There are 5 ways to get from Cheltenham to Hitchin by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3 h 20 min

  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 London St Pancras International LL to Hitchin

$97 - $186

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Bus via Oxford City Centre, Magdalen Street East (Stop C6)  •  5 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Royal Well Bus Station to Oxford City Centre, Magdalen Street East (Stop C6) 853
  2. Take the bus from Oxford Bus Station, Gloucester Green to Luton Airport London National Express / ...

$34 - $41

3 alternative options

Train, line 99 bus  •  3 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Milton Keynes Central
  3. Take the line 99 bus from Central Railway Station to Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station) 99

$76 - $136

Bus  •  4 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Cheltenham to Heathrow Airport London T2,3 National Express
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Luton Airport London National Express / ...

$47 - $57

Drive  •  1 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Cheltenham to Hitchin 99.8 miles

$21 - $35

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Cheltenham to Hitchin. However, there are services departing from Cheltenham and arriving at Hitchin, West Hill via Heathrow Airport London T2,3 and Airport Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 18 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Cheltenham to Hitchin. However, there are services departing from Cheltenham Spa and arriving at Hitchin via Birmingham New Street and London St Pancras International LL. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 20 min.

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The distance between Cheltenham and Hitchin is 77 miles. The road distance is 99.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Cheltenham to Hitchin without a car is to train which takes 3 h 20 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 20 min to get from Cheltenham to Hitchin, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Cheltenham to Hitchin is to train which takes 3 h 20 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4 h 18 min.

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Cheltenham to Hitchin bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Luton Airport London station.

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Cheltenham to Hitchin train services, operated by Thameslink, arrive at Hitchin station.

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  • Distance: 77 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 20 min

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

You can take a train from Cheltenham to Hitchin via Birmingham New Street, London Euston, and London St Pancras International LL in around 3 h 20 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cheltenham to Hitchin via Heathrow Airport London T2,3, Luton Airport London, and Airport Bus Station in around 4 h 18 min.

Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to London Euston
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $110
Train from Birmingham New Street to Milton Keynes Central
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $65
West Midlands
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonmidland.com
Train from Birmingham New Street to London Euston
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $65
Train from Birmingham New Street to Milton Keynes Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$25 - $35
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Hitchin
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
Stagecoach in Bedford
Phone
+44 1234 220030
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Central Railway Station to Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station)
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
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 Heathrow Airport London T2,3
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Luton Airport London
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Oxford Bus Station, Gloucester Green to Luton Airport London
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Website
nationalexpress.com
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 (Stop C6)
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
swanbrook.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Cheltenham to Hitchin is 100 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 54 min to drive from Cheltenham to Hitchin.

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