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Millions choose Kraken to buy Optimism. Start with just $10.




Millions choose Kraken to buy Optimism. Start with just $10.

How to buy Optimism


Create your free Kraken account

Provide your email address & country of residence.


Connect a funding method

Fund your account with your preferred payment method.


Complete your Optimism purchase

Buy Optimism with as little as $10.


In the past 24 hours, Kraken clients bought 139,672 OP worth $243,029.

Why buy Optimism with Kraken?

Kraken offers a safe and easy way to get started with crypto. Use our flexible payment methods to instantly buy Optimism with a credit card, debit card, bank transfer, and more.

Transactions are instant

Buy and sell 200+ cryptocurrencies

Flexible funding options

Flexible funding options

Kraken level security


Dollar cost average your Optimism purchases with recurring buys on the Kraken mobile app and get $10 when you refer a friend to Kraken.

What can you do with Optimism?

With Kraken, you can do more with Optimism. From making your first trade, to collecting NFTs and utilizing our advanced Optimism pro trading tools, all the Kraken features you need are backed by our world-class security and 24/7 support.


Optimism rewards

See if you can earn rewards

Trade for NFTs

Trade Optimism for NFTs

Collect & trade NFTs

Trade OTC

Trade Optimism OTC

High volume Optimism orders

API trading

Optimism API trading

Automate your trades

Swap Optimism for other assets

After you buy Optimism, you can trade it for fiat currencies and other cryptocurrencies. Kraken offers deep liquidity and instant trades on over 200 Optimism trading pairs.

Optimism FAQ

Can I buy and sell Optimism instantly?

Yes, it only takes a few clicks to buy and sell Optimism after you connect your funding method.

How much does it cost to buy 1 Optimism?

At the current market rate, it costs $1.74 to purchase one OP. Kraken makes it easy to buy Optimism in minutes.

Can I buy Optimism with a credit card?

Yes, you can buy Optimism with a Mastercard or Visa credit card on Kraken. We offer several different ways to fund your account with cash or cryptocurrency.

How to trade Optimism

You can trade Optimism by first creating a Kraken account. Next, deposit or purchase the amount of OP to open your position. Once your account is funded, select your desired OP trading pair and start trading Optimism.

Can I buy $100 worth of Optimism?

Yes, Kraken offers a secure and easy to buy $100 worth of Optimism. At its current price, $100 equals 57.47 OP.

Is Optimism safe to buy?

The Optimism price can change dramatically based on market conditions. While Optimism is among the most popular cryptocurrencies in the market, you should do your own research on Optimism before buying.

Learn more about Optimism

  1. How is Optimism different from normal cash?

  2. Where can I buy Optimism?

  3. How do beginners buy Optimism?

  4. Is Optimism available to buy and sell in my country?

  5. Is Optimism a good investment?

  6. Can I purchase Optimism using my local currency?

  7. What are the transaction fees for buying Optimism?

  8. What is the minimum amount of Optimism I can buy?

  9. Can I buy Optimism with a debit card?

  10. Can I buy Optimism with other cryptocurrencies?

  11. How can I keep my Optimism safe?

  12. Can I set up automatic recurring buy orders for Optimism?

  13. Will I owe taxes when buying and selling Optimism?

  14. Can I transfer Optimism from Kraken to my crypto wallet?

  15. Is it safe to leave my Optimism on Kraken?

  16. Can I pay for online goods and services using Optimism?

  17. What is the current circulating supply of Optimism?

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