Route from Blackpool to Pontypridd by car

The driving distance between Blackpool and Pontypridd is 234 miles. Travel time is 3 hours and 60 minutes by car.

From: Blackpool, County: Lancashire, England
To: Pontypridd, County: Cardiff, Wales
234 mi , 3 h 60 min
Tolls: Stations
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Route from Blackpool to Pontypridd on map



Driving directions from Blackpool to Pontypridd

234 mi 3 h 60 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
16.3 mi
36.
Take the ramp on the left towards Cardiff North
0.4 mi
37.
Go straight onto Northern Avenue (A470)
6.8 mi
38.
Take the ramp on the left onto A470
952 ft
39.
Keep right onto A470
227 ft
40.
Keep left onto A4058
0.6 mi
41.
You have arrived at your destination
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How much does a trip from London to Brighton set you back in petrol costs?

The answer: £40.6. In this calculation, we're considering a petrol price of 143 pence per liter and a car's fuel efficiency rated at 37.5 miles per gallon. Carpooling with two passengers reduces the cost per person to £20.3 (£40.6 divided by 2). With three passengers, the expense drops to approximately £13.53 per passenger (£40.6 divided by 3), and with a full car of four, it's just £10.15 per passenger (£40.6 divided by 4).

Now, let's dissect the numbers behind this. The fuel cost is determined by the distance traveled and the car's fuel consumption rate. For this journey, you'll need approximately 28.4 liters of fuel. Crunching the figures, that's where the total of £40.6 comes from for the journey from Blackpool to Pontypridd.
 

 

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 Pontypridd.

The trip with diesel fuel costs 25.6 £ (151p/lt, 62.7 mpg).
For 2 passengers: 12.8 £ (25.6/2) /p.
For 3 passengers: 8.53 £ (25.6/3) /p.
For 4 passengers: 6.4 £ (25.6/4) /p.


Alternative routes from Blackpool to Pontypridd

An alternative route from Blackpool to the Pontypridd is 206.55 miles and takes 4 hours and 35 minutes.


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

The cheapest route from Blackpool to Pontypridd is the second suggested route (207mi, 4h 35min) and costs 35.8 £ (petrol fuel cost, 143p/lt, 37.5mpg).

The most expensive route from Blackpool to Pontypridd is the first suggested route (234mi, 3h 60min) and costs 40.6 £.

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 Pontypridd?

There are two suggested routes. The fastest route is 234mi (distance from Blackpool to Pontypridd) and its duration is 3h 60min. The slowest route is 207mi, and its duration is 4h 35min.

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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 Pontypridd?

Pontypridd is located in Cardiff county and in Wales. It is situated at an altitude of 63 meters above sea level. Pontypridd has coordinates 51.6007740o,-3.3423140o. RouteCalculator provides a map of Pontypridd from which you can plan your trips to other UK cities.