There are 4 ways to get from Birmingham to Cheltenham by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  40 min

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

$35 - $60

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Bus  •  1 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Cheltenham National Express

$8 - $12

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  55 min

  1. Take a taxi from Birmingham to Cheltenham 49.8 miles

$240 - $300

Drive  •  55 min

  1. Drive from Birmingham to Cheltenham 49.8 miles

$10 - $16

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth station and arriving at Cheltenham. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Birmingham New Street and arriving at Cheltenham Spa. Services depart every 30 minutes. The journey takes approximately 40 min.

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The distance between Birmingham and Cheltenham is 41 miles. The road distance is 49.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Birmingham to Cheltenham without a car is to train which takes 40 min and costs .

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The train from Birmingham New Street to Cheltenham Spa takes 40 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Birmingham to Cheltenham bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth.

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Birmingham to Cheltenham train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Birmingham New Street station.

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The best way to get from Birmingham to Cheltenham is to train which takes 40 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 1 h 15 min.

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Birmingham to Cheltenham bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Cheltenham station.

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Birmingham to Cheltenham train services, operated by CrossCountry, arrive at Cheltenham Spa station.

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Map of how to get from Birmingham to Cheltenham.
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  • Distance: 41.1 miles
  • Duration: 40 min

What companies run services between Birmingham, England and Cheltenham, England?

CrossCountry operates a train from Birmingham to Cheltenham every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $35 - $60 and the journey takes 40 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Birmingham to Cheltenham 4 times a day. Tickets cost $8 - $12 and the journey takes 1 h 15 min.

Train operators
CrossCountry
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 Coach Station, Digbeth to Cheltenham
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Taxi from Birmingham to Cheltenham
Ave. Duration
55 min
Estimated price
$240 - $300
TOA Taxis
Phone
+44 121 427 8888
Website
toataxis.co.uk
Birmingham Taxis
Phone
+44 121 775 0017
Website
taxisbirmingham.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Birmingham to Cheltenham is 50 miles. It takes approximately 55 min to drive from Birmingham to Cheltenham.

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