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

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Train  •  3h 19m

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Newton Abbot

£105 - £171

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Bus  •  7h 26m

  1. Take the bus from Cheltenham to Paignton National Express

£26 - £37

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Drive  •  2h 40m

  1. Drive from Cheltenham to Salcombe 156.8 miles

£25 - £40

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The cheapest way to get from Cheltenham to Salcombe is to drive which costs £25 - £40 and takes 2h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Cheltenham to Salcombe is to drive which costs £25 - £40 and takes 2h 40m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cheltenham to Salcombe. However, there are services departing from Cheltenham and arriving at Salcombe, Onslow Road via Paignton, Bus Station and Totnes, Coronation Road opp Town Mill. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 26m.

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The distance between Cheltenham and Salcombe is 137 miles. The road distance is 156.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Cheltenham to Salcombe without a car is to train which takes 3h 19m and costs £100 - £180.

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It takes approximately 3h 19m to get from Cheltenham to Salcombe, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Cheltenham to Salcombe is to train which takes 3h 19m and costs £100 - £180. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £26 - £40 and takes 7h 26m.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Cheltenham to Salcombe is 157 miles. It takes approximately 2h 40m to drive from Cheltenham to Salcombe.

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  • Distance: 137.1 miles
  • Duration: 3h 19m

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

CrossCountry operates a train from Cheltenham to Salcombe hourly. Tickets cost £50 - £80 and the journey takes 2h 3m. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Cheltenham to Salcombe twice daily. Tickets cost £21 - £28 and the journey takes 4h 45m.

Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Newton Abbot
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£50 - £80
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£30 - £50
Anytime Single
£50 - £80
Off-Peak Single
£45 - £70
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 Paignton
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£21 - £28
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National Express

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