Route from Westminster to Colchester by car

From: Westminster, County: Greater London, England
To: Colchester, County: Essex, England
59.7 mi
1 h 21 min
Fuel consumption:
Fuel cost:
Passengers:



How many miles from Westminster to Colchester?

How far is from Westminster to Colchester?


The driving distance between Westminster and Colchester is 59.7 miles. Travel time is 1 hour and 21 minutes by car.






59.7 mi 1 h 21 min
1.
Head north on Charing Cross
240 ft
2.
Exit the roundabout onto Northumberland Avenue (A400)
1174 ft
3.
Turn left onto Victoria Embankment (A3211)
0.8 mi
4.
Continue onto Blackfriars Underpass (A3211)
0.3 mi
5.
Continue onto Upper Thames Street (A3211)
0.6 mi
6.
Continue onto Lower Thames Street (A3211)
1225 ft
7.
Make a slight left onto Byward Street (A3211)
831 ft
8.
Continue onto Tower Hill (A3211)
802 ft
9.
Turn right to stay on Tower Hill (A100)
406 ft
10.
Continue onto A1203
2.6 mi
11.
Merge right onto Aspen Way (A1261)
0.7 mi
12.
Continue onto East India Dock Road Tunnel (A1261)
0.5 mi
13.
Continue onto Newham Way (A13)
3 mi
14.
Continue onto Alfred's Way (A13)
1.6 mi
15.
Take the ramp on the left onto Alfred's Way (A13)
876 ft
16.
Turn left onto Ripple Road (A123)
246 ft
17.
Keep left onto Lodge Avenue (A1153)
0.6 mi
18.
Turn right onto Porters Avenue (A1153)
1.1 mi
19.
Turn right onto Wood Lane (A124)
1.1 mi
20.
Turn left onto Whalebone Lane South (A1112)
1.4 mi
21.
Make a slight right onto Eastern Avenue West (A1112)
3.4 mi
22.
Keep left onto Eastern Avenue East (A12)
574 ft
23.
Enter Gallows Corner and take the 2nd exit onto Colchester Road (A12)
162 ft
24.
Exit the roundabout onto Colchester Road (A12)
6.9 mi
25.
Continue onto Mountnessing Bypass (A12)
1180 ft
26.
Continue onto Mountnessing By-Pass (A12)
0.4 mi
27.
Continue onto Mountnessing Bypass (A12)
3 mi
28.
Continue onto Margaretting Bypass (A12)
1.3 mi
29.
Continue onto Chelmsford Bypass (A12)
16.3 mi
30.
Continue onto London Road (A12)
10.2 mi
31.
Take the ramp on the left onto A12
0.9 mi
32.
Enter Spring Lane Roundabout and take the 2nd exit onto Cymbeline Way (A133)
254 ft
33.
Exit the roundabout onto Cymbeline Way (A133)
1.2 mi
34.
Enter Colne Bank and take the 3rd exit onto Westway (A134)
323 ft
35.
Exit the roundabout onto Westway (A134)
701 ft
36.
Make a slight left
236 ft
37.
Turn left onto Rotary Way
448 ft
38.
Turn left
60 ft
39.
You have arrived at your destination
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How much does it cost to drive from Westminster 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 10.4 £. 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 5.2 £ (10.4/2) per passenger.
For 3 passengers in the car, the cost of this trip is 3.47 £ (10.4/3) per passenger.
For 4 passengers in the car, the cost of this trip are 2.6 £ (10.4/4) per passenger.


Fuel cost = (59.72 mi / 37.5 mpg) x 143 pence per liter = 10.4 £

In more detail, the result is obtained:

Fuel needed = Distance / Car fuel consumption = miles * 4.54609 / carConsumtion = 59.72 mi * 4.54609 / 37.5 mpg = 7.2 liters

Fuel needed = 7.2 lt

Fuel cost = Fuel needed x Price per liter = 7.2 liters x 143 pence per liter = 10.4 £

Fuel cost from Westminster to Colchester = 10.4 £

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 6.5 £. 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 6.5 £.
For 2 passengers in carpooling, the cost of this trip is 3.25 £ (6.5/2) per passenger.
For 3 passengers in the car, the cost of this trip is 2.17 £ (6.5/3) per passenger.
For 4 passengers in the car, the cost of this trip is 1.63 £ (6.5/4) per passenger.