There are 3 ways to get from Cheltenham to Pontypool by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train, bus  •  1 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Newport (S Wales)
  2. Take the bus from Newport, Market Square to Pontypool, Town Hall (Pontypool Town Hall) X24

$26 - $63

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Cheltenham to NEWPORT, South Wales National Express
  2. Take the bus from Newport, Market Square to Pontypool, Town Hall (Pontypool Town Hall) X24

$14 - $17

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Cheltenham to Pontypool 62.8 miles

$13 - $20

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Cheltenham to Pontypool. However, there are services departing from Cheltenham and arriving at Pontypool, Town Hall (Pontypool Town Hall) via Newport, Market Square. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 16 min.

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The distance between Cheltenham and Pontypool is 44 miles. The road distance is 62.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Cheltenham to Pontypool without a car is to train and bus which takes 1 h 48 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 48 min to get from Cheltenham to Pontypool, including transfers.

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

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Cheltenham to Pontypool bus services, operated by Stagecoach South Wales, arrive at Pontypool, Town Hall (Pontypool Town Hall) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cheltenham to Pontypool is 63 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 4 min to drive from Cheltenham to Pontypool.

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There are 252+ hotels available in Pontypool. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Cheltenham to Pontypool.
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  • Distance: 43.7 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 48 min

What companies run services between Cheltenham, England and Pontypool, Wales?

You can take a bus from Cheltenham to Pontypool via NEWPORT, South Wales and Newport, Market Square in around 2 h 16 min.

Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Newport (S Wales)
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$26 - $40
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Newport (S Wales)
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $35
First Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Newport (S Wales)
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $26
Advanced Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$27 - $50
Bus operators
Stagecoach South Wales
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Newport, Market Square to Pontypool, Town Hall (Pontypool Town Hall)
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Website
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 NEWPORT, South Wales
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com

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