These are the 10 cheapest places to learn to drive in the UK

Learning to drive is one of life’s major milestones and one many people look forward to getting behind the wheel once they reach 17 - but it comes with a lot of expense

Tuesday, 14th July 2020, 4:32 pm
Updated Tuesday, 14th July 2020, 4:57 pm
The average learner driver typically takes 47 lessons before passing their test

The average learner driver typically takes 47 lessons before passing their test, according to the Driving Standards Agency (DSA). With lessons priced at around £24 each time, the costs soon add up - especially in some parts of the UK. New research from Hitachi Personal Finance found that the costs for learning to drive can vary dramatically depending on where you live, leaving some learners more out of pocket than others. Here are the average prices for lessons across the UK, ranked from the cheapest to the most expensive.

Average cost per lesson: 24 GBP. Total cost for 47 lessons: 1,128 GBP
Average cost per lesson: 26 GBP. Total cost for 47 lessons: 1,222 GBP

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Average cost per lesson: 26 GBP. Total cost for 47 lessons: 1,222 GBP
Average cost per lesson: 26 GBP. Total cost for 47 lessons: 1,222 GBP
Average cost per lesson: 26 GBP. Total cost for 47 lessons: 1,222 GBP
Average cost per lesson: 27 GBP. Total cost for 47 lessons: 1,269 GBP
Average cost per lesson: 27 GBP. Total cost for 47 lessons: 1,269 GBP
Average cost per lesson: 28 GBP. Total cost for 47 lessons: 1,316 GBP
Average cost per lesson: 29 GBP. Total cost for 47 lessons: 1,363 GBP
Average cost per lesson: 30 GBP. Total cost for 47 lessons: 1,410 GBP