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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus National Express  •  3 h 20 min

  1. National Express

$40 - $52

Cheapest option

Bus via Oxford City Centre, Magdalen Street East (Stop T1)  •  4 h 13 min

  1. 853
  2. LHR|the airline

$34 - $43

3 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 27 min

$61 - $104

Train via Swindon  •  4 h 3 min

$56 - $118

Drive  •  1 h 37 min

  1. 89.6 miles

$19 - $28

Questions & Answers

The distance between Cheltenham and Thorpe Park is 121 km. The road distance is 143 km.

The cheapest way to get from Cheltenham to Thorpe Park is to drive which costs £14 - £21 and takes 1 h 37 min.

The quickest way to get from Cheltenham to Thorpe Park is to drive which takes 1 h 37 min and costs £14 - £21.

No, there is no direct train from Cheltenham to Thorpe Park. However, there are services departing from Cheltenham Spa and arriving at Chertsey via Swindon, Reading and Virginia Water. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 3 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Cheltenham 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 13 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 20 min to get from Cheltenham to Thorpe Park, including transfers.

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 27 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Reading
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $85
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$26 - $40
Advanced Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $85
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Swindon
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$15 - $23
Advanced Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$23 - $45
Train from Swindon to Reading
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$14 - $22
Advanced Single
$15 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $45
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
CrossCountry
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
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 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Schedules at
oxfordbus.co.uk

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