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

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Train  •  4h 55m

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Cambridge

$88 - $131

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Bus Stagecoach in Bedford  •  7h 21m

  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 Cambridge, Parkside X5

$30 - $35

3 alternative options

Train via Birmingham New Street  •  5h 20m

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

$109 - $166

Bus National Express  •  6h 5m

  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 Newmarket National Express / ...

$61 - $76

Drive  •  2h 24m

  1. Drive from Cheltenham to Newmarket 133.5 miles

$28 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Cheltenham to Newmarket is to bus which costs £23 - £27 and takes 7h 21m.

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The quickest way to get from Cheltenham to Newmarket is to drive which costs £22 - £35 and takes 2h 24m.

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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 via Heathrow Airport London T2,3. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 5m.

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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 Cambridge. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 55m.

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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 which takes 4h 55m and costs £65 - £110.

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It takes approximately 4h 55m 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 4h 55m and costs £65 - £110. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £45 - £60 and takes 6h 5m.

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Map of how to get from Cheltenham to Newmarket.
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  • Distance: 108.8 miles
  • Duration: 4h 55m

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

CrossCountry operates a train from Cheltenham to Newmarket 4 times a week. Tickets cost $80 - $120 and the journey takes 3h 51m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cheltenham to Newmarket via Heathrow Airport London T2,3 in around 6h 5m.

Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$50 - $75
Anytime Single
$80 - $120
Off-Peak Single
$80 - $120
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 Birmingham New Street to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
2h 47m
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
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 Newmarket
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $40
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
Twice daily
Schedules at
swanbrook.co.uk
Stagecoach in Bedford
Phone
+44 1234 220030
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Gloucester Green Bus Station to Cambridge, Parkside
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $29
Website
Stagecoach in Bedford

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

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

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

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