Shell Recharge Ultra Rapid

Prices for May 2024

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.

Cost per kWh 89p
Connection charge £0.35

Cost-per-kwh has been calculated from an alternative pricing structure.

Pricing information last updated on May 13th 2024.

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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 25.66 pence per mile, based on travelling the UK average monthly mileage of 616 miles*. This is about 71% more expensive than petrol AFR rates and 83% 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 £1.40
Approx cost to travel 616 miles £158.05
Approx cost per mile 25.66 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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