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There are 4 ways to get from Cheltenham to Big Pit National Coal Museum by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  1h 58m

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Newport (S Wales)
  2. Take the train from Newport (S Wales) to Abergavenny

$47 - $93

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Cheltenham to Hereford National Express

$36 - $49

2 alternative options

Line 94 bus, bus  •  4h 25m

  1. Take the line 94 bus from Cheltenham, Promenade to Gloucester, Market Parade 94
  2. Take the bus from Gloucester, Transport Hub to Hereford, Railway Station 33

$37 - $50

Drive  •  1h 12m

  1. Drive from Cheltenham to Big Pit National Coal Museum 58.7 miles

$12 - $19

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The cheapest way to get from Cheltenham to Big Pit National Coal Museum is to drive which costs £9 - £14 and takes 1h 12m.

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The quickest way to get from Cheltenham to Big Pit National Coal Museum is to drive which costs £9 - £14 and takes 1h 12m.

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The distance between Cheltenham and Big Pit National Coal Museum is 45 miles. The road distance is 58.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Cheltenham to Big Pit National Coal Museum without a car is to train which takes 1h 58m and costs £35 - £75.

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It takes approximately 1h 58m to get from Cheltenham to Big Pit National Coal Museum, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Cheltenham to Big Pit National Coal Museum is to train which takes 1h 58m and costs £35 - £75. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £27 - £40 and takes 2h 40m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cheltenham to Big Pit National Coal Museum is 59 miles. It takes approximately 1h 12m to drive from Cheltenham to Big Pit National Coal Museum.

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There are 261+ hotels available in Big Pit National Coal Museum. Prices start at $58 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Cheltenham to Big Pit National Coal Museum.
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  • Distance: 44.9 miles
  • Duration: 1h 58m

What companies run services between Cheltenham, England and Big Pit National Coal Museum, Wales?

You can take a train from Cheltenham to Big Pit National Coal Museum via Newport (S Wales) and Abergavenny in around 1h 58m. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Cheltenham to Big Pit National Coal Museum twice daily. Tickets cost $7 - $11 and the journey takes 1h 30m.

Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Newport (S Wales)
Ave. Duration
54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$26 - $40
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Newport (S Wales)
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $35
First Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
Train from Newport (S Wales) to Abergavenny
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$4 - $7
Anytime Day Single
$8 - $13
First Anytime Day Single
$12 - $18
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 Hereford
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
National Express
Stagecoach West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Cheltenham, Promenade to Gloucester, Market Parade
Ave. Duration
35m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
Stagecoach West
Bus from Gloucester, Transport Hub to Hereford, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Website
Stagecoach West

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