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Fuel price index

The most comprehensive analysis of petrol, diesel and other fuel prices across the UK

Page last updated on 02/12/22

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The average price of fuel

These are the average prices that you can expect to pay UK-wide for the major types of fuel. We update these prices weekly.

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Billboard showing average prices of fuel across the UK 160.6p 184.3p 76.1p 175.2p 196.4p -2.0p -2.2p 0.1p -1.2p -1.5p Prices updated from 25/11 to 02/12/22

Cost of filling your car

How much it costs to fill up your car depends on its fuel capacity. Here’s how much it costs to fill three typical tank sizes based on the current average price of fuel.

Image showing how much it costs to fill three typical tank sizes based on the current average price of fuel.
Image showing how much it costs to fill three typical tank sizes based on the current average price of fuel.
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Cheapest & most expensive areas

How does the price of fuel in your area fare against the rest of the UK?

Cheapest

  • 153.9p - Lerwick (ZE)
  • 155.1p - Belfast (BT)
  • 157.5p - Swansea (SA)
  • 157.5p - Kilmarnock (KA)
  • 157.6p - Hereford (HR)

Most expensive

  • 164.6p - Milton Keynes (MK)
  • 164.5p - Luton (LU)
  • 164.4p - Sutton (SM)
  • 164.3p - Salisbury (SP)
  • 164.0p - Coventry (CV)
Map showing average UK petrol prices by region

Fuel prices over time

See petrol and diesel price trends over the past year.

Petrol
Diesel
Graph showing changing UK fuel prices over time
Date Petrol Diesel
Jan 22 144.8p 148.5p
Feb 22 146.6p 150.6p
Mar 22 157.7p 166.6p
Apr 22 161.6p 175.6p
May 22 164.1p 177.8p
Jun 22 179.8p 188.0p
Jul 22 186.9p 195.2p
Aug 22 174.5p 185.0p
Sep 22 166.1p 181.0p
Oct 22 162.8p 182.6p
Nov 22 163.5p 187.1p
Dec 22 160.6p 184.3p

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