There are 4 ways to get from Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Cheltenham by train, bus, car or towncar

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Train  •  1 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham International to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Cheltenham Spa

$38 - $98

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Bus  •  2 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Birmingham Airport, B'ham Airport Bus Terminal to Digbeth, Birmingham Coach Station 777 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Cheltenham National Express

$13 - $18

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Drive  •  59 min

  1. Drive from Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Cheltenham 57 miles

$12 - $18

Towncar  •  59 min

  1. Take a town car from Birmingham Airport to Cheltenham 57 miles

$130 - $190

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The cheapest way to get from Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Cheltenham is to drive which costs £9 - £14 and takes 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Cheltenham is to drive which costs £9 - £14 and takes 59 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Cheltenham. However, there are services departing from Birmingham Airport, B'ham Airport Bus Terminal and arriving at Cheltenham via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Cheltenham. However, there are services departing from Birmingham International and arriving at Cheltenham Spa via Birmingham New Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 11 min.

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The distance between Birmingham Airport (BHX) and Cheltenham is 41 miles. The road distance is 57 miles.

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The best way to get from Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Cheltenham without a car is to train which takes 1 h 11 min and costs £29 - £75.

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It takes approximately 1 h 11 min to get from Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Cheltenham, including transfers.

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Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Cheltenham bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Birmingham Airport, B'ham Airport Bus Terminal station.

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Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Cheltenham train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, depart from Birmingham International station.

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The best way to get from Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Cheltenham is to train which takes 1 h 11 min and costs £29 - £75. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £9 - £14 and takes 2 h 40 min.

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Map of how to get from Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Cheltenham.
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  • Distance: 41.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 11 min

What companies run services between Birmingham Airport (BHX), England and Cheltenham, England?

You can take a train from Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Cheltenham via Birmingham New Street in around 1 h 11 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Cheltenham via Digbeth, Birmingham Coach Station and Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth in around 2 h 40 min.

Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Birmingham International to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$19 - $29
Anytime Single
$25 - $40
Off-Peak Single
$8 - $13
Train from Birmingham New Street to Cheltenham Spa
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$24 - $35
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Birmingham International to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$2 - $4
Anytime Day Single
$4 - $7
First Anytime Day Single
$5 - $8
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Birmingham Airport, B'ham Airport Bus Terminal to Digbeth, Birmingham Coach Station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Cheltenham
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com
NX West Midlands
Website
nxbus.co.uk
Bus from Birmingham Airport, B'ham Airport Bus Terminal to Digbeth, Birmingham Coach Station
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Website
nxbus.co.uk
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Birmingham Airport to Cheltenham
Estimated price
$130 - $190

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Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Cheltenham bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Cheltenham station.

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Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Cheltenham train services, operated by CrossCountry, arrive at Cheltenham Spa station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Cheltenham is 57 miles. It takes approximately 59 min to drive from Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Cheltenham.

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