How to buy Fantom (FTM) in UK

The best option to buy Fantom (FTM) in UK is with  Binance. You can use GBP to buy it.

Fantom (FTM) Price in UK

Current Price: £0.63   24hr: -3.01%

What is Fantom?

Fantom is a blockchain platform to execute smart contracts. The function of Fantom is very similar to Ethereum. However, unlike Ethereum’s proof-of-work, Fantom uses a BFT consensus protocol. This makes Fantom significantly faster and cheaper to operate on, without compromising on the security.

Recommended: Buy FTM with GBP (Binance)

If you are new to the crypto space, Binance is undoubtedly one of the well-known cryptocurrency trading platforms. The massive trade volume and the options for other currencies make it the best.

Here’s how you can buy FTM with Binance: 

  1. Sign up for an account on Binance
  2. Next, proceed with the verification process
  3. Once you are verified, you can buy FTM on Binance via Credit/Debit card, Bank Deposit, P2P trading and third-party payment
  4. You will receive the FTM  to your account once you have successfully paid

Option 2: Exchange Bitcoin for Fantom on Binance

Step 1: Buy Bitcoin

You may wish to trade Bitcoin for Fantom on another exchange. This is also a great option if you’re looking to buy other cryptocurrencies, as having Bitcoin makes trading on exchanges easy. In this guide, we will use Binance exchange. Note that you can achieve the same result in an easier manner by depositing GBP to Binance, in accordance with Option 2.

This guide assumes you already have Bitcoin. If you don’t, you can buy Bitcoin at any of the following options:

  • Binance (recommended; buy with £GBP or €EUR)
  • (recommended; buy with £GBP)
    • Sign up for an account and buy BTC straight away with your debit or credit card, or bank transfer.
  • Local Bitcoins (buy with £GBP)
    • Buy BTC from other Brits using bank transfer.
  • Coinbase (buy with EUR)

or, click here for a detailed guide on buying BTC in the UK

Waiting for a bank transfer or verification? Get a head-start by signing up for your Binance account while you wait…

Step 2: BTC -> FTM

Now, we will use Binance (the most popular crypto exchange) to buy Fantom with Bitcoin…

  • Register for a Binance account here
  • Deposit Bitcoin to your account (your Binance Bitcoin wallet) by heading to Funds -> Deposits in the top menu
    1. Select BTC from the drop-down menu, and copy your BTC Deposit Address
    2. Send your Bitcoin to this address.
      i.e. if you purchased BTC from CEX.IO, use their ‘withdraw’ page to send BTC to your Binance BTC wallet.
  • Once Bitcoin has reached your Binance wallet, head to Exchange -> Basic via the top navigation bar.
  • Use the panel to the right side of the screen (which shows many currency pairs alphabetically, starting AMB/BTC, ARK/BTC, etc.)
    1. Type FTM in the search bar
    2. Click the FTM/BTC link to reach the market page

Using the Buy FTM panel, set your Buy parameters, and click the green buy FTM button

  • This places an order, which can be monitored via the Orders tab in the top navigation bar, or directly below the Buy box in the Open Orders pane.
  • When your order is filled, the exchange is complete, and your FTM will appear in your FTM wallet under the Funds -> Balances page