There are 5 ways to get from Cheltenham to Thorpe Park by bus, train or car

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Recommended option

Bus National Express  •  3 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Cheltenham to Heathrow Airport London T2,3 National Express

$38 - $47

Cheapest option

Bus via Oxford City Centre, Magdalen Street East (Stop C6)  •  4 h 6 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 Gloucester Green Bus Station to Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 LHR|the airline

$31 - $39

3 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Staines

$59 - $102

Train via Bristol Parkway  •  4 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Bristol Parkway
  2. Take the train from Bristol Parkway to Reading
  3. Take the train from Reading to Virginia Water

$86 - $145

Drive  •  1 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Cheltenham to Thorpe Park 89.6 miles

$19 - $28

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The cheapest way to get from Cheltenham to Thorpe Park is to drive which costs £14 - £22 and takes 1 h 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cheltenham to Thorpe Park is to drive which costs £14 - £22 and takes 1 h 37 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cheltenham station to Thorpe Park. However, there are services departing from Royal Well Bus Station and arriving at Thorpe Park Grounds via Gloucester Green Bus Station, Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 and Elmsleigh Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 6 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Cheltenham to Thorpe Park. However, there are services departing from Cheltenham Spa and arriving at Chertsey via Bristol Parkway, Reading and Virginia Water. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 13 min.

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The distance between Cheltenham and Thorpe Park is 76 miles. The road distance is 89.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Cheltenham to Thorpe Park without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 5 min and costs £29 - £40.

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It takes approximately 3 h 5 min to get from Cheltenham to Thorpe Park, including transfers.

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Cheltenham to Thorpe Park bus services, operated by Swanbrook Coaches, arrive at Royal Well Bus Station.

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

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The best way to get from Cheltenham to Thorpe Park is to bus which takes 3 h 5 min and costs £29 - £40. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £45 - £80 and takes 3 h 22 min.

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Map of how to get from Cheltenham to Thorpe Park.
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  • Distance: 75.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 5 min

What companies run services between Cheltenham, England and Thorpe Park, Surrey, England?

National Express operates a bus from Cheltenham to Thorpe Park every 4 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $40 and the journey takes 2 h 10 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Cheltenham to Thorpe Park via Reading, Staines, Staines Railway Station, and Thorpe Park Grounds in around 3 h 22 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Reading
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $85
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$25 - $40
Advanced Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $85
Train from Bristol Parkway to Reading
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $35
Advanced Single
$25 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Reading to Staines
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Reading to Virginia Water
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
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 Heathrow Airport London T2,3
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
nationalexpress.com
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
Oxford Bus Company
Phone
+44 1865 785400
Email
info@oxfordbus.co.uk
Website
oxfordbus.co.uk
Bus from Gloucester Green Bus Station to Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
oxfordbus.co.uk

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