Fuel prices in Europe: the cost of petrol and diesel in Europe. All petrol and
diesel prices in Euros at November 21st 2014.
news! Over the last few months the price of petrol and diesel in Europe has gone
down almost everywhere. Prices have generally reduced by about 4%, or
approximately 5 cents a litre.
The relative cost of fuel in different countries has not changed much. 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
Ferries from the UK go to France Belgium and Spain and with diesel averaging
close to 30 cents a litre cheaper in these countries than in the UK you'll save
15 euros on a 50 litre tank full. The difference in petrol prices between the UK
and these countries is not so great, at about half that for diesel, but still
Petrol and diesel prices in The Republic of Ireland are about 25% cheaper than
the UK. In the Netherlands, the only other country currently having a ferry
connection with the UK, petrol is slightly dearer than here, but you'll still
save about 10 euros on a tank of diesel.
Variations in the price of petrol and diesel within countries seem to have
become greater. So 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.
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 November 21st 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
November 21st 2014. The data is collected from various sources, some from official
government websites, some from fuel companies' sites, some from price comparison
sites in the respective countries. and some from our own travels. The prices for
petrol and diesel relate to the average. 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
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
Nowadays 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.