Route from County Durham to Cardiff by car

From: County Durham, County: Durham, England
To: Cardiff, County: Cardiff, Wales
299 mi
5 h 5 min
Fuel consumption:
Fuel cost:
Passengers:



How many miles from County Durham to Cardiff?

How far is from County Durham to Cardiff?


The driving distance between County Durham and Cardiff is 299 miles. Travel time is 5 hours and 5 minutes by car.






299 mi 5 h 5 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)
26.1 mi
16.
Take the ramp on the left towards M18: Sheffield(M1)
0.3 mi
17.
Enter Wadworth Interchange and take the 3rd exit towards M18: Sheffield
0.3 mi
18.
Exit the roundabout towards M18: Sheffield
0.4 mi
19.
Merge right onto M18
50.6 mi
20.
Take the ramp on the left towards A42 (M42)
0.5 mi
21.
Merge left onto A42
14.2 mi
22.
Continue onto M42
15.8 mi
23.
Keep right onto M42
1069 ft
24.
Take the ramp on the left
669 ft
25.
Merge left onto M42
12.5 mi
26.
Keep right onto M42
10.5 mi
27.
Keep right onto M5
0.6 mi
28.
Keep left onto M5
22.8 mi
29.
Take the ramp on the left
0.5 mi
30.
Enter Strensham Interchange and take the 2nd exit onto M50
1074 ft
31.
Exit the roundabout onto M50
21.4 mi
32.
Enter Travellers Rest and take the 1st exit onto A449
199 ft
33.
Exit the roundabout onto A449
0.5 mi
34.
Enter the roundabout and take the 3rd exit onto A40
240 ft
35.
Exit the roundabout onto A40
1.4 mi
36.
Enter Wilton Roundabout and take the 3rd exit onto A40
197 ft
37.
Exit the roundabout onto A40
9 mi
38.
Enter the roundabout and take the 2nd exit onto A40
193 ft
39.
Exit the roundabout onto A40
6.9 mi
40.
Continue onto A449
12.9 mi
41.
Take the ramp onto A449
1103 ft
42.
Continue onto M4
487 ft
43.
Keep left onto M4
8.4 mi
44.
Keep left onto A48(M)
5 mi
45.
Take the ramp on the left towards A4232: Cardiff
635 ft
46.
Keep left onto A48
631 ft
47.
Merge right onto Southern Way (A4232)
0.3 mi
48.
Take the ramp on the left
1001 ft
49.
Make a slight left onto A4161
66 ft
50.
Keep right onto A4161
1291 ft
51.
Enter the roundabout and take the 2nd exit onto Newport Road (A4161)
61 ft
52.
Exit the roundabout onto Newport Road (A4161)
1.8 mi
53.
Continue slightly right onto Dumfries Place (A4161)
698 ft
54.
Continue onto Stuttgarter Strasse (A4161)
635 ft
55.
Continue onto Boulevard de Nantes (A4161)
1109 ft
56.
Turn left onto North Road (A4161)
384 ft
57.
Continue onto Kingsway (A4161)
468 ft
58.
You have arrived at your destination
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How much does it cost to drive from County Durham to Cardiff?

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 51.8 £. 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 25.9 £ (51.8/2) per passenger.
For 3 passengers in the car, the cost of this trip is 17.27 £ (51.8/3) per passenger.
For 4 passengers in the car, the cost of this trip are 12.95 £ (51.8/4) per passenger.


Fuel cost = (299.01 mi / 37.5 mpg) x 143 pence per liter = 51.8 £

In more detail, the result is obtained:

Fuel needed = Distance / Car fuel consumption = miles * 4.54609 / carConsumtion = 299.01 mi * 4.54609 / 37.5 mpg = 36.2 liters

Fuel needed = 36.2 lt

Fuel cost = Fuel needed x Price per liter = 36.2 liters x 143 pence per liter = 51.8 £

Fuel cost from County Durham to Cardiff = 51.8 £

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 32.7 £. 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 32.7 £.
For 2 passengers in carpooling, the cost of this trip is 16.35 £ (32.7/2) per passenger.
For 3 passengers in the car, the cost of this trip is 10.9 £ (32.7/3) per passenger.
For 4 passengers in the car, the cost of this trip is 8.18 £ (32.7/4) per passenger.