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

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Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  3h 21m

  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  •  5h 58m

  1. Take the bus from Royal Well Bus Station to Oxford City Centre, Magdalen Street East 853
  2. Take the bus from Gloucester Green Bus Station to Bedford, Bus Station X5
  3. Take the bus from Bedford, Bus Station to Hitchin, Waitrose 9A / ...

$26 - $30

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Train Great Western Railway  •  4h 24m

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to London Paddington
  2. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Hitchin

$84 - $143

Bus National Express  •  4h 45m

  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  •  1h 54m

  1. Drive from Cheltenham to Hitchin 99.8 miles

$21 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Cheltenham to Hitchin is to drive which costs £16 - £24 and takes 1h 54m.

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The quickest way to get from Cheltenham to Hitchin is to drive which costs £16 - £24 and takes 1h 54m.

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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 4h 45m.

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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 3h 21m.

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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 3h 21m and costs £70 - £150.

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It takes approximately 3h 21m 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 3h 21m and costs £70 - £150. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £35 - £45 and takes 4h 45m.

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Map of how to get from Cheltenham to Hitchin.
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  • Distance: 77 miles
  • Duration: 3h 21m

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 3h 21m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cheltenham to Hitchin via Heathrow Airport London T2,3 and Airport Bus Station in around 4h 45m.

Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Hitchin
Ave. Duration
33m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Kings Cross to Hitchin
Ave. Duration
48m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Cheltenham Spa to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $55
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $120
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Kings Cross to Hitchin
Ave. Duration
29m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
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 Heathrow Airport London T2,3
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
National Express
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Luton Airport London
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Website
National Express
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
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
swanbrook.co.uk
Stagecoach in Bedford
Phone
+44 1234 220030
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Gloucester Green Bus Station to Bedford, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $20
Website
Stagecoach in Bedford
Bus from Bedford, Bus Station to Hitchin, Waitrose
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Website
Stagecoach in Bedford

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

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There are 330+ hotels available in Hitchin. Prices start at $58 USD per night.

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