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There are 10 ways to get from Cheltenham to Giant's Causeway by train, car ferry, car, bus and ferry, bus or plane

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Train, car ferry, drive  •  14h 7m

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Wigan North Western
  3. Take the train from Wigan North Western to Glasgow Central
  4. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Ayr
  5. Take the train from Ayr to Stranraer
  6. Take the car ferry from Cairnryan to Larne
  7. Drive from Larne to Giant's Causeway

$234 - $480

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Bus, bus and ferry  •  18h 1m

  1. Take the bus from Cheltenham to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Birmingham to Dublin 871
  3. Take the bus from Busáras to Belfast, Europa Bus Centre X2a / ...
  4. Take the bus from Belfast Europa Bus Centre to Coleraine Bus Center 218

$76 - $100

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Train, bus and ferry, bus  •  17h 39m

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Birmingham to Dublin 871
  3. Take the bus from Busáras to Belfast, Europa Bus Centre X2a / ...
  4. Take the train from Great Victoria Street to Coleraine station 3

$103 - $141

Drive, car ferry  •  9h 3m

  1. Drive from Cheltenham to Cairnryan
  2. Take the car ferry from Cairnryan to Larne
  3. Drive from Larne to Giant's Causeway

$112 - $218

Train to Birmingham, fly to Belfast City, train  •  7h 57m

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Birmingham New Street
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Belfast City (BHD) BHX - BHD
  3. Take the train from Belfast Central station to Coleraine station

$95 - $294

Train to Bristol, fly to Belfast (Aldergrove), train  •  7h 54m

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) BRS - BFS
  3. Take the train from Antrim to Coleraine station

$87 - $222

Train to Birmingham, fly to Belfast (Aldergrove), train  •  7h 53m

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Birmingham New Street
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) BHX - BFS
  3. Take the train from Antrim to Coleraine station

$93 - $312

Train to East Midlands, fly to Belfast City, train  •  9h 8m

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Derby
  2. Fly from East Midlands (EMA) to Belfast City (BHD) EMA - BHD
  3. Take the train from Belfast Central station to Coleraine station

$113 - $367

Train to Cardiff, fly to Belfast City, train  •  8h 57m

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Cardiff Central
  2. Fly from Cardiff (CWL) to Belfast City (BHD) CWL - BHD
  3. Take the train from Belfast Central station to Coleraine station

$91 - $293

Train to Manchester, fly to Belfast (Aldergrove), train  •  9h 17m

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) MAN - BFS
  3. Take the train from Antrim to Coleraine station

$119 - $259

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The cheapest way to get from Cheltenham to Giant's Causeway is to bus and bus and ferry which costs £55 - £80 and takes 18h 1m.

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The quickest way to get from Cheltenham to Giant's Causeway is to train and fly which costs £70 - £240 and takes 7h 53m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cheltenham to Giant's Causeway. However, there are services departing from Cheltenham and arriving at Aird Giants Causeway The Nook via Birmingham, Busáras, Belfast Europa Bus Centre and Coleraine Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18h 1m.

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The distance between Cheltenham and Giant's Causeway is 295 miles.

The best way to get from Cheltenham to Giant's Causeway without a car is to train and bus and ferry and bus which takes 17h 39m and costs £75 - £110.

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It takes approximately 14h 7m to get from Cheltenham to Giant's Causeway, including transfers.

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Cheltenham to Giant's Causeway bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Cheltenham station.

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The quickest flight from Birmingham Airport to Belfast City Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Cheltenham to Giant's Causeway bus services, operated by Translink UK, arrive at Coleraine Bus Center station.

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Flybe offers flights from Birmingham Airport to Belfast City Airport.

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Map of how to get from Cheltenham to Giant's Causeway.
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  • Distance: 295.5 miles
  • Duration: 14h 7m

What companies run services between Cheltenham, England and Giant's Causeway, Northern Ireland?

There is no direct connection from Cheltenham to Giant's Causeway. However, you can take the train to Birmingham New Street, take the train to Wigan North Western, take the train to Glasgow Central, take the train to Ayr, take the train to Stranraer, take the drive to Cairnryan, take the car ferry to Larne, then take the drive to Giant's Causeway. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Cheltenham to Giant's Causeway via Birmingham New Street, Birmingham, Dublin, Busáras, Belfast, Europa Bus Centre, Great Victoria Street, Coleraine station, Coleraine Bus Station, and Aird Giants Causeway The Nook in around 17h 39m.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Birmingham to Belfast City
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $250
Flights from Birmingham to Belfast City via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $250
Flights from Birmingham to Belfast City via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $250
Flights from East Midlands to Belfast City
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $290
Flights from East Midlands to Belfast City via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $290
Flights from Cardiff to Belfast City
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $350
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bristol to Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $240
Flights from Birmingham to Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $240
Flights from Manchester to Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $190
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Manchester to Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $190
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 Cheltenham Spa to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
37m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$23 - $35
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Derby
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$50 - $75
Off-Peak Single
$40 - $60
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $65
Off-Peak Single
$30 - $45
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Single
$60 - $95
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $85
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Wigan North Western
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $85
Train from Wigan North Western to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $190
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$75 - $110
Anytime Day Single
$120 - $190
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Wigan North Western to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Day Single
$50 - $80
Anytime Day Single
$80 - $120
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Ayr
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $16
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $16
Train from Ayr to Stranraer
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $20
Translink UK
Phone
+44 28 9066 6630
Email
feedback@translink.co.uk
Website
translink.co.uk
Train from Great Victoria Street to Coleraine station
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Train from Belfast Central station to Coleraine station
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Train from Antrim to Coleraine station
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$15 - $23
Advanced Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $45
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$25 - $40
First Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
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 and ferry from Birmingham to Dublin
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $26
Website
National Express
Bus from Cheltenham to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
National Express
Bus Eireann
Translink UK
Phone
+44 28 9066 6630
Email
feedback@translink.co.uk
Website
translink.co.uk
Bus from Belfast Europa Bus Centre to Coleraine Bus Center
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Regional
$14 - $20
Ferry operators
P&O Ferries
Phone
01304 448866.
Website
poferries.com
Car ferry from Cairnryan to Larne
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $95
Schedules at
poferries.com
Passenger Standard
$39
Passenger Flexi
$65
Standard Car
$91

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