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There are 11 ways to get from Cheltenham to Falls of Cruachan (Station) by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via Preston  •  9h 44m

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Preston
  3. Take the train from Preston to Glasgow Central
  4. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Falls of Cruachan

£138 - £555

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Bus  •  12h 41m

  1. Take the bus from Cheltenham to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Glasgow
  3. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Falls Of Cruachan, Power Station 976 / ...

£31 - £44

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Train  •  10h 38m

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Falls of Cruachan

£199 - £478

Train, bus  •  12h 37m

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham, Navigation Street to Buchanan Bus Station M11
  3. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Falls Of Cruachan, Power Station 976 / ...

£65 - £167

Drive  •  6h 56m

  1. Drive from Cheltenham to Falls of Cruachan (Station) 411.3 miles

£60 - £95

Train to Bristol, fly to Glasgow, bus  •  6h 29m

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Glasgow (GLA) BRS - GLA
  3. Take the bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building to Falls Of Cruachan, Power Station

£65 - £261

Train to Birmingham, fly to Glasgow, bus  •  6h 42m

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Birmingham New Street
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Glasgow (GLA) BHX - GLA
  3. Take the bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building to Falls Of Cruachan, Power Station

£60 - £335

Train to Bristol, fly to Edinburgh, train  •  8h 7m

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Edinburgh (EDI) BRS - EDI
  3. Take the train from Haymarket to Falls of Cruachan

£70 - £317

Train to Birmingham, fly to Edinburgh, train  •  8h 21m

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Birmingham New Street
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Edinburgh (EDI) BHX - EDI
  3. Take the train from Haymarket to Falls of Cruachan

£78 - £376

Train, train to Southampton, fly to Glasgow, bus  •  8h 39m

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Southampton Airport Parkway
  3. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Glasgow (GLA) SOU - GLA
  4. Take the bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building to Falls Of Cruachan, Power Station

£146 - £348

Train, train to London Luton, fly to Glasgow, bus  •  9h 8m

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Milton Keynes Central
  3. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Glasgow (GLA) LTN - GLA
  4. Take the bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building to Falls Of Cruachan, Power Station

£96 - £358

Cheltenham to Falls of Cruachan (Station) by train and walk

The journey time between Cheltenham and Falls of Cruachan (Station) is around 12h 40m and covers a distance of around 418 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 8h 34m. Operated by CrossCountry, Avanti West Coast, TransPennine Express Service and others, the Cheltenham to Falls of Cruachan (Station) service departs from Cheltenham Spa and arrives in Falls of Cruachan. Typically 26 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
12h 40m
Fastest journey time:
8h 34m
Journey distance:
418 miles
Services per week:
26
Cheapest price:
£138
Carbon emissions:
35 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
10:15
Last service departs at:
22:59

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Cheltenham to Falls of Cruachan (Station) train and walk schedules

Cheltenham → Falls of Cruachan (Station)
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The most affordable way to get from Cheltenham to Falls of Cruachan (Station) is to bus, which costs £30 - £45 and takes 12h 41m.

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The quickest way to get from Cheltenham to Falls of Cruachan (Station) is to train and fly and bus which costs £60 - £270 and takes 6h 29m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cheltenham to Falls of Cruachan (Station) station. However, there are services departing from Cheltenham and arriving at Falls Of Cruachan, Power Station via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth and Buchanan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 41m.

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No, there is no direct train from Cheltenham to Falls of Cruachan (Station). However, there are services departing from Cheltenham Spa and arriving at Falls of Cruachan via Birmingham New Street, Preston and Glasgow Queen Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 44m.

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The distance between Cheltenham and Falls of Cruachan (Station) is 336 miles. The road distance is 411.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Cheltenham to Falls of Cruachan (Station) without a car is to train via Preston which takes 9h 44m and costs £130 - £600.

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It takes approximately 9h 44m to get from Cheltenham to Falls of Cruachan (Station), including transfers.

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Cheltenham to Falls of Cruachan (Station) bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Cheltenham station.

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Cheltenham to Falls of Cruachan (Station) train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Cheltenham Spa station.

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The best way to get from Cheltenham to Falls of Cruachan (Station) is to train via Preston which takes 9h 44m and costs £130 - £600. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £30 - £45 and takes 12h 41m.

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Map of how to get from Cheltenham to Falls of Cruachan (Station).
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  • Distance: 335.7 miles
  • Duration: 9h 44m

What companies run services between Cheltenham, England and Falls of Cruachan (Station), Scotland?

You can take a train from Cheltenham to Falls of Cruachan (Station) via Birmingham New Street, Preston, Glasgow Central, and Glasgow Queen Street in around 9h 44m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cheltenham to Falls of Cruachan (Station) via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth and Buchanan Bus Station in around 12h 41m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bristol to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£50 - £150
Flights from Bristol to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£50 - £150
Flights from Birmingham to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £140
Flights from Birmingham to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Monday
Estimated price
£35 - £140
Flights from Bristol to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £180
Flights from Bristol to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday
Estimated price
£45 - £180
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £150
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
£35 - £150
Flights from London Luton to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £220
Flights from London Luton to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £220
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Southampton to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£130 - £330
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bristol to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£25 - £120
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
£30 - £120
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£30 - £40
Anytime Day 1st Class
£80 - £120
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
6h 59m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£180 - £430
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£180 - £220
Anytime Day 1st Class
£310 - £430
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£30 - £120
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£30 - £40
Anytime Day 1st Class
£80 - £120
Train from Reading to Southampton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£30 - £120
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£30 - £40
Anytime Day 1st Class
£80 - £120
Avanti West Coast
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Preston
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£35 - £140
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£35 - £55
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£100 - £140
Train from Preston to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£70 - £250
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£70 - £95
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£180 - £250
Train from Birmingham New Street to Milton Keynes Central
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£23 - £85
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£23 - £35
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£60 - £85
TransPennine Express Service
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Falls of Cruachan
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£16 - £50
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£16 - £24
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£35 - £50
Train from Haymarket to Falls of Cruachan
Ave. Duration
3h 18m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£25 - £80
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£25 - £40
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£60 - £80
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£17 - £22
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£17 - £22
Anytime Day 1st Class
£30 - £40
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Reading
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£30 - £40
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£30 - £40
Anytime Day 1st Class
£50 - £75
London Midland
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Milton Keynes Central
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£23 - £27
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single/Anytime Advance
£6 - £9
Anytime Day Single
£23 - £27
Bus operators
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Birmingham, Navigation Street to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£18 - £30
Website
Megabus UK
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Falls Of Cruachan, Power Station
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£15 - £22
Website
Scottish Citylink
Bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building to Falls Of Cruachan, Power Station
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£14 - £20
Website
Scottish Citylink
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 Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
National Express
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£11 - £15
Website
National Express

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The quickest flight from Bristol Airport to Glasgow Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Cheltenham to Falls of Cruachan (Station) bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Falls Of Cruachan, Power Station.

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Cheltenham to Falls of Cruachan (Station) train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, arrive at Falls of Cruachan station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cheltenham to Falls of Cruachan (Station) is 411 miles. It takes approximately 6h 56m to drive from Cheltenham to Falls of Cruachan (Station).

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Ryanair and easyJet offer flights from Bristol Airport to Glasgow Airport.

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