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There are 4 ways to get from Cheltenham to Reading (Station) by train, bus or car

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Train  •  1h 36m

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Reading

$45 - $85

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Train via Bristol Parkway  •  1h 48m

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Bristol Parkway
  2. Take the train from Bristol Parkway to Reading

$61 - $127

Bus  •  3h 18m

  1. Take the bus from Royal Well Bus Station to Oxford City Centre, Magdalen Street East 853
  2. Take the bus from Oxford City Centre, St Aldates to Reading Town Centre, Station Road X40 - river rapids / ...

Drive  •  1h 17m

  1. Drive from Cheltenham to Reading (Station) 70.1 miles

$15 - $22

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The cheapest way to get from Cheltenham to Reading (Station) is to drive which costs £11 - £17 and takes 1h 17m.

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The quickest way to get from Cheltenham to Reading (Station) is to drive which costs £11 - £17 and takes 1h 17m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cheltenham station to Reading (Station) 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.

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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.

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The distance between Cheltenham and Reading (Station) is 57 miles. The road distance is 70.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Cheltenham to Reading (Station) without a car is to train which takes 1h 36m and costs £35 - £65.

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The train from Cheltenham Spa to Reading takes 1h 36m including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Cheltenham to Reading (Station) bus services, operated by Swanbrook Coaches, arrive at Royal Well Bus Station.

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Cheltenham to Reading (Station) train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from Cheltenham Spa station.

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The best way to get from Cheltenham to Reading (Station) is to train which takes 1h 36m and costs £35 - £65. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 3h 18m.

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Map of how to get from Cheltenham to Reading (Station).
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  • Distance: 56.7 miles
  • Duration: 1h 36m

What companies run services between Cheltenham, England and Reading (Station), Reading, England?

Great Western Railway operates a train from Cheltenham to Reading (Station) every 4 hours. Tickets cost $45 - $85 and the journey takes 1h 36m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cheltenham to Reading (Station) via Oxford City Centre, Magdalen Street East and Oxford City Centre, St Aldates in around 3h 18m.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Reading
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $85
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$25 - $40
Advanced Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $85
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Bristol Parkway
Ave. Duration
47m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $21
Advanced Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $40
Train from Bristol Parkway to Reading
Ave. Duration
54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $35
Advanced Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
Bus operators
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
Thames Travel
Website
thames-travel.co.uk
Bus from Oxford City Centre, St Aldates to Reading Town Centre, Station Road
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Website
thames-travel.co.uk

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Cheltenham to Reading (Station) bus services, operated by Thames Travel, arrive at Reading Town Centre, Station Road.

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Cheltenham to Reading (Station) train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at Reading station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cheltenham to Reading (Station) is 70 miles. It takes approximately 1h 17m to drive from Cheltenham to Reading (Station).

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