FLY OR DRIVE

It's better to fly from Devon to West Sussex

The fly or drive score is:

278  /  166

You can't really drive from Devon to West Sussex, so we're pretty sure it's better to fly. These calculations show the comparison just for fun if you could drive. The assumptions are that a road trip is roughly 20% more distance than a straight line flight, and you drive at an average of 60 mph on the highways.

What is the fly or drive score?

The fly or drive score is an estimate of the true cost of travel. A lower score is better. Our score includes factors like airline prices and fuel costs, but it also takes into account the value of your time spent traveling. If you're taking time off work because you have to drive an extra day, it might be better to fly even if driving is technically cheaper. Tap on a blue or green value to customize it.

driving is cheaper
Number of travelers = 1 person
Cheapest airfare = $200.00 round trip
Total airfare for all travelers = $200.00
Extra costs (transportation) = $0.00
Number of passengers = 1 person
Number of cars = 1 car
Gas for each car = $102.28 round trip
Fuel efficiency = 25 mpg
Current gas price = $7.33
Total fuel costs for all cars = $102.28

driving is shorter
Total Flight distance = 508 miles one-way
Driving distance = 174 miles one-way

flying is faster
Getting to EXT airport = 51 minutes
Exeter International Airport
Check-in/wait at the airport = 60 minutes
Flight time = 1 hour, 5 minutes
Paris Charles De Gaulle Airport
CDG connection layover time = 60 minutes
Connecting flight time = 56 minutes
London Heathrow Airport
Leaving LHR airport = 115 minutes
Total travel time = 7 hours, 47 minutes
Driving time = 2 hours, 54 minutes
Extra costs (tolls, rental car) = $0.00
Wear and tear cost = $0.10 per mile
Total wear and tear = $34.87

flying is better
Value of time factor = $77.91
Value of time factor = $29.06

driving is the winner
Fly Score = 278
Drive Score = 166




Cost to fly or drive

You can adjust any of the settings above to customize the calculation for your exact trip. We assume some simple default values to get a quick answer to start.

The Fly Score is an estimate of how much it would cost you to take a flight, including factors to account for the value of your time getting to the airport, checking in, and waiting for the plane to take off and land. The default fly score is 278 from Devon to West Sussex.

The Drive Score is a comparable calculation that estimates the total cost of doing a road trip. You might spend less on gas than the price of airfare, but it could take you longer to get there if you're driving. So we include the value of your time spent in the car, as well as additional costs for things like hotel, tolls, food, and whatever else you want to include. The default drive score from Devon to West Sussex is 166.

So in this case, it's better to drive from Devon to West Sussex.

You can't really drive from Devon to West Sussex, so we're pretty sure it's better to fly. These calculations show the comparison just for fun if you could drive.

These results are based on the straight line distance from Devon to West Sussex, which is 174 miles or 281 kilometers.

 
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