There are 5 ways to get from Cheltenham to Banbury by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  2 h 4 min

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

$73 - $116

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Bus  •  3 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Cheltenham to Stratford-upon-Avon National Express
  2. Take the bus from Stratford-upon-Avon, British Home Stores to Banbury Town Centre, Horse Fair (Banbury Cross) 3A / ...

$18 - $21

3 alternative options

Bus Swanbrook Coaches  •  3 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Royal Well Bus Station to Oxford City Centre, Magdalen Street East (Stop C6) 853
  2. Take the bus from Oxford City Centre, Magdalen Street (Stop C4) to Banbury Town Centre, High Street (outside Post Office) S4 / ...

$23

Taxi  •  55 min

  1. Take a taxi from Cheltenham to Banbury 41.3 miles

$200 - $250

Drive  •  55 min

  1. Drive from Cheltenham to Banbury 41.3 miles

$8 - $13

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The cheapest way to get from Cheltenham to Banbury is to drive which costs £6 - £10 and takes 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cheltenham to Banbury is to taxi which costs £150 - £190 and takes 55 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cheltenham to Banbury. However, there are services departing from Cheltenham and arriving at Banbury Town Centre, Horse Fair (Banbury Cross) via Stratford-upon-Avon, British Home Stores. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 3 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Cheltenham to Banbury. However, there are services departing from Cheltenham Spa and arriving at Banbury via Birmingham New Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 4 min.

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The distance between Cheltenham and Banbury is 34 miles. The road distance is 41.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Cheltenham to Banbury without a car is to train which takes 2 h 4 min and costs £55 - £90.

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It takes approximately 2 h 4 min to get from Cheltenham to Banbury, including transfers.

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Cheltenham to Banbury bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Cheltenham station.

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Cheltenham to Banbury train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Cheltenham Spa station.

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The best way to get from Cheltenham to Banbury is to train which takes 2 h 4 min and costs £55 - £90. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £13 - £16 and takes 3 h 3 min.

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Map of how to get from Cheltenham to Banbury.
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  • Distance: 33.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 4 min

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

You can take a train from Cheltenham to Banbury via Birmingham New Street in around 2 h 4 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cheltenham to Banbury via Stratford-upon-Avon and Stratford-upon-Avon, British Home Stores in around 3 h 3 min.

Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$24 - $35
Train from Birmingham New Street to Banbury
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$25 - $40
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 Cheltenham to Stratford-upon-Avon
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
nationalexpress.com
Johnson's Excelbus
Phone
01564 797 070
Email
businfo@johnsonscoaches.co.uk
Website
johnsonscoaches.co.uk
Bus from Stratford-upon-Avon, British Home Stores to Banbury Town Centre, Horse Fair (Banbury Cross)
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
johnsonscoaches.co.uk
Swanbrook Coaches
Phone
1452 712386
Email
enquiries@swanbrook.co.uk
Website
swanbrook.co.uk
Bus from Royal Well Bus Station to Oxford City Centre, Magdalen Street East (Stop C6)
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
swanbrook.co.uk
Stagecoach Oxfordshire
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Oxford City Centre, Magdalen Street (Stop C4) to Banbury Town Centre, High Street (outside Post Office)
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Cheltenham to Banbury
Ave. Duration
55 min
Estimated price
$200 - $250

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Cheltenham to Banbury bus services, operated by Johnson's Excelbus, arrive at Banbury Town Centre, Horse Fair (Banbury Cross) station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Cheltenham to Banbury is 41 miles. It takes approximately 55 min to drive from Cheltenham to Banbury.

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