## How do I calculate gas cost for a trip?

## How do I calculate gas cost for a trip?

Take the mileage of the total distance of your trip and divide it by your miles per gallon to get the number of gallons of gas you will need on your trip. Then multiply that figure by the current price of gas, and the result is the estimated cost of gas for your road trip.

**How much will gas cost for a 1200 mile trip?**

How much will it cost in gas to drive 1200 miles?

MPG | $2 per gallon | $4 per gallon |
---|---|---|

1 MPG | $2,400.00 | $4,800.00 |

2 MPG | $1,200.00 | $2,400.00 |

3 MPG | $800.00 | $1,600.00 |

4 MPG | $600.00 | $1,200.00 |

### How do you calculate fuel cost per km?

To work out the litres per 100 km divide the number kilometers by 100 and then divide the number of litres by this number. E.g. 450/100 equals 4.5. Then divide 50 by 4.5 which equals 11.11.

**How much will my road trip cost?**

Costs for the trip can be broken down into four main categories; gas, food, camping/lodging, and activity specific fees. Gas is estimated by taking the total mileage (plus a little extra), dividing by your vehicle’s miles per gallon, and multiplying by the current fuel costs.

## How do you figure out how much a trip will cost?

What is the cost of a road trip?

- determine the number of miles you will travel (google maps provides a good ballpark figure)
- divide the number of miles by your car’s mpg (the number of miles you travel per gallon of gas)
- multiply that answer by the current cost of gas per gallon.

**What is considered good gas mileage?**

A normal petrol engine just has trusty old gasoline and no fancy electric motors. While the Prius gets around 60 mpg, something that gets at least 30 mpg might classify as good. Here are some cars that get at least 30 mpg from the last few years: 2014 BMW 328i (35 mpg highway, $21,000)

### How many hours does it take to drive 1200 miles?

How long does it take to drive 1200 miles at 60 mph? a) How much time will you save on the 1200 mile trip if and you average 60 mph compared to averaging 50 mph. At 60 mph the trip will take (1200 ÷ 60) hours. 1200 ÷ 60 = 20 hours.

**How much gas will it take to drive 1000 miles?**

You would need to divide 1000 miles by 50 gallons of gas. That would equal 20; therefore, you traveled 20 miles for every 1 gallon of gas. Your gas mileage would be 20 mpg (miles per gallon).

## How far can a car travel with 1 Litre of petrol?

The actual formula to get km per litre is 100 divided by 8 = 12.5 (Your car will give you 12.5 km on one litre).

**How do you calculate fuel cost?**

To estimate the fuel cost for a trip you must know the trip distance, the average per litre cost of fuel and the vehicle’s fuel consumption.

- Divide the trip distance by 100.
- Multiply the result of this by the fuel consumption.
- Then multiply this figure by the cost of fuel/litre.

### How much should I budget for a food road trip?

If you plan to eat exclusively at fast-food restaurants, determine how much you’ll spend per day. For example, it could be $5 for breakfast, $10 for lunch and $12 for dinner, giving you a total of $27 per day. If you plan to be away for 10 days, you’ll need to have $270 allotted for food.

**Are road trips cheaper than flying?**

As a general rule, driving becomes the more cost-effective option when four or more people are travelling, or if you’re going on a trip during the more expensive school holiday months. If you’re travelling solo or have a car that’s not fuel-efficient, flying might work out cheaper than driving.

## How do you calculate gas prices for a trip?

Take the mileage of the total distance of your trip and divide it by your miles per gallon to get the number of gallons of gas you will need on your trip. Then multiply that figure by the current price of gas, and the result is the cost of gas for your road trip.

**Who has the cheapest gas?**

Venezuela has the world’s cheapest gas, sold at government filling stations for five cents a gallon. But with the government facing runaway inflation and a squeeze on its cash reserves, President Nicolas Maduro is considering the first price hike in nearly two decades.

### What is the cheapest gas in town?

According to GasBuddy.com, a website that tracks gas prices across the U.S., the town for cheapest gas in the United States is Humboldt, Tennessee, a small town with a population hovering around 10,000 and an average gas price of just $2.32 per gallon.

**Where can you find the cheapest gas?**

The states with the cheapest regular gas. The survey found these states currently have the lowest prices for regular gas: Missouri ($1.92) Oklahoma ($2.01) South Carolina ($2.01) Alabama ($2.01)