Route from Melton to Cardiff by car

From: Melton, County: Leicestershire, England
To: Cardiff, County: Cardiff, Wales
172 mi
3 h 2 min
Fuel consumption:
Fuel cost:
Passengers:



How many miles from Melton to Cardiff?

How far is from Melton to Cardiff?


The driving distance between Melton and Cardiff is 172 miles. Travel time is 3 hours and 2 minutes by car.






172 mi 3 h 2 min
1.
Head east on Main Street
0.5 mi
2.
Turn right
0.7 mi
3.
Turn right
1.2 mi
4.
Make a slight right
297 ft
5.
Make a slight right onto Thorpe Side
398 ft
6.
Continue onto Church Street
595 ft
7.
Turn right onto King Street
532 ft
8.
Continue slightly left onto Melton Road
1 mi
9.
Make a sharp left onto Landyke Lane
1.4 mi
10.
Turn right onto Stone Penn Lane
126 ft
11.
Turn left
2.6 mi
12.
Continue onto Six Hills Lane
3.5 mi
13.
Take the ramp on the left onto Six Hills Lane
925 ft
14.
Merge right onto A46
6.1 mi
15.
Enter Hobby Horse Roundabout and take the 3rd exit onto A46
352 ft
16.
Exit the roundabout onto A46
6.8 mi
17.
Keep right towards M1: London
3.2 mi
18.
Take the ramp on the left towards M69: Birmingham
1094 ft
19.
Keep right towards A5460: Fosse Park
373 ft
20.
Enter Whetstone Interchange and take the 3rd exit onto M69
788 ft
21.
Exit the roundabout onto M69
15.5 mi
22.
Take the ramp on the left
0.8 mi
23.
Keep right at the fork
1041 ft
24.
Merge right onto M6
11.4 mi
25.
Keep left onto M6
0.7 mi
26.
Take exit 4 on the left towards A446: Lichfield
0.3 mi
27.
Keep right towards M42 South: Birmingham
11.2 mi
28.
Keep right onto M42
10.5 mi
29.
Keep right onto M5
0.6 mi
30.
Keep left onto M5
22.8 mi
31.
Take the ramp on the left
0.5 mi
32.
Enter Strensham Interchange and take the 2nd exit onto M50
1074 ft
33.
Exit the roundabout onto M50
21.4 mi
34.
Enter Travellers Rest and take the 1st exit onto A449
199 ft
35.
Exit the roundabout onto A449
0.5 mi
36.
Enter the roundabout and take the 3rd exit onto A40
240 ft
37.
Exit the roundabout onto A40
1.4 mi
38.
Enter Wilton Roundabout and take the 3rd exit onto A40
197 ft
39.
Exit the roundabout onto A40
9 mi
40.
Enter the roundabout and take the 2nd exit onto A40
193 ft
41.
Exit the roundabout onto A40
6.9 mi
42.
Continue onto A449
12.9 mi
43.
Take the ramp onto A449
1103 ft
44.
Continue onto M4
487 ft
45.
Keep left onto M4
8.4 mi
46.
Keep left onto A48(M)
5 mi
47.
Take the ramp on the left towards A4232: Cardiff
635 ft
48.
Keep left onto A48
631 ft
49.
Merge right onto Southern Way (A4232)
0.3 mi
50.
Take the ramp on the left
1001 ft
51.
Make a slight left onto A4161
66 ft
52.
Keep right onto A4161
1291 ft
53.
Enter the roundabout and take the 2nd exit onto Newport Road (A4161)
61 ft
54.
Exit the roundabout onto Newport Road (A4161)
1.8 mi
55.
Continue slightly right onto Dumfries Place (A4161)
698 ft
56.
Continue onto Stuttgarter Strasse (A4161)
635 ft
57.
Continue onto Boulevard de Nantes (A4161)
1109 ft
58.
Turn left onto North Road (A4161)
384 ft
59.
Continue onto Kingsway (A4161)
468 ft
60.
You have arrived at your destination
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How much does it cost to drive from Melton to Cardiff?

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 29.8 £. 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 14.9 £ (29.8/2) per passenger.
For 3 passengers in the car, the cost of this trip is 9.93 £ (29.8/3) per passenger.
For 4 passengers in the car, the cost of this trip are 7.45 £ (29.8/4) per passenger.


Fuel cost = (171.98 mi / 37.5 mpg) x 143 pence per liter = 29.8 £

In more detail, the result is obtained:

Fuel needed = Distance / Car fuel consumption = miles * 4.54609 / carConsumtion = 171.98 mi * 4.54609 / 37.5 mpg = 20.8 liters

Fuel needed = 20.8 lt

Fuel cost = Fuel needed x Price per liter = 20.8 liters x 143 pence per liter = 29.8 £

Fuel cost from Melton to Cardiff = 29.8 £

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 18.8 £. 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 18.8 £.
For 2 passengers in carpooling, the cost of this trip is 9.4 £ (18.8/2) per passenger.
For 3 passengers in the car, the cost of this trip is 6.27 £ (18.8/3) per passenger.
For 4 passengers in the car, the cost of this trip is 4.7 £ (18.8/4) per passenger.