How much gas to get to Alaska from Florida?

Discussion in 'Travelling, Commuting & Safety' started by Turtle Tedd, Jun 30, 2010.

  1. Turtle Tedd

    Turtle Tedd Member

    Eastwoodo4..at about 15 miles per gallon how many do you think well need to get there
     

  2. eastwoodo4

    eastwoodo4 Member

    to start with,were gonna need our own thread.

    but to answer your question....a shi load!
    but seriously,divide 5500 by 15,that should be close.

    when we leaving?
     
  3. Stan4d

    Stan4d Banned

    Good idea East. (On the seperate thread) Now how many to ride the bikes there?
     
  4. eastwoodo4

    eastwoodo4 Member

    did you make a new thread?that was confusing,lol.

    anyways,im thinking of getting a motorcycle.do you have one?that would be a lot cheaper.

    if im not miss calculating,it would take almost $300 on a motorcycle that gets 50mpg.
     
  5. eastwoodo4

    eastwoodo4 Member

    15 mpg,i think it would be about 366 gallons.
     
  6. GearNut

    GearNut Active Member

    In Southern California gas prices that's about $1100.00, regular 87 octane.
     
  7. SimpleSimon

    SimpleSimon Active Member

    I'm driving to Oregon from Shreveport the end of this month with a friend. My car gets 30 mpg, and I'm budgeting $300 each way for gasoline costs for the trip. Seattle would add $30 to that.
     
  8. PatrickW

    PatrickW Staff Member

    Actualy, since you are traveling south on half of the journey, you should take gravity into account and figure less gas going south, right...and slightly more going north due to the down-pull of gravity. But I guess those would just about average out, tho, huh? <giggle>
     
  9. Zev0

    Zev0 Member

    Also be advised that gas in the Washington state area is considerably higher then the rest of the country. Even more then California. Right now it's about 3.29 for 87 octane in the Ocean Park area.
     
  10. Stan4d

    Stan4d Banned

    Now that your trip is over, what did the total fuel cost come to.
     
  11. SimpleSimon

    SimpleSimon Active Member

    $596.18, for a total mileage of 5,267 miles. 8.83 cents/mile in fuel costs. Fuel consumption was 182.16 gallons, for an overall mileage average of 28.9 mpg.
     
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