Exchanges with support for bitcoin Lightning network ⚡ payments

[Updated: 19 Feb, 2021]

Caution: Some altcoin exchanges include a cryptocurrency with the symbol “LBTC” for “Lightning Bitcoin”. This is NOT the same as bitcoin on Lightning network . That currency symbol is for a small value altcoin that has no relation to the bitcoin Lightning network . There is another currency symbol that may be similar, L-BTC, and that too is unrelated to bitcoin on Lightning network . The L-BTC symbol is used by exchanges which support bitcoin on Blockstream’s Liquid Network.

Exchanges where you can buy and/or sell bitcoin using Lightning network :

P2P Trading exchanges with base currency support for Lightning network :

  • HodlHodl (💵, ) [NO KYC] ← Not available in the U.S. [Lightning network is implemented simply as a payment method allowed for buying bitcoin.]
  • Paxful (💵, soon) ←Announcement
  • Many P2P trading exchanges either explicitly allow bitcoin on Lightning network as a payment method, or have an “Other” payment method that is a catchall in which the details of the payment method are located in the details of the trade offer.

Crypto-to-crypto methods:

Debit Cards Funded Using Lightning Network

Lightning Network Wallets


Have a suggestion? There are corresponding posts on r/Bitcoin (on Reddit) for the lightning network exchanges (fiat-to-), and instant exchanges (crypto-to-crypto), and a post here on Medium with more P2P exchanges (fiat-to-crypto).

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