There are 5 ways to get from Cheltenham to Gloucester by train, bus, taxi, car or foot

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Train  •  9 min

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Gloucester

$2 - $40

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Bus  •  30 min

  1. Take the bus from Cheltenham, Texaco Garage to Gloucester, Great Western Road 94 / ...

$3 - $16

Taxi  •  12 min

  1. Take a taxi from Cheltenham to Gloucester 8.9 miles

$40 - $55

Drive  •  12 min

  1. Drive from Cheltenham to Gloucester 8.9 miles

$1 - $3

Walk  •  2 h 54 min

  1. Walk from Cheltenham to Gloucester 9.1 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Cheltenham to Gloucester is to drive which costs £1 - £3 and takes 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cheltenham to Gloucester is to train which costs £2 - £29 and takes 9 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Cheltenham, Texaco Garage and arriving at Gloucester, Great Western Road. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 30 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Cheltenham Spa and arriving at Gloucester. Services depart every 30 minutes. The journey takes approximately 9 min.

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The distance between Cheltenham and Gloucester is 7 miles. The road distance is 8.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Cheltenham to Gloucester without a car is to train which takes 9 min and costs £2 - £29.

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The train from Cheltenham Spa to Gloucester takes 9 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Cheltenham to Gloucester bus services, operated by Stagecoach West, depart from Cheltenham, Texaco Garage station.

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Cheltenham to Gloucester train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Cheltenham Spa station.

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The best way to get from Cheltenham to Gloucester is to train which takes 9 min and costs £2 - £29. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £2 - £13 and takes 30 min.

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Map of how to get from Cheltenham to Gloucester.
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  • Distance: 7.4 miles
  • Duration: 9 min

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

CrossCountry operates a train from Cheltenham to Gloucester hourly. Tickets cost $24 - $40 and the journey takes 9 min. Three other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Stagecoach West operates a bus from Cheltenham to Gloucester every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $3 - $4 and the journey takes 30 min. Seven other operators also service this route.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Gloucester
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $7
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$5 - $8
Advanced Single
$6 - $9
Anytime Day Single
$3 - $7
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Gloucester
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$2 - $4
Anytime Day Single
$3 - $6
First Anytime Day Single
$4 - $6
Bus operators
Stagecoach West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Cheltenham, Texaco Garage to Gloucester, Great Western Road
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Pulhams Coaches
Robert Eugene Dix
Bus from Cheltenham, Texaco Garage to Linden, Ribston Hall School Stop
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
bustimes.org.uk
Swanbrook Coaches
Phone
1452 712386
Email
enquiries@swanbrook.co.uk
Website
swanbrook.co.uk
Bus from Cheltenham, Texaco Garage to Gloucester, Market Parade
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
swanbrook.co.uk
Marchants Coaches
Website
marchants-coaches.com
Bus from Benhall, GCHQ to Kingsholm, High School for Girls
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
marchants-coaches.com
Bennetts
Website
bennettstravelcranberryltd.co.uk
Bus from Benhall, GCHQ Entrance to Kingsholm, High School for Girls
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
bennettstravelcranberryltd.co.uk
Megabus UK
Other operators
Taxi from Cheltenham to Gloucester
Ave. Duration
12 min
Estimated price
$40 - $55

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Cheltenham to Gloucester bus services, operated by Stagecoach West, arrive at Gloucester, Great Western Road station.

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Cheltenham to Gloucester train services, operated by CrossCountry, arrive at Gloucester station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cheltenham to Gloucester is 9 miles. It takes approximately 12 min to drive from Cheltenham to Gloucester.

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The nearest airport to Gloucester is Bristol (BRS) Airport which is 38.9 miles away. Other nearby airports include Birmingham (BHX) (46.2 miles), East Midlands (EMA) (77.1 miles), London Luton (LTN) (80.1 miles) and London Heathrow (LHR) (81.9 miles).

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There are 622+ hotels available in Gloucester. Prices start at $81 USD per night.

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