Route from Gloucester to Swansea by car

The driving distance between Gloucester and Swansea is 99 miles. Travel time is 1 hour and 50 minutes by car.

From: Gloucester, County: Gloucestershire, England
To: Swansea, County: Swansea, Wales
99 mi , 1 h 50 min
Tolls: Stations
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Route from Gloucester to Swansea on map



Driving directions from Gloucester to Swansea

99 mi 1 h 50 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
64 mi
20.
Take the ramp on the left
0.7 mi
21.
Merge right onto Fabian Way (A483)
0.4 mi
22.
Keep left onto Fabian Way (A483)
3.6 mi
23.
Continue onto Quay Parade (A483)
440 ft
24.
Turn right onto New Cut Road (A483)
288 ft
25.
Keep left onto New Cut Road (A483)
72 ft
26.
Make a slight left onto Parc Tawe Link Road
1090 ft
27.
Turn left onto The Strand
611 ft
28.
Turn right onto Welcome Lane
567 ft
29.
Turn left onto The Kingsway
58 ft
30.
You have arrived at your destination, on the left
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What's the cost of a drive from Gloucester to Swansea?

The journey, powered by petrol, sets you back £17.1. 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 £8.55 each (£17.1 divided by 2). With a trio onboard, it drops to around £5.7 a head (£17.1 divided by 3), and with a full car of four, it's a mere £4.28 per person (£17.1 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 12 liters of fuel. Crunching the numbers, that's where the £17.1 total comes from for the trip from Gloucester to Swansea.
 

 

Things that affect how much petrol costs when you drive a car are 

  • Prices of Fuel: One of the main things that affects fuel costs is the price of fuel itself. Fuel prices can change because of changes in global oil costs, local taxes, and market demand.
  • Route Choice: The path taken while driving can change how much petrol you use. If you want to save money and petrol, choose routes with lower speed limits, fewer stops, and less traffic jams than routes through crowded cities. 
  • Maintenance: For the best petrol mileage, it's important to keep your car in good shape by doing things like changing the oil, rotating the tires, and tuning up the engine on a regular basis. Not doing upkeep can cause your car to use more petrol and cost you more money. 
  • Fuel Efficiency: A big part of how much fuel a car costs is how efficiently it uses fuel. Cars that are more fuel efficient will use less petrol per mile or kilometer, which means that you will spend less on petrol. 
  • Driving Habits: The way you drive, like speeding, accelerating quickly, and stopping a lot, can have a big effect on how much petrol you use. By driving more smoothly and keeping your speed steady, you can save money on petrol and use less of it. 
  • Vehicle Weight: Adding extra weight to your car, like extra goods or roof racks that you don't need, can make it use more petrol. Getting rid of weight that isn't needed can make fuel use more efficient and cut down on fuel costs.

Diesel cost from Gloucester to Swansea.

The trip with diesel fuel costs 10.8 £ (151p/lt, 62.7 mpg).
For 2 passengers: 5.4 £ (10.8/2) /p.
For 3 passengers: 3.6 £ (10.8/3) /p.
For 4 passengers: 2.7 £ (10.8/4) /p.


Alternative routes from Gloucester to Swansea

The second route from Gloucester to the Swansea is 88.82 miles and takes 1 hour and 51 minutes.

The third route from Gloucester to the Swansea is 88.69 miles and takes 1 hour and 53 minutes.


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

The cheapest route from Gloucester to Swansea is the suggested route (0ft, ) and costs £ (petrol fuel cost, 143p/lt, 37.5mpg).

The second cheapest route from Gloucester to Swansea is the suggested route (0ft, ) and costs £.

The most expensive route from Gloucester to Swansea is the suggested route (0ft, ) and costs £.

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 Swansea?

There are three suggested routes. The fastest route is 99mi (distance from Gloucester to Swansea) and its duration is 1h 50min. The other route is 89mi, and its duration is 1h 51min. The slowest route is 89mi, and its duration is 1h 53min.

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

Swansea is located in Swansea county and in Wales. It is situated at an altitude of 14 meters above sea level. Swansea has coordinates 51.6214400o,-3.9436460o. RouteCalculator provides a map of Swansea from which you can plan your trips to other UK cities.