Fuel prices in Europe: the cost of petrol and diesel in Europe. All petrol and
diesel prices in Euros at October 9th 2014.
we last updated this page in July the price of petrol and diesel in Europe has
been relatively stable.
Norway still has the most expensive petrol and diesel in Europe, with Italy
not far behind. And it's still the case that the UK has the third most expensive diesel and the fourth
most expensive petrol. So you'll do better to wait until you get to Europe before
But before you leave the UK make sure you've got enough in the tank
to find a cheap station, as prices vary hugely, especially in France.
Our chart shows prices that are not hard
to find, although in September we were able to find diesel in some French
supermarkets at 1.27 euros, a saving of 38 cents compared to the UK. Fill up
with 50 litres and you've saved 19 euros!
If you are planning to visit Luxembourg then you will find some of the lowest
fuel prices in Europe. Most former Eastern European countries are inexpensive
and Switzerland and Austria are also worth filling up
Petrol and Diesel prices in Euros at October 9th 2014
Click the column headings to sort by country or price.
To make comparisons easier this chart shows all petrol and diesel prices in
Euros. But payment must be made in local currency for countries not using Euros.
U.K. prices are also in Euros to help you compare.
chart is updated about once every couple of months. This update
July 18th 2014. The data is collected from various sources, some from official
government websites, some from fuel companies' sites, and some from price comparison
sites in the respective countries.
The prices for petrol and diesel relate to the average. In many countries there
are large variations in price, so when you first arrive in a country drive for a
while before you fill up, so you can get an idea of the prices on offer. This is
particularly true in France.
Remember that fuel is usually dearest on motorways and cheapest in
supermarkets. Supermarket petrol stations are often closed on Sundays, bank
holidays and during the late evening and night, although most have automatic
These days these mostly accept UK credit cards, but not always debit cards or
pre-paid currency cards such as CaxtonFX. Keep your
tank topped up outside working hours unless on motorways, where fuel is always available.