Route from Christchurch to Colwyn Bay by car

From: Christchurch, County: Dorset, England
To: Colwyn Bay, County: Colwyn Bay, Wales
279 mi
4 h 48 min
Fuel consumption:
Fuel cost:
Passengers:



How many miles from Christchurch to Colwyn Bay?

How far is from Christchurch to Colwyn Bay?


The driving distance between Christchurch and Colwyn Bay is 279 miles. Travel time is 4 hours and 48 minutes by car.






279 mi 4 h 48 min
1.
Head northeast on Fountain Way (A35)
426 ft
2.
Turn right to stay on Fountain Way (A35)
794 ft
3.
Make a slight right to stay on Fountain Roundabout (A35)
180 ft
4.
Keep left onto Bargates (B3073)
0.3 mi
5.
Continue onto Fairmile Road (B3073)
0.5 mi
6.
Enter Fairmile Roundabout and take the 2nd exit onto Fairmile Road (B3073)
162 ft
7.
Exit the roundabout onto Fairmile Road (B3073)
0.6 mi
8.
Enter the roundabout and take the 2nd exit onto Hurn Road (B3073)
69 ft
9.
Exit the roundabout onto Hurn Road (B3073)
0.4 mi
10.
Enter the roundabout and take the 2nd exit onto Hurn Road (B3073)
63 ft
11.
Exit the roundabout onto Hurn Road (B3073)
0.7 mi
12.
Take the ramp on the right
921 ft
13.
Merge right onto Spur Road (A338)
5.2 mi
14.
Enter Ashley Heath Roundabout and take the 3rd exit
571 ft
15.
Exit the roundabout
1129 ft
16.
Keep right at the fork
969 ft
17.
Merge right onto A31
11.2 mi
18.
Continue onto M27
8.3 mi
19.
Take the ramp on the left towards M3
10.4 mi
20.
Take the ramp on the left towards A34
1257 ft
21.
Enter Winnall Interchange and take the 2nd exit onto Winchester By-Pass (A34)
330 ft
22.
Exit the roundabout onto Winchester By-Pass (A34)
62 mi
23.
Enter Wendlebury Interchange and take the 1st exit towards M40: Northampton
109 ft
24.
Exit the roundabout towards M40: Northampton
44.4 mi
25.
Take exit 3A on the left towards M42 North: Birmingham (E
11.1 mi
26.
Take the ramp on the left towards M6: M6(N)
0.9 mi
27.
Merge left onto M6
12.1 mi
28.
Keep right onto M6
7.9 mi
29.
Keep left onto M54
10.8 mi
30.
Take exit 3 on the left
1303 ft
31.
Enter Tong Interchange and take the 3rd exit onto Newport Road (A41)
907 ft
32.
Exit the roundabout onto Newport Road (A41)
2.7 mi
33.
Enter the roundabout and take the 2nd exit onto A41
162 ft
34.
Exit the roundabout onto A41
5 mi
35.
Enter the roundabout and take the 2nd exit onto A41
142 ft
36.
Exit the roundabout onto A41
0.6 mi
37.
Enter the roundabout and take the 2nd exit onto A41
225 ft
38.
Exit the roundabout onto A41
0.9 mi
39.
Enter the roundabout and take the 2nd exit
168 ft
40.
Exit the roundabout
166 ft
41.
Make a slight left onto A41
10.4 mi
42.
Enter the roundabout and take the 2nd exit onto A41
70 ft
43.
Exit the roundabout onto A41
6.9 mi
44.
Enter the roundabout and take the 3rd exit onto Heath Road (A41)
284 ft
45.
Exit the roundabout onto Heath Road (A41)
1.1 mi
46.
Make a slight left to stay on Heath Road (A41)
0.6 mi
47.
Enter the roundabout and take the 2nd exit onto Whitchurch Bypass (A41)
107 ft
48.
Exit the roundabout onto Whitchurch Bypass (A41)
1.4 mi
49.
Enter the roundabout and take the 2nd exit onto A41
169 ft
50.
Exit the roundabout onto A41
0.8 mi
51.
Enter the roundabout and take the 1st exit onto Chester Road (A41)
15 ft
52.
Exit the roundabout onto Chester Road (A41)
1.2 mi
53.
Continue onto Whitchurch Road (A41)
2.2 mi
54.
Continue onto No Man's Heath Bypass (A41)
1 mi
55.
Continue onto Whitchurch Road (A41)
0.9 mi
56.
Enter the roundabout and take the 3rd exit onto Whitchurch Road (A41)
134 ft
57.
Exit the roundabout onto Whitchurch Road (A41)
3.4 mi
58.
Continue straight onto Whitchurch Road (A41)
8.4 mi
59.
Take the ramp on the left
773 ft
60.
Continue straight
0.9 mi
61.
Merge right onto North Wales Expressway (A55)
4.8 mi
62.
Continue onto Gwibffordd Gogledd Cymru / North Wales Expressway (A55)
5.3 mi
63.
Keep right onto Gwibffordd Gogledd Cymru / North Wales Expressway (A55)
30.4 mi
64.
Take the ramp on the left
1027 ft
65.
Turn left onto Victoria Avenue (B5113)
557 ft
66.
Turn left onto Greenfield Road (B5113)
383 ft
67.
Turn right onto A547
538 ft
68.
Turn left onto Rhiw Road
521 ft
69.
Turn right onto Claughton Road
236 ft
70.
You have arrived at your destination, on the right
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How much does it cost to drive from Christchurch to Colwyn Bay?

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 48.3 £. 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 24.15 £ (48.3/2) per passenger.
For 3 passengers in the car, the cost of this trip is 16.1 £ (48.3/3) per passenger.
For 4 passengers in the car, the cost of this trip are 12.08 £ (48.3/4) per passenger.


Fuel cost = (278.82 mi / 37.5 mpg) x 143 pence per liter = 48.3 £

In more detail, the result is obtained:

Fuel needed = Distance / Car fuel consumption = miles * 4.54609 / carConsumtion = 278.82 mi * 4.54609 / 37.5 mpg = 33.8 liters

Fuel needed = 33.8 lt

Fuel cost = Fuel needed x Price per liter = 33.8 liters x 143 pence per liter = 48.3 £

Fuel cost from Christchurch to Colwyn Bay = 48.3 £

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 30.5 £. 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 30.5 £.
For 2 passengers in carpooling, the cost of this trip is 15.25 £ (30.5/2) per passenger.
For 3 passengers in the car, the cost of this trip is 10.17 £ (30.5/3) per passenger.
For 4 passengers in the car, the cost of this trip is 7.63 £ (30.5/4) per passenger.