Route from Gloucester to Bradford by car

The driving distance between Gloucester and Bradford is 177 miles. Travel time is 2 hours and 60 minutes by car.

From: Gloucester, County: Gloucestershire, England
To: Bradford, County: West Yorkshire, England
177 mi , 2 h 60 min
Tolls: Stations
Fuel consumption:
Fuel cost:

Route from Gloucester to Bradford on map

Driving directions from Gloucester to Bradford

177 mi 2 h 60 min
Head northwest on Metz Way (A4302)
17 ft
Make a sharp right onto Metz Way (A4302)
0.9 mi
Turn left onto Eastern Avenue (A38)
0.5 mi
Enter Walls Roundabout and take the 2nd exit onto Corinium Avenue (A417)
216 ft
Exit the roundabout onto Corinium Avenue (A417)
0.7 mi
Enter C&G Roundabout and take the 1st exit onto A417
21 ft
Exit the roundabout onto A417
0.9 mi
Merge right onto Elmbridge Court Roundabout (A40)
652 ft
Keep left onto A40
1.9 mi
Take the ramp on the left towards Tewkesbury
0.3 mi
Enter Golden Valley Junction and take the 1st exit towards M5
142 ft
Exit the roundabout towards M5
49.8 mi
Keep right onto M5
1.7 mi
Keep left onto M5
0.3 mi
Merge right onto M6
5.9 mi
Keep right onto M6
65 mi
Take the ramp on the left
0.7 mi
Merge right onto M62
8.5 mi
Take the ramp on the left towards M60: Leeds
0.3 mi
Continue towards M60
7.1 mi
Continue onto M62
27.4 mi
Keep left onto M606
2.7 mi
Take the ramp on the left onto M606
1143 ft
Enter Staygate Roundabout and take the 3rd exit onto Rooley Lane (A6177)
244 ft
Exit the roundabout onto Rooley Lane (A6177)
585 ft
Continue onto Mayo Avenue (A6177)
0.4 mi
Make a slight right
308 ft
Turn right onto Manchester Road (A641)
1.4 mi
Continue onto Prince's Way (A6181)
915 ft
Continue onto Godwin Street (A6181)
421 ft
Turn left onto Sunbridge Road (A6181)
323 ft
Turn right onto Barry Street (A6181)
929 ft
Turn left
81 ft
You have arrived at your destination
0 ft

What's the expense of traveling from Gloucester to Bradford by car?

Embarking on the journey from Gloucester to Bradford, one might ponder the cost of such a venture. Indeed, the expenditure amounts to 30.7 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 15.35 pounds for each of two passengers, 10.23 pounds for three passengers, and merely 7.68 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 177.04 miles, the car craves around 21.5 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 (21.5 liters) by the price per liter (143 pence), we seamlessly arrive at the grand total of 30.7 pounds. Thus, the journey from Gloucester to Bradford is marked by a fuel cost of 30.7 pounds.


The state of the road might impact fuel usage due to many factors.

Surface roughness refers to the unevenness of road surfaces, which can be caused by potholes, fractures, or uneven pavement. This unevenness can lead to an increase in rolling resistance. Consequently, the tires must exert more effort to sustain velocity, resulting in increased fuel consumption.

Friction: The presence of inadequate road conditions can augment the level of friction between the tires and the road surface. The friction between surfaces generates drag, necessitating the engine to exert more effort to overcome it. Consequently, the use of fuel might escalate, particularly when driving at higher velocities.

Traffic congestion refers to the situation where roads experience a high volume of vehicles, resulting in frequent halts, starts, and prolonged waiting in traffic lines. The consistent acceleration and deceleration can result in higher fuel usage when compared to driving on uncongested, unrestricted roadways.

Changes in elevation can have an impact on fuel usage, particularly for vehicles equipped with less powerful engines, when encountering roads with steep inclines or drops. Ascending a slope necessitates greater engine power and consequently more fuel consumption, but descending a decline may necessitate additional braking and fuel usage to maintain control.

Weather Conditions: Inclement weather conditions, including precipitation such as rain, snow, or ice, can have a detrimental impact on road grip and the stability of vehicles. Motorists may be required to modify their velocity and driving conduct, which can have an effect on fuel usage.

Surface Quality: Smooth road surfaces with high-quality pavement often lead to decreased fuel consumption in comparison to rough or inadequately maintained roads. The reason for this is that smooth roads decrease rolling resistance, hence enabling more efficient vehicle performance.

In general, the quality of roads has a substantial impact on petrololine consumption, and drivers may encounter differences in fuel economy based on the state of the roads they are traveling on.

Diesel cost from Gloucester to Bradford.

The trip with diesel fuel costs 19.4 £ (151p/lt, 62.7 mpg).
For 2 passengers: 9.7 £ (19.4/2) /p.
For 3 passengers: 6.47 £ (19.4/3) /p.
For 4 passengers: 4.85 £ (19.4/4) /p.

Alternative routes from Gloucester to Bradford

The second route from Gloucester to the Bradford is 182.54 miles and takes 3 hours and 5 minutes.

The third route from Gloucester to the Bradford is 182.67 miles and takes 4 hours and .

Which is the cheapest route from Gloucester to Bradford by car?

The cheapest route from Gloucester to Bradford is the first suggested route (177mi, 2h 60min) and costs 30.7 £ (petrol fuel cost, 143p/lt, 37.5mpg).

The second cheapest route from Gloucester to Bradford is the second suggested route (183mi, 3h 5min) and costs 31.6 £.

The most expensive route from Gloucester to Bradford is the third suggested route (183mi, 4h ) and costs 31.7 £.

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 Gloucester to Bradford?

There are three suggested routes. The fastest route is 177mi (distance from Gloucester to Bradford) and its duration is 2h 60min. The other route is 183mi, and its duration is 3h 5min. The slowest route is 183mi, and its duration is 4h .

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

Where is Gloucester located?

Gloucester is located in Gloucestershire county and in England. It is situated at an altitude of 18 meters above sea level. Gloucester has coordinates 51.8642449o,-2.2381560o. RouteCalculator provides a map of Gloucester from which you can plan your trips to other UK cities.

What is the location of Bradford?

Bradford is located in West Yorkshire county and in England. It is situated at an altitude of 128 meters above sea level. Bradford has coordinates 53.7959840o,-1.7593980o. RouteCalculator provides a map of Bradford from which you can plan your trips to other UK cities.