Route from Christchurch to St Albans by car

The driving distance between Christchurch and St Albans is 112 miles. Travel time is 1 hour and 56 minutes by car.

From: Christchurch, County: Dorset, England
To: St Albans, County: Hertfordshire, England
112 mi , 1 h 56 min
Tolls: Stations
Fuel consumption:
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Route from Christchurch to St Albans on map



Driving directions from Christchurch to St Albans

112 mi 1 h 56 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 left at the fork
0.5 mi
20.
Merge right onto M25
21.4 mi
21.
Keep right onto M25
4.9 mi
22.
Take the ramp on the left towards A405: (M1 South)
0.4 mi
23.
Enter Bricket Wood Junction and take the 1st exit onto North Orbital Road (A405)
30 ft
24.
Exit the roundabout onto North Orbital Road (A405)
0.4 mi
25.
Enter the roundabout and take the 2nd exit onto North Orbital Road (A405)
237 ft
26.
Exit the roundabout onto North Orbital Road (A405)
0.6 mi
27.
Enter the roundabout and take the 2nd exit onto North Orbital Road (A405)
112 ft
28.
Exit the roundabout onto North Orbital Road (A405)
0.6 mi
29.
Enter Park Street Roundabout and take the 2nd exit onto Watling Street (A5183)
206 ft
30.
Exit the roundabout onto Watling Street (A5183)
0.7 mi
31.
Turn right onto St Stephen's Hill (A5183)
0.3 mi
32.
Enter the roundabout and take the 1st exit onto Holywell Hill (A5183)
43 ft
33.
Exit the roundabout onto Holywell Hill (A5183)
0.5 mi
34.
Turn left onto High Street (A5183)
365 ft
35.
Continue onto Verulam Road (A5183)
692 ft
36.
Turn right onto Britton Avenue
302 ft
37.
Turn left onto Selby Avenue
322 ft
38.
Turn right onto Upton Avenue
269 ft
39.
Turn right onto Russell Avenue
668 ft
40.
You have arrived at your destination, on the right
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What's the expense of traveling from Christchurch to St Albans by car?

Embarking on the journey from Christchurch to St Albans, one might ponder the cost of such a venture. Indeed, the expenditure amounts to 19.4 pounds when fueled by petrol. In this calculation, we delve into the intricate details, where the price of petrol stands at 143 pence per liter, and the car's thirst for fuel measures 37.5 miles per gallon.

For those opting for carpooling, the financial burden lightens, with a cost of 9.7 pounds for each of two passengers, 6.47 pounds for three passengers, and merely 4.85 pounds for four passengers.

Delving deeper into the mechanics of the calculation, we ascertain the amount of fuel required for the voyage. Covering a distance of approximately 112 miles, the car craves around 13.6 liters of petrol. This value is derived from the division of the distance by the car's fuel consumption rate, converted into liters for precision.

With the quantity of fuel determined, we proceed to compute the total expenditure. By multiplying the fuel volume (13.6 liters) by the price per liter (143 pence), we seamlessly arrive at the grand total of 19.4 pounds. Thus, the journey from Christchurch to St Albans is marked by a fuel cost of 19.4 pounds.
 


Diesel cost from Christchurch to St Albans.

The trip with diesel fuel costs 12.3 £ (151p/lt, 62.7 mpg).
For 2 passengers: 6.15 £ (12.3/2) /p.
For 3 passengers: 4.1 £ (12.3/3) /p.
For 4 passengers: 3.08 £ (12.3/4) /p.

Diesel fuel vs petrol fuel in terms of energy density:

  • Diesel Fuel: Diesel fuel is known for its higher energy density compared to petrol. This means that diesel contains more energy per volume than petrol. As a result, diesel engines can achieve better fuel efficiency and typically provide greater mileage per gallon or liter of fuel compared to petrol engines.

  • Petrol (Gasoline): Petrol has a lower energy density compared to diesel fuel. This means that petrol contains less energy per volume than diesel. While petrol engines are still efficient, they tend to have slightly lower fuel efficiency and may offer shorter driving ranges compared to diesel engines due to this difference in energy density.


Alternative routes from Christchurch to St Albans

The second route from Christchurch to the St Albans is 121.85 miles and takes 2 hours and 16 minutes.

The third route from Christchurch to the St Albans is 117.4 miles and takes 2 hours and 47 minutes.


Which is the cheapest route from Christchurch to St Albans by car?

The cheapest route from Christchurch to St Albans is the first suggested route (112mi, 1h 56min) and costs 19.4 £ (petrol fuel cost, 143p/lt, 37.5mpg).

The second cheapest route from Christchurch to St Albans is the third suggested route (117mi, 2h 47min) and costs 20.3 £.

The most expensive route from Christchurch to St Albans is the second suggested route (122mi, 2h 16min) and costs 21.1 £.

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 Christchurch to St Albans?

There are three suggested routes. The fastest route is 112mi (distance from Christchurch to St Albans) and its duration is 1h 56min. The other route is 122mi, and its duration is 2h 16min. The slowest route is 117mi, and its duration is 2h 47min.

RouteCalculator provides you with the information to prepare your trip from Christchurch to St Albans by car or motorbike. It offers you alternative road routes that you can follow to go from Christchurch to St Albans. It provides driving directions from Christchurch to St Albans, i.e. where to turn and when, distance of the Christchurch - St Albans 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 St Albans 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 St Albans?

St Albans is located in Hertfordshire county and in England. It is situated at an altitude of 118 meters above sea level. St Albans has coordinates 51.752725o,-0.339436o. RouteCalculator provides a map of St Albans from which you can plan your trips to other UK cities.