Last updated on September 20, 2023
To give you a ballpark idea of charging costs in the UK, we looked at average electricity prices and charging fees and calculated how much it would cost to fully charge an EV with an average size battery of 68 kWh at home, publicly, and if using a fast charging station.
How much does it cost to charge an electric vehicle?
Type of EV charging
Home EV charging
Public EV charging
Fast EV charging
*These estimated prices are for illustrative purposes only and represent the cost to charge a 68 kWh battery from zero to 100 per cent based on the latest average electricity prices per kWh available, as of the date of writing/updating this article. The actual cost of charging an electric vehicle may vary depending on various factors.
How much it costs to charge an electric vehicle (EV) exactly depends on a range of factors.
This article dives into the details of different types of EV charging, their related costs (and difference compared to petrol).
At the bottom of this article, we've created an overview of estimated EV charging costs for 4 popular electric cars in the UK.
➡️ Click here to jump down to our detailed average charging cost overview directly.