Route from Sandwell to Colchester by car

From: Sandwell, County: West Midlands, England
To: Colchester, County: Essex, England
162 mi
2 h 44 min
Fuel consumption:
Fuel cost:
Passengers:



How many miles from Sandwell to Colchester?

How far is from Sandwell to Colchester?


The driving distance between Sandwell and Colchester is 162 miles. Travel time is 2 hours and 44 minutes by car.






162 mi 2 h 44 min
1.
Head south on Hill Top (A4196)
928 ft
2.
Continue onto Black Lake (A4196)
0.3 mi
3.
Continue onto Old Meeting Street (A4196)
0.3 mi
4.
Enter Albion Roundabout and take the 1st exit onto The Expressway (A41)
74 ft
5.
Exit the roundabout onto The Expressway (A41)
1.6 mi
6.
Enter West Bromwich Interchange and take the 1st exit towards M5
67 ft
7.
Exit the roundabout towards M5
1.6 mi
8.
Keep left onto M5
1.9 mi
9.
Merge right onto M6
36.8 mi
10.
Continue towards A14: Felixstowe
58.2 mi
11.
Keep right at the fork
0.3 mi
12.
Continue onto M11
27.3 mi
13.
Take the ramp on the left
0.5 mi
14.
Enter Birchanger Green Roundabout and take the 1st exit onto Thremhall Avenue (A120)
15 ft
15.
Exit the roundabout onto Thremhall Avenue (A120)
0.4 mi
16.
Enter Priory Wood Roundabout and take the 3rd exit onto Thremhall Avenue (A120)
819 ft
17.
Exit the roundabout onto Thremhall Avenue (A120)
17 mi
18.
Enter Galleys Corner Roundabout and take the 2nd exit onto Braintree Bypass (A120)
133 ft
19.
Exit the roundabout onto Braintree Bypass (A120)
0.9 mi
20.
Enter Marks Farm Roundabout and take the 3rd exit onto Coggeshall Road (A120)
275 ft
21.
Exit the roundabout onto Coggeshall Road (A120)
3.4 mi
22.
Continue onto Coggeshall Bypass (A120)
2.6 mi
23.
Continue onto Colchester Road (A120)
0.8 mi
24.
Continue onto Coggeshall Road (A120)
2.3 mi
25.
Enter Marks Tey Roundabout and take the 2nd exit onto A120
127 ft
26.
Exit the roundabout onto A120
858 ft
27.
Take the ramp on the left onto A12
2.8 mi
28.
Take the ramp on the left onto A12
0.9 mi
29.
Enter Spring Lane Roundabout and take the 2nd exit onto Cymbeline Way (A133)
254 ft
30.
Exit the roundabout onto Cymbeline Way (A133)
1.2 mi
31.
Enter Colne Bank and take the 3rd exit onto Westway (A134)
323 ft
32.
Exit the roundabout onto Westway (A134)
701 ft
33.
Make a slight left
236 ft
34.
Turn left onto Rotary Way
448 ft
35.
Turn left
60 ft
36.
You have arrived at your destination
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How much does it cost to drive from Sandwell to Colchester?

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 28.1 £. 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 14.05 £ (28.1/2) per passenger.
For 3 passengers in the car, the cost of this trip is 9.37 £ (28.1/3) per passenger.
For 4 passengers in the car, the cost of this trip are 7.03 £ (28.1/4) per passenger.


Fuel cost = (162.07 mi / 37.5 mpg) x 143 pence per liter = 28.1 £

In more detail, the result is obtained:

Fuel needed = Distance / Car fuel consumption = miles * 4.54609 / carConsumtion = 162.07 mi * 4.54609 / 37.5 mpg = 19.6 liters

Fuel needed = 19.6 lt

Fuel cost = Fuel needed x Price per liter = 19.6 liters x 143 pence per liter = 28.1 £

Fuel cost from Sandwell to Colchester = 28.1 £

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 17.7 £. 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 17.7 £.
For 2 passengers in carpooling, the cost of this trip is 8.85 £ (17.7/2) per passenger.
For 3 passengers in the car, the cost of this trip is 5.9 £ (17.7/3) per passenger.
For 4 passengers in the car, the cost of this trip is 4.43 £ (17.7/4) per passenger.