Route from County Durham to Bedford by car

From: County Durham, County: Durham, England
To: Bedford, County: Bedfordshire, England
216 mi
3 h 40 min
Fuel consumption:
Fuel cost:
Passengers:



How many miles from County Durham to Bedford?

How far is from County Durham to Bedford?


The driving distance between County Durham and Bedford is 216 miles. Travel time is 3 hours and 40 minutes by car.






216 mi 3 h 40 min
1.
Head southeast on Alexandria Crescent (A690)
174 ft
2.
Continue slightly right onto Margery Lane
898 ft
3.
Continue onto Quarry Heads Lane
762 ft
4.
Turn right to stay on Quarry Heads Lane
0.3 mi
5.
Enter Quarryheads Lane roundabout and take the 1st exit onto Quarry Heads Lane
122 ft
6.
Exit the roundabout onto Quarry Heads Lane
67 ft
7.
Continue onto Quarryheads Lane
1133 ft
8.
Continue onto Stockton Road (A177)
1217 ft
9.
Enter the roundabout and take the 2nd exit onto A177
143 ft
10.
Exit the roundabout onto A177
3.1 mi
11.
Go straight onto Durham Road (A177)
0.4 mi
12.
Enter Bowburn Interchange and take the 3rd exit
869 ft
13.
Exit the roundabout
0.3 mi
14.
Merge right onto A1(M)
69 mi
15.
Keep left onto A1(M)
118 mi
16.
Keep right onto A1(M)
6.5 mi
17.
Enter Buckden Roundabout and take the 2nd exit onto A1
186 ft
18.
Exit the roundabout onto A1
7.9 mi
19.
Take the ramp towards A421
244 ft
20.
Enter Black Cat Roundabout and take the 2nd exit onto Great Barford Bypass (A421)
722 ft
21.
Exit the roundabout onto Great Barford Bypass (A421)
4.4 mi
22.
Continue onto Bedford Southern Bypass (A421)
2.2 mi
23.
Take the ramp on the left
1058 ft
24.
Enter Cardington Cross and take the 4th exit onto Cardington Road (A603)
733 ft
25.
Exit the roundabout onto Cardington Road (A603)
0.3 mi
26.
Enter the roundabout and take the 2nd exit onto Cardington Road (A603)
263 ft
27.
Exit the roundabout onto Cardington Road (A603)
1 mi
28.
Enter the roundabout and take the 1st exit onto Cardington Road
82 ft
29.
Exit the roundabout onto Cardington Road
0.4 mi
30.
Enter the roundabout and take the 1st exit onto Rope Walk (A5140)
32 ft
31.
Exit the roundabout onto Rope Walk (A5140)
0.3 mi
32.
Enter the roundabout and take the 3rd exit onto Kingsway (A600)
308 ft
33.
Exit the roundabout onto Kingsway (A600)
1109 ft
34.
Go straight onto Cauldwell Street (A600)
584 ft
35.
Keep left onto St Mary's Street (A600)
863 ft
36.
Continue left onto St Paul's Square (A600)
525 ft
37.
Turn right to stay on St Paul's Square (A600)
408 ft
38.
You have arrived at your destination, on the left
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How much does it cost to drive from County Durham to Bedford?

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 37.5 £. 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 18.75 £ (37.5/2) per passenger.
For 3 passengers in the car, the cost of this trip is 12.5 £ (37.5/3) per passenger.
For 4 passengers in the car, the cost of this trip are 9.38 £ (37.5/4) per passenger.


Fuel cost = (216.44 mi / 37.5 mpg) x 143 pence per liter = 37.5 £

In more detail, the result is obtained:

Fuel needed = Distance / Car fuel consumption = miles * 4.54609 / carConsumtion = 216.44 mi * 4.54609 / 37.5 mpg = 26.2 liters

Fuel needed = 26.2 lt

Fuel cost = Fuel needed x Price per liter = 26.2 liters x 143 pence per liter = 37.5 £

Fuel cost from County Durham to Bedford = 37.5 £

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 23.7 £. 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 23.7 £.
For 2 passengers in carpooling, the cost of this trip is 11.85 £ (23.7/2) per passenger.
For 3 passengers in the car, the cost of this trip is 7.9 £ (23.7/3) per passenger.
For 4 passengers in the car, the cost of this trip is 5.93 £ (23.7/4) per passenger.