Compare DEGIRO vs Hargreaves Lansdown


Online brokers compared for fees, trading platforms, safety and more. See how DEGIRO stacks up against Hargreaves Lansdown!

DEGIRO vs Hargreaves Lansdown
overall rating
4.3
4.4
overall pros
  • One of the lowest fees on the market
  • Regulated by multiple top-tier regulators
  • Easy to use web and mobile trading platform
  • Easy to use trading platforms
  • High-quality educational tools
  • Great customer service
overall cons
  • Waiting list for new accounts
  • Limited research and education
  • No forex trading
  • High fees for stocks and ETFs
  • Offline account opening for clients outside the UK
  • Only GBP base currency
fees
5.0
  • Low trading fees
  • Low non-trading fees
  • Low stock and ETF fees
  • Higher trading fees for Asian and smaller European stock exchanges
2.8
  • Low non-trading fees
  • No withdrawal fee
  • Low fees for funds and bonds
  • High stock and ETF fees
  • Currency conversion fee
account opening
1.3
  • Fully digital
  • No minimum deposit
  • Slow
  • None of the test accounts have been onboarded yet
4.3
  • Fast
  • Fully digital for UK clients
  • Offline account opening for non-UK clients
deposit and withdrawal
3.3
  • Free withdrawal
  • No deposit fee
  • Several account base currencies
  • Credit/Debit card not available
3.8
  • Credit/Debit card available
  • Free withdrawal
  • No deposit fee
  • Only one account base currency
web trading platform
3.9
  • User-friendly
  • Clear fee report
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Limited customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • No price alerts
3.7
  • User-friendly
  • Clear fee report
  • Good search function
  • No two-step (safer) login
  • Limited customizability (for charts, workspace)
mobile trading platform
4.5
  • User-friendly
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Good search function
  • No price alerts
  • No Touch/Face ID login
3.9
  • User-friendly
  • Good search function
  • Touch/Face ID login
  • No two-step (safer) login
  • No price alerts
desktop trading platform
markets and products
3.6
  • Stock
  • ETF
  • Fund
  • Bond
  • Options
  • Futures
  • Crypto
3.0
  • Stock
  • ETF
  • Fund
  • Bond
  • Portfolio+ Venture Capital Trust
research
2.8
  • Data on asset fundamentals
  • No trading ideas
3.8
  • Trading ideas
  • Data on asset fundamentals
  • User-friendly
  • Only basic charting and analytics tools
customer service
3.8
  • Phone support
  • Relevant answers
  • No live chat
  • No 24/7 support
4.0
  • Phone support
  • Fast response time
  • Relevant answers
  • No live chat
  • No 24/7 support
education
2.0
  • Trading platform tutorial
  • Educational videos
  • No demo account
  • Available only in English and Dutch
3.5
  • Trading platform tutorial
  • Educational videos
  • No demo account
  • Majority of clients belong to a top-tier financial authority
  • Does not hold a banking license
  • Not listed on stock exchange
  • Financial information is not publicly available
  • Majority of clients belong to a top-tier financial authority
  • High level of investor protection
  • Listed on stock exchange
  • Does not hold a banking license
recommended for Price-sensitive buy-and-hold investors and traders looking only to carry out transactions Beginners and buy-and-hold investors looking for great customer service and easy-to-use trading platforms
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