There are 5 ways to get from Cheltenham to Channel Tunnel by train, bus, night bus 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 via Birmingham New Street  •  4 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to London Euston
  3. Take the train from St Pancras International to Dover Priory

$117 - $220

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Bus  •  7 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Cheltenham to London Victoria Coach Station National Express
  2. Take the bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Dover, Eastern Docks (Ferry Port) 007 / ...

$23 - $31

3 alternative options

Train Great Western Railway  •  5 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to London Paddington
  2. Take the train from London Charing Cross to Dover Priory

$102 - $175

Bus, night bus  •  6 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Royal Well Bus Station to Oxford City Centre, Magdalen Street East (Stop C6) 853
  2. Take the bus from Gloucester Green Bus Station to Victoria, Green Line Coach Station X90
  3. Take the night bus from London to Dover

$34 - $44

Train, fly  •  6 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Exeter St Davids
  2. Fly from Exeter (EXT) to London City (LCY) EXT - LCY
  3. Take the train from Stratford International to Dover Priory

$158 - $410

Questions & Answers

The distance between Cheltenham and Channel Tunnel is 167 miles.

The best way to get from Cheltenham to Channel Tunnel without a car is to train which takes 4 h 25 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 25 min to get from Cheltenham to Channel Tunnel, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Cheltenham to Channel Tunnel is to train which takes 4 h 25 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 7 h 11 min.

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The quickest flight from Exeter Airport to London City Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Flybe offers flights from Exeter Airport to London City Airport.

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There are 231+ hotels available in Channel Tunnel. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Cheltenham to Channel Tunnel.
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  • Distance: 167 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 25 min

What companies run services between Cheltenham, England and Channel Tunnel, France?

You can take a train from Cheltenham to Channel Tunnel via Birmingham New Street, London Euston, St Pancras International, and Dover Priory in around 4 h 25 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cheltenham to Channel Tunnel via London Victoria Coach Station, Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station, and Dover, Eastern Docks (Ferry Port) in around 7 h 11 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Exeter to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $440
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$23 - $35
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $60
Anytime Single
$60 - $95
Off-Peak Single
$50 - $80
Virgin West Coast Trains
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from St Pancras International to Dover Priory
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Train from London Charing Cross to Dover Priory
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Train from Stratford International to Dover Priory
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $50
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Cheltenham Spa to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $55
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $120
Bus operators
Swanbrook Coaches
Phone
1452 712386
Email
enquiries@swanbrook.co.uk
Website
swanbrook.co.uk
Bus from Royal Well Bus Station to Oxford City Centre, Magdalen Street East (Stop C6)
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
swanbrook.co.uk
Stagecoach Oxfordshire
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Gloucester Green Bus Station to Victoria, Green Line Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Night bus from London to Dover
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
Ouibus
Bus from London to Dover
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Ouibus
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 London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Dover, Eastern Docks (Ferry Port)
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
nationalexpress.com

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