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There are 3 ways to get from Cheltenham to Desford by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2h 12m

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Narborough

$90 - $133

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Bus  •  4h 39m

  1. Take the bus from Cheltenham to Leicester St Margarets Bus Station National Express

$14 - $18

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Drive  •  1h 26m

  1. Drive from Cheltenham to Desford 73.4 miles

$15 - $23

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The cheapest way to get from Cheltenham to Desford is to bus which costs £10 - £14 and takes 4h 39m.

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The quickest way to get from Cheltenham to Desford is to drive which costs £12 - £18 and takes 1h 26m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cheltenham to Desford. However, there are services departing from Cheltenham and arriving at Desford, Main Street via St Margaret's Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 39m.

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The distance between Cheltenham and Desford is 60 miles. The road distance is 73.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Cheltenham to Desford without a car is to train which takes 2h 12m and costs £65 - £110.

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It takes approximately 2h 12m to get from Cheltenham to Desford, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Cheltenham to Desford is to train which takes 2h 12m and costs £65 - £110. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £10 - £14 and takes 4h 39m.

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Cheltenham to Desford bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Leicester St Margarets Bus Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cheltenham to Desford is 73 miles. It takes approximately 1h 26m to drive from Cheltenham to Desford.

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  • Distance: 60.4 miles
  • Duration: 2h 12m

What companies run services between Cheltenham, England and Desford, England?

You can take a train from Cheltenham to Desford via Birmingham New Street and Narborough in around 2h 12m. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Cheltenham to Desford twice daily. Tickets cost $11 - $15 and the journey takes 3h 15m.

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
42m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$23 - $35
Train from Birmingham New Street to Narborough
Ave. Duration
43m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$18 - $28
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 Leicester St Margarets Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
National Express

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