The easiest way to buy Bitcoin is through a crypto exchange like Coinbase where you can buy Bitcoin using your credit card or bank account.

If you already have a Coinbase account, here’s how you buy Bitcoin step-by-step:

  1. Sign into your Coinbase account
  2. Click Buy/Sell in the navigation
  3. Enter an amount to buy in your currency or in Bitcoin
  4. Click the Buy Bitcoin button


Buy Bitcoin on Coinbase

If you don’t have a Coinbase account yet, you need to setup an account and connect a payment method first:

  • Sign up for a free Coinbase account (note: when you sign up through this link and buy or sell $100 of Bitcoin or more, you’ll earn $10 as a signup bonus)

Coinbase signup

  • Connect a payment method via Settings > Linked Accounts > Link a New Account inside of your Coinbase account

Coinbase payment methods

Right now, Bitcoin costs this much and Coinbase allows you to buy a fraction of a Bitcoin, too: