Route from Merthyr Tydfil to Ashford by car

The driving distance between Merthyr Tydfil and Ashford is 226 miles. Travel time is 3 hours and 53 minutes by car.

From: Merthyr Tydfil, County: , Wales
To: Ashford, County: Kent, England
226 mi , 3 h 53 min
Tolls: Stations
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Route from Merthyr Tydfil to Ashford on map



Driving directions from Merthyr Tydfil to Ashford

226 mi 3 h 53 min
1.
Head northwest on Avenue de Clichy (A4054)
0.3 mi
2.
Continue onto Swansea Road (A4102)
0.3 mi
3.
Enter the roundabout and take the 2nd exit onto Swansea Road (A4102)
157 ft
4.
Exit the roundabout onto Swansea Road (A4102)
278 ft
5.
Enter the roundabout and take the 1st exit onto A470
15 ft
6.
Exit the roundabout onto A470
1.2 mi
7.
Enter the roundabout and take the 2nd exit onto A470
258 ft
8.
Exit the roundabout onto A470
1.6 mi
9.
Enter Abercanaid Roundabout and take the 2nd exit onto A470
262 ft
10.
Exit the roundabout onto A470
5.5 mi
11.
Enter Abercynon Roundabout and take the 2nd exit onto A470
323 ft
12.
Exit the roundabout onto A470
9.7 mi
13.
Take the ramp on the left
794 ft
14.
Enter Taff's Well Interchange and take the 1st exit onto Merthyr Road (A4054)
180 ft
15.
Exit the roundabout onto Merthyr Road (A4054)
1 mi
16.
Enter Coryton Roundabout and take the 1st exit onto M4
269 ft
17.
Exit the roundabout onto M4
21.9 mi
18.
Keep right onto M4
92 mi
19.
Take the ramp on the left towards A329(M): Reading (E)
0.3 mi
20.
Keep right towards A329(M)
0.9 mi
21.
Merge right onto A329(M)
2.8 mi
22.
Keep left onto Berkshire Way (A329)
593 ft
23.
Keep right onto Berkshire Way (A329)
0.6 mi
24.
Enter Doncastle Roundabout and take the 1st exit onto Berkshire Way (A329)
81 ft
25.
Exit the roundabout onto Berkshire Way (A329)
0.6 mi
26.
Enter Twin Bridges Roundabout and take the 2nd exit onto Downshire Way (A322)
261 ft
27.
Exit the roundabout onto Downshire Way (A322)
0.6 mi
28.
Enter Horse and Groom Roundabout and take the 4th exit onto Bagshot Road (A322)
496 ft
29.
Exit the roundabout onto Bagshot Road (A322)
0.5 mi
30.
Enter Sports Centre Roundabout and take the 2nd exit onto A322
363 ft
31.
Exit the roundabout onto A322
2.7 mi
32.
Keep left onto Bracknell Road (A322)
0.9 mi
33.
Continue onto Bagshot Bypass (A322)
0.8 mi
34.
Take the ramp on the left
0.3 mi
35.
Merge right onto M3
6.3 mi
36.
Take the ramp on the left towards M25
1258 ft
37.
Keep right towards M25: Gatwick
0.8 mi
38.
Merge right onto M25
34.8 mi
39.
Keep right towards M26: Dover
0.7 mi
40.
Continue towards M26: Maidstone
10.1 mi
41.
Merge right onto M20
24.9 mi
42.
Take the ramp on the left towards Ashford
0.3 mi
43.
Enter Drovers Interchange and take the 3rd exit onto Fougeres Way (A20)
1136 ft
44.
Exit the roundabout onto Fougeres Way (A20)
0.3 mi
45.
Enter Drovers Roundabout and take the 2nd exit onto Maidstone Road (A292)
201 ft
46.
Exit the roundabout onto Maidstone Road (A292)
0.4 mi
47.
Enter the roundabout and take the 3rd exit onto New Street (A292)
225 ft
48.
Exit the roundabout onto New Street (A292)
682 ft
49.
Turn left onto Somerset Road (A292)
0.3 mi
50.
Turn right onto Wellesley Road (A2042)
636 ft
51.
Continue onto Station Road (A2042)
898 ft
52.
You have arrived at your destination
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How much does it cost to drive from Merthyr Tydfil to Ashford?

Well, using petrol, it's £39.1. The petrol price we're talking about here is 143 pence per liter, and the car guzzles up 37.5 miles per gallon. Now, if you're carpooling with two buddies, each of you only chips in £19.55 for the trip (£39.1 divided by 2). With three mates, it's about £13.03 each (£39.1 divided by 3), and if you've got a full car of four, it's only £9.78 each (£39.1 divided by 4). The fuel cost for the journey is calculated based on how far you're driving and how much fuel your car drinks up. So, for this journey, you'd need about 27.4 liters of fuel. And that's where the £39.1 comes from for the trip from Merthyr Tydfil to Ashford.

 

Driving habits can have a significant impact on car fuel consumption. Some explanations are below:

  1. Acceleration and Deceleration: Aggressive driving habits such as rapid acceleration and frequent hard braking can lead to increased fuel consumption. Smooth, gradual acceleration and deceleration are more fuel-efficient.

  2. Speeding: Driving at high speeds consumes more fuel due to increased aerodynamic drag. Maintaining a moderate and consistent speed can help conserve fuel.

  3. Idling: Leaving the engine running while parked or waiting unnecessarily burns fuel. Turning off the engine when stationary for extended periods can help reduce fuel consumption.

  4. Air Conditioning Usage: Running the air conditioning system at maximum settings can increase fuel consumption. Using the AC sparingly and opting for natural ventilation when possible can save fuel.

  5. Overloading: Carrying excessive weight in the vehicle, such as heavy cargo or unnecessary items, can increase fuel consumption by putting additional strain on the engine. Removing unnecessary weight can improve fuel efficiency.


Diesel cost from Merthyr Tydfil to Ashford.

The trip with diesel fuel costs 24.7 £ (151p/lt, 62.7 mpg).
For 2 passengers: 12.35 £ (24.7/2) /p.
For 3 passengers: 8.23 £ (24.7/3) /p.
For 4 passengers: 6.18 £ (24.7/4) /p.


Alternative routes from Merthyr Tydfil to Ashford

An alternative route from Merthyr Tydfil to the Ashford is 237.22 miles and takes 5 hours and 2 minutes.


Which is the cheapest route from Merthyr Tydfil to Ashford by car?

The cheapest route from Merthyr Tydfil to Ashford is the first suggested route (226mi, 3h 53min) and costs 39.1 £ (petrol fuel cost, 143p/lt, 37.5mpg).

The most expensive route from Merthyr Tydfil to Ashford is the second suggested route (237mi, 5h 2min) and costs 41.1 £.

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 Merthyr Tydfil to Ashford?

There are two suggested routes. The fastest route is 226mi (distance from Merthyr Tydfil to Ashford) and its duration is 3h 53min. The slowest route is 237mi, and its duration is 5h 2min.

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Where is Merthyr Tydfil located?

Merthyr Tydfil is located in Wales. It is situated at an altitude of 178 meters above sea level. Merthyr Tydfil has coordinates 51.7487300o,-3.3816460o. RouteCalculator provides a map of Merthyr Tydfil from which you can plan your trips to other UK cities.


What is the location of Ashford?

Ashford is located in Kent county and in England. It is situated at an altitude of 46 meters above sea level. Ashford has coordinates 51.1464659o,0.8750190o. RouteCalculator provides a map of Ashford from which you can plan your trips to other UK cities.