Asking and giving directions

How far is it?

how far is it?
how far is it to …?
the airport
how far is it to … from here?
the beach
is it far?
is it a long way?
it's …
not far
quite close
quite a long way
a long way on foot
a long way to walk
about a mile from here (one mile is approximately 1.6 kilometres)

Giving directions to drivers

follow the signs for …
the town centre
continue straight on past some traffic lights
at the second set of traffic lights, turn left
go over the roundabout
take the second exit at the roundabout
turn right at the T-junction
go under the bridge
go over the bridge
you'll cross some railway lines

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