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There are 4 ways to get from Cheltenham to Skewen by train, bus or car

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Train

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

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Gloucester to Swansea Bus Station

Train via Cardiff

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Cardiff Central
  2. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Skewen

Drive

  1. Drive from Cheltenham to Skewen

Cheltenham to Skewen by train and bus

102 Weekly Services
3h 12m Average Duration
£42 Cheapest Price
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Cheltenham → Skewen
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The cheapest way to get from Cheltenham to Skewen is to bus which costs £8 - £13 and takes 5h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Cheltenham to Skewen is to drive which costs £16 - £24 and takes 1h 42m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cheltenham to Skewen. However, there are services departing from Cheltenham, Promenade and arriving at Skewen, Cresci's via Gloucester and Swansea, Bus Station E. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 45m.

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No, there is no direct train from Cheltenham to Skewen. However, there are services departing from Cheltenham Spa and arriving at Skewen via Cardiff Central. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 14m.

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It is 78 miles from Cheltenham to Skewen. It is approximately 102.2 miles to drive.

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The best way to get from Cheltenham to Skewen without a car is to train which takes 3h 12m and costs £40 - £150.

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It takes approximately 3h 12m to get from Cheltenham to Skewen, including transfers.

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

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Cheltenham to Skewen train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Cheltenham Spa station.

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The best way to get from Cheltenham to Skewen is to train which takes 3h 12m and costs £40 - £150. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £8 - £13 and takes 5h 45m.

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Map of how to get from Cheltenham to Skewen.
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  • Distance: 77.8 miles
  • Duration: 3h 12m

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

You can take a train from Cheltenham to Skewen via Bristol Parkway, Neath, and Neath, Bus Station 3 in around 3h 12m. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Gloucester to Swansea Bus Station twice daily. Tickets cost £6 - £9 and the journey takes 3h 10m.

Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Bristol Parkway
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£29 - £110
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£29 - £35
Anytime Day 1st Class
£75 - £110
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£35 - £130
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£35 - £50
Anytime Day 1st Class
£90 - £130
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Bristol Parkway
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£15 - £19
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£15 - £19
Anytime Day 1st Class
£26 - £35
Train from Bristol Parkway to Neath
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£26 - £35
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£26 - £35
Anytime Day 1st Class
£45 - £65
Transport for Wales
Website
tfw.gov.wales
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£30 - £50
Website
tfw.wales
Train from Cardiff Central to Skewen
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£24 - £35
Website
tfw.wales
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 Gloucester to Swansea Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£6 - £9
Website
National Express

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Cheltenham to Skewen bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Swansea Bus Station.

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Cheltenham to Skewen train services, operated by Transport for Wales, arrive at Skewen station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cheltenham to Skewen is 102 miles. It takes approximately 1h 42m to drive from Cheltenham to Skewen.

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