Route from Merthyr Tydfil to Neath by car

The driving distance between Merthyr Tydfil and Neath is 30.9 miles. Travel time is 39 minutes by car.

From: Merthyr Tydfil, County: , Wales
To: Neath, County: Swansea, Wales
30.9 mi , 39 min
Tolls: Stations
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Route from Merthyr Tydfil to Neath on map



Driving directions from Merthyr Tydfil to Neath

30.9 mi 39 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 3rd exit onto A470
362 ft
6.
Exit the roundabout onto A470
0.9 mi
7.
Enter the roundabout and take the 1st exit onto Heads of the Valleys Road (A465)
30 ft
8.
Exit the roundabout onto Heads of the Valleys Road (A465)
3.6 mi
9.
Enter the roundabout and take the 1st exit onto A465
114 ft
10.
Exit the roundabout onto A465
639 ft
11.
Enter the roundabout and take the 2nd exit onto A465
245 ft
12.
Exit the roundabout onto A465
0.3 mi
13.
Turn left onto Heads of the Valleys Road (A465)
0.8 mi
14.
Keep left onto Heads of the Valleys Road (A465)
0.8 mi
15.
Enter the roundabout and take the 2nd exit onto Heads of the Valleys Road (A465)
213 ft
16.
Exit the roundabout onto Heads of the Valleys Road (A465)
5.9 mi
17.
Enter the roundabout and take the 2nd exit onto A465
152 ft
18.
Exit the roundabout onto A465
3 mi
19.
Enter the roundabout and take the 2nd exit onto A465
314 ft
20.
Exit the roundabout onto A465
8.2 mi
21.
Take the ramp on the left onto M4
0.6 mi
22.
Take the ramp on the left onto M4
0.6 mi
23.
Merge right onto Fabian Way (A483)
1.2 mi
24.
Keep left onto Fabian Way (A483)
3.6 mi
25.
Continue onto Quay Parade (A483)
440 ft
26.
Turn right onto New Cut Road (A483)
288 ft
27.
Keep left onto New Cut Road (A483)
72 ft
28.
Make a slight left onto Parc Tawe Link Road
1090 ft
29.
Turn left onto The Strand
611 ft
30.
Turn right onto Welcome Lane
567 ft
31.
Turn left onto The Kingsway
58 ft
32.
You have arrived at your destination, on the left
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How much is the expense of driving from Merthyr Tydfil to Neath?

The expense of driving from Merthyr Tydfil to Neath, using petrol as the fuel source, amounts to £5.4. This calculation derives from considering the petrol price as 143 pence per liter and the car's fuel efficiency at 37.5 miles per gallon. When carpooling with two passengers, the cost of the trip per passenger is halved to £2.7 (£5.4 divided by 2). With three passengers, the expense drops to approximately £1.8 per passenger (£5.4 divided by 3), and with four passengers, it's reduced further to £1.35 per passenger (£5.4 divided by 4).

To delve into the details of the calculations, the fuel cost computation is reliant on the distance traveled and the car's fuel consumption rate. For the journey from Merthyr Tydfil to Neath, approximately 3.7 liters of fuel would be required. This amount is determined by dividing the distance of 30.9 miles by the car's fuel consumption rate of 37.5 miles per gallon, and then converting from gallons to liters using the conversion factor of 4.54609 liters per gallon.

Multiplying the fuel needed by the petrol price per liter results in the total fuel cost of £5.4 for the trip. This breakdown illustrates the impact of various factors, such as fuel price and consumption rate, on the overall cost of the journey, providing insights for individuals planning similar trips and requiring budget estimates.
 

 

Car consumption depends on several factors, like the following:

  1. Engine Optimization: Maintaining the engine's optimal performance through regular maintenance and tune-ups ensures efficient fuel combustion and minimizes fuel wastage.

  2. Aerodynamic Design: Designing vehicles with aerodynamic principles in mind reduces drag and improves fuel efficiency by minimizing air resistance, especially at higher speeds.

  3. Speed Management: Controlling vehicle speed within efficient ranges optimizes fuel consumption by reducing energy losses due to aerodynamic drag and friction.

  4. Environmental Adaptation: Considering driving conditions and environments, such as terrain and weather, allows for the adaptation of driving strategies to minimize fuel consumption under varying circumstances.

  5. Tire Technology: Utilizing advanced tire technology and maintaining proper tire pressure reduces rolling resistance, enhancing vehicle efficiency and fuel economy.


Diesel cost from Merthyr Tydfil to Neath.

The trip with diesel fuel costs 3.4 £ (151p/lt, 62.7 mpg).
For 2 passengers: 1.7 £ (3.4/2) /p.
For 3 passengers: 1.13 £ (3.4/3) /p.
For 4 passengers: 0.85 £ (3.4/4) /p.


Alternative routes from Merthyr Tydfil to Neath

The second route from Merthyr Tydfil to the Neath is 30.78 miles and takes 41 minutes.


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

The cheapest route from Merthyr Tydfil to Neath is the second suggested route (30.8mi, 41min) and costs 5.3 £ (petrol fuel cost, 143p/lt, 37.5mpg).

The most expensive route from Merthyr Tydfil to Neath is the first suggested route (30.9mi, 39min) and costs 5.4 £.

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 Neath?

There are two suggested routes. The fastest route is 30.9mi (distance from Merthyr Tydfil to Neath) and its duration is 39min. The slowest route is 30.8mi, and its duration is 41min.

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In case you share the journey (carpooling) from Merthyr Tydfil to Neath with other people or friends, RouteCalculator provides the cost of the journey and the amount that each passenger will have to pay.


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 Neath?

Neath is located in Swansea county and in Wales. It is situated at an altitude of 14 meters above sea level. Neath has coordinates 51.6214400o,-3.9436460o. RouteCalculator provides a map of Neath from which you can plan your trips to other UK cities.