Public EV charging, made easy
Download the Shell Recharge app to make on-the-go charging at Shell and other major providers easy and convenient.
Unlock our large network of public charging stations with the simple to use Shell Recharge app and charge card. Our mission is to make EV charging on-the-go easy and seamless. Plugging in at Shell, or with any provider in our network, is exactly that. Easy.
To order a free charge card, please download the app and order the card through it.
How to access public EV chargers
Download the Shell Recharge app
Order your charge card and activate it by adding it to your app. You can also add your specific vehicle.
Find available charge points
Find a convenient charge point using the app and filters. Refine your search by availability, connector type or charging speeds
Plug in and start your charge
To begin your charge session either swipe your card on the charge point or open the app and begin through there
Public charging stations
Plan your trip around any of the 275,000 public charge points we have in our sprawling network.
Public EV charging with Shell Recharge
275,000+ charge points
Access our large charging network in over 33 countries in Europe.
Download the Shell Recharge app to find charge tariffs and price estimates.
1 simple monthly bill
Keep track of all your charge sessions with 1 easy monthly bill.
Charging at Shell
We're continually growing our network of charge points. This includes the ultra-fast 175 kW and 150kW chargers but also 70 kW and 50kW rapid chargers. Find out more about charging at Shell, and what we have on offer to recharge yourself whilst you're here.
Shell Recharge app
Our app lets you find charge points nearby, see real-time availability, view pricing, start a charge, and keep track of your charge session history. Download the app to order your charge card.
Holidaying with your EV
Are you planning to go abroad with your electric vehicle this summer? With your Shell Recharge card, you have access to our charging network with over 275,000 charge points across Europe. So wherever you’re going, we’ve got you covered. Read our blogs and start your holiday relaxed!
Frequently asked questions
We believe paying to charge should be easy. That's why we offer a number of convenient ways to pay when using a Shell Recharge charge point.
Customers can start a charge with their Shell charge card or using a contactless payment. At selected operators, customers can also stop and start charging with just the Shell Recharge app.
Download the app to order a card. Then to activate the Shell Recharge card, please follow the activation instructions on the Shell Recharge app. Once your charge card has been activated, you can start using it with any of the charge points available in our network. You can also find these charge points in the app.
Customers that use the Shell Recharge app and charge card are able to charge at Shell Recharge as well as more than 395 other major providers in Europe using just one account.
In addition, Shell Recharge app and charge card customers benefit from the following:
Ability to charge at Shell Recharge as well as over 275,000 other charge points
See real-time availability of all charge points
Get notified if a charge point becomes available or is occupied so you can easily plan your journey
View all your past charge sessions in one place
Receive one easy monthly bill
Make use of Shell facilities. Recharge yourself whilst you recharge your car.
Charging at Shell costs £0.55 per kWh (rapid) £0.59 per kWh (ultra-rapid).
To see an estimate of your total session cost and charge time for your vehicle, you can find this in the Shell Recharge app.. You can also use the Shell recharge app and card to keep track of all your charges at Shell and other major providers on the network.
Charge Point Type
Tariff (per kWh)
|Shell Recharge Rapid (50kW) at Shell service stations||£0.55|
|Shell Recharge Ultra-rapid (150kW and above) at Shell service stations||£0.59|
|Roaming network: fast chargers (AC)||£0.45|
|Roaming network: rapid chargers (DC)||£0.55|
*Tariff holds for both national and international charging, incl VAT. For roaming sessions and ubitricity, a transaction fee of £0.35 is charged, with a maximum of £7.00 per month.
**ubitricity charges will change to £0.32 and will be effective from 1st of May 2022.
When paying with contactless or using the QR code at a Shell Recharge branded charge point, a payment receipt can be requested as follows:
Step 1: Please check whether the operator of the charge point is Allego or Shell Recharge. This information can be found on our charge points as well as on your bank statement.
Step 2: For charge points operated by Allego, a receipt can be obtained the following business day via the Allego website here https://next.allegoportal.com/receipt. The website will ask you to enter the transaction reference which can be found on your bank statement.
For charge points operated by Shell Recharge, please email email@example.com with the point location name, date and time of your charge session, and how much it cost you and we will provide a receipt for you.
When paying with the Shell recharge app or charge card for your charging sessions at Shell or other charge point operators on the network, you will receive a monthly invoice via email which includes details of all charge sessions for the month. The amount will be automatically deducted using the debit card or credit card details provided when you ordered your charge card.
You can block your card and order a new one through the Shell Recharge app.
Open the app and select the ‘Account’ button on the bottom navigation > select ‘manage charge card’ > select the card you lost > Select ‘problems with my card’ > select ‘block this card’. You have now blocked your lost card. You can order a new one through the ‘Account’ tab.
Depending on the situation, please seek help through the following channels:
- Issue with the Shell Recharge charge/app: contact Shell Recharge by calling their service desk (available 24/7) on +44 203 868 1036 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Issue with a charge point at a Shell retail station: contact Allego by calling their service hotline (available 24/7) on 0800 02 94 601;
- Issue with a 3rd party charge point operator: contact the operator as mentioned on the charge point
We have a network of over 275,000 charge points in 33 countries. Finding a suitable charge point is easy using the Shell Recharge app. Add your vehicle make and model to your account in the app to see charge points suitable for your vehicle. If you wish to view other charge points you can adjust your settings by clicking on the ‘filter’ button next to the search bar on the map screen.