Route from Newcastle upon Tyne to Cambridge
The distance between Newcastle upon Tyne and Cambridge is 234 miles. Travel time is 3 hours and 58 minutes.
To: Cambridge, County: Cambridgeshire, England
Driving directions from Newcastle upon Tyne to Cambridge
How much does it cost to drive from Newcastle upon Tyne to Cambridge with petrol?
Let's delve into the expenses of a road trip from Newcastle upon Tyne to Cambridge. The journey using petrol will set you back 40.6 pounds. Now, let's walk through how we arrived at this figure.
Firstly, we consider the price of petrol, which is 143 pence per liter. Next, we take into account the car's fuel consumption rate, which stands at 37.5 miles per gallon.
Now, suppose you're carpooling. If there are two passengers sharing the ride, each person will contribute 20.3 pounds (£40.6 divided by 2). With three passengers, the cost per person drops to around 13.53 pounds (£40.6 divided by 3). And if there are four passengers onboard, each person chips in 10.15 pounds (£40.6 divided by 4).
Let's delve deeper into the calculations. To determine how much fuel is needed for the trip, we rely on the distance and the car's fuel efficiency. The distance between Newcastle upon Tyne and Cambridge is approximately 234.13 miles. So, to cover this distance, the car will require roughly 28.4 liters of petrol. We obtained this value by dividing the distance by the car's fuel consumption rate of 37.5 miles per gallon and then converting it to liters.
Once we have the amount of fuel needed, we calculate the total cost. Multiplying the fuel quantity (28.4 liters) by the price per liter (143 pence) yields 40.6 pounds. Therefore, the fuel cost for the journey from Newcastle upon Tyne to Cambridge is 40.6 pounds.
Car consumption depends on several factors, like the following:

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

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

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

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.

Tire Technology: Utilizing advanced tire technology and maintaining proper tire pressure reduces rolling resistance, enhancing vehicle efficiency and fuel economy.
Diesel cost from Newcastle upon Tyne to Cambridge.
The trip with diesel fuel costs 25.6 £ (151p/lt, 62.7 mpg).
For 2 passengers: 12.8 £ (25.6/2) /p.
For 3 passengers: 8.53 £ (25.6/3) /p.
For 4 passengers: 6.4 £ (25.6/4) /p.
Alternative routes from Newcastle upon Tyne to Cambridge
The second route from Newcastle upon Tyne to the Cambridge is 264.72 miles and takes 4 hours and 27 minutes.
The third route from Newcastle upon Tyne to the Cambridge is 247.82 miles and takes 4 hours and 38 minutes.
Which is the cheapest route from Newcastle upon Tyne to Cambridge by car?
The cheapest route from Newcastle upon Tyne to Cambridge is the first suggested route (234mi, 3h 58min) and costs 40.6 £ (petrol fuel cost, 143p/lt, 37.5mpg).
The second cheapest route from Newcastle upon Tyne to Cambridge is the third suggested route (248mi, 4h 38min) and costs 43 £.
The most expensive route from Newcastle upon Tyne to Cambridge is the second suggested route (265mi, 4h 27min) and costs 45.9 £.
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 Newcastle upon Tyne to Cambridge?
There are three suggested routes. The fastest route is 234mi (distance from Newcastle upon Tyne to Cambridge) and its duration is 3h 58min. The other route is 265mi, and its duration is 4h 27min. The slowest route is 248mi, and its duration is 4h 38min.
RouteCalculator provides you with the information to prepare your trip from Newcastle upon Tyne to Cambridge by car or motorbike. It offers you alternative road routes that you can follow to go from Newcastle upon Tyne to Cambridge. It provides driving directions from Newcastle upon Tyne to Cambridge, i.e. where to turn and when, distance of the Newcastle upon Tyne  Cambridge 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 Newcastle upon Tyne to Cambridge with other people or friends, RouteCalculator provides the cost of the journey and the amount that each passenger will have to pay.
Where is Newcastle upon Tyne located?
Newcastle upon Tyne is located in Tyne and Wear county and in England. It is situated at an altitude of 56 meters above sea level. Newcastle upon Tyne has coordinates 54.9782520^{o},1.6177800^{o}. RouteCalculator provides a map of Newcastle upon Tyne from which you can plan your trips to other UK cities.
What is the location of Cambridge?
Cambridge is located in Cambridgeshire county and in England. It is situated at an altitude of 17 meters above sea level. Cambridge has coordinates 52.2053370^{o},0.1218170^{o}. RouteCalculator provides a map of Cambridge from which you can plan your trips to other UK cities.
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