Route from Merthyr Tydfil to Barnsley by car

The driving distance between Merthyr Tydfil and Barnsley is 205 miles. Travel time is 3 hours and 29 minutes by car.

From: Merthyr Tydfil, County: , Wales
To: Barnsley, County: South Yorkshire, England
205 mi , 3 h 29 min
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Route from Merthyr Tydfil to Barnsley on map



Driving directions from Merthyr Tydfil to Barnsley

205 mi 3 h 29 min
1.
Head southeast on Avenue de Clichy (A4054)
5 ft
2.
Continue slightly left onto Bethesda Street (A4102)
537 ft
3.
Continue onto Pontmorlais West (A4102)
648 ft
4.
Continue slightly left onto Penydarren Road (A4102)
1255 ft
5.
Continue slightly right onto High Street (A4102)
1009 ft
6.
Enter the roundabout and take the 3rd exit onto A4102
219 ft
7.
Exit the roundabout onto A4102
176 ft
8.
Continue straight to stay on A4102
0.4 mi
9.
Enter the roundabout and take the 2nd exit onto A4102
184 ft
10.
Exit the roundabout onto A4102
0.4 mi
11.
Enter Mountain Hare Roundabout and take the 1st exit onto A4060
24 ft
12.
Exit the roundabout onto A4060
1.7 mi
13.
Enter the roundabout and take the 1st exit onto Heads of the Valleys Road (A465)
61 ft
14.
Exit the roundabout onto Heads of the Valleys Road (A465)
444 ft
15.
Enter the roundabout and take the 3rd exit
158 ft
16.
Exit the roundabout
306 ft
17.
Enter the roundabout and take the 2nd exit onto Heads of the Valleys Road (A465)
199 ft
18.
Exit the roundabout onto Heads of the Valleys Road (A465)
15.8 mi
19.
Enter the roundabout and take the 3rd exit onto A40
276 ft
20.
Exit the roundabout onto A40
428 ft
21.
Keep right onto A40
7.7 mi
22.
Enter the roundabout and take the 2nd exit onto A40
175 ft
23.
Exit the roundabout onto A40
0.3 mi
24.
Continue onto A40
0.6 mi
25.
Keep left onto A40
7.2 mi
26.
Enter the roundabout and take the 2nd exit onto A40
212 ft
27.
Exit the roundabout onto A40
9 mi
28.
Enter Wilton Roundabout and take the 2nd exit onto A40
228 ft
29.
Exit the roundabout onto A40
1.4 mi
30.
Enter the roundabout and take the 2nd exit onto A449
190 ft
31.
Exit the roundabout onto A449
0.5 mi
32.
Enter Travellers Rest and take the 3rd exit onto M50
441 ft
33.
Exit the roundabout onto M50
21.4 mi
34.
Enter Strensham Interchange and take the 1st exit
74 ft
35.
Exit the roundabout
0.4 mi
36.
Keep right at the fork
0.3 mi
37.
Merge right onto M5
22 mi
38.
Take the ramp on the left towards The NORTH EAST (M1)
11.6 mi
39.
Keep left towards The NORTH
14.5 mi
40.
Take the ramp on the left
474 ft
41.
Continue onto M42
14.3 mi
42.
Continue onto A42
13.7 mi
43.
Take the ramp towards M1: The NORTH
0.5 mi
44.
Merge right onto M1
42.2 mi
45.
Keep right onto M1
12.7 mi
46.
Take the ramp on the left towards A61
1285 ft
47.
Enter Birdwell Interchange and take the 3rd exit onto Dearne Valley Parkway (A61)
918 ft
48.
Exit the roundabout onto Dearne Valley Parkway (A61)
188 ft
49.
Take the ramp on the left towards A61: Barnsley
316 ft
50.
Merge right onto Sheffield Road (A61)
2.1 mi
51.
Continue onto Park Road (A61)
0.8 mi
52.
Continue onto Upper Sheffield Road (A61)
0.7 mi
53.
Continue onto Sheffield Road (A61)
0.5 mi
54.
Enter Alhambra Roundabout and take the 3rd exit onto Harborough Hill Road (A61)
360 ft
55.
Exit the roundabout onto Harborough Hill Road (A61)
471 ft
56.
Take the ramp on the left onto Harborough Hill Road (A61)
494 ft
57.
Turn left onto Kendray Street
223 ft
58.
Continue right onto Schwabish Gmund Way
1125 ft
59.
Turn left onto Eldon Street North
1259 ft
60.
Turn left onto Burlington Arcade
156 ft
61.
You have arrived at your destination, on the left
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How much is the expense of driving from Merthyr Tydfil to Barnsley?

The expense of driving from Merthyr Tydfil to Barnsley using petrol amounts to £35.5. This computation is based on a petrol price of 143 pence per liter and a car's fuel efficiency of 37.5 miles per gallon. For those considering carpooling arrangements, the cost per passenger decreases with more occupants. With two passengers, the cost per person is £17.75 (£35.5 divided by 2). With three passengers, it's approximately £11.83 per person (£35.5 divided by 3), and with four passengers, it's £8.88 per person (£35.5 divided by 4).

To delve deeper into the calculations, we can explore the fuel cost calculation. This is determined by the distance traveled and the car's fuel consumption rate. For this journey, approximately 24.8 liters of fuel would be required. Multiplying this by the petrol price per liter results in the total fuel cost of £35.5 for the trip from Merthyr Tydfil to Barnsley.
 

 

The quality of fuel can indeed affect car fuel consumption. The main reasons are:

  1. Fuel Efficiency: High-quality fuel with the proper blend of additives and detergents can help maintain engine cleanliness and efficiency. Clean engines tend to burn fuel more efficiently, resulting in better mileage and lower fuel consumption.

  2. Engine Performance: Lower-quality fuels may contain impurities or inconsistent blends, which can lead to incomplete combustion or engine knocking. This can reduce engine efficiency and increase fuel consumption.

  3. Engine Deposits: Low-quality fuels may leave deposits on engine components such as fuel injectors, intake valves, and combustion chambers. These deposits can interfere with proper fuel delivery and combustion, leading to reduced fuel efficiency and increased consumption.

  4. Emissions: Poor-quality fuels may produce higher levels of harmful emissions, such as carbon monoxide and hydrocarbons. Inefficient combustion due to low-quality fuel can lead to increased emissions and may also affect engine performance and fuel consumption.

  5. Long-term Effects: Continued use of low-quality fuel can result in long-term engine damage and decreased fuel efficiency. Over time, engine deposits can accumulate and impair engine performance, leading to higher fuel consumption and repair costs.

In summary, using high-quality fuel that meets the manufacturer's specifications can help maintain engine efficiency, reduce emissions, and optimize fuel consumption.


Diesel cost from Merthyr Tydfil to Barnsley.

The trip with diesel fuel costs 22.4 £ (151p/lt, 62.7 mpg).
For 2 passengers: 11.2 £ (22.4/2) /p.
For 3 passengers: 7.47 £ (22.4/3) /p.
For 4 passengers: 5.6 £ (22.4/4) /p.


Alternative routes from Merthyr Tydfil to Barnsley

The second route from Merthyr Tydfil to the Barnsley is 199.78 miles and takes 4 hours and 10 minutes.

The third route from Merthyr Tydfil to the Barnsley is 183.99 miles and takes 4 hours and 16 minutes.


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

The cheapest route from Merthyr Tydfil to Barnsley is the third suggested route (184mi, 4h 16min) and costs 31.9 £ (petrol fuel cost, 143p/lt, 37.5mpg).

The second cheapest route from Merthyr Tydfil to Barnsley is the second suggested route (200mi, 4h 10min) and costs 34.6 £.

The most expensive route from Merthyr Tydfil to Barnsley is the first suggested route (205mi, 3h 29min) and costs 35.5 £.

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 Merthyr Tydfil to Barnsley?

There are three suggested routes. The fastest route is 205mi (distance from Merthyr Tydfil to Barnsley) and its duration is 3h 29min. The other route is 200mi, and its duration is 4h 10min. The slowest route is 184mi, and its duration is 4h 16min.

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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 Barnsley?

Barnsley is located in South Yorkshire county and in England. It is situated at an altitude of 97 meters above sea level. Barnsley has coordinates 53.5526300o,-1.4797260o. RouteCalculator provides a map of Barnsley from which you can plan your trips to other UK cities.