Send money from Germany directly to a bank account* around the world, from a €1.90 transfer fee**

Now you can connect and support your loved ones at fully transparent fees and for a very reasonable cost with a money transfer directly to their bank accounts*. Already from a €1.90 transfer fee**. 

Western Union offers this convenient service in over 50 countries worldwide.

A direct-to-bank transfer* is more cost-effective than a cash transfer with Western Union, but it takes longer than our in minutes service for cash pickup*. 

So, it is important to weigh cost against speed.


Sending from the WU app or online directly to a bank account**:


from a 1.90 EUR transfer fee**

payment through bank account or credit card;

bank account details of the receiver necessary;

funds can be available in receiver’s bank account the next day.

Sending from chosen WU locations directly to a bank account**:


EUR 5 transfer fee**

payment in cash;

bank account details of the receiver necessary;

funds can be available in receiver’s bank account the next day.

Get the free Western Union mobile app for easy, fast, and reliable money transfers.

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Why WU?


Western Union is a global leader in the business of online money transfer. We have over 145 years of experience helping you connect with your loved ones around the world. We move money for better with our mobile app, our website and at over 500,000 locations around the world.***




Your advantages of subscribing to our My WU membership program:


Discounts on transfer fees and partner offers

Free SMS notification on payout

Exclusive member rewards, exciting contests

You can easily redeem your points at and get a discount automatically applied to your next money transfer.


Learn more about My WU benefits and how to get them.



* Funds may be delayed or services unavailable based on certain transaction conditions, including the amount sent, destination country, currency availability, regulatory issues, identification requirements, Agent location hours, differences in time zones, or selection of delayed options. Additional restrictions may apply. See Send form for details. 

** In addition to the transfer fee Western Union makes money from the exchange of currencies. When choosing a money transmitter, carefully compare both transfer fees and exchange rates. Fees and foreign exchange rates may vary by brand, channel, and location based on a number of factors. Fees and rates subject to change without notice.


*** Agent location count valid as of 30 June 2016