How much does it cost to charge an electric car in Ireland?

I’m going to Ireland in the fall; it’s a trip I’ve been wanting to take since before the pandemic! I’ve been looking into whether or not I can rent an electric car and I’m curious if it’s more expensive over there each time you recharge the battery. How much does it cost to charge an electric car in Ireland?

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Answer provided by
Tara Malenfa
Answered on May 18, 2022
What a wonderful time of year to visit! Ireland sounds so dreamy in the fall…cozy soups, live music, and lots of Guinness! I also love that you’re looking into eco-friendly options for your trip.
Here’s what we know about how much it costs to charge electric cars in Ireland:
  • To fully charge an average electric car, it’s about 24 cents per kWh or €15.
  • For every 100 km, drivers will pay €4.97 in electricity.
  • A Hyundai IONIQ Electric with a battery capacity of 40 kWh would cost about €4.34 for a slow charge, €4.94 for a fast charge, and €1.61 for charging at home. *Per 100 km driven.
  • A Tesla Model 3 Long Range Dual Motor with a battery capacity of 75 kWh would cost about €4.46 for a slow charge, €5.08 for a fast charge, and €1.65 to charge at home. *Per 100 km driven.
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