There are 4 ways to get from Cheltenham to Winchester by train, bus or car

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Train via Swindon  •  2 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Swindon
  2. Take the train from Swindon to Reading
  3. Take the train from Reading to Winchester

$75 - $144

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Bus  •  4 h 40 min

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

$49 - $58

2 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 47 min

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

$76 - $132

Drive  •  1 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Cheltenham to Winchester 79.3 miles

$17 - $25

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No, there is no direct bus from Cheltenham to Winchester. However, there are services departing from Cheltenham and arriving at Winchester via Heathrow Airport London T2,3. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Cheltenham to Winchester. However, there are services departing from Cheltenham Spa and arriving at Winchester via Swindon and Reading. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 35 min.

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The distance between Cheltenham and Winchester is 67 miles. The road distance is 79.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Cheltenham to Winchester without a car is to train which takes 2 h 35 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 35 min to get from Cheltenham to Winchester, including transfers.

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Cheltenham to Winchester bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Cheltenham station.

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

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The best way to get from Cheltenham to Winchester is to train which takes 2 h 35 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4 h 40 min.

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Cheltenham to Winchester bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Winchester station.

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Cheltenham to Winchester train services, operated by CrossCountry, arrive at Winchester station.

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Map of how to get from Cheltenham to Winchester.
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  • Distance: 66.7 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 35 min

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

You can take a train from Cheltenham to Winchester via Swindon and Reading in around 2 h 35 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cheltenham to Winchester via Heathrow Airport London T2,3 in around 4 h 40 min.

Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Swindon
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$22 - $35
Train from Reading to Winchester
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $40
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$19 - $29
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Swindon
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$14 - $22
Advanced Single
$15 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $45
Train from Swindon to Reading
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$14 - $22
Advanced Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $40
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
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
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Winchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $22
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Cheltenham to Winchester is 79 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 25 min to drive from Cheltenham to Winchester.

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