Route from Manchester to Wakefield by car

From: Manchester, County: Greater Manchester, England
To: Wakefield, County: West Yorkshire, England
48.1 mi
57 min
Fuel consumption:
Fuel cost:
Passengers:



How many miles from Manchester to Wakefield?

How far is from Manchester to Wakefield?


The driving distance between Manchester and Wakefield is 48.1 miles. Travel time is 57 minutes by car.






48.1 mi 57 min
1.
Head south on Brown Street
121 ft
2.
Turn left onto Chancery Lane
143 ft
3.
Make a slight left onto Concert Lane
271 ft
4.
Turn right onto York Street
110 ft
5.
Turn left onto Fountain Street
543 ft
6.
Continue onto High Street
1009 ft
7.
Turn right onto Shudehill (A664)
845 ft
8.
Turn left onto Swan Street (A665)
155 ft
9.
Continue onto Miller Street (A665)
859 ft
10.
Continue onto Cheetham Hill Road (A665)
728 ft
11.
Turn right onto Cheetham Hill Road (A665)
2.1 mi
12.
Turn right onto Middleton Road (A576)
1.7 mi
13.
Take the ramp on the left onto M60
1 mi
14.
Take the ramp on the left towards M62: Leeds
390 ft
15.
Keep right towards M62: Leeds
643 ft
16.
Enter Simister Island and take the 3rd exit towards M62
979 ft
17.
Exit the roundabout towards M62
0.3 mi
18.
Merge right onto M62
26.6 mi
19.
Keep right onto M62
4.1 mi
20.
Keep right onto M62
5.9 mi
21.
Take the ramp on the left
0.3 mi
22.
Merge right onto Lofthouse Interchange
0.3 mi
23.
Take the ramp on the left
0.4 mi
24.
Merge right onto M1
0.7 mi
25.
Take the ramp on the left
0.3 mi
26.
Enter Carrgate Interchange and take the 1st exit onto A650
69 ft
27.
Exit the roundabout onto A650
0.8 mi
28.
Enter the roundabout and take the 2nd exit onto A650
163 ft
29.
Exit the roundabout onto A650
0.9 mi
30.
Enter the roundabout and take the 1st exit onto A650
164 ft
31.
Exit the roundabout onto A650
850 ft
32.
Enter the roundabout and take the 1st exit onto A650
119 ft
33.
Exit the roundabout onto A650
613 ft
34.
Enter Newton Hill Roundabout and take the 3rd exit onto Leeds Road (A61)
368 ft
35.
Exit the roundabout onto Leeds Road (A61)
1301 ft
36.
Continue onto Bradford Road (A650)
501 ft
37.
Continue onto Wentworth Street (A650)
1295 ft
38.
Continue onto Bond Street (A650)
712 ft
39.
Turn left onto Burton Street (A650)
455 ft
40.
Turn right onto Cliff Parade (A650)
476 ft
41.
Make a slight right to stay on Back Lane
211 ft
42.
Turn right onto Mulberry Way (A650)
278 ft
43.
Turn left
233 ft
44.
You have arrived at your destination
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How much does it cost to drive from Manchester to Wakefield?

The fuel cost by car depend on several factors such as the distance traveled, the driving conditions (traffic jam, slow driving, normal driving, race driving), fuel consumption of the vehicle, and the current price of fuel.

The trip with petrol fuel costs 8.4 £. In the above calculation, the petrol price is considered to be 143 pence per liter and the petrol consumption of the car is 37.5 miles per gallon.
For 2 passengers in carpooling, the cost of this trip is 4.2 £ (8.4/2) per passenger.
For 3 passengers in the car, the cost of this trip is 2.8 £ (8.4/3) per passenger.
For 4 passengers in the car, the cost of this trip are 2.1 £ (8.4/4) per passenger.


Fuel cost = (48.14 mi / 37.5 mpg) x 143 pence per liter = 8.4 £

In more detail, the result is obtained:

Fuel needed = Distance / Car fuel consumption = miles * 4.54609 / carConsumtion = 48.14 mi * 4.54609 / 37.5 mpg = 5.8 liters

Fuel needed = 5.8 lt

Fuel cost = Fuel needed x Price per liter = 5.8 liters x 143 pence per liter = 8.4 £

Fuel cost from Manchester to Wakefield = 8.4 £

Why do I multiply miles by 4.54609?

Consumption is measured in miles per gallon. 37.5 mpg means that a car could travel 37.5 miles with a gallon petrol fuel. The price of fuel is in pence per liter. Gallons should be converted to liters so that the final fuel consumption on a trip is in liters. 1 gallon is 4.54609 liters, so multiply by 4.54609.


The trip with diesel fuel costs 5.3 £. In the above calculation, the diesel price is considered to be 151 pence per liter and the diesel consumption of the car is 62.7 mpg. For only one passenger the cost of the trip is 5.3 £.
For 2 passengers in carpooling, the cost of this trip is 2.65 £ (5.3/2) per passenger.
For 3 passengers in the car, the cost of this trip is 1.77 £ (5.3/3) per passenger.
For 4 passengers in the car, the cost of this trip is 1.33 £ (5.3/4) per passenger.