It's better to drive from Nanjing to Taizhou

The fly or drive score is:

310  /  72

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 = $26.55 round trip
Fuel efficiency = 25 mpg
Current gas price = $2.77
Total fuel costs for all cars = $26.55

driving is shorter
Total Flight distance = 2,209 miles one-way
Driving distance = 120 miles one-way

driving is faster
Getting to NKG airport = 70 minutes
Nanjing Lukou International Airport
Check-in/wait at the airport = 60 minutes
Flight time = 2 hours, 42 minutes
Sanya Phoenix International Airport
SYX connection layover time = 60 minutes
Connecting flight time = 2 hours, 43 minutes
Xi'an Xianyang International Airport
XIY second connection layover time = 60 minutes
Second connecting flight time = 1 hour, 49 minutes
Yangzhou Taizhou Airport
Leaving YTY airport = 37 minutes
Total travel time = 11 hours, 1 minute
Driving time = 2 hours, 6 minutes
Extra costs (tolls, rental car) = $0.00
Wear and tear cost = $0.10 per mile
Total wear and tear = $24.00

driving is better
Value of time factor = $110.16
Value of time factor = $21.16

driving is the winner
Fly Score = 310
Drive Score = 72

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 310 from Nanjing to Taizhou.

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 Nanjing to Taizhou is 72.

So in this case, it's better to drive from Nanjing to Taizhou. It's significantly cheaper to drive on this trip, unless you made adjustments to the numbers above to alter the calculation.

These results are based on the actual driving distance from Nanjing to Taizhou, which is 120 miles or 193 kilometers.




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