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There are 5 ways to get from Cheltenham (Station) to Highcliffe by train, bus or car

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Train via Bristol

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Southampton Central

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Cheltenham to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Bournemouth Station, off Holdenhurst Rd

Train

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Southampton Central

Line 51 bus, bus

  1. Take the line 51 bus from Cheltenham, Promenade to Cirencester, The Forum
  2. Take the line 51 bus from Cirencester, The Forum to Swindon, Bus Station
  3. Take the bus from Swindon, Bus Station to Salisbury, Blue Boar Row
  4. Take the bus from Salisbury, Blue Boar Row to Littledown, Royal Bournemouth Hospital
  5. Take the bus from Littledown, Royal Bournemouth Hospital to Highcliffe, The Lord Bute

Drive

  1. Drive from Cheltenham (Station) to Highcliffe

Cheltenham (Station) to Highcliffe by walk, bus and train

The journey time between Cheltenham (Station) and Highcliffe is around 6h 52m and covers a distance of around 148 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 2h 48m. The fastest journey normally takes 4h 28m. Operated by Stagecoach West, First Great Western Service, South Western Railway and others, the Cheltenham (Station) to Highcliffe service departs from Cheltenham (Station) and arrives in Highcliffe, The Lord Bute. Typically seven services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
4h 3m
Layover time:
2h 48m
Total time:
6h 52m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
4h 28m
Journey distance:
148 miles
Services per week:
7
Cheapest price:
£52
Carbon emissions:
13 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
11:09
Last service departs at:
17:09

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Cheltenham (Station) to Highcliffe walk, bus and train schedules

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cheltenham (Station) to Highcliffe is to bus which costs £13 - £26 and takes 6h 59m.

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The quickest way to get from Cheltenham (Station) to Highcliffe is to drive which costs £17 - £26 and takes 2h 5m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cheltenham (Station) to Highcliffe. However, there are services departing from Cheltenham and arriving at Highcliffe, The Lord Bute via Heathrow Airport London T2,3, Bournemouth Station and Bournemouth Square. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 59m.

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No, there is no direct train from Cheltenham (Station) to Highcliffe. However, there are services departing from Cheltenham Spa and arriving at Hinton Admiral via Bristol Temple Meads and Southampton Central. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 28m.

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The distance between Cheltenham (Station) and Highcliffe is 82 miles. The road distance is 114.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Cheltenham (Station) to Highcliffe without a car is to train via Bristol which takes 4h 28m and costs £50 - £170.

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It takes approximately 4h 28m to get from Cheltenham (Station) to Highcliffe, including transfers.

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Cheltenham (Station) to Highcliffe bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Cheltenham station.

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Cheltenham (Station) to Highcliffe train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Cheltenham Spa station.

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The best way to get from Cheltenham (Station) to Highcliffe is to train via Bristol which takes 4h 28m and costs £50 - £170. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £13 - £26 and takes 6h 59m.

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Map of how to get from Cheltenham (Station) to Highcliffe.
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  • Distance: 82.2 miles
  • Duration: 4h 28m

What companies run services between Cheltenham (Station), England and Highcliffe, Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole Council, England?

You can take a train from Cheltenham (Station) to Highcliffe via Cheltenham Spa, Bristol Temple Meads, and Southampton Central in around 4h 28m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cheltenham (Station) to Highcliffe via Heathrow Airport London T2,3, Bournemouth Station, off Holdenhurst Rd, Bournemouth Station, and Bournemouth Square in around 6h 59m.

Train operators
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£17 - £22
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£17 - £22
Anytime Day 1st Class
£30 - £40
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£28 - £35
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£28 - £35
Anytime Day 1st Class
£45 - £65
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£40 - £55
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£40 - £55
Anytime Day 1st Class
£75 - £100
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
2h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£6 - £8
Website
National Express
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Bournemouth Station, off Holdenhurst Rd
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£6 - £8
Website
National Express
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from London Heathrow Airport T2 and T3 to Bournemouth Interchange Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£9 - £15
Website
Megabus UK
Stagecoach West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Cheltenham, Promenade to Cirencester, The Forum
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Website
Stagecoach West
Bus from Cirencester, The Forum to Swindon, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Website
Stagecoach West
Salisbury Reds
Phone
+44 1202 338420
Website
salisburyreds.co.uk
Bus from Swindon, Bus Station to Salisbury, Blue Boar Row
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Salisbury Reds
More Bus
Phone
+44 1202 338420
Email
enquiries@morebus.co.uk
Website
morebus.co.uk
Bus from Salisbury, Blue Boar Row to Littledown, Royal Bournemouth Hospital
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £9
Website
More Bus
Bus from Littledown, Royal Bournemouth Hospital to Highcliffe, The Lord Bute
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
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Cheltenham (Station) to Highcliffe bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Bournemouth Station, off Holdenhurst Rd.

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Cheltenham (Station) to Highcliffe train services, operated by First Great Western Service, arrive at Southampton Central station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cheltenham (Station) to Highcliffe is 114 miles. It takes approximately 2h 5m to drive from Cheltenham (Station) to Highcliffe.

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