Best UK VPN service
Your guide to the best VPN for the UK
The Investigatory Powers Bill and the UK government’s history of mass data collection have caused many in Great Britain to turn to VPNs to hide their IP address and encrypt their internet traffic.
Read on for a comprehensive guide to using ExpressVPN inside and outside the United Kingdom.
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Best UK VPN
How to get a UK IP address
Sign up for ExpressVPN. All plans come with a 30-day money-back guarantee.
Download the ExpressVPN app, available on a wide variety of platforms.
Connect to a secure VPN server location in the UK.
Choose a UK server location
Fast servers in the UK
If you need an IP address from a specific location in the UK, such as London or Docklands, select the dropdown menu in the location bar. You can toggle between “Recommended” locations or select the “All” tab to get the full list.
For best results, choose the server closest to you, or simply select “United Kingdom” and let ExpressVPN pick the best server for your situation. If you don’t require a UK IP address, just select Smart Location. This will automatically connect you to the fastest server for your needs, which may or may not be in the United Kingdom.
If you need help choosing the best VPN location for a specific site or service, contact ExpressVPN Support.
Why use a UK VPN server?
Protect yourself from cybercrimes
ExpressVPN protects you from cybercriminals thanks to ExpressVPN’s best-in-class encryption. No third parties, including Wi-Fi hackers, spies, and your internet service provider, will be able to spy on, steal, or manipulate your traffic.
Unblock sites and services anywhere
Get a UK IP address or choose from 160 VPN server locations across 94 countries to defeat censorship and enjoy the internet wherever you are.
*ExpressVPN is a VPN service not intended to be used as a means of copyright circumvention. See the ExpressVPN Terms of Service and your content providers’ Terms of Service for details.
Frequently asked questions
Are VPNs legal in the UK?
Should I use a free VPN in the UK?
It will be difficult to find a free VPN in the UK that has ExpressVPN’s quality of service. If a risk-free trial is what you’re looking for, sign up and use our 30-day money-back guarantee if you’re not satisfied.
How do I get VPN in the UK?
Should I use a VPN if I live in the UK?
The UK’s Investigatory Powers Act gives the government legal basis to monitor online activity. A VPN can protect against that while also enabling you to access your favorite streaming services and preventing advertisers from tracking your online habits.
Which UK VPN server is best?
ExpressVPN has UK servers in London, Wembley, and the Docklands, but the best one for your needs depends on several factors. If you’re not too sure, use the closest location to you, or let us automatically choose the best server for your network with our Smart Location feature.
ExpressVPN for other countries
ExpressVPN users can connect to 160 server locations in 94 countries and counting. You can access any of these VPN server locations from the UK or anywhere else in the world.
See why ExpressVPN is the VPN UK internet users trust
Try the best UK VPN now. If you’re not satisfied with ExpressVPN, you’re 100% covered by a 30-day money-back guarantee.