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There are 4 ways to get from Cheltenham to Channel Tunnel by train or bus

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  •  4h 25m

  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

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7h 11m

  1. Take the bus from Cheltenham to London Victoria Coach Station National Express
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Dover National Express / ...

$23 - $30

2 alternative options

Train Great Western Railway  •  5h 24m

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

$103 - $175

Bus, train  •  6h 36m

  1. Take the bus from Royal Well Bus Station to Oxford City Centre, Magdalen Street East 853
  2. Take the bus from Gloucester Green Bus Station to Victoria, Buckingham Palace Road Bressenden Place X90
  3. Take the train from London Victoria to Dover Priory

$50 - $80

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cheltenham to Channel Tunnel is to bus which costs £17 - £24 and takes 7h 11m.

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The quickest way to get from Cheltenham to Channel Tunnel is to train which costs £90 - £170 and takes 4h 25m.

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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 4h 25m and costs £90 - £170.

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It takes approximately 4h 25m 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 4h 25m and costs £90 - £170. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £17 - £24 and takes 7h 11m.

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There are 239+ hotels available in Channel Tunnel. Prices start at $65 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: 4h 25m

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 4h 25m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cheltenham to Channel Tunnel via London Victoria Coach Station and Dover in around 7h 11m.

Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from St Pancras International to Dover Priory
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
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 Victoria to Dover Priory
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
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
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Cheltenham Spa to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
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
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
swanbrook.co.uk
Stagecoach Oxfordshire
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Gloucester Green Bus Station to Victoria, Buckingham Palace Road Bressenden Place
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $26
Website
Stagecoach Oxfordshire
Oxford Bus Company
Phone
+44 1865 785400
Email
info@oxfordbus.co.uk
Website
oxfordbus.co.uk
Bus from Gloucester Green Bus Station to Victoria, Buckingham Palace Road Bressenden Place
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Schedules at
oxfordbus.co.uk
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
3h 10m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
National Express
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Dover
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
National Express
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
Bus from London to Dover
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Ouibus

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