Route from Blackpool to Reading by car

The driving distance between Blackpool and Reading is 225 miles. Travel time is 3 hours and 57 minutes by car.

From: Blackpool, County: Lancashire, England
To: Reading, County: Berkshire, England
225 mi , 3 h 57 min
Tolls: Stations
Fuel consumption:
Fuel cost:
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Route from Blackpool to Reading on map



Driving directions from Blackpool to Reading

225 mi 3 h 57 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 right onto M6
11.7 mi
21.
Take the ramp on the left
0.9 mi
22.
Keep right at the fork
0.4 mi
23.
Continue onto M42
12.2 mi
24.
Take exit 3A on the left towards M40: London
1 mi
25.
Merge right onto M40
44.4 mi
26.
Take exit 9 on the left towards A41: Bicester Central
0.3 mi
27.
Enter Wendlebury Interchange and take the 3rd exit onto A34
1021 ft
28.
Exit the roundabout onto A34
11.8 mi
29.
Take the ramp on the left towards A432: Ring Road
1215 ft
30.
Merge right onto Hinksey Hill Interchange
40 ft
31.
Keep left onto Southern By-pass Road (A423)
1.2 mi
32.
Enter Heyford Hill Roundabout and take the 4th exit onto A4074
341 ft
33.
Exit the roundabout onto A4074
3.7 mi
34.
Enter Golden Balls Roundabout and take the 2nd exit onto A4074
127 ft
35.
Exit the roundabout onto A4074
1.3 mi
36.
Enter the roundabout and take the 2nd exit onto Oxford Road (A4074)
173 ft
37.
Exit the roundabout onto Oxford Road (A4074)
2.7 mi
38.
Continue straight onto Henley Road (A4074)
1 mi
39.
Enter the roundabout and take the 2nd exit onto A4074
223 ft
40.
Exit the roundabout onto A4074
2 mi
41.
Enter the roundabout and take the 3rd exit onto Port Way (A4074)
203 ft
42.
Exit the roundabout onto Port Way (A4074)
0.7 mi
43.
Enter the roundabout and take the 1st exit onto A4074
32 ft
44.
Exit the roundabout onto A4074
10.8 mi
45.
Turn right onto Bridge Street (A4155)
857 ft
46.
Enter the roundabout and take the 2nd exit onto Caversham Road (A4155)
127 ft
47.
Exit the roundabout onto Caversham Road (A4155)
1240 ft
48.
Enter the roundabout and take the 2nd exit onto Caversham Road (A329)
165 ft
49.
Exit the roundabout onto Caversham Road (A329)
956 ft
50.
Make a slight left onto Inner Distribution Road (A329)
48 ft
51.
Make a slight right onto Caversham Road (A329)
281 ft
52.
Continue onto Inner Distribution Road (A329)
0.3 mi
53.
Make a slight left
489 ft
54.
Enter Castle Hill Roundabout and take the 1st exit onto Castle Street
65 ft
55.
Exit the roundabout onto Castle Street
627 ft
56.
Turn left
999 ft
57.
You have arrived at your destination, on the left
0 ft


How much does it cost to drive from Blackpool to Reading?

The trip with petrol fuel costs 39 £. 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 19.5 £ (39/2) per passenger.
For 3 passengers in the car, the cost of this trip is 13 £ (39/3) per passenger.
For 4 passengers in the car, the cost of this trip are 9.75 £ (39/4) per passenger.


Fuel cost = (224.78 mi / 37.5 mpg) x 143 pence per liter = 39 £

In more detail, the result is obtained:

Fuel needed = Distance / Car fuel consumption = miles * 4.54609 / carConsumtion = 224.78 mi * 4.54609 / 37.5 mpg = 27.3 liters

Fuel needed = 27.3 lt

Fuel cost = Fuel needed x Price per liter = 27.3 liters x 143 pence per liter = 39 £

Fuel cost from Blackpool to Reading = 39 £

 

Some things that affect car fuel consumption are:

  1. Driving Habits: Aggressive driving behaviors such as rapid acceleration, speeding, and frequent braking can significantly increase fuel consumption.

  2. Vehicle Maintenance: Proper maintenance, including regular oil changes, tire rotations, and engine tune-ups, ensures optimal fuel efficiency. Neglecting maintenance can lead to decreased fuel efficiency and increased fuel consumption.

  3. Tire Pressure: Improperly inflated tires can increase rolling resistance and fuel consumption. Maintaining proper tire pressure helps optimize fuel efficiency.

  4. Air Conditioning Usage: Running the air conditioning system can increase engine load and fuel consumption, especially in stop-and-go traffic or during city driving. Minimizing AC usage when possible can help reduce fuel consumption.


Diesel cost from Blackpool to Reading.

The trip with diesel fuel costs 24.6 £ (151p/lt, 62.7 mpg).
For 2 passengers: 12.3 £ (24.6/2) /p.
For 3 passengers: 8.2 £ (24.6/3) /p.
For 4 passengers: 6.15 £ (24.6/4) /p.


Alternative routes from Blackpool to Reading

The second route from Blackpool to the Reading is 239.07 miles and takes 4 hours and 4 minutes.

The third route from Blackpool to the Reading is 226.77 miles and takes 5 hours and 17 minutes.


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

The cheapest route from Blackpool to Reading is the first suggested route (225mi, 3h 57min) and costs 39 £ (petrol fuel cost, 143p/lt, 37.5mpg).

The second cheapest route from Blackpool to Reading is the third suggested route (227mi, 5h 17min) and costs 39.3 £.

The most expensive route from Blackpool to Reading is the second suggested route (239mi, 4h 4min) and costs 41.4 £.

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 Reading?

There are three suggested routes. The fastest route is 225mi (distance from Blackpool to Reading) and its duration is 3h 57min. The other route is 239mi, and its duration is 4h 4min. The slowest route is 227mi, and its duration is 5h 17min.

RouteCalculator provides you with the information to prepare your trip from Blackpool to Reading by car or motorbike. It offers you alternative road routes that you can follow to go from Blackpool to Reading. It provides driving directions from Blackpool to Reading, i.e. where to turn and when, distance of the Blackpool - Reading route, travel time, display of the route on the map, fuel cost (petrol, diesel) and toll (if exist) cost.

In case you share the journey (carpooling) from Blackpool to Reading with other people or friends, RouteCalculator provides the cost of the journey and the amount that each passenger will have to pay.


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 Reading?

Reading is located in Berkshire county and in England. It is situated at an altitude of 43 meters above sea level. Reading has coordinates 51.4542645o,-0.9781303o. RouteCalculator provides a map of Reading from which you can plan your trips to other UK cities.