Route from Havering to Colchester by car

The driving distance between Havering and Colchester is 42.1 miles. Travel time is 46 minutes by car.

From: Havering, County: Greater London, England
To: Colchester, County: Essex, England
42.1 mi , 46 min
Tolls: Stations
Fuel consumption:
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Route from Havering to Colchester on map

Driving directions from Havering to Colchester

42.1 mi 46 min
Head north on Manor Crescent
397 ft
Turn right onto Westmoreland Avenue
1107 ft
Turn left onto Squirrels Heath Lane
656 ft
Turn right onto Upper Brentwood Road
0.7 mi
Turn right onto Main Road (A118)
825 ft
Enter Gallows Corner and take the 3rd exit onto Colchester Road (A12)
279 ft
Exit the roundabout onto Colchester Road (A12)
2.7 mi
Continue onto Brentwood Bypass (A12)
4.2 mi
Continue onto Mountnessing Bypass (A12)
1180 ft
Continue onto Mountnessing By-Pass (A12)
0.4 mi
Continue onto Mountnessing Bypass (A12)
3 mi
Continue onto Margaretting Bypass (A12)
1.3 mi
Continue onto Chelmsford Bypass (A12)
9.2 mi
Continue onto Boreham Bypass (A12)
2.4 mi
Continue onto Hatfield Peverel Bypass (A12)
4.6 mi
Continue onto London Road (A12)
10.4 mi
Take the ramp on the left onto A12
0.9 mi
Enter Spring Lane Roundabout and take the 2nd exit onto Cymbeline Way (A133)
254 ft
Exit the roundabout onto Cymbeline Way (A133)
1.2 mi
Enter Colne Bank and take the 3rd exit onto Westway (A134)
323 ft
Exit the roundabout onto Westway (A134)
701 ft
Make a slight left
236 ft
Turn left onto Rotary Way
448 ft
Turn left
60 ft
You have arrived at your destination
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How much does it cost to travel from Havering to Colchester by car?

The journey from Havering to Colchester by car comes with a price tag of £7.3 if you're using petrol. Let's break it down. The petrol price we're talking about here is 143 pence per liter, and the car chugs along at 37.5 miles per gallon. Now, if you're thinking about carpooling with a couple of mates, each of you only has to fork out £3.65 for the trip (£7.3 divided by 2). With three buddies on board, it's about £2.43 each (£7.3 divided by 3), and if you've got a full car of four, it's just £1.83 each (£7.3 divided by 4). So, that's the financial aspect of the journey.

Now, let's dive into the nitty-gritty of how we got these figures. The fuel cost calculation is based on how far you're traveling and how thirsty your car is. For this journey, you'd need about 5.1 liters of fuel. And that's where the £7.3 comes from for the trip from Havering to Colchester.

In summary, the total fuel cost for the journey is £7.3, factoring in the distance, petrol price, and car fuel consumption. Whether you're flying solo or sharing the ride with friends, knowing the breakdown of these costs can help you plan your trip and budget accordingly.


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 Havering to Colchester.

The trip with diesel fuel costs 4.6 £ (151p/lt, 62.7 mpg).
For 2 passengers: 2.3 £ (4.6/2) /p.
For 3 passengers: 1.53 £ (4.6/3) /p.
For 4 passengers: 1.15 £ (4.6/4) /p.

Alternative routes from Havering to Colchester

Meanwhile, the least speedy route from Havering to Colchester covers 47.14 miles and necessitates 54 minutes for completion.

Which is the cheapest route from Havering to Colchester by car?

The cheapest route from Havering to Colchester is the first suggested route (42.1mi, 46min) and costs 7.3 £ (petrol fuel cost, 143p/lt, 37.5mpg).

The most expensive route from Havering to Colchester is the second suggested route (47.1mi, 54min) and costs 8.2 £.

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 Havering to Colchester?

There are two suggested routes. The fastest route is 42.1mi (distance from Havering to Colchester) and its duration is 46min. The slowest route is 47.1mi, and its duration is 54min.

RouteCalculator provides you with the information to prepare your trip from Havering to Colchester by car or motorbike. It offers you alternative road routes that you can follow to go from Havering to Colchester. It provides driving directions from Havering to Colchester, i.e. where to turn and when, distance of the Havering - Colchester 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 Havering to Colchester with other people or friends, RouteCalculator provides the cost of the journey and the amount that each passenger will have to pay.

Where is Havering located?

Havering is located in Greater London county and in England. It is situated at an altitude of 30 meters above sea level. Havering has coordinates 51.5779240o,0.2120829o. RouteCalculator provides a map of Havering from which you can plan your trips to other UK cities.

What is the location of Colchester?

Colchester is located in Essex county and in England. It is situated at an altitude of 8 meters above sea level. Colchester has coordinates 51.8959270o,0.8918740o. RouteCalculator provides a map of Colchester from which you can plan your trips to other UK cities.