There are 3 ways to get from Cheltenham to Manchester Airport Station by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Manchester Piccadilly

$67 - $101

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Bus  •  4 h 5 min

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

$16 - $22

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Drive  •  2 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Cheltenham to Manchester Airport Station 124 miles

$26 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Cheltenham to Manchester Airport Station is to bus which costs £12 - £18 and takes 4 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cheltenham to Manchester Airport Station is to drive which costs £20 - £30 and takes 2 h 4 min.

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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 Coach Station, Digbeth. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 5 min.

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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 39 min.

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The distance between Cheltenham and Manchester Airport Station is 102 miles. The road distance is 124 miles.

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The best way to get from Cheltenham to Manchester Airport Station without a car is to train which takes 2 h 39 min and costs £50 - £80.

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It takes approximately 2 h 39 min to get from Cheltenham to Manchester Airport Station, including transfers.

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Cheltenham to Manchester Airport Station bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Cheltenham station.

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Cheltenham to Manchester Airport Station train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Cheltenham Spa station.

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The best way to get from Cheltenham to Manchester Airport Station is to train which takes 2 h 39 min and costs £50 - £80. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £12 - £18 and takes 4 h 5 min.

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Cheltenham to Manchester Airport Station bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Manchester Airport station.

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Cheltenham to Manchester Airport Station train services, operated by CrossCountry, arrive at Manchester Piccadilly station.

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Map of how to get from Cheltenham to Manchester Airport Station.
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  • Distance: 102.1 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 39 min

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

CrossCountry operates a train from Cheltenham to Manchester Airport Station every 2 hours. Tickets cost $60 - $95 and the journey takes 2 h 18 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cheltenham to Manchester Airport Station via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth in around 4 h 5 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 Cheltenham to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com

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