Route from Merthyr Tydfil to Reading by car

The driving distance between Merthyr Tydfil and Reading is 129 miles. Travel time is 2 hours and 18 minutes by car.

From: Merthyr Tydfil, County: , Wales
To: Reading, County: Berkshire, England
129 mi , 2 h 18 min
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Route from Merthyr Tydfil to Reading on map



Driving directions from Merthyr Tydfil to Reading

129 mi 2 h 18 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
83 mi
19.
Take exit 12 on the left towards A4: Theale
0.3 mi
20.
Enter Theale Interchange and take the 1st exit towards A4: Reading
107 ft
21.
Exit the roundabout towards A4: Reading
0.4 mi
22.
Enter the roundabout and take the 2nd exit onto Bath Road (A4)
100 ft
23.
Exit the roundabout onto Bath Road (A4)
2.7 mi
24.
Enter the roundabout and take the 1st exit onto Bath Road (A4)
19 ft
25.
Exit the roundabout onto Bath Road (A4)
0.8 mi
26.
Enter Castle Hill Roundabout and take the 2nd exit onto Castle Street
269 ft
27.
Exit the roundabout onto Castle Street
627 ft
28.
Turn left
999 ft
29.
You have arrived at your destination, on the left
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What's the expense of traveling from Merthyr Tydfil to Reading by car?

If you're using petrol, you're looking at an expense of 22.4 quid. Now, how do we get to that number? Let's break it down.

First off, we need to consider the price of petrol. In this calculation, it's set at 143 pence per liter. Then, we need to know how thirsty your car is. The fuel consumption rate for this ride is 37.5 miles per gallon.

Now, if you're carpooling, the cost gets divvied up. For two people sharing the ride, it's gonna be 11.2 quid each (£22.4 divided by 2). If you've got three folks in the car, the cost per person comes down to about 7.47 quid (£22.4 divided by 3). And if it's a full house with four passengers, each person chips in 5.6 quid (£22.4 divided by 4).

Let's dive into the nitty-gritty of the calculations. To figure out how much fuel you need for the trip, it's all about distance and fuel efficiency. The distance between Merthyr Tydfil and Reading is about 129.17 miles. So, to cover that distance, your car's gonna need approximately 15.7 liters of petrol. We got that number by dividing the distance by the car's fuel consumption rate of 37.5 miles per gallon and then converting it to liters 'cause that's what we use here.

Once we know how much fuel we need, we can calculate the total cost. Multiply the amount of fuel (15.7 liters) by the price per liter (143 pence), and you get 22.4 quid. So, there you have it, the fuel cost for your journey from Merthyr Tydfil to Reading: 22.4 pounds.
 


Diesel cost from Merthyr Tydfil to Reading.

The trip with diesel fuel costs 14.1 £ (151p/lt, 62.7 mpg).
For 2 passengers: 7.05 £ (14.1/2) /p.
For 3 passengers: 4.7 £ (14.1/3) /p.
For 4 passengers: 3.53 £ (14.1/4) /p.


Alternative routes from Merthyr Tydfil to Reading

The second route from Merthyr Tydfil to the Reading is 136.44 miles and takes 2 hours and 49 minutes.


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

The cheapest route from Merthyr Tydfil to Reading is the first suggested route (129mi, 2h 18min) and costs 22.4 £ (petrol fuel cost, 143p/lt, 37.5mpg).

The most expensive route from Merthyr Tydfil to Reading is the second suggested route (136mi, 2h 49min) and costs 23.7 £.

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 Reading?

There are two suggested routes. The fastest route is 129mi (distance from Merthyr Tydfil to Reading) and its duration is 2h 18min. The slowest route is 136mi, and its duration is 2h 49min.

RouteCalculator provides you with the information to prepare your trip from Merthyr Tydfil to Reading by car or motorbike. It offers you alternative road routes that you can follow to go from Merthyr Tydfil to Reading. It provides driving directions from Merthyr Tydfil to Reading, i.e. where to turn and when, distance of the Merthyr Tydfil - Reading route, travel time, display of the route on the map, fuel cost (petrol, diesel) and toll (if exist) cost.

In case you share the journey (carpooling) from Merthyr Tydfil to Reading 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 Reading?

Reading is located in Berkshire county and in England. It is situated at an altitude of 43 meters above sea level. Reading has coordinates 51.4542645o,-0.9781303o. RouteCalculator provides a map of Reading from which you can plan your trips to other UK cities.