There are 3 ways to get from Cheltenham to Reading by train, bus or car
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Train • 1h 36m
$45 - $85
2 alternative options
Bus • 3h 18m
Drive • 1h 17m
$15 - $22
Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Cheltenham to Reading is to drive which costs £11 - £17 and takes 1h 17m.
The quickest way to get from Cheltenham to Reading is to drive which costs £11 - £17 and takes 1h 17m.
No, there is no direct bus from Cheltenham station to Reading station. However, there are services departing from Royal Well Bus Station and arriving at Reading Town Centre, Station Road via Oxford City Centre, St Aldates. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 18m.
Yes, there is a direct train departing from Cheltenham Spa and arriving at Reading. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 36m.
The distance between Cheltenham and Reading is 57 miles. The road distance is 70.2 miles.
The best way to get from Cheltenham to Reading without a car is to train which takes 1h 36m and costs £35 - £65.
The train from Cheltenham Spa to Reading takes 1h 36m including transfers and departs every four hours.
Cheltenham to Reading bus services, operated by Swanbrook Coaches, arrive at Royal Well Bus Station.
Cheltenham to Reading train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from Cheltenham Spa station.
The best way to get from Cheltenham to Reading is to train which takes 1h 36m and costs £35 - £65. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 3h 18m.
What companies run services between Cheltenham, England and Reading, England?
Great Western Railway operates a train from Cheltenham to Reading every 4 hours. Tickets cost $45 - $85 and the journey takes 1h 36m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cheltenham to Reading via Oxford City Centre, Magdalen Street East and Oxford City Centre, St Aldates in around 3h 18m.
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Reading
- Ave. Duration
- 1h 36m
- Every 4 hours
- Estimated price
- $45 - $85
- Off-Peak Day Single
- $25 - $40
- Advanced Single
- $27 - $40
- Anytime Day Single
- $45 - $85
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More Questions & Answers
Cheltenham to Reading bus services, operated by Thames Travel, arrive at Reading Town Centre, Station Road.
Cheltenham to Reading train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at Reading station.
Yes, the driving distance between Cheltenham to Reading is 70 miles. It takes approximately 1h 17m to drive from Cheltenham to Reading.
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