Route from Gloucester to South Hams by car

The driving distance between Gloucester and South Hams is 135 miles. Travel time is 2 hours and 20 minutes by car.

From: Gloucester, County: Gloucestershire, England
To: South Hams, County: Devon, England
135 mi , 2 h 20 min
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Route from Gloucester to South Hams on map



Driving directions from Gloucester to South Hams

135 mi 2 h 20 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
102 mi
17.
Continue towards A38
2.3 mi
18.
Keep right towards A38: Plymouth
1.2 mi
19.
Continue onto Devon Expressway (A38)
19.3 mi
20.
Take the ramp on the left onto Marley Head (A38)
1049 ft
21.
Enter Marley Head and take the 3rd exit
238 ft
22.
Exit the roundabout
170 ft
23.
Turn left to stay on Webland Lane
1.1 mi
24.
Make a sharp right onto Higher Plymouth Road
1.1 mi
25.
Turn left
1281 ft
26.
You have arrived at your destination, on the right
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What's the expense of traveling from Gloucester to South Hams by car?

Embarking on the journey from Gloucester to South Hams, one might ponder the cost of such a venture. Indeed, the expenditure amounts to 23.4 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 11.7 pounds for each of two passengers, 7.8 pounds for three passengers, and merely 5.85 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 134.76 miles, the car craves around 16.3 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 (16.3 liters) by the price per liter (143 pence), we seamlessly arrive at the grand total of 23.4 pounds. Thus, the journey from Gloucester to South Hams is marked by a fuel cost of 23.4 pounds.
 


Diesel cost from Gloucester to South Hams.

The trip with diesel fuel costs 14.8 £ (151p/lt, 62.7 mpg).
For 2 passengers: 7.4 £ (14.8/2) /p.
For 3 passengers: 4.93 £ (14.8/3) /p.
For 4 passengers: 3.7 £ (14.8/4) /p.

Diesel fuel vs petrol fuel in terms of energy density:

  • Diesel Fuel: Diesel fuel is known for its higher energy density compared to petrol. This means that diesel contains more energy per volume than petrol. As a result, diesel engines can achieve better fuel efficiency and typically provide greater mileage per gallon or liter of fuel compared to petrol engines.

  • Petrol (Gasoline): Petrol has a lower energy density compared to diesel fuel. This means that petrol contains less energy per volume than diesel. While petrol engines are still efficient, they tend to have slightly lower fuel efficiency and may offer shorter driving ranges compared to diesel engines due to this difference in energy density.


Alternative routes from Gloucester to South Hams

An alternative route from Gloucester to the South Hams is 154.77 miles and takes 3 hours and 18 minutes.


Which is the cheapest route from Gloucester to South Hams by car?

The cheapest route from Gloucester to South Hams is the first suggested route (135mi, 2h 20min) and costs 23.4 £ (petrol fuel cost, 143p/lt, 37.5mpg).

The most expensive route from Gloucester to South Hams is the second suggested route (155mi, 3h 18min) and costs 26.8 £.

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 South Hams?

There are two suggested routes. The fastest route is 135mi (distance from Gloucester to South Hams) and its duration is 2h 20min. The slowest route is 155mi, and its duration is 3h 18min.

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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 South Hams?

South Hams is located in Devon county and in England. It is situated at an altitude of 81 meters above sea level. South Hams has coordinates 50.4102244o,-3.8009332o. RouteCalculator provides a map of South Hams from which you can plan your trips to other UK cities.