Route from Wakefield to Cardiff by car

From: Wakefield, County: West Yorkshire, England
To: Cardiff, County: Cardiff, Wales
217 mi
3 h 45 min
Fuel consumption:
Fuel cost:
Passengers:



How many miles from Wakefield to Cardiff?

How far is from Wakefield to Cardiff?


The driving distance between Wakefield and Cardiff is 217 miles. Travel time is 3 hours and 45 minutes by car.






217 mi 3 h 45 min
1.
Head northwest
129 ft
2.
Turn left onto Mulberry Way (A650)
298 ft
3.
Turn right onto Cliff Lane
594 ft
4.
Make a slight left onto Drury Lane (A650)
377 ft
5.
Turn right onto Westgate (A642)
686 ft
6.
Turn left onto Quebec Street (A638)
588 ft
7.
Keep left onto Quebec Street (A638)
115 ft
8.
Keep right onto Charlesworth Way (A636)
663 ft
9.
Enter Charlesworth Way and take the 1st exit onto Charlesworth Way (A636)
104 ft
10.
Exit the roundabout onto Charlesworth Way (A636)
813 ft
11.
Enter the roundabout and take the 2nd exit onto Denby Dale Road (A636)
169 ft
12.
Exit the roundabout onto Denby Dale Road (A636)
0.3 mi
13.
Enter the roundabout and take the 2nd exit onto Denby Dale Road (A636)
109 ft
14.
Exit the roundabout onto Denby Dale Road (A636)
1 mi
15.
Enter Denby Dale Road and take the 2nd exit onto Denby Dale Road (A636)
244 ft
16.
Exit the roundabout onto Denby Dale Road (A636)
0.6 mi
17.
Enter Denby Dale Road and take the 2nd exit onto Denby Dale Road (A636)
151 ft
18.
Exit the roundabout onto Denby Dale Road (A636)
1078 ft
19.
Enter Durkar Interchange and take the 1st exit onto M1
84 ft
20.
Exit the roundabout onto M1
67 mi
21.
Take the ramp on the left towards A42 (M42)
0.5 mi
22.
Merge left onto A42
14.2 mi
23.
Continue onto M42
15.8 mi
24.
Keep right onto M42
1069 ft
25.
Take the ramp on the left
669 ft
26.
Merge left onto M42
12.5 mi
27.
Keep right onto M42
10.5 mi
28.
Keep right onto M5
0.6 mi
29.
Keep left onto M5
22.8 mi
30.
Take the ramp on the left
0.5 mi
31.
Enter Strensham Interchange and take the 2nd exit onto M50
1074 ft
32.
Exit the roundabout onto M50
21.4 mi
33.
Enter Travellers Rest and take the 1st exit onto A449
199 ft
34.
Exit the roundabout onto A449
0.5 mi
35.
Enter the roundabout and take the 3rd exit onto A40
240 ft
36.
Exit the roundabout onto A40
1.4 mi
37.
Enter Wilton Roundabout and take the 3rd exit onto A40
197 ft
38.
Exit the roundabout onto A40
9 mi
39.
Enter the roundabout and take the 2nd exit onto A40
193 ft
40.
Exit the roundabout onto A40
6.9 mi
41.
Continue onto A449
12.9 mi
42.
Take the ramp onto A449
1103 ft
43.
Continue onto M4
487 ft
44.
Keep left onto M4
8.4 mi
45.
Keep left onto A48(M)
5 mi
46.
Take the ramp on the left towards A4232: Cardiff
635 ft
47.
Keep left onto A48
631 ft
48.
Merge right onto Southern Way (A4232)
0.3 mi
49.
Take the ramp on the left
1001 ft
50.
Make a slight left onto A4161
66 ft
51.
Keep right onto A4161
1291 ft
52.
Enter the roundabout and take the 2nd exit onto Newport Road (A4161)
61 ft
53.
Exit the roundabout onto Newport Road (A4161)
1.8 mi
54.
Continue slightly right onto Dumfries Place (A4161)
698 ft
55.
Continue onto Stuttgarter Strasse (A4161)
635 ft
56.
Continue onto Boulevard de Nantes (A4161)
1109 ft
57.
Turn left onto North Road (A4161)
384 ft
58.
Continue onto Kingsway (A4161)
468 ft
59.
You have arrived at your destination
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How much does it cost to drive from Wakefield to Cardiff?

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 37.6 £. 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 18.8 £ (37.6/2) per passenger.
For 3 passengers in the car, the cost of this trip is 12.53 £ (37.6/3) per passenger.
For 4 passengers in the car, the cost of this trip are 9.4 £ (37.6/4) per passenger.


Fuel cost = (216.93 mi / 37.5 mpg) x 143 pence per liter = 37.6 £

In more detail, the result is obtained:

Fuel needed = Distance / Car fuel consumption = miles * 4.54609 / carConsumtion = 216.93 mi * 4.54609 / 37.5 mpg = 26.3 liters

Fuel needed = 26.3 lt

Fuel cost = Fuel needed x Price per liter = 26.3 liters x 143 pence per liter = 37.6 £

Fuel cost from Wakefield to Cardiff = 37.6 £

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 23.8 £. 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 23.8 £.
For 2 passengers in carpooling, the cost of this trip is 11.9 £ (23.8/2) per passenger.
For 3 passengers in the car, the cost of this trip is 7.93 £ (23.8/3) per passenger.
For 4 passengers in the car, the cost of this trip is 5.95 £ (23.8/4) per passenger.