Route from Gloucester to Pontypool by car

The driving distance between Gloucester and Pontypool is 56.7 miles. Travel time is 1 hour and 3 minutes by car.

From: Gloucester, County: Gloucestershire, England
To: Pontypool, County: Newport, Wales
56.7 mi , 1 h 3 min
Tolls: Stations
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Route from Gloucester to Pontypool on map



Driving directions from Gloucester to Pontypool

56.7 mi 1 h 3 min
1.
Head northwest on Metz Way (A4302)
17 ft
2.
Make a sharp right onto Metz Way (A4302)
0.9 mi
3.
Turn right onto Eastern Avenue (A38)
0.6 mi
4.
Enter the roundabout and take the 2nd exit onto Eastern Avenue (A38)
98 ft
5.
Exit the roundabout onto Eastern Avenue (A38)
1163 ft
6.
Enter the roundabout and take the 3rd exit onto Finlay Road (A38)
198 ft
7.
Exit the roundabout onto Finlay Road (A38)
0.8 mi
8.
Enter the roundabout and take the 3rd exit onto A38
178 ft
9.
Exit the roundabout onto A38
1.3 mi
10.
Make a slight left to stay on Cole Avenue (A38)
1.5 mi
11.
Enter Waterwells Roundabout and take the 2nd exit onto A38
140 ft
12.
Exit the roundabout onto A38
0.7 mi
13.
Enter Cross Keys Roundabout and take the 2nd exit onto Bath Road (A430)
113 ft
14.
Exit the roundabout onto Bath Road (A430)
0.5 mi
15.
Continue left onto Quedgeley Interchange (A430)
654 ft
16.
Take the ramp on the left onto M5
20.5 mi
17.
Take exit 15 on the left towards M4: London
1257 ft
18.
Keep right towards M4 West: South Wales
1.9 mi
19.
Keep right onto M4
18.7 mi
20.
Take the ramp on the left onto M4
561 ft
21.
Continue onto A4042
0.3 mi
22.
Enter Grove Park Roundabout and take the 2nd exit onto Brynglas Tunnels and Malpas Road Relief Road (A4042)
243 ft
23.
Exit the roundabout onto Brynglas Tunnels and Malpas Road Relief Road (A4042)
1.4 mi
24.
Enter Croes-y-myalch Roundabout and take the 2nd exit onto A4042
275 ft
25.
Exit the roundabout onto A4042
1.1 mi
26.
Enter Llantarnam Bypass and take the 3rd exit onto Turnpike Road (A4042)
307 ft
27.
Exit the roundabout onto Turnpike Road (A4042)
0.8 mi
28.
Enter the roundabout and take the 2nd exit onto Croesyceiliog Bypass (A4042)
168 ft
29.
Exit the roundabout onto Croesyceiliog Bypass (A4042)
1.3 mi
30.
Enter the roundabout and take the 2nd exit onto A4042
261 ft
31.
Exit the roundabout onto A4042
1 mi
32.
Enter the roundabout and take the 2nd exit onto A4042
478 ft
33.
Exit the roundabout onto A4042
0.9 mi
34.
Enter the roundabout and take the 1st exit onto A472
196 ft
35.
Exit the roundabout onto A472
0.8 mi
36.
Keep right onto A472
438 ft
37.
Make a slight left onto A4043
281 ft
38.
Enter the roundabout and take the 1st exit onto Albion Road
49 ft
39.
Exit the roundabout onto Albion Road
433 ft
40.
Turn right onto Nicholas Street
535 ft
41.
Turn left onto Upper Bridge Street
182 ft
42.
Turn left onto High Street
560 ft
43.
You have arrived at your destination, on the left
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What's the cost of a drive from Gloucester to Pontypool?

The journey, powered by petrol, sets you back £9.8. In this calculation, we're crunching numbers based on a petrol price of 143 pence per liter and a car's thirst of 37.5 miles per gallon. If you're carpooling with a buddy, that's £4.9 each (£9.8 divided by 2). With a trio onboard, it drops to around £3.27 a head (£9.8 divided by 3), and with a full car of four, it's a mere £2.45 per person (£9.8 divided by 4).

Let's dig into the math behind it. The fuel expenditure hinges on the distance covered and the car's efficiency. For this particular jaunt, you're looking at guzzling down roughly 6.9 liters of fuel. Crunching the numbers, that's where the £9.8 total comes from for the trip from Gloucester to Pontypool.
 

 

Some things that affect car fuel consumption are:

  1. Driving Habits: Aggressive driving behaviors such as rapid acceleration, speeding, and frequent braking can significantly increase fuel consumption.

  2. Vehicle Maintenance: Proper maintenance, including regular oil changes, tire rotations, and engine tune-ups, ensures optimal fuel efficiency. Neglecting maintenance can lead to decreased fuel efficiency and increased fuel consumption.

  3. Tire Pressure: Improperly inflated tires can increase rolling resistance and fuel consumption. Maintaining proper tire pressure helps optimize fuel efficiency.

  4. Air Conditioning Usage: Running the air conditioning system can increase engine load and fuel consumption, especially in stop-and-go traffic or during city driving. Minimizing AC usage when possible can help reduce fuel consumption.


Diesel cost from Gloucester to Pontypool.

The trip with diesel fuel costs 6.2 £ (151p/lt, 62.7 mpg).
For 2 passengers: 3.1 £ (6.2/2) /p.
For 3 passengers: 2.07 £ (6.2/3) /p.
For 4 passengers: 1.55 £ (6.2/4) /p.


Alternative routes from Gloucester to Pontypool

The most time-consuming route from Gloucester to Pontypool spans a distance of 46.04 miles and requires a travel time of 1 hour and 5 minutes.


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

The cheapest route from Gloucester to Pontypool is the second suggested route (46mi, 1h 5min) and costs 8 £ (petrol fuel cost, 143p/lt, 37.5mpg).

The most expensive route from Gloucester to Pontypool is the first suggested route (56.7mi, 1h 3min) and costs 9.8 £.

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 Pontypool?

There are two suggested routes. The fastest route is 56.7mi (distance from Gloucester to Pontypool) and its duration is 1h 3min. The slowest route is 46mi, and its duration is 1h 5min.

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

Pontypool is located in Newport county and in Wales. It is situated at an altitude of 184 meters above sea level. Pontypool has coordinates 51.7003690o,-3.0452680o. RouteCalculator provides a map of Pontypool from which you can plan your trips to other UK cities.