Route from Blackpool to Bridgend by car

The driving distance between Blackpool and Bridgend is 243 miles. Travel time is 4 hours and 8 minutes by car.

From: Blackpool, County: Lancashire, England
To: Bridgend, County: Bridgend, Wales
243 mi , 4 h 8 min
Tolls: Stations
Fuel consumption:
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Route from Blackpool to Bridgend on map



Driving directions from Blackpool to Bridgend

243 mi 4 h 8 min
1.
Head south
65 ft
2.
Turn left
91 ft
3.
Turn right onto Maple Avenue
113 ft
4.
Turn left onto Forest Gate
601 ft
5.
Turn right onto Beech Avenue
606 ft
6.
Enter the roundabout and take the 3rd exit onto West Park Drive
151 ft
7.
Exit the roundabout onto West Park Drive
0.6 mi
8.
Turn right onto South Park Drive (A587)
0.3 mi
9.
Turn left onto Preston New Road (A583)
0.5 mi
10.
Take the ramp
185 ft
11.
Turn right onto Cherry Tree Road North
692 ft
12.
Turn left onto Clifton Road
0.5 mi
13.
Turn right onto Ashworth Road
1008 ft
14.
Enter the roundabout and take the 1st exit onto A5230
24 ft
15.
Exit the roundabout onto A5230
0.4 mi
16.
Go straight onto M55
12.7 mi
17.
Keep right towards M6 South
5.8 mi
18.
Keep right onto Preston Bypass (M6)
86 mi
19.
Keep left onto M6
9.4 mi
20.
Keep left onto M5
40 mi
21.
Take the ramp on the left
0.5 mi
22.
Enter Strensham Interchange and take the 2nd exit onto M50
1074 ft
23.
Exit the roundabout onto M50
21.4 mi
24.
Enter Travellers Rest and take the 1st exit onto A449
199 ft
25.
Exit the roundabout onto A449
0.5 mi
26.
Enter the roundabout and take the 3rd exit onto A40
240 ft
27.
Exit the roundabout onto A40
1.4 mi
28.
Enter Wilton Roundabout and take the 3rd exit onto A40
197 ft
29.
Exit the roundabout onto A40
9 mi
30.
Enter the roundabout and take the 2nd exit onto A40
193 ft
31.
Exit the roundabout onto A40
6.9 mi
32.
Continue onto A449
12.9 mi
33.
Take the ramp onto A449
1103 ft
34.
Continue onto M4
487 ft
35.
Keep left onto M4
28.2 mi
36.
Take the ramp on the left
1089 ft
37.
Keep right at the fork
399 ft
38.
Keep left onto A473
0.4 mi
39.
Enter the roundabout and take the 1st exit onto Coychurch Road (A473)
218 ft
40.
Exit the roundabout onto Coychurch Road (A473)
1.5 mi
41.
Keep left onto Waterton Road (A473)
1.1 mi
42.
Enter Waterton Cross and take the 2nd exit onto A48
335 ft
43.
Exit the roundabout onto A48
0.3 mi
44.
Enter the roundabout and take the 2nd exit onto A48
82 ft
45.
Exit the roundabout onto A48
0.3 mi
46.
Turn right onto Heronston Lane
1096 ft
47.
Make a slight left onto Cilgant Wyndham
122 ft
48.
Turn right onto Heol Ewenni
0.3 mi
49.
Continue onto Nolton Street
848 ft
50.
You have arrived at your destination
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What is the financial outlay associated with traveling from Blackpool to Bridgend by car?

The journey, powered by petrol, incurs a cost of £42.1. In this computational scenario, the price of petrol is assumed to be 143 pence per liter, and the car's fuel efficiency stands at 37.5 miles per gallon.

For individuals contemplating carpooling arrangements, the expenditure per traveler diminishes as the number of passengers increases. With two passengers, the cost per person amounts to £21.05 (£42.1/2). For a trio of passengers, the cost per person reduces to £14.03 (£42.1/3), and for a quartet of passengers, it further decreases to £10.53 (£42.1/4).

To provide further elucidation on the calculation process, let us dissect how the final figure is derived:

Initially, the requisite fuel quantity is determined by dividing the distance traveled by the car's fuel consumption rate. For a journey spanning 242.6 miles, this computation entails multiplying 242.6 miles by 4.54609 (liters per gallon) and subsequently dividing by the car's fuel efficiency of 37.5 mpg, resulting in a requirement of 29.4 liters of fuel.

Subsequently, the fuel expenditure is computed by multiplying the amount of fuel required by the price per liter. Given a consumption of 29.4 liters of fuel at a rate of 143 pence per liter, the cumulative cost equals £42.1.

In summation, the total fuel expenditure for the trip from Blackpool to Bridgend stands at £42.1.

 

The utilization of air conditioning (AC) might impact automotive fuel efficiency due to the subsequent factors:

Engine Load: Activating the AC causes the compressor in the vehicle's engine to exert more effort in order to cool and distribute the air. The additional burden might augment the engine's fuel consumption, particularly during urban travel or when the vehicle is stationary.

Aerodynamic drag can be increased by running the AC, especially at higher speeds. Consequently, the increased resistance necessitates the engine to exert more effort in order to sustain velocity, leading to elevated fuel consumption.

Accessory Load: Besides the AC compressor, other electrical components like the blower fan and condenser fan also consume electricity from the engine when the AC is in operation. This results in an augmented electrical load on the engine, resulting in increased fuel consumption.

Driving Conditions: The effect of air conditioning (AC) on fuel consumption can differ based on the conditions in which you are driving. Using the air conditioning (AC) while driving at lower speeds or in stop-and-go traffic can have a greater impact on fuel consumption than when traveling on the highway.

Efficiency Settings: Certain vehicles are equipped with features such as "Eco" mode or variable AC compressor speeds, which can effectively mitigate the influence of air conditioning on fuel consumption. Utilizing these characteristics can enhance fuel efficiency while simultaneously maintaining a comfortable temperature inside the cabin.

In general, although utilizing the air conditioning system can slightly elevate fuel consumption, it is frequently a necessary compromise for the sake of comfort, particularly in hot weather. Nevertheless, reducing the use of air conditioning whenever feasible, such as utilizing the car's ventilation system or opening windows at lower velocities, can assist in lessening its influence on fuel consumption.


Diesel cost from Blackpool to Bridgend.

The trip with diesel fuel costs 26.6 £ (151p/lt, 62.7 mpg).
For 2 passengers: 13.3 £ (26.6/2) /p.
For 3 passengers: 8.87 £ (26.6/3) /p.
For 4 passengers: 6.65 £ (26.6/4) /p.


Alternative routes from Blackpool to Bridgend

An alternative route from Blackpool to the Bridgend is 225 miles and takes 5 hours and 7 minutes.


Which is the cheapest route from Blackpool to Bridgend by car?

The cheapest route from Blackpool to Bridgend is the second suggested route (225mi, 5h 7min) and costs 39 £ (petrol fuel cost, 143p/lt, 37.5mpg).

The most expensive route from Blackpool to Bridgend is the first suggested route (243mi, 4h 8min) and costs 42.1 £.

For greater safety, the driver should choose the route that passes through the highway (median barrier) and not through smaller roads (curves in the road, bad road conditions, no median barrier).


How to get from Blackpool to Bridgend?

There are two suggested routes. The fastest route is 243mi (distance from Blackpool to Bridgend) and its duration is 4h 8min. The slowest route is 225mi, and its duration is 5h 7min.

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Where is Blackpool located?

Blackpool is located in Lancashire county and in England. It is situated at an altitude of 16 meters above sea level. Blackpool has coordinates 53.8175053o,-3.0356748o. RouteCalculator provides a map of Blackpool from which you can plan your trips to other UK cities.


What is the location of Bridgend?

Bridgend is located in Bridgend county and in Wales. It is situated at an altitude of 27 meters above sea level. Bridgend has coordinates 51.5042860o,-3.5769450o. RouteCalculator provides a map of Bridgend from which you can plan your trips to other UK cities.