Route from Bathgate to Rutherglen by car

From: Bathgate, County: West Lothian, Scotland
To: Rutherglen, County: South Lanarkshire, Scotland
27.8 mi
34 min
Fuel consumption:
Fuel cost:
Passengers:



How many miles from Bathgate to Rutherglen?

How far is from Bathgate to Rutherglen?


The driving distance between Bathgate and Rutherglen is 27.8 miles. Travel time is 34 minutes by car.






27.8 mi 34 min
1.
Head north on Mansefield Street
657 ft
2.
Turn left onto Waverley Street
842 ft
3.
Turn left onto A800
697 ft
4.
Enter the roundabout and take the 2nd exit onto Menzies Road
81 ft
5.
Exit the roundabout onto Menzies Road
1154 ft
6.
Turn right onto Whitburn Road (B7002)
0.6 mi
7.
Enter the roundabout and take the 3rd exit onto Whitburn Road (B7002)
322 ft
8.
Exit the roundabout onto Whitburn Road (B7002)
0.6 mi
9.
Continue straight onto Whitburn Road (B7002)
0.4 mi
10.
Enter Boghead Roundabout and take the 2nd exit onto A801
306 ft
11.
Exit the roundabout onto A801
0.3 mi
12.
Enter the roundabout and take the 2nd exit onto A801
208 ft
13.
Exit the roundabout onto A801
724 ft
14.
Enter Whitburn Interchange and take the 3rd exit onto M8
860 ft
15.
Exit the roundabout onto M8
10.7 mi
16.
Take the ramp on the left onto M8
0.3 mi
17.
Keep right onto M8
0.7 mi
18.
Merge left onto Glasgow and Edinburgh Road (A8)
1 mi
19.
Enter the roundabout and take the 3rd exit onto M8
629 ft
20.
Exit the roundabout onto M8
4.7 mi
21.
Take the ramp on the left onto M8
0.4 mi
22.
Merge right onto Baillieston Roundabout
74 ft
23.
Take the ramp on the left onto M73
0.9 mi
24.
Keep right onto M74
0.6 mi
25.
Keep right onto M74
3.5 mi
26.
Take the ramp on the left onto M74
0.3 mi
27.
Keep left onto M74
178 ft
28.
Make a slight left onto Cambuslang Road (A724)
960 ft
29.
Enter Hamilton Road and take the 2nd exit onto Hamilton Road (B768)
177 ft
30.
Exit the roundabout onto Hamilton Road (B768)
244 ft
31.
Continue onto Main Street (B768)
0.9 mi
32.
Continue onto Burnhill Street (B768)
1054 ft
33.
Turn right onto Pinkerton Avenue
244 ft
34.
Turn right onto Glebe Place
219 ft
35.
You have arrived at your destination, on the left
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How much does it cost to drive from Bathgate to Rutherglen?

The fuel cost by car depend on several factors such as the distance traveled, the driving conditions (traffic jam, slow driving, normal driving, race driving), fuel consumption of the vehicle, and the current price of fuel.

The trip with petrol fuel costs 4.8 £. In the above calculation, the petrol price is considered to be 143 pence per liter and the petrol consumption of the car is 37.5 miles per gallon.
For 2 passengers in carpooling, the cost of this trip is 2.4 £ (4.8/2) per passenger.
For 3 passengers in the car, the cost of this trip is 1.6 £ (4.8/3) per passenger.
For 4 passengers in the car, the cost of this trip are 1.2 £ (4.8/4) per passenger.


Fuel cost = (27.85 mi / 37.5 mpg) x 143 pence per liter = 4.8 £

In more detail, the result is obtained:

Fuel needed = Distance / Car fuel consumption = miles * 4.54609 / carConsumtion = 27.85 mi * 4.54609 / 37.5 mpg = 3.4 liters

Fuel needed = 3.4 lt

Fuel cost = Fuel needed x Price per liter = 3.4 liters x 143 pence per liter = 4.8 £

Fuel cost from Bathgate to Rutherglen = 4.8 £

Why do I multiply miles by 4.54609?

Consumption is measured in miles per gallon. 37.5 mpg means that a car could travel 37.5 miles with a gallon petrol fuel. The price of fuel is in pence per liter. Gallons should be converted to liters so that the final fuel consumption on a trip is in liters. 1 gallon is 4.54609 liters, so multiply by 4.54609.


The trip with diesel fuel costs 3.1 £. In the above calculation, the diesel price is considered to be 151 pence per liter and the diesel consumption of the car is 62.7 mpg. For only one passenger the cost of the trip is 3.1 £.
For 2 passengers in carpooling, the cost of this trip is 1.55 £ (3.1/2) per passenger.
For 3 passengers in the car, the cost of this trip is 1.03 £ (3.1/3) per passenger.
For 4 passengers in the car, the cost of this trip is 0.78 £ (3.1/4) per passenger.