies for money transfers, one thing is always the same – the charges that you have to pay for a money transfer. Worse case scenario, you may be charged with hefty fees in the form of unfavorable currency exchange rates.

It can get tricky but is there anything you can do about it?

The following tables cover all charges that you’ll pay for sending money to Sweden from different parts of the world and depending on the service you choose.

Table 1: Sending $1000 from the US to Sweden

Transfer methodFees to send $1000 USDHidden conversion costTotal feesTime for the transfer to arrive
OFX (Previously USForex)*$0$7.5$7.51-2 days
TransferWise$10$0$101-2 days
WorldRemit$4$6$101-3 days
Tranzfers$5$18$233-5 days
Paysera$4$20$241-3 days
Ria Money Transfer (slow)$5$23$283-5 days
Xpress Money$15$21$363-5 days
Western Union (slow)$5$33$385 days
Ria Money Transfer (fast)$15$23$38Minutes
1st Contact Forex$20$19$391-3 days
Skrill$10$40$503-5 days
MoneyGram (slow)$25$26$513-5 days
Wire transfer$25-40$10-20$35-603-5 days
Western Union (fast)$40$33$731 day
Travelex$0$100$1003-5 days
MoneyGram (fast)$81$26$107Minutes
MoneyMoveIT$5$207$2121-3 days

Note:

  • Minimum transfer of $500 for OFX (Previously USForex).

Table 2: Sending £1000 from the UK to Sweden

Transfer methodFees to send £1000 GBPHidden conversion costTotal feesTime for the transfer to arrive
TransferWise£5£0£51-2 days
Azimo£1£5£61-3 days
CurrencyFair£3£4£71-3 days
UKForex*£0£7.5£7.51-2 days
Orbit Remit£0£11£111-3 days
WorldRemit£3£10£131-3 days
Western Union (slow)£3£10£133 days
Western Union (fast)£5£10£15Minutes
TransferGo£1£15£161 day
Tranzfers£7£16£233-5 days
Exchange4free£0£25£253-5 days
Aftab Currency£23£6£29Minutes
Easy Exchange£6£23£293-5 days
Paysera£3£29£321 day
Small World FS£5£30£353-5 days
1st Contact Forex£15£21£361-3 days
GlobalWebPay£5£32£371 day
Xpress Money£20£17£373-5 days
Travelex£0£38£383-5 days
Skrill£8£40£483-5 days
Wire transfer£15-25£10-30£25-553-5 days
MoneyGram£25£49£74Minutes
MoneyMoveIT£2£76£781-3 days

Note:

  • Minimum transfer of £500 for UKForex

Table 3: Sending $1000 from the Canada to Sweden

Transfer methodFees to send $1000 CADHidden conversion costTotal feesTime for the transfer to arrive
CanadianForex*$0$7.5$7.51-2 days
TransferWise$12$0$121-2 days
CurrencyFair$5$7$123-5 days
WorldRemit*$4$15$191-3 days
1st Contact Forex$5$28$331-3 days
Paysera$5$34$391-3 days
Exchange4free$0$45$453-5 days
Xpress Money$16$31$473-5 days
Skrill$29$40$693-5 days
Western Union$40$34$74Minutes
Wire transfer$25-40$20-30$45-753-5 days
MoneyGram$50$51$101Minutes
Travelex$0$105$1053-5 days

Note:

  • Worldremit can only send 995 CAD from Canada to Sweden.
  • Minimum transfer of $500 for CanadianForex.

Table 4: Sending €1000 from the Western Europe to the Sweden

Transfer methodFees to send €1000 EURHidden conversion costTotal feesTime for the transfer to arrive
TransferWise€5€0€51-2 days
CurrencyFair€3€3€61-3 days
UKForex*€0€7.5€7.51-2 days
Azimo€3€6€91-3 days
WorldRemit€4€11€151-3 days
Paysera€3€13€161-3 days
TransferGo€1€16€171 day
1st Contact Forex€5€20€251-3 days
Western Union (slow)€0€29€291 day
Tranzfers€10€19€293-5 days
Exchange4free€0€35€353-5 days
Aftab Currency€30€9€39Minutes
Small World FS€12€32€443-5 days
Skrill€10€40€503-5 days
Travelex€0€54€543-5 days
MoneyGram€5€50€55Minutes
Xpress Money€40€19€593-5 days
Wire transfer€20-35€20-40€40-753-5 days
Western Union (fast)€43€47€90Minutes

Note:

  • Minimum transfer of €500 for UKForex

Table 5: Sending $1000 from the Australia to Sweden

Transfer methodFees to send $1000 AUDHidden conversion costTotal feesTime for the transfer to arrive
TransferWise$7$0$71-2 days
Orbit Remit$0$10$101-3 days
CurrencyFair$5$6$111-3 days
WorldRemit$4$13$171-3 days
Tranzfers$15$19$343-5 days
1st Contact Forex$15$22$371-3 days
OFX (previously OzForex)*$15$23$381 day
Paysera$5$37$421-3 days
Easy Exchange$8$34$423-5 days
Western Union (slow)$10$33$432 days
Exchange4free$0$45$453-5 days
Skrill$10$40$503-5 days
MoneyMoveIT$7$49$561-3 days
Xpress Money$25$33$583-5 days
Fast Remit$10$57$672-3 days
Wire transfer$25-35$30-60$55-953-5 days
Travelex$0$99$993-5 days
MoneyGram$60$55$115Minutes
Travel Money Oz$0$122$1223-5 days
Western Union (fast)$70$56$126Minutes

Note:

  • Minimum transfer of $500 for OFX (previously OzForex)

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