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

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Train  •  58m

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Swindon

$23 - $45

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Rideshare  •  58m

  1. Take the rideshare from Cheltenham to Swindon 31.3 miles

$6

3 alternative options

Bus  •  1h 42m

  1. Take the bus from Cheltenham, Promenade to Swindon, County Road Corner 51 / ...

$6 - $11

Taxi  •  39m

  1. Take a taxi from Cheltenham to Swindon 31.3 miles

$150 - $190

Drive  •  39m

  1. Drive from Cheltenham to Swindon 31.3 miles

$6 - $10

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The cheapest way to get from Cheltenham to Swindon is to rideshare which costs £4 and takes 58m.

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The quickest way to get from Cheltenham to Swindon is to taxi which costs £110 - £150 and takes 39m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Cheltenham, Promenade and arriving at Swindon, County Road Corner. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 42m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Cheltenham Spa and arriving at Swindon. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 58m.

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The distance between Cheltenham and Swindon is 27 miles. The road distance is 31.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Cheltenham to Swindon without a car is to train which takes 58m and costs £17 - £35.

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The train from Cheltenham Spa to Swindon takes 58m including transfers and departs hourly.

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Cheltenham to Swindon bus services, operated by Stagecoach West, depart from Cheltenham, Promenade station.

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Cheltenham to Swindon train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from Cheltenham Spa station.

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The best way to get from Cheltenham to Swindon is to train which takes 58m and costs £17 - £35. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £4 - £8 and takes 1h 42m.

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Map of how to get from Cheltenham to Swindon.
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  • Distance: 27 miles
  • Duration: 58m

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

Great Western Railway operates a train from Cheltenham to Swindon hourly. Tickets cost $23 - $45 and the journey takes 58m. Alternatively, Stagecoach West operates a bus from Cheltenham to Swindon every 4 hours. Tickets cost $6 - $8 and the journey takes 1h 42m. National Express also services this route 3 times a week.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Swindon
Ave. Duration
58m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$14 - $22
Advanced Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$23 - $45
Bus operators
Stagecoach West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Cheltenham, Promenade to Swindon, County Road Corner
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Website
Stagecoach West
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.

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Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Cheltenham to Swindon
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
National Express
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Cheltenham to Swindon
Ave. Duration
58m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6
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blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Cheltenham to Swindon
Ave. Duration
39m
Estimated price
$150 - $190

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Cheltenham to Swindon bus services, operated by Stagecoach West, arrive at Swindon, County Road Corner station.

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Cheltenham to Swindon train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at Swindon station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cheltenham to Swindon is 31 miles. It takes approximately 39m to drive from Cheltenham to Swindon.

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There are 360+ hotels available in Swindon. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Cheltenham and Swindon. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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