How to get from Cheltenham to Manchester Airport Station

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Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 40 min

$69 - $104

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 2 min

  1. National Express
  2. National Express

$16 - $24

4 alternative options

Train via Birmingham New Street  •  2 h 57 min

$92 - $139

Train, bus  •  3 h 38 min

  1. National Express

$46 - $69

Drive  •  2 h 4 min

  1. 124 miles

$26 - $40

Train, fly  •  4 h 34 min

  1. LHR - MAN

$156 - $426

What companies run services between Cheltenham, England and Manchester Airport Station, England?

CrossCountry operates a train from Cheltenham to Manchester Airport Station every 4 hours. Tickets cost $65 - $100 and the journey takes 2 h 18 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cheltenham to Manchester Airport Station via Birmingham in around 4 h 2 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Single
$65 - $100
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $90
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$24 - $40
Train from Birmingham New Street to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$50 - $75
Off-Peak Single
$40 - $60
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Swindon
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$23 - $35
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Swindon
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$15 - $23
Advanced Single
$16 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $45
Train from Swindon to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$24 - $40
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $80
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Birmingham to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Cheltenham to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Cheltenham and Manchester Airport Station is 163 km. The road distance is 198 km.

The cheapest way to get from Cheltenham to Manchester Airport Station is to bus which costs £12 - £18 and takes 4 h 2 min.

The quickest way to get from Cheltenham to Manchester Airport Station is to drive which takes 2 h 4 min and costs £19 - £29.

No, there is no direct train from Cheltenham to Manchester Airport Station. However, there are services departing from Cheltenham Spa and arriving at Manchester Airport via Manchester Piccadilly. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 40 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Cheltenham to Manchester Airport Station. However, there are services departing from Cheltenham and arriving at Manchester Airport via Birmingham. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 2 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 40 min to get from Cheltenham to Manchester Airport Station, including transfers.