Charging your EV with Shell
Not only can you plug in to rapid and ultra-rapid charge points, but when you visit Shell forecourts you can upgrade your charging experience with our many other services and benefits.
Why charge at Shell forecourts?
Fast and reliable
Our rapid 25-150kW and ultra-rapid 150kW+ chargers will get you back behind the wheel in no time.
Easy ways to pay
Pay easily using contactless, or use the Shell Recharge app and charge card.
Charging at Shell costs £0.85 per kWh (rapid) £0.85 per kWh (Ultra-rapid). Plus no transaction fees.
Find Shell forecourts on the long and short journeys you take everyday, it’s unlikely you’ll need to detour.
Full service pitstop
Grab a coffee, have a comfort break or pick up some groceries to maximise your time whilst you wait.
100% renewable electricity
Shell Recharge locations are supplied by 100% certified renewable energy sources.*
Our renewable electricity is certified by Renewable Energy Guarantees of Origin (REGOs), which means that all of the electricity Shell purchases to supply our Shell Recharge sites is matched with the equivalent amount of units from 100% renewable sources in the UK.
Recharge yourself when you recharge your EV battery
As the popularity of electric vehicles (EVs) continues to rise, the need for convenient and reliable EV charging becomes increasingly important. We believe that making a pitstop at Shell forecourts is one of the best ways to enjoy charging on-the-go. Plugging in at Shell forecourts offers easy and hassle-free charging plus so much more.
Fast charging at Shell forecourts
At Shell Recharge charge points, you can benefit from fast and efficient charging, with a typical rapid 50kW charge taking just 60 minutes to complete*. This is the perfect amount of time to grab a coffee, have a bite to eat, or simply relax while your car charges.
When you’re in a hurry with no time to wait...
- You will also find ultra-rapid 150kW+ chargers at Shell forecourts.
- These are the fastest way to charge your electric vehicle and can deliver power up to three times faster than 50kW.
Ultra rapid charging at Shell forecourts
Ultra rapid charging, there is no need to plan your charging sessions around your schedule. Ultra rapid chargers (150kW+) will charge most vehicles from 20% to 80% within 30 minutes in ideal conditions.**
*50kW+ chargers will charge most vehicles from 20% to 80% within 60 minutes in ideal conditions. Charging speeds may vary depending on: battery state, ambient temperature, other load use (e.g. AC) & energy losses. Not all vehicles are capable of reaching 150kW.
**150kW+ chargers will charge most vehicles from 20% to 80% within 30 minutes in ideal conditions. Charging speeds may vary depending on: battery state, ambient temperature, other load use (e.g. AC) & energy losses. Not all vehicles are capable of reaching 150kW.
Price of charging at Shell UK
The price of charging varies between charge points and speeds. In the UK, not only is the price competitive with other charging providers, but we apply a flat rate tariff and you do not need a subscription to charge.
We also do not charge a transaction fee at Shell forecourts or at Waitrose and Aldi supermarkets whereas at other locations you will incur a transaction fee of £0.35.
Shell charges £0.85 per kWh (rapid) and £0.85 per kWh (ultra-rapid).
Check out our public charging tariffs for more information
Paying for charge at Shell
- The easiest way to pay is with a Shell recharge card and app.
- Simply download the app to order a charge card and link your payment method.
- You can also pay ad hoc with a credit or debit card.
Shell EV Charging station map
With 230+ Shell Recharge locations and access to 13,000 charge points across the UK , you can find a convenient charge point no matter where you are. Check out the Shell Recharge EV charging map to find a spot near you and plan your next road trip with confidence.
Find a Shell forecourt
Visit our charge point locator or use the Shell Recharge app to find a convenient charge point. If you are looking for something specific, like a Shell forecourt, simply filter for that in the criteria. Otherwise with the Shell Recharge app you are able to charge at any of the charge points, Shell or otherwise, in the network.
Where can I find the other services Shell offers?
You can find this in the Shell forecourt amenities and services in the Shell Recharge app. Just click on the Shell icon in the charging station map and it will show you all the options at that location. Alongside charging you will also find food, car washing, WC and ATM services. Plus the app will also tell you the ways you can pay.
Using Shell Recharge charge points at Shell
Shell forecourts are located all over the UK and beyond, making it easy for you to find a point near you. It’s likely you’ll find them on all the long trips and shorter errands you do everyday already. Shell forecourts can be found at supermarkets like Waitrose, plus highway services and car parks, to name just a few.
Shell loyalty programs
Exploring additional benefits at Shell
10% off with Shell Go+
Say hello to the loyalty programme which rewards frequent users with discounts and benefits. All you have to do is spend £2 or more in the shop and you can get 10% off hot drinks and 10% off selected food, plus plenty of treats and surprises along the way.
Get rewarded with Shell Go+
Download the Shell app to start enjoying Shell Go+ rewards today. It’s quick and easy to use - simply open the app before you get to the till and scan your digital Shell Go+ card.
Download the Shell Recharge app
Download the app to find nearby charge points, see real-time availability, view pricing, start a charge, and keep track of your charge session history. Plus, keep an eye on the Rewards & Partnership section too, we are always sharing ways to save money and reward your loyalty.