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

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Bus National Express  •  3h 47m

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

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  4h 29m

  1. Take the train from Worcester Shrub Hill to Hereford
  2. Take the bus from Country Bus Station to Builth Wells, Groe X15

Bus via Gloucester, Market Parade  •  5h 37m

  1. Take the bus from Gloucester, Transport Hub to Hereford, Railway Station 33
  2. Take the bus from Country Bus Station to Builth Wells, Groe X15

Drive  •  1h 46m

  1. Drive from Cheltenham to Builth Wells 74.7 miles

$16 - $24

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The cheapest way to get from Cheltenham to Builth Wells is to drive which costs £12 - £18 and takes 1h 46m.

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The quickest way to get from Cheltenham to Builth Wells is to drive which costs £12 - £18 and takes 1h 46m.

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

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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 3h 47m and costs .

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It takes approximately 3h 47m 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 station.

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

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There are 369+ hotels available in Builth Wells. Prices start at $74 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 59.3 miles
  • Duration: 3h 47m

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

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

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Worcester Shrub Hill to Hereford
Ave. Duration
49m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $29
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$11 - $17
Advanced Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $29
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
Celtic Travel
Phone
01686 412231
Website
celtic-travel.co.uk
Bus from Country Bus Station to Builth Wells, Groe
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
celtic-travel.co.uk
Stagecoach West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
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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