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Public EV charging cost calculator UK

How long does a charge take and how much does it cost?


How much does it cost to charge an electric car? Use Zapmap’s public EV charging cost calculator to estimate the cost to fully or partially charge your electric vehicle (EV) when using the public charging network.

How much to charge an electric car: Calculate EV charging costs & time

The Public Charging Calculator will help you find out how long it will take to charge your electric car at a slow, fast or rapid charger as well as the cost to charge your electric car.

Across the UK, the public network provides invaluable additional charging support to EV drivers, as well as the opportunity to extend journey distances. Together, UK public charging networks offer a mix of slow, fast, rapid and ultra-rapid charging options.



How much does it cost to charge an electric car on the public network?

When undertaking a longer journey in your electric car, or if you do not have access to home charging, then charging on the public network will be essential.

Prepare for your electric journeys by using the Public Charging Calculator to find out how long it will take to charge your EV at a slow, fast or rapid charger. If you know the charge point tariff, you will also be able to calculate how much it is to charge an electric car, ensuring that you are well informed before using the public charging network in the UK.

To find more information on how to use the Public Charging Calculator, use our EV charging cost calculator Guide.

The tool defaults to the weighted average price to charge on the public network, this is calculated and updated quarterly on our Zapmap Price Index.