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

How to buy Litecoin

You can buy Litecoin on Kraken's crypto platform. Create your free account and connect a funding method to buy over 200 cryptocurrencies including LTC. 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 Litecoin purchase

Buy Litecoin with as little as $10.


In the past 24 hours, Kraken clients bought 38,317 LTC worth $2,673,021.

Why buy Litecoin with Kraken?

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

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About Litecoin

Litecoin is a BTC fork with faster transaction confirmations. Litecoin (LTC) was released in 2011 as a fork of Bitcoin with the primary difference being a decreased block processing time, 2.5 minutes as opposed to Bitcoin's 10 minutes, allowing for faster confirmation of transactions. Litecoin also features improved storage efficiency and a slightly different proof-of-work mining mechanism than Bitcoin.

What can you do with Litecoin?

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


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Trade Litecoin for NFTs

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Trade futures

Trade Litecoin futures

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Swap Litecoin for other assets

After you buy Litecoin, you can trade it for fiat currencies and other cryptocurrencies. Kraken offers over 200 Litecoin trading pairs so you can move in and out of the market with ease.

Litecoin FAQ

Is Litecoin a good investment?

The short answer is, it depends on your own individual circumstances and risk tolerance. For those that see a long term prospect behind decentralization, Litecoin may be a worthwhile purchase.

How much does it cost to buy 1 Litecoin?

At the current market rate, it costs $69.76 to purchase one LTC. Kraken makes it easy to buy & sell Litecoin in minutes.

Can I buy Litecoin with a debit card?

You can buy Litecoin with a debit card on Kraken. We offer several different ways to fund your account with cash or cryptocurrency.

How to trade Litecoin

You can trade Litecoin by first creating a Kraken account. Once sign up is complete and your account is funded, select your desired LTC trading pair and start trading Litecoin. Our all in one, powerful interface lets you execute your trading strategy.

Can I buy $100 worth of Litecoin?

Yes, Kraken offers a secure and easy to buy $100 worth of Litecoin. At its current price, $100 equals 1.43 LTC.

Is Litecoin safe to buy?

The Litecoin price can change dramatically based on market conditions. You should do your own research on Litecoin before buying.

Learn more about Litecoin

  1. How does Litecoin work?

  2. Where can I buy Litecoin?

  3. Is Litecoin available to buy and sell in my country?

  4. Is Litecoin a good investment?

  5. Can I purchase Litecoin using my local currency?

  6. What are the transaction fees for buying Litecoin?

  7. What is the minimum amount of Litecoin I can buy?

  8. Can I buy Litecoin with a debit card?

  9. Can I buy Litecoin with other cryptocurrencies?

  10. How can I keep my Litecoin safe?

  11. Will I owe taxes when buying and selling Litecoin?

  12. Can I transfer Litecoin from Kraken to my crypto wallet?

  13. Is it safe to leave my Litecoin on Kraken?

  14. What is the current circulating supply of Litecoin?

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