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




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

How to buy Cardano

You can buy Cardano on Kraken's crypto exchange. Create your free account and connect a funding method to buy over 200 cryptocurrencies including ADA. Kraken makes it quick and easy to get started.


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 Cardano purchase

Buy Cardano with as little as $10.


In the past 24 hours, Kraken clients bought 53,017,886 ADA worth $35,707,759.

Why buy Cardano with Kraken?

Kraken offers a safe and easy way to get started with crypto. Use our flexible payment methods to instantly buy Cardano 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 Cardano purchases with recurring buys on the Kraken mobile app and get $10 when you refer a friend to Kraken.

About Cardano

Cardano is a research-driven cryptocurrency. Cardano is the first proof-of-stake blockchain platform to be founded on peer-reviewed research. It's powered by Ouroboros, a protocol that its proponents claim has improved upon security, scalability and energy efficiency versus other proof-of-work predecessors, like Bitcoin. ADA is the native token of Cardano and can be staked to earn rewards.

What can you do with Cardano?

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


Stake Cardano

Earn rewards with Cardano

Trade for NFTs

Trade Cardano for NFTs

Collect & trade NFTs

Trade OTC

Trade Cardano OTC

High volume Cardano orders

Trade futures

Trade Cardano futures

95+ perpetual futures

API trading

Cardano API trading

Automate your trades

Swap Cardano for other assets

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

Cardano FAQ

Can I buy and sell Cardano instantly?

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

How much does it cost to buy 1 Cardano?

At the current market rate, it costs $0.67 to purchase one ADA. Kraken makes it easy to buy Cardano in minutes.

Can I buy Cardano with a credit card?

Yes, you can buy Cardano 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 Cardano

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

Can I buy $100 worth of Cardano?

Yes, Kraken offers a secure and easy to buy $100 worth of Cardano. At its current price, $100 equals 148.48 ADA.

Is Cardano safe to buy?

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

Learn more about Cardano

  1. How is Cardano different from normal cash?

  2. Where can I buy Cardano?

  3. How do beginners buy Cardano?

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

  5. Is Cardano a good investment?

  6. Can I purchase Cardano using my local currency?

  7. What are the transaction fees for buying Cardano?

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

  9. Can I buy Cardano with a debit card?

  10. Can I buy Cardano with other cryptocurrencies?

  11. How can I keep my Cardano safe?

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

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

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

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

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

  17. What is the current circulating supply of Cardano?

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