Route from Gloucester to Forest Heath by car

The driving distance between Gloucester and Forest Heath is 153 miles. Travel time is 2 hours and 48 minutes by car.

From: Gloucester, County: Gloucestershire, England
To: Forest Heath, County: Suffolk, England
153 mi , 2 h 48 min
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Route from Gloucester to Forest Heath on map



Driving directions from Gloucester to Forest Heath

153 mi 2 h 48 min
1.
Head northwest on Metz Way (A4302)
17 ft
2.
Make a sharp right onto Metz Way (A4302)
0.9 mi
3.
Turn left onto Eastern Avenue (A38)
0.5 mi
4.
Enter Walls Roundabout and take the 2nd exit onto Corinium Avenue (A417)
216 ft
5.
Exit the roundabout onto Corinium Avenue (A417)
0.7 mi
6.
Enter C&G Roundabout and take the 2nd exit onto Brockworth Bypass (A417)
358 ft
7.
Exit the roundabout onto Brockworth Bypass (A417)
0.6 mi
8.
Enter Zoons Court Roundabout and take the 1st exit onto A417
198 ft
9.
Exit the roundabout onto A417
4.3 mi
10.
Enter The Air Balloon Roundabout and take the 1st exit onto A436
23 ft
11.
Exit the roundabout onto A436
2.2 mi
12.
Enter the roundabout and take the 1st exit onto A436
31 ft
13.
Exit the roundabout onto A436
212 ft
14.
Enter the roundabout and take the 3rd exit onto A436
133 ft
15.
Exit the roundabout onto A436
4.2 mi
16.
Turn right onto A40
5.9 mi
17.
Enter the roundabout and take the 2nd exit onto A40
84 ft
18.
Exit the roundabout onto A40
9.1 mi
19.
Enter Burford Roundabout and take the 3rd exit onto A40
238 ft
20.
Exit the roundabout onto A40
2.5 mi
21.
Enter the roundabout and take the 2nd exit onto A40
246 ft
22.
Exit the roundabout onto A40
2.6 mi
23.
Enter the roundabout and take the 2nd exit onto A40
194 ft
24.
Exit the roundabout onto A40
7 mi
25.
Enter the roundabout and take the 2nd exit onto A40
115 ft
26.
Exit the roundabout onto A40
3.8 mi
27.
Enter Wolvercote Roundabout and take the 1st exit onto Woodstock Road (A44)
3 ft
28.
Exit the roundabout onto Woodstock Road (A44)
0.4 mi
29.
Enter Peartree Roundabout and take the 3rd exit towards Bicester
697 ft
30.
Exit the roundabout towards Bicester
0.3 mi
31.
Merge right onto A34
6.1 mi
32.
Enter Wendlebury Interchange and take the 1st exit towards M40: Northampton
109 ft
33.
Exit the roundabout towards M40: Northampton
5.1 mi
34.
Take exit 10 on the left towards B430: Brackley
0.4 mi
35.
Enter Ardley Roundabout and take the 2nd exit onto A43
323 ft
36.
Exit the roundabout onto A43
0.8 mi
37.
Enter Baynard's Green Roundabout and take the 2nd exit onto A43
213 ft
38.
Exit the roundabout onto A43
3.2 mi
39.
Enter Barleymow Roundabout and take the 3rd exit onto A421
342 ft
40.
Exit the roundabout onto A421
4 mi
41.
Enter the roundabout and take the 2nd exit onto A421
131 ft
42.
Exit the roundabout onto A421
1.8 mi
43.
Enter the roundabout and take the 2nd exit onto Tingewick Road (A421)
159 ft
44.
Exit the roundabout onto Tingewick Road (A421)
0.8 mi
45.
Enter the roundabout and take the 2nd exit onto A421
103 ft
46.
Exit the roundabout onto A421
0.3 mi
47.
Enter the roundabout and take the 2nd exit onto A421
202 ft
48.
Exit the roundabout onto A421
0.5 mi
49.
Enter the roundabout and take the 2nd exit onto A421
161 ft
50.
Exit the roundabout onto A421
0.4 mi
51.
Enter the roundabout and take the 2nd exit onto A421
110 ft
52.
Exit the roundabout onto A421
0.4 mi
53.
Enter the roundabout and take the 2nd exit onto A421
182 ft
54.
Exit the roundabout onto A421
0.5 mi
55.
Enter the roundabout and take the 2nd exit onto A421
74 ft
56.
Exit the roundabout onto A421
4.4 mi
57.
Enter the roundabout and take the 2nd exit onto A421
114 ft
58.
Exit the roundabout onto A421
1.7 mi
59.
Enter the roundabout and take the 2nd exit onto A421
125 ft
60.
Exit the roundabout onto A421
1 mi
61.
Enter Bottledump Roundabout and take the 1st exit onto H8 Standing Way (A421)
139 ft
62.
Exit the roundabout onto H8 Standing Way (A421)
0.8 mi
63.
Enter Tattenhoe Roundabout and take the 2nd exit onto H8 Standing Way (A421)
131 ft
64.
Exit the roundabout onto H8 Standing Way (A421)
0.8 mi
65.
Enter Windmill Hill Roundabout and take the 2nd exit onto H8 Standing Way (A421)
121 ft
66.
Exit the roundabout onto H8 Standing Way (A421)
0.5 mi
67.
Enter the roundabout and take the 2nd exit onto H8 Standing Way (A421)
136 ft
68.
Exit the roundabout onto H8 Standing Way (A421)
0.8 mi
69.
Enter Elfield Park Roundabout and take the 2nd exit onto H8 Standing Way (A421)
160 ft
70.
Exit the roundabout onto H8 Standing Way (A421)
0.4 mi
71.
Enter the roundabout and take the 2nd exit onto H8 Standing Way (A421)
147 ft
72.
Exit the roundabout onto H8 Standing Way (A421)
0.4 mi
73.
Enter Coffee Hall Roundabout and take the 2nd exit onto Standing Way (A421)
191 ft
74.
Exit the roundabout onto Standing Way (A421)
229 ft
75.
Continue onto H8 Standing Way (A421)
757 ft
76.
Enter Hospital Roundabout and take the 2nd exit onto H8 Standing Way (A421)
139 ft
77.
Exit the roundabout onto H8 Standing Way (A421)
1075 ft
78.
Enter the roundabout and take the 2nd exit onto H8 Standing Way (A421)
128 ft
79.
Exit the roundabout onto H8 Standing Way (A421)
401 ft
80.
Enter Netherfield Roundabout and take the 1st exit onto H8 Standing Way (A421)
27 ft
81.
Exit the roundabout onto H8 Standing Way (A421)
1.1 mi
82.
Enter Kents Hill Roundabout and take the 2nd exit onto H8 Standing Way (A421)
197 ft
83.
Exit the roundabout onto H8 Standing Way (A421)
0.7 mi
84.
Enter Brinklow Roundabout and take the 2nd exit onto H8 Standing Way (A421)
316 ft
85.
Exit the roundabout onto H8 Standing Way (A421)
0.5 mi
86.
Enter Kingston Roundabout and take the 2nd exit onto H8 Standing Way (A421)
169 ft
87.
Exit the roundabout onto H8 Standing Way (A421)
0.6 mi
88.
Enter Fen Farm Roundabout and take the 2nd exit onto A421
240 ft
89.
Exit the roundabout onto A421
0.6 mi
90.
Enter Eagle Farm Roundabout and take the 2nd exit onto A421
198 ft
91.
Exit the roundabout onto A421
1.9 mi
92.
Keep left onto A421
17.8 mi
93.
Enter Black Cat Roundabout and take the 1st exit onto Great North Road (A1)
105 ft
94.
Exit the roundabout onto Great North Road (A1)
1.1 mi
95.
Take the ramp on the left towards Cambridge
0.7 mi
96.
Enter the roundabout and take the 3rd exit onto A428
267 ft
97.
Exit the roundabout onto A428
1 mi
98.
Enter the roundabout and take the 2nd exit onto A428
136 ft
99.
Exit the roundabout onto A428
0.9 mi
100.
Enter the roundabout and take the 1st exit onto A428
209 ft
101.
Exit the roundabout onto A428
1.1 mi
102.
Enter Tithe Farm Roundabout and take the 2nd exit onto Cambridge Road (A428)
165 ft
103.
Exit the roundabout onto Cambridge Road (A428)
2.2 mi
104.
Continue onto Saint Neots Road (A428)
3.4 mi
105.
Enter Caxton Gibbet Roundabout and take the 2nd exit onto Saint Neots Road (A428)
243 ft
106.
Exit the roundabout onto Saint Neots Road (A428)
7.9 mi
107.
Continue onto A14
18.3 mi
108.
Keep left onto A11
6.2 mi
109.
Enter Five Ways Roundabout and take the 2nd exit onto A1065
240 ft
110.
Exit the roundabout onto A1065
2.2 mi
111.
Turn left onto B1112
1.7 mi
112.
Enter the roundabout and take the 1st exit onto B1112
10 ft
113.
Exit the roundabout onto B1112
1 mi
114.
Turn right onto South Road
633 ft
115.
You have arrived at your destination
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How much does it cost to drive from Gloucester to Forest Heath?

If you're using petrol, it's gonna set you back 26.6 quid. In this calculation, they're saying the petrol price is 143 pence per liter, and the car's gonna guzzle down 37.5 miles for every gallon of that stuff.

Now, if you're carpooling, the cost gets split up between everyone riding. So, if there are two people in the car, it's gonna be 13.3 quid each (£26.6 divided by 2). With three buddies on board, it works out to around 8.87 quid per person (£26.6 divided by 3). And if you've got a full car with four people, it's only 6.65 quid per person (£26.6 divided by 4).

Breaking down the numbers, the fuel cost is calculated based on how far you're going and how much gas your car chugs. For this trip, you're gonna need about 18.6 liters of fuel. They figured that out by dividing the distance of 153.22 miles by the car's fuel consumption rate of 37.5 miles per gallon, and then converting that to liters 'cause, you know, the UK uses liters.

So, you take the fuel needed, which is 18.6 liters, and you multiply it by the price per liter, which is 143 pence. And voilà, you got yourself the total fuel cost for the trip from Gloucester to Forest Heath: 26.6 quid.

 

 

How much fuel a car uses is directly related to how well its engine is oiled. How to do it: 

 

  • Efficiency: An engine that has been properly cared for and is in good shape works more efficiently, which means it can burn fuel more efficiently and use less of it to make the same amount of power. 
     
  • Combustion: If the fuel injectors are dirty, the air filters are jammed, or the spark plugs don't work right, the fuel may not burn all the way. This is called incomplete combustion. This wastes fuel and makes people use more of it. 
     
  • Fuel blend: For the engine to burn efficiently, the fuel-air blend needs to be carefully managed. Any changes from the right ratio, like when an oxygen monitor or fuel injector doesn't work right, can cause the engine to use more fuel than it should. 
     
  • Mechanical Wear: As an engine ages, parts inside it like piston rings, valves, and seals can wear out. This makes the engine less efficient and causes it to use more petrol. This wear can be lessened with regular upkeep, which can also help keep fuel use in check. 
     
  • Ignition Timing: If the ignition timing is off, it can cause inefficient combustion and higher fuel usage. This can be caused by a worn distributor or a broken ignition system. 
     

To sum up, the state of a car's engine is a major factor in how much fuel it uses. For the engine to work well and use little petrol, it needs to be serviced regularly and fixed quickly when something goes wrong.


Diesel cost from Gloucester to Forest Heath.

The trip with diesel fuel costs 16.8 £ (151p/lt, 62.7 mpg).
For 2 passengers: 8.4 £ (16.8/2) /p.
For 3 passengers: 5.6 £ (16.8/3) /p.
For 4 passengers: 4.2 £ (16.8/4) /p.


Alternative routes from Gloucester to Forest Heath

The second route from Gloucester to the Forest Heath is 164.19 miles and takes 2 hours and 53 minutes.

The third route from Gloucester to the Forest Heath is 150.72 miles and takes 2 hours and 49 minutes.


Which is the cheapest route from Gloucester to Forest Heath by car?

The cheapest route from Gloucester to Forest Heath is the third suggested route (151mi, 2h 49min) and costs 26.1 £ (petrol fuel cost, 143p/lt, 37.5mpg).

The second cheapest route from Gloucester to Forest Heath is the first suggested route (153mi, 2h 48min) and costs 26.6 £.

The most expensive route from Gloucester to Forest Heath is the second suggested route (164mi, 2h 53min) and costs 28.5 £.

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 Forest Heath?

There are three suggested routes. The fastest route is 153mi (distance from Gloucester to Forest Heath) and its duration is 2h 48min. The other route is 151mi, and its duration is 2h 49min. The slowest route is 164mi, and its duration is 2h 53min.

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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 Forest Heath?

Forest Heath is located in Suffolk county and in England. It is situated at an altitude of 11 meters above sea level. Forest Heath has coordinates 52.4027189o,0.5357353o. RouteCalculator provides a map of Forest Heath from which you can plan your trips to other UK cities.