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England Road Trip

London - Cambridge - King's Lynn - Lincoln - York - Kendal - Ulverston - Liverpool - Caernarfon - Aberdyfi - Coventry - Stratford upon Avon - Bath - Bideford - Torquay - Salisbury - Portsmouth - Hastings - Canterbury

Expect on your England Road Trip Itinerary

Urban life Urban life
Historical sites Historical sites
Comfort Comfort
Road conditions Road conditions
Benefit-stress ratio Benefit-stress ratio
Culture Culture
Security Security
Landscape Landscape
ACTIVATE MAP Stages19 km3,021 h/stage2.8

Best months to drive England Road Trip

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Road Trip Costs

How much does it cost to go on a England Road Trip in England?

Economy
Low budget options by car rental, accommodation and catering. In- and Out-bound travel expenses are not included.
rent & more 788EUR drive & more 338EUR sleep & more 1,386EUR eat & more 1,512EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) 3,236EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) incl. rented car 4,023EUR
Standard
Mid budget options by car rental, accommodation and catering. In- and Out-bound travel expenses are not included.
rent & more 1,260EUR drive & more 450EUR sleep & more 2,772EUR eat & more 2,016EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) 5,238EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) incl. rented car 6,498EUR
Premium
High budget options by car rental, accommodation and catering. In- and Out-bound travel expenses are not included.
rent & more 2,205EUR drive & more 563EUR sleep & more 3,927EUR eat & more 3,024EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) 7,514EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) incl. rented car 9,719EUR
Camper
On the road in RV, overnight at camp grounds with self-catering. In- and Out-bound travel expenses are not included.
rent & more 4,725EUR drive & more 675EUR sleep & more 583EUR eat & more 1,512EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) 2,770EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) incl. rented car 7,495EUR
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England Road Trip Itinerary

If you are looking for one of the most scenic road trips in England, England Road Trip will undoubtedly come up to your expectations. family will be especially content with this adventure. You will have the option to explore such places as London, King's Lynn, and Lincoln while on the road. The recommended duration of the route described in this article is 21 days. However, you can definitely complete it in 15. Of course, if you are charmed with the beauty of what England offers, you can always extend your road trip. If you are wondering about the time spent driving, it will be on average 2.8 hours each day, and drivers will cover 3,021km . If you are ready to start your journey, let’s get on the road!
number of days 21 number of days
route length 3,021 km route length
budget extreme budget
good for family good for
traffic direction on the left traffic direction
accident level low accident level
The trip allows you to see a number of exciting spots without the need to stress and at a relatively reasonable price. In adventure, there is plenty of space for cultural exploration. England Road Trip is also filled with opportunities allowing you to pay a visit to brilliant historical gems. Drivers will have an equal opportunity to see the urban life, as the road trip also passes through a plethora of urban areas. Drivers should be prepared that the road trip is more expensive in terms of budget thanks to greater number of amenities. The road environment is characterised by driving on the left and a low number of accidents. The recommended period to travel is between May and October.

START London

Distance 3,021 km Driving time 53.8 h Pace: modest Airports LTN , LGW , LHR , STN
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Your journey starts at one of London's Airports . It is precisely the place where you can collect your rental vehicle.

1 London - Cambridge

Distance 155 km Driving time 2.2 h Pace: fast View map Itinerary
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2 Cambridge - King's Lynn

Distance 74 km Driving time 1.2 h Pace: fast View map Itinerary
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3 King's Lynn - Lincoln

Distance 106 km Driving time 1.6 h Pace: fast View map Itinerary
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4 Lincoln - York

Distance 166 km Driving time 2.8 h Pace: modest View map Itinerary
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5 York - Kendal

Distance 188 km Driving time 3.4 h Pace: modest View map Itinerary
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6 Kendal - Ulverston

Distance 190 km Driving time 3.6 h Pace: modest View map Itinerary
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7 Ulverston - Liverpool

Distance 172 km Driving time 2.0 h Pace: fast View map Itinerary
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8 Liverpool - Caernarfon

Distance 168 km Driving time 2.6 h Pace: fast View map Itinerary
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9 Caernarfon - Aberdyfi

Distance 134 km Driving time 2.9 h Pace: modest View map Itinerary
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10 Aberdyfi - Coventry

Distance 376 km Driving time 6.1 h Pace: fast View map Itinerary
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11 Coventry - Stratford upon Avon

Distance 45 km Driving time 0.7 h Pace: fast View map Itinerary
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12 Stratford upon Avon - Bath

Distance 128 km Driving time 2.3 h Pace: modest View map Itinerary
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13 Bath - Bideford

Distance 194 km Driving time 4.2 h Pace: modest View map Itinerary
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14 Bideford - Torquay

Distance 181 km Driving time 4.3 h Pace: modest View map Itinerary
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15 Torquay - Salisbury

Distance 189 km Driving time 3.3 h Pace: modest View map Itinerary
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16 Salisbury - Portsmouth

Distance 148 km Driving time 3.6 h Pace: modest View map Itinerary
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17 Portsmouth - Hastings

Distance 154 km Driving time 3.3 h Pace: modest View map Itinerary
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18 Hastings - Canterbury

Distance 105 km Driving time 2.1 h Pace: modest View map Itinerary
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19 Canterbury - London

Distance 148 km Driving time 1.8 h Pace: fast View map Itinerary
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England Road Trip Summary

Hopefully, our England Road Trip has become an ideal inspiration for your future travels.
The proposed ideas may become useful in the midst of your travels or already at the planning stage.
If car travel is a travel option you prefer, there are a number of essential traffic regulations to follow and a number of things to bear in mind to make your adventure smooth and safe. These tips will also become useful for tourists who are interested in car hire or renting a camper.
It is important to keep in mind the local road regulations when sightseeing around England. Staying away from alcohol is the best way to be on the safe side and avoid problems. Travellers should remember that the amount of alcohol that can be consumed is very low and is only 0.8‰. You are allowed to drive at the maximum speed of 48km/h when driving around the build-up areas. In non-build-up areas, drivers can travel at the maximum permissible speed of 96km/h. On motorways, 112km/h is the maximum speed that you should stick to. We recommend driving with your headlights on at daytime and equipping your car with a fire extinguisher and first aid kit to increase the safety of you and your passengers.
But what are the costs of the whole trip. The amount of money that you have to pay during the whole road trip will vary depending on the budget option that you go for. A wide range of budget options is presented below.
The cost of gasoline for the cheapest offer to cover the planned 3,021km while travelling around England can cost roughly 338 EUR. Economy accommodation options will cost approximately 1,386 EUR. Holidaymakers who take advantage of this option will spend about 1,512 EUR on food and restaurants. Travellers will have to pay approximately 788 EUR if they aim for the budget car rental offer as well. Thus, you can expect the travel expenses to be roughly 3,236 EUR without vehicle rental and 4,023 EUR with car hire.
When it comes to the standard offer, you have to spend the maximum of 450 EUR on the gasoline needed to cover the tour. If you are into standard accommodation options, expect that the expenses can amount up to approximately 2,772 EUR. Holidaymakers can expect that the standard option in terms of food and restaurants will cost roughly 2,016 EUR. Travellers who want to cover the trip in a standard rental car can expect a cost of about 1,260 EUR. Summing up the standard offer, the estimated cost of the road trip will total roughly 6,498 EUR for travellers who would like to try car rental and 5,238 EUR for those who are not interested in rental.
Holidaymakers who would like to benefit from the highest level of convenience will be pleased with the premium option. When it comes to this offer, the estimated cost of the road trip will total about 9,719 EUR for holidaymakers who are considering vehicle rental and 5,238 EUR for those who do not need a hire vehicle. Travellers who want to cover the road trip in a premium hire vehicle should expect a cost of around 2,205 EUR. In the top standard version of the itinerary, the cost of the fuel needed to cover all stages around England is about 563 EUR. Holidayers who are considering top services in all aspects of their tour should expect to pay more or less 3,024 EUR for food and restaurants and about 3,927 EUR for hotels.
England Road Trip will also become interesting for all camper fans, as it can be easily adjusted to their expectations. If you choose this travel option, the costs will be up to more or less 4,725 EUR. Holidayers will spend roughly 675 EUR on fuel allowing to cover all stages of the road trip. Tourists who opt for camper hire should expect to pay around 583 EUR for accommodation and more or less 1,512 EUR for expenses connected with food.
The section Road Trip Costs shows all the above details in a simple way.
The part of England described in our England Road Trip is perfect to be visited between May and October. There are countless interesting scenic drives and road trips that we offer on our website if England Road Trip has sparked your creativity. We hope that the great diversity of options will definitely measure up to the expectations of the most demanding tourists.

Facts for safer driving in England

drink drive limit drink drive limit 0.8
max speed urban max speed urban 48 km/h
max speed rural max speed rural 96 km/h
max speed highway max speed highway 112 km/h
headlights at daytime headlights at daytime off
fire extinguisher fire extinguisher no
tolls tolls yes
seat belts seat belts yes

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