There are 4 ways to get from Cheltenham to Newmarket by train, bus or car

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Train, line 12 bus  •  4 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Ely
  2. Take the line 12 bus from Ely Railway Station to Newmarket, Horse Racing Museum 12

$84 - $121

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Bus  •  6 h

  1. Take the bus from Cheltenham to Heathrow Airport London T2,3 National Express
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Newmarket, Horse Racing Museum National Express / ...

$61 - $76

2 alternative options

Train  •  5 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Cambridge

$110 - $167

Drive  •  2 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Cheltenham to Newmarket 133.5 miles

$28 - $45

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No, there is no direct bus from Cheltenham to Newmarket. However, there are services departing from Cheltenham and arriving at Newmarket, Horse Racing Museum via Heathrow Central Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Cheltenham to Newmarket. However, there are services departing from Cheltenham Spa and arriving at Newmarket via Birmingham New Street and Cambridge. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 23 min.

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The distance between Cheltenham and Newmarket is 109 miles. The road distance is 133.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Cheltenham to Newmarket without a car is to train and line 12 bus which takes 4 h 52 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 52 min to get from Cheltenham to Newmarket, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Cheltenham to Newmarket is to train which takes 5 h 23 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 6 h.

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Cheltenham to Newmarket bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Newmarket, Horse Racing Museum station.

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

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Map of how to get from Cheltenham to Newmarket.
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  • Distance: 108.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 52 min

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

You can take a train from Cheltenham to Newmarket via Birmingham New Street and Cambridge in around 5 h 23 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cheltenham to Newmarket via Heathrow Airport London T2,3 and Heathrow Central Bus Station in around 6 h.

Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Ely
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$45 - $75
Anytime Single
$75 - $120
Off-Peak Single
$70 - $110
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$24 - $35
Train from Birmingham New Street to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Single
$65 - $100
Off-Peak Single
$60 - $90
Bus operators
Stagecoach in Cambridge
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Ely Railway Station to Newmarket, Horse Racing Museum
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
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 Central Bus Station to Newmarket, Horse Racing Museum
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Cheltenham to Newmarket is 133 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 24 min to drive from Cheltenham to Newmarket.

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