Route from Portsmouth to Birmingham by car

From: Portsmouth, County: Hampshire, England
To: Birmingham, County: West Midlands, England
159 mi
2 h 40 min
Fuel consumption:
Fuel cost:
Passengers:



How many miles from Portsmouth to Birmingham?

How far is from Portsmouth to Birmingham?


The driving distance between Portsmouth and Birmingham is 159 miles. Travel time is 2 hours and 40 minutes by car.






159 mi 2 h 40 min
1.
Head east on Gruneisen Road
835 ft
2.
Turn left onto Twyford Avenue (A3)
40 ft
3.
Make a sharp right to stay on Stamshaw Road (A3)
0.5 mi
4.
Enter Rudmore Roundabout and take the 4th exit
612 ft
5.
Exit the roundabout
0.3 mi
6.
Merge right onto M275
1.5 mi
7.
Take the ramp
738 ft
8.
Merge right onto M27
17.1 mi
9.
Take the ramp on the left towards M3
10.1 mi
10.
Take the ramp on the left towards A34
1257 ft
11.
Enter Winnall Interchange and take the 2nd exit onto Winchester By-Pass (A34)
330 ft
12.
Exit the roundabout onto Winchester By-Pass (A34)
62 mi
13.
Enter Wendlebury Interchange and take the 1st exit towards M40: Northampton
109 ft
14.
Exit the roundabout towards M40: Northampton
44.4 mi
15.
Take exit 3A on the left towards M42 North: Birmingham (E
11.1 mi
16.
Take the ramp on the left towards M6: M6(N)
0.9 mi
17.
Merge left onto M6
7.1 mi
18.
Take the ramp on the left onto M6
1062 ft
19.
Keep left onto A38(M)
0.3 mi
20.
Merge right onto Aston Expressway (A38(M))
1.6 mi
21.
Continue onto Corporation Street (A38)
670 ft
22.
Take the ramp on the left towards Bull Ring
1020 ft
23.
Enter Lancaster Circus and take the 1st exit onto James Watt Queensway (B4114)
122 ft
24.
Exit the roundabout onto James Watt Queensway (B4114)
170 ft
25.
Turn left onto Aston Street
521 ft
26.
You have arrived at your destination, on the left
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How much does it cost to drive from Portsmouth to Birmingham?

The fuel cost by car depend on several factors such as the distance traveled, the driving conditions (traffic jam, slow driving, normal driving, race driving), fuel consumption of the vehicle, and the current price of fuel.

The trip with petrol fuel costs 27.6 £. In the above calculation, the petrol price is considered to be 143 pence per liter and the petrol consumption of the car is 37.5 miles per gallon.
For 2 passengers in carpooling, the cost of this trip is 13.8 £ (27.6/2) per passenger.
For 3 passengers in the car, the cost of this trip is 9.2 £ (27.6/3) per passenger.
For 4 passengers in the car, the cost of this trip are 6.9 £ (27.6/4) per passenger.


Fuel cost = (158.92 mi / 37.5 mpg) x 143 pence per liter = 27.6 £

In more detail, the result is obtained:

Fuel needed = Distance / Car fuel consumption = miles * 4.54609 / carConsumtion = 158.92 mi * 4.54609 / 37.5 mpg = 19.3 liters

Fuel needed = 19.3 lt

Fuel cost = Fuel needed x Price per liter = 19.3 liters x 143 pence per liter = 27.6 £

Fuel cost from Portsmouth to Birmingham = 27.6 £

Why do I multiply miles by 4.54609?

Consumption is measured in miles per gallon. 37.5 mpg means that a car could travel 37.5 miles with a gallon petrol fuel. The price of fuel is in pence per liter. Gallons should be converted to liters so that the final fuel consumption on a trip is in liters. 1 gallon is 4.54609 liters, so multiply by 4.54609.


The trip with diesel fuel costs 17.4 £. In the above calculation, the diesel price is considered to be 151 pence per liter and the diesel consumption of the car is 62.7 mpg. For only one passenger the cost of the trip is 17.4 £.
For 2 passengers in carpooling, the cost of this trip is 8.7 £ (17.4/2) per passenger.
For 3 passengers in the car, the cost of this trip is 5.8 £ (17.4/3) per passenger.
For 4 passengers in the car, the cost of this trip is 4.35 £ (17.4/4) per passenger.