Google Fonts similar to Univers

Google Fonts Similar to Univers

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Released in 1957, Univers is a sans-serif font designed by Adrian Frutiger and released by his employer Deberny & Peignot. One of the most recognisable uses of Univers is the eBay logo.

To use Univers on your website you will need a Webfont license. At $299 per 250,000 page views, it’s one of the more expensive fonts. Luckily we have found some similar fonts available from Google Fonts that are free to use.

Univers Font Cost

Google Fonts Alternatives

Univers is an excellent font that has stood the test of time. Here are four fonts with a very similar aesthetic:

Open Sans

Univers Comparison with Open Sans
Open Sans Comparison


Univers Comparison with Roboto
Roboto Comparison

Other Alternatives

The next two suggestions are Web Safe Fonts, which means they don’t rely on the Google Fonts API and will generally load faster.


Univers Comparison with Futura
Futura Comparison

Helvetica Neue

Univers Comparison with Helvetica Neue
Helvetica Neue Comparison