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

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Bus  •  3 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Cheltenham to Hereford National Express
  2. Take the bus from Country Bus Station to Builth Wells, Groe (Builth Wells Post Office) X15

$22 - $25

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  4 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Newport (S Wales)
  2. Take the bus from Abergavenny, Bus Station (Abergavenny Bus Station) to Builth Wells, Groe (Builth Wells Post Office) X12

$41 - $83

Bus via Gloucester, Market Parade  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Gloucester, Bus Station to Hereford, Railway Station (Railway Station entrance) 33
  2. Take the bus from Hereford, Railway Station to Llandrindod Wells, Station (Llandrindod Wells Station) 461 / ...

$29 - $32

Drive  •  1 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Cheltenham to Builth Wells 74.7 miles

$16 - $24

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Cheltenham to Builth Wells. However, there are services departing from Cheltenham and arriving at Builth Wells, Groe (Builth Wells Post Office) via Country Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 47 min.

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The distance between Cheltenham and Builth Wells is 59 miles. The road distance is 74.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Cheltenham to Builth Wells without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 47 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 47 min to get from Cheltenham to Builth Wells, including transfers.

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

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Cheltenham to Builth Wells bus services, operated by Celtic Travel, arrive at Builth Wells, Groe (Builth Wells Post Office) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cheltenham to Builth Wells is 75 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 46 min to drive from Cheltenham to Builth Wells.

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There are 377+ hotels available in Builth Wells. Prices start at $83 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Cheltenham to Builth Wells.
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  • Distance: 59.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 47 min

What companies run services between Cheltenham, England and Builth Wells, Wales?

You can take a bus from Cheltenham to Builth Wells via Hereford and Country Bus Station in around 3 h 47 min.

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
54 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
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
1 h 5 min
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
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Newport (S Wales)
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $26
Advanced Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$27 - $50
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
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Celtic Travel
Phone
01686 412231
Website
celtic-travel.co.uk
Bus from Country Bus Station to Builth Wells, Groe (Builth Wells Post Office)
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
celtic-travel.co.uk
Bus from Abergavenny, Bus Station (Abergavenny Bus Station) to Builth Wells, Groe (Builth Wells Post Office)
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
celtic-travel.co.uk
Stagecoach West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Gloucester, Bus Station to Hereford, Railway Station (Railway Station entrance)
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Sargeants Bros.
Phone
01544-230481
Email
dave@sargeantsbros.com
Website
sargeantsbros.com
Bus from Hereford, Railway Station to Llandrindod Wells, Station (Llandrindod Wells Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
sargeantsbros.com

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