How much does a funeral cost?
The average cost of a funeral in the UK is £4,184*.
Although the average cost of a funeral is just over £4,000, funeral costs vary depending on the type of service you choose. On average:
- the cost for a burial funeral is £5,033,
- the average cost for a cremation is £3,885
The cost of a funeral will vary according to the location, type of funeral service, transport, type of coffin, funeral director fees, and any extras such as flowers and catering for the wake.
Whilst the final cost of a funeral will completely depend on the arrangements you choose to make, the overall quality of service provided can vary significantly.
Our guide will explain how to choose a funeral director that will arrange a fitting funeral for your loved one, ensure funeral costs are within your budget and manage all of the arrangements to deliver a dignified service.
Breakdown of funeral costs
This guide will provide a complete breakdown of funeral costs. The overall cost of a funeral is typically made up of:
As well as providing a breakdown of funeral costs, we also offer advice and guidance on how to get help with funeral costs.