Options Trading

Options are a flexible investment tool that can help you take advantage of any market condition. With the ability to generate income, help limit risk or take advantage of your bullish or bearish forecast, options can help you achieve your investment goals.




If you have questions about trading options, call 800-353-4881


Why trade options at Fidelity

Best-in-class strategy and support

Whether you are new to options or an experienced trader, Fidelity has the tools, expertise, and educational support to help improve your options trading. And with powerful research and idea generation at your fingertips, we can help you trade in the know.

Low, transparent costs

Trade for just $4.95 per online trade, plus $0.65 per contract. See how our pricing compares. Plus, get additional savings with Fidelity's price improvement.1 While the average industry savings per 1,000 shares is $1.68, our average savings with the same amount of shares is $11.11.



Support and education

Visit our Learning Center for helpful videos and webinars, whether you are new to options trading, or have decades of experience. You can also contact our Strategy Desk specialists anytime with questions.

Powerful tools for idea generation

Our independent research and insights help you scan the markets for opportunities. Help improve your trades, from idea to execution.

Trade on mobile, desktop, and Active Trader Pro®

No matter where you trade or how you trade, we offer sophisticated options trading platforms to suit your needs at home, or on the go.


How to start trading options

Just rated 2017 Best Online Broker by Barron’s2 and rated Best Online Broker in 2017 by Investor’s Business Daily,3 plus the only firm rated #1 in 2016 by Kiplinger’s,4 Barron’s, Investor’s Business Daily, and StockBrokers.com.5

Get 500 free trades

Fund a new or existing account and receive up to 500 commission-free trades* on U.S. equities, ETFs, and options, and get access to Active Trader Pro®.


Ready to get started?

If you have questions about trading options,
call 800-353-4881