ESB Fast (Contactless)

Prices for November 2023

This service information was last updated in November and is out of date. For details, please see: ESB for Electric Vehicles

The price of ESB Fast (Contactless)

Cost per kWh 63p
Connection charge £0.5

Pricing information last updated on November 2nd 2023.

Further information

The cost of charging a car with ESB Fast (Contactless)

If you were to charge an average sized electric car using ESB Fast (Contactless) would cost you around 18.33 pence per mile, based on travelling the UK average monthly mileage of 616 miles*. This is about 22% more expensive than petrol AFR rates and 31% more expensive than diesel AFR rates.

Note that this is just an indication. The exact cost will vary based the fuel efficiency of the vehicle being charged . Use our vehicle selector below to get a more specific estimate.

Journey details
Average UK monthly mileage 616 miles
Average miles per kWh 3.5
Energy needed per month 176 kWh
Example battery size 60 kWh
Amount per charge 80%
Charge amount 48kWh
Number of charging sessions needed 4
Connection charges £2.00
Approx cost to travel 616 miles £112.88
Approx cost per mile 18.33 pence

* Average UK monthly mileage based on RAC Foundation data.
AFR (Advisory Fuel Rates) prices for petrol and diesel from data, based on 1401 to 2000cc petrol engine sizes and 1601 to 2000cc diesel engine sizes.

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