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There are 10 ways to get from Cheltenham to Arbroath by train, bus, car or plane

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

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Train  •  7h 32m

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Arbroath

$170 - $260

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Bus  •  12h 11m

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

$42 - $58

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Train via Oxenholme Lake District  •  8h 49m

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Oxenholme Lake District
  3. Take the train from Oxenholme Lake District to Haymarket
  4. Take the train from Haymarket to Arbroath

$200 - $405

Drive  •  6h 58m

  1. Drive from Cheltenham to Arbroath 421.3 miles

$90 - $140

Train to Bristol, fly to Edinburgh, train  •  5h 50m

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Edinburgh (EDI) BRS - EDI
  3. Take the train from Haymarket to Arbroath

$89 - $281

Train to Birmingham, fly to Edinburgh, train  •  5h 58m

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Birmingham New Street
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Edinburgh (EDI) BHX - EDI
  3. Take the train from Haymarket to Arbroath

$105 - $351

Train to Birmingham, fly to Aberdeen, train  •  5h 27m

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Birmingham New Street
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Aberdeen (ABZ) BHX - ABZ
  3. Take the train from Aberdeen to Arbroath

$105 - $310

Train to Bristol, fly to Aberdeen, train  •  5h 29m

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Aberdeen (ABZ) BRS - ABZ
  3. Take the train from Aberdeen to Arbroath

$134 - $500

Train to East Midlands, fly to Edinburgh, train  •  7h 4m

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Derby
  2. Fly from East Midlands (EMA) to Edinburgh (EDI) EMA - EDI
  3. Take the train from Haymarket to Arbroath

$113 - $324

Train to Birmingham, fly to Glasgow, train  •  6h 24m

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Birmingham New Street
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Glasgow (GLA) BHX - GLA
  3. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Arbroath

$117 - $304

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cheltenham to Arbroath is to bus which costs £30 - £45 and takes 12h 11m.

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The quickest way to get from Cheltenham to Arbroath is to train and fly which costs £80 - £240 and takes 5h 27m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cheltenham to Arbroath station. However, there are services departing from Cheltenham and arriving at Arbroath, Bus Station via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth and Dundee City Centre, Marks and Spencer. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 11m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Cheltenham Spa and arriving at Arbroath. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7h 32m.

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The distance between Cheltenham and Arbroath is 325 miles. The road distance is 421.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Cheltenham to Arbroath without a car is to train which takes 7h 32m and costs £130 - £200.

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The train from Cheltenham Spa to Arbroath takes 7h 32m including transfers and departs once daily.

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

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

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The best way to get from Cheltenham to Arbroath is to train which takes 7h 32m and costs £130 - £200. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £30 - £45 and takes 12h 11m.

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Map of how to get from Cheltenham to Arbroath.
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  • Distance: 324.7 miles
  • Duration: 7h 32m

What companies run services between Cheltenham, England and Arbroath, Scotland?

CrossCountry operates a train from Cheltenham to Arbroath once daily. Tickets cost $170 - $260 and the journey takes 7h 32m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cheltenham to Arbroath via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth, Dundee, Scotland, and Dundee City Centre, Marks and Spencer in around 12h 11m.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $300
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $300
Flights from Birmingham to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $270
Flights from East Midlands to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $300
Flights from Birmingham to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Flights from Birmingham to Glasgow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $280
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bristol to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flights from Bristol to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $240
Flights from Birmingham to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $270
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Birmingham to Aberdeen via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $950
BMI Regional
Website
flybmi.com
Flights from Bristol to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bristol to Aberdeen via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Birmingham to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Arbroath
Ave. Duration
7h 32m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$170 - $260
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$100 - $150
Anytime Single
$170 - $260
Off-Peak Single
$190 - $290
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
42m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$23 - $35
Train from Haymarket to Arbroath
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $70
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $55
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
37m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$23 - $35
Train from Aberdeen to Arbroath
Ave. Duration
52m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$27 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$27 - $40
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Derby
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$50 - $75
Off-Peak Single
$40 - $60
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $140
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$50 - $80
Anytime Day Single
$85 - $140
Train from Oxenholme Lake District to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$85 - $140
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$55 - $85
Anytime Day Single
$85 - $140
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Oxenholme Lake District to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$24 - $35
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $85
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Haymarket to Arbroath
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $28
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$13 - $19
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $28
Train from Aberdeen to Arbroath
Ave. Duration
46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $21
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $21
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Arbroath
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$17 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $40
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Haymarket to Arbroath
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $28
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$18 - $28
1st Class
$30 - $50
Train from Aberdeen to Arbroath
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$15 - $24
1st Class
$28 - $45
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$15 - $23
Advanced Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $45
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Train from Aberdeen to Arbroath
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$190
Sleeper Seat
$18 - $27
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 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
National Express
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Dundee, Scotland
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
National Express

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Cheltenham to Arbroath bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Dundee, Scotland station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Cheltenham to Arbroath is 421 miles. It takes approximately 6h 58m to drive from Cheltenham to Arbroath.

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