How Long Does It Take To Transfer Bitcoin From Coinbase?

We get this question a lot. Here’s a quick rundown on how long it takes to transfer Bitcoin from Coinbase to your wallet.

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It usually takes around 10 minutes for a bitcoin transaction to be completed. However, this can vary depending on the bitcoin network traffic at the time. If there is high traffic on the network, it can take longer for a transaction to go through.

What is Bitcoin?

Bitcoin is a decentralized digital currency, without a central bank or single administrator, that can be sent from user to user on the peer-to-peer bitcoin network without the need for intermediaries. Transactions are verified by network nodes through cryptography and recorded in a public distributed ledger called a blockchain

What is Coinbase?

Coinbase is one of the most popular cryptocurrency exchanges, and offers a wide range of features and services. One of the most popular features on Coinbase is the ability to buy, sell, and store Bitcoin. While Coinbase does offer a number of different payment methods, one of the most popular methods is to use a credit or debit card.

How to transfer Bitcoin from Coinbase

It usually takes around 1-2 days for the transaction to be completed and you will receive an email notification once it is done. For security reasons, we do not recommend transferring Bitcoin from Coinbase to another exchange.


Coinbase doesn’t charge to transfer your bitcoin to another wallet, but the mining fee is set by the network. When you make a transaction, you’ll see a message that says “This may take up to 10 minutes to complete.” This is because every transaction needs to be verified by miners before it can be processed. Once your transaction has been verified by the network, it will be added to the blockchain and you will receive your bitcoin in your new wallet.


On average, it takes about 10 minutes to process a Bitcoin transaction. The time it takes for a transaction to be processed can vary depending on the fee paid by the sender, the size of the transaction and the number of Bitcoin confirmations received.

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