Compare Passfolio vs Trading 212


Online brokers compared for fees, trading platforms, safety and more. See how Passfolio stacks up against Trading 212!

Passfolio vs Trading 212
overall rating
4.3
4.3
overall pros
  • Free US stock and ETF trading
  • Great mobile platform
  • Fast and fully digital account opening
  • Real stocks and ETFs are commission-free
  • Quick and easy account opening
  • Great trading platforms
overall cons
  • Limited product portfolio focusing on US markets
  • Deposit is not user-friendly
  • Missing web and desktop platforms
  • Limited product portfolio
  • Missing phone and live chat support
  • High forex fee
fees
4.6
  • Free stock and ETF trading above $5
  • No account opening and maintenance fees
  • Withdrawal fee
  • High margin rates for stock trading
3.4
  • Free stock and ETF trading
  • Low CFD fees
  • No withdrawal and inactivity fee
  • High forex fees
  • High financing rate
account opening
5.0
  • Fully digital
  • No minimum deposit
  • Verification in 15 minutes
  • Verification can be buggy on desktop
4.5
  • Fast
  • Fully digital
  • No minimum deposit
  • Problems with verification
deposit and withdrawal
1.5
  • No deposit fee
  • Credit/Debit card not available
  • Only one account base currency
  • Not user-friendly
4.3
  • Credit/Debit card available
  • Free withdrawal
  • No deposit fee
  • Few base currencies available in each country
web trading platform
3.7
  • User-friendly
  • Clear fee report
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Limited customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • Limited order types
  • No price alerts
4.9
  • User-friendly
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Good search function
mobile trading platform
4.2
  • User-friendly
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Good search function
  • Limited order types
  • No price alerts
4.9
  • User-friendly
  • Good search function
  • Price alerts
desktop trading platform
markets and products
2.0
  • Stock
  • ETF
  • Crypto
3.9
  • Stock
  • ETF
  • Forex
  • CFD
research
1.8
  • User-friendly
  • Limited interactive charting
  • No trading ideas
  • No fundamental data available
2.8
  • Good interactive chart
  • User-friendly
  • No fundamental data available
  • No/poor quality news flow
customer service
3.5
  • Relevant answers
  • Fast email support
  • No 24/7 support
  • Couldn't reach phone support on multiple occasions
1.0
  • Relevant answers
  • 24/7 availability
  • No live chat
  • No Phone support
education
2.5
  • Quality educational texts
  • No demo account
  • No trading platform tutorial videos
4.0
  • Demo account
  • Trading platform tutorial
  • Educational videos
  • No webinars
  • Majority of clients belong to a top-tier financial authority
  • High level of investor protection
  • 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
  • Negative balance protection
  • Does not hold a banking license
  • Not listed on stock exchange
  • Financial information is not publicly available
recommended for Beginners and long-term investors focusing on the US stock market Active CFD and FX traders and investors looking for intuitive trading platforms
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