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Recommended option

Train Great Western Railway  •  2 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to London Paddington

$69 - $123

Cheapest option

Bus National Express  •  2 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Cheltenham to London Victoria Coach Station National Express

$11 - $16

3 alternative options

Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  2 h 39 min

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

$105 - $171

Bus Stagecoach Oxfordshire  •  3 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Royal Well Bus Station to Oxford City Centre, Magdalen Street East (Stop T1) 853
  2. Take the bus from Gloucester Green Bus Station to Victoria, Green Line Coach Station Oxford Tube / ...

$29 - $37

Drive  •  1 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Cheltenham to London Victoria 95.5 miles

$20 - $30

What companies run services between Cheltenham, England and London Victoria, England?

Great Western Railway operates a train from Cheltenham to London Victoria every 4 hours. Tickets cost $65 - $120 and the journey takes 2 h 6 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Cheltenham to London Victoria every 4 hours. Tickets cost $11 - $16 and the journey takes 2 h 35 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Cheltenham Spa to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $55
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $120
Virgin West Coast Trains
Bus operators
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 T1)
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
swanbrook.co.uk
Stagecoach Oxfordshire
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Gloucester Green Bus Station to Victoria, Green Line Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Cheltenham and London Victoria is 141 km. The road distance is 153 km.

The cheapest way to get from Cheltenham to London Victoria is to bus which costs £8 - £12 and takes 2 h 35 min.

The quickest way to get from Cheltenham to London Victoria is to drive which takes 1 h 50 min and costs £15 - £23.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Cheltenham and arriving at London Victoria Coach Station. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 35 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 30 min to get from Cheltenham to London Victoria, including transfers.