Duration 3h 47m
Distance 85.9 miles
Average price £82
Frequency 15/day

Trip overview

The average train between Cheltenham and Alton takes 3h 47m and the fastest train takes 3h 5m. There is a train service every few hours from Cheltenham to Alton. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Train

  1. Cheltenham Spa
  2. Reading
  3. Alton
3h 52m
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£47 - £106

Cheltenham to Alton train times

Trains run hourly between Cheltenham and Alton. The earliest departure is at 18:58 in the evening, and the last departure from Cheltenham is at 20:59 which arrives into Alton at 00:40. All services require a transfer, and take on average 3h 47m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Cheltenham to Alton. However, there are services departing from Cheltenham Spa and arriving at Alton via Reading, Ash and Aldershot. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 52m.

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The distance between Cheltenham and Alton is 71 miles. The road distance is 85.9 miles.

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Cheltenham to Alton train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from Cheltenham Spa station.

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Cheltenham to Alton train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at Ash station.

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You can take a train from Cheltenham to Alton via Reading, Ash, and Aldershot in around 3h 52m.
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£30 - £75
Website
gwr.com
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Reading
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£30 - £75
Website
gwr.com
Anytime Day
£30 - £40
Anytime Day 1st Class
£50 - £75
Train from Reading to Ash
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£9 - £21
Website
gwr.com
Anytime Day
£9 - £12
Anytime Day 1st Class
£15 - £21

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