Shell Recharge Ultra Rapid

Prices for May 2022

The price of Shell Recharge Ultra Rapid

Shell offers Ultra Rapid EV charging at a number of their roadside service stations and partner locations. You can pay using contactless or use the Shell recharge app and card. Shell charges a pre-authorisation fee, which is adjusted to your usage amount after charging. App users receive a monthly invoice to pay.

Shell uses a bank pre-authorisation of £20 for each transaction.

Cost per kWh 59p

Pricing information last updated on May 19th 2022.

Further information

The cost of charging a car with Shell Recharge Ultra Rapid

If you were to charge an average sized electric car using Shell Recharge Ultra Rapid would cost you around 16.86 pence per mile, based on travelling the UK average monthly mileage of 616 miles*. This is about 12% more expensive than petrol AFR rates and 30% 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
Approx cost to travel 616 miles £103.84
Approx cost per mile 16.86 pence

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

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