Route from Christchurch to Canterbury by car

The driving distance between Christchurch and Canterbury is 162 miles. Travel time is 2 hours and 47 minutes by car.

From: Christchurch, County: Dorset, England
To: Canterbury, County: Kent, England
162 mi , 2 h 47 min
Tolls: Stations
Fuel consumption:
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Route from Christchurch to Canterbury on map



Driving directions from Christchurch to Canterbury

162 mi 2 h 47 min
1.
Head northeast on Fountain Roundabout (A35)
0.3 mi
2.
Exit the roundabout onto Bargates (B3073)
0.3 mi
3.
Continue onto Fairmile Road (B3073)
0.5 mi
4.
Enter Fairmile Roundabout and take the 2nd exit onto Fairmile Road (B3073)
162 ft
5.
Exit the roundabout onto Fairmile Road (B3073)
0.6 mi
6.
Enter the roundabout and take the 2nd exit onto Hurn Road (B3073)
69 ft
7.
Exit the roundabout onto Hurn Road (B3073)
0.4 mi
8.
Enter the roundabout and take the 2nd exit onto Hurn Road (B3073)
63 ft
9.
Exit the roundabout onto Hurn Road (B3073)
0.7 mi
10.
Take the ramp on the right
921 ft
11.
Merge right onto Spur Road (A338)
5.2 mi
12.
Enter Ashley Heath Roundabout and take the 3rd exit
571 ft
13.
Exit the roundabout
1129 ft
14.
Keep right at the fork
969 ft
15.
Merge right onto A31
11.2 mi
16.
Continue onto M27
8.4 mi
17.
Take the ramp on the left towards M3
52.7 mi
18.
Take the ramp on the left towards M25
1258 ft
19.
Keep right towards M25: Gatwick
0.8 mi
20.
Merge right onto M25
34.8 mi
21.
Keep right towards M26: Dover
0.7 mi
22.
Continue towards M26: Maidstone
10.1 mi
23.
Merge right onto M20
7.9 mi
24.
Take exit 7 on the left towards A249: Sheerness
0.3 mi
25.
Keep left towards A249: Sittingbourne
592 ft
26.
Merge right onto Sittingbourne Road (A249)
1.1 mi
27.
Continue onto Detling Hill (A249)
4.3 mi
28.
Take the ramp on the left onto M2
12.7 mi
29.
Take the ramp on the left towards A2: Canterbury
0.3 mi
30.
Enter Brenley Corner and take the 4th exit towards Canterbury
753 ft
31.
Exit the roundabout towards Canterbury
4.9 mi
32.
Take the ramp on the left
0.4 mi
33.
Continue onto A2050
1 mi
34.
Enter the roundabout and take the 2nd exit onto Rheims Way (A2050)
137 ft
35.
Exit the roundabout onto Rheims Way (A2050)
0.5 mi
36.
Enter the roundabout and take the 1st exit onto St. Peter's Place (A290)
38 ft
37.
Exit the roundabout onto St. Peter's Place (A290)
1242 ft
38.
Turn right onto North Lane
1048 ft
39.
Turn right onto The Causeway
457 ft
40.
Turn left onto Pound Lane
291 ft
41.
Continue onto St Radigund's Street
358 ft
42.
Turn right onto Knott's Lane
310 ft
43.
Turn right onto King Street
812 ft
44.
You have arrived at your destination, on the right
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If you were to travel from Christchurch to Canterbury, how much would it charge you?

A trip with petrol gasoline will cost you 28.1 pounds. According to the figure presented above, the price of petrol corresponds to 143 pence per litre, and the amount of petrol that the vehicle consumes is equivalent to 37.5 miles per gallon.
Through carpooling, the cost of this trip is 14.05 pounds for each of the two passengers.
When there are three people in the automobile, the cost of this trip is 9.37 pounds (28.1/3) for each individual passenger.
This trip will cost you 7.03 pounds for each of the four people who are travelling in the automobile.


The cost of fuel is equal to (162.09 miles / 37.5 miles per gallon) multiplied by 143 pence a litre, which is 28.1 pounds.

A more in-depth explanation of the result is as follows:

Fuel usage is miles multiplied by 4.54609 divided by the distance travelled by the vehicle.Consumption is 162.09 miles multiplied by 4.54609 divided by 37.5 miles per gallon, which equals 19.7 litres

It takes 19.7 litres of fuel.

The cost of fuel is equal to the amount of fuel required multiplied by the price per litre, which is 19.7 litres multiplied by 143 pence a litre, which is 28.1 pounds.

The cost of fuel from Christchurch to Canterbury is 28.1 pounds.
 

 

The following reasons can affect car fuel consumption:

  1. Traffic Congestion: Driving in heavy traffic often involves frequent stops and starts, as well as idling in traffic queues. This constant acceleration and deceleration can lead to increased fuel consumption compared to driving on open, free-flowing roads.

  2. Vehicle Weight: Carrying excess weight in the vehicle, such as heavy cargo or unnecessary items, can increase fuel consumption by putting additional strain on the engine. Removing unnecessary weight can improve fuel efficiency.

  3. Elevation Changes: Driving on roads with steep inclines or declines can affect fuel consumption, especially for vehicles with less powerful engines. Climbing uphill requires more power from the engine and thus more fuel, while descending downhill may require additional braking and fuel to maintain control.

  4. Weather Conditions: Adverse weather conditions such as rain, snow, or strong winds can affect fuel consumption. These conditions may require drivers to adjust their speed and driving behavior, impacting fuel efficiency. Additionally, extreme temperatures can affect engine performance and fuel consumption.


Diesel cost from Christchurch to Canterbury.

The trip with diesel fuel costs 17.7 £ (151p/lt, 62.7 mpg).
For 2 passengers: 8.85 £ (17.7/2) /p.
For 3 passengers: 5.9 £ (17.7/3) /p.
For 4 passengers: 4.43 £ (17.7/4) /p.


Alternative routes from Christchurch to Canterbury

The second route from Christchurch to the Canterbury is 156.32 miles and takes 2 hours and 49 minutes.

The third route from Christchurch to the Canterbury is 164.52 miles and takes 3 hours and 49 minutes.


Which is the cheapest route from Christchurch to Canterbury by car?

The cheapest route from Christchurch to Canterbury is the second suggested route (156mi, 2h 49min) and costs 27.1 £ (petrol fuel cost, 143p/lt, 37.5mpg).

The second cheapest route from Christchurch to Canterbury is the first suggested route (162mi, 2h 47min) and costs 28.1 £.

The most expensive route from Christchurch to Canterbury is the third suggested route (165mi, 3h 49min) and costs 28.5 £.

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 Christchurch to Canterbury?

There are three suggested routes. The fastest route is 162mi (distance from Christchurch to Canterbury) and its duration is 2h 47min. The other route is 156mi, and its duration is 2h 49min. The slowest route is 165mi, and its duration is 3h 49min.

RouteCalculator provides you with the information to prepare your trip from Christchurch to Canterbury by car or motorbike. It offers you alternative road routes that you can follow to go from Christchurch to Canterbury. It provides driving directions from Christchurch to Canterbury, i.e. where to turn and when, distance of the Christchurch - Canterbury 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 Christchurch to Canterbury with other people or friends, RouteCalculator provides the cost of the journey and the amount that each passenger will have to pay.


Where is Christchurch located?

Christchurch is located in Dorset county and in England. It is situated at an altitude of 6 meters above sea level. Christchurch has coordinates 50.7357770o,-1.7785860o. RouteCalculator provides a map of Christchurch from which you can plan your trips to other UK cities.


What is the location of Canterbury?

Canterbury is located in Kent county and in England. It is situated at an altitude of 13 meters above sea level. Canterbury has coordinates 51.2802330o,1.0789089o. RouteCalculator provides a map of Canterbury from which you can plan your trips to other UK cities.