There are 5 ways to get from Cheltenham Spa to Flint Castle by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3h 19m

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Stafford
  2. Take the train from Stafford to Flint

£57 - £133

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Bus  •  7h 34m

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

£14 - £18

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Train via Birmingham  •  3h 35m

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Crewe

£57 - £173

Train via Birmingham #2  •  4h

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Flint

£59 - £172

Drive  •  2h 27m

  1. Drive from Cheltenham Spa to Flint Castle 148.5 miles

£23 - £35

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The cheapest way to get from Cheltenham Spa to Flint Castle is to bus which costs £13 - £18 and takes 7h 34m.

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The quickest way to get from Cheltenham Spa to Flint Castle is to drive which costs £23 - £35 and takes 2h 27m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cheltenham Spa to Flint Castle. However, there are services departing from Lansdown, Cheltenham Spa Rail Stn and arriving at Flint via Cheltenham and Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 34m.

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No, there is no direct train from Cheltenham Spa to Flint Castle. However, there are services departing from Cheltenham Spa and arriving at Flint via Stafford. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 19m.

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The distance between Cheltenham Spa and Flint Castle is 104 miles. The road distance is 148.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Cheltenham Spa to Flint Castle without a car is to train which takes 3h 19m and costs £55 - £140.

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It takes approximately 3h 19m to get from Cheltenham Spa to Flint Castle, including transfers.

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Cheltenham Spa to Flint Castle bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Cheltenham station.

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

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The best way to get from Cheltenham Spa to Flint Castle is to train which takes 3h 19m and costs £55 - £140. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £13 - £18 and takes 7h 34m.

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Map of how to get from Cheltenham Spa to Flint Castle.
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  • Distance: 103.7 miles
  • Duration: 3h 19m

What companies run services between Cheltenham Spa, England and Flint Castle, Wales?

You can take a train from Cheltenham Spa to Flint Castle via Stafford and Flint in around 3h 19m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cheltenham Spa to Flint Castle via Cheltenham, Clarence Parade arrival, Cheltenham, Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth, and Flint in around 7h 34m.

Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Stafford
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£35 - £55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£23 - £35
Anytime Single
£35 - £55
Off-Peak Single
£27 - £40
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£28 - £45
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£20 - £30
Anytime Single
£28 - £45
Off-Peak Single
£18 - £27
Train from Birmingham New Street to Crewe
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£30 - £50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£21 - £35
Anytime Single
£30 - £50
Off-Peak Single
£22 - £35
Virgin Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Stafford to Flint
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£21 - £80
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£21 - £29
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£55 - £80
Train from Birmingham New Street to Crewe
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£22 - £80
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£22 - £29
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£60 - £80
Train from Birmingham New Street to Flint
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£35 - £130
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£35 - £50
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£95 - £130
Transport for Wales
Website
tfw.gov.wales
Train from Birmingham New Street to Crewe
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
£18 - £28
Website
tfw.gov.wales
Advanced Single
£9 - £13
Anytime Day Single
£18 - £28
First Anytime Day Single
£29 - £45
Train from Birmingham New Street to Flint
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£30 - £45
Website
tfw.gov.wales
Advanced Single
£14 - £20
Anytime Day Single
£30 - £45
First Anytime Day Single
£45 - £70
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
1h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£5 - £7
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National Express
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Flint
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£7 - £9
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National Express

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Cheltenham Spa to Flint Castle bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Flint station.

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Cheltenham Spa to Flint Castle train services, operated by London Northwestern Railway, arrive at Crewe station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cheltenham Spa to Flint Castle is 148 miles. It takes approximately 2h 27m to drive from Cheltenham Spa to Flint Castle.

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There are 1452+ hotels available in Flint Castle. Prices start at £75 per night.

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