Route from Gloucester to Wakefield by car

The driving distance between Gloucester and Wakefield is 164 miles. Travel time is 2 hours and 46 minutes by car.

From: Gloucester, County: Gloucestershire, England
To: Wakefield, County: West Yorkshire, England
164 mi , 2 h 46 min
Tolls: Stations
Fuel consumption:
Fuel cost:
Passengers:



Route from Gloucester to Wakefield on map



Driving directions from Gloucester to Wakefield

164 mi 2 h 46 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 1st exit onto A417
21 ft
7.
Exit the roundabout onto A417
0.9 mi
8.
Merge right onto Elmbridge Court Roundabout (A40)
652 ft
9.
Keep left onto A40
1.9 mi
10.
Take the ramp on the left towards Tewkesbury
0.3 mi
11.
Enter Golden Valley Junction and take the 1st exit towards M5
142 ft
12.
Exit the roundabout towards M5
34 mi
13.
Take the ramp on the left towards The NORTH EAST (M1)
11.6 mi
14.
Keep left towards The NORTH
14.5 mi
15.
Take the ramp on the left
474 ft
16.
Continue onto M42
14.3 mi
17.
Continue onto A42
13.7 mi
18.
Take the ramp towards M1: The NORTH
0.5 mi
19.
Merge right onto M1
42.2 mi
20.
Keep right onto M1
24.5 mi
21.
Take the ramp on the left onto M1
0.5 mi
22.
Enter Durkar Interchange and take the 3rd exit onto Denby Dale Road (A636)
1141 ft
23.
Exit the roundabout onto Denby Dale Road (A636)
1041 ft
24.
Enter Denby Dale Road and take the 2nd exit onto Denby Dale Road (A636)
156 ft
25.
Exit the roundabout onto Denby Dale Road (A636)
0.6 mi
26.
Enter the roundabout and take the 2nd exit onto Denby Dale Road (A636)
167 ft
27.
Exit the roundabout onto Denby Dale Road (A636)
1 mi
28.
Enter the roundabout and take the 1st exit onto Denby Dale Road (A636)
74 ft
29.
Exit the roundabout onto Denby Dale Road (A636)
0.3 mi
30.
Enter the roundabout and take the 1st exit onto Charlesworth Way (A636)
42 ft
31.
Exit the roundabout onto Charlesworth Way (A636)
864 ft
32.
Enter the roundabout and take the 2nd exit onto Charlesworth Way (A636)
102 ft
33.
Exit the roundabout onto Charlesworth Way (A636)
422 ft
34.
Turn left onto Ings Road (A638)
832 ft
35.
Keep right onto Ings Road (A638)
162 ft
36.
Turn right to stay on Westgate (A638)
197 ft
37.
Continue straight to stay on Westgate (A642)
747 ft
38.
Make a slight left onto Mulberry Way (A650)
669 ft
39.
Turn left
233 ft
40.
You have arrived at your destination
0 ft


How much is the expense of driving from Gloucester to Wakefield?

The expense of driving from Gloucester to Wakefield, using petrol as the fuel source, amounts to £28.5. This calculation derives from considering the petrol price as 143 pence per liter and the car's fuel efficiency at 37.5 miles per gallon. When carpooling with two passengers, the cost of the trip per passenger is halved to £14.25 (£28.5 divided by 2). With three passengers, the expense drops to approximately £9.5 per passenger (£28.5 divided by 3), and with four passengers, it's reduced further to £7.13 per passenger (£28.5 divided by 4).

To delve into the details of the calculations, the fuel cost computation is reliant on the distance traveled and the car's fuel consumption rate. For the journey from Gloucester to Wakefield, approximately 19.9 liters of fuel would be required. This amount is determined by dividing the distance of 164.2 miles by the car's fuel consumption rate of 37.5 miles per gallon, and then converting from gallons to liters using the conversion factor of 4.54609 liters per gallon.

Multiplying the fuel needed by the petrol price per liter results in the total fuel cost of £28.5 for the trip. This breakdown illustrates the impact of various factors, such as fuel price and consumption rate, on the overall cost of the journey, providing insights for individuals planning similar trips and requiring budget estimates.
 

 

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 Wakefield.

The trip with diesel fuel costs 18 £ (151p/lt, 62.7 mpg).
For 2 passengers: 9 £ (18/2) /p.
For 3 passengers: 6 £ (18/3) /p.
For 4 passengers: 4.5 £ (18/4) /p.


Alternative routes from Gloucester to Wakefield

Meanwhile, the least speedy route from Gloucester to Wakefield covers 163.48 miles and necessitates 3 hours and 36 minutes for completion.


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

The cheapest route from Gloucester to Wakefield is the second suggested route (163mi, 3h 36min) and costs 28.3 £ (petrol fuel cost, 143p/lt, 37.5mpg).

The most expensive route from Gloucester to Wakefield is the first suggested route (164mi, 2h 46min) 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 Wakefield?

There are two suggested routes. The fastest route is 164mi (distance from Gloucester to Wakefield) and its duration is 2h 46min. The slowest route is 163mi, and its duration is 3h 36min.

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

Wakefield is located in West Yorkshire county and in England. It is situated at an altitude of 43 meters above sea level. Wakefield has coordinates 53.6832980o,-1.5059240o. RouteCalculator provides a map of Wakefield from which you can plan your trips to other UK cities.