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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  41 min

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

$40 - $60

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Birmingham to Cheltenham National Express

$8 - $13

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  55 min

  1. Take a taxi from Birmingham to Cheltenham 49.8 miles

$260 - $320

Drive  •  55 min

  1. Drive from Birmingham to Cheltenham 49.8 miles

$10 - $16

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

CrossCountry operates a train from Birmingham to Cheltenham every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $40 - $60 and the journey takes 41 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Birmingham to Cheltenham 3 times a day. Tickets cost $8 - $13 and the journey takes 1 h 15 min.

Train operators
CrossCountry
Bus operators
Other operators
Taxi from Birmingham to Cheltenham
Ave. Duration
55 min
Estimated price
$260 - $320
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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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Birmingham to Cheltenham?

The distance between Birmingham and Cheltenham is 66 km. The road distance is 80 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Birmingham to Cheltenham?

The cheapest way to get from Birmingham to Cheltenham is to bus which costs £6 - £9 and takes 1 h 15 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Birmingham to Cheltenham?

The quickest way to get from Birmingham to Cheltenham is to train which takes 41 min and costs £28 - £45.

Is there a direct train between Birmingham and Cheltenham?

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 41 min.

Is there a direct bus between Birmingham and Cheltenham?

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

How long does it take to get from Birmingham to Cheltenham?

The train from Birmingham New Street to Cheltenham Spa takes 41 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.