How to buy Cardano


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    What you’ll learn

  • Where and how you can buy Cardano.

    We’ve included detailed instructions to make it easier for you.

  • Some market stats about Cardano.

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  • Other crypto similar to Cardano.

    And how to buy other crypto assets.

Price of Cardano (24H)




When it comes to buying crypto, there are a lot of factors that come into play, such as location and protocol. Fortunately, you can buy Cardano on Coinbase’s centralized exchange. It’s quick and easy. Here’s a step-by-step guide on how to buy Cardano.


  1. 1

    Create a Coinbase account

    Sign up or download the Coinbase app and start the sign up process. You will need a valid ID and may be asked for proof of address in order to transact, so be sure to have those ready. Verifying your ID may take longer than a few minutes, depending on where you live.

  1. 2

    Add a payment method

    Tap on the payment method box and connect a payment method. You can use a bank account, debit card or initiate a wire.

  1. 3

    Start a trade

    On, select Buy & Sell. On the Coinbase mobile app, tap the ( + ) Buy on the Home tab.

  1. 4

    Select Cardano from list of assets

    On, click the Buy panel to search and select Cardano. On the Coinbase mobile app, search for Cardano by typing “Cardano” into the search bar. When you see Cardano appear in the results, tap it to open up the purchase screen.

  1. 5

    Enter the amount you want to buy

    Use the number pad to input the amount you want to spend in your local currency. The app will automatically convert that into a Cardano amount. You can tap the arrow buttons to the right of the amount of money you want to spend to switch the number to the equivalent amount of Cardano

  1. 6

    Finalize your purchase of Cardano

    Tap “Preview buy” when ready. You’ll be shown the details of your purchase. Make sure everything looks good and then confirm your purchase by clicking “Buy now”.

  1. 7


    Once the order processes, you’ll be taken to the confirmation screen. That’s it, you’ve bought Cardano.

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Cardano is on the rise this week.

The price of Cardano has risen by 38.30% in the past 7 days. The price increased by 19.53% in the last 24 hours. In just the past hour, the price shrunk by 0.19%. The current price is $0.52 per ADA. Cardano is 83.28% below the all time high of $3.10.

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Volume (24h)


Circulating supply

35.3B ADA

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Can I buy Cardano on Coinbase?

Yes, Cardano is currently available to buy on Coinbase's centralized exchange.

How much does it cost to buy Cardano?

Right now, it costs about $0.52 to buy of 1 Cardano.

Can I buy Cardano with cash?

You can buy Cardano on Coinbase with an approved payment method, including a bank account, a debit card, or you can initiate a wire transfer.

How to buy Cardano using PayPal?

Currently, only US customers are able to buy Cardano or add US dollars using PayPal. All other customers are only able to use PayPal to cash out or sell, and transaction availability depends on region.

How to buy Cardano with a gift card?

You can use a digital gift card purchased from online merchants to redeem on Coinbase accounts for the purchase of Cardano. Gift cards are currently only available in the U.S. at this time (redemption excluded in Hawaii). For more information on how to use and redeem gift cards, check out our help center.

How much is the fee to buy Cardano?

Coinbase may charge a fee to buy Cardano. Fees are calculated at the time you place your order and may be determined by a combination of factors, including but not limited to your location, the selected payment, the size of the order, and market conditions such as volatility and liquidity. Fees for buying Cardano will be listed in the trade preview screen before you submit your transaction and may differ for similar transactions.

How to buy Cardano with credit card?

There are several payment methods you can use to buy Cardano. A full list of payment methods and best use cases can be found in our help center. At this time, credit cards cannot be used to purchase Cardano.

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