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There are 5 ways to get from Cheltenham to St Austell by train, bus or car

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Train  •  4h 20m

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Plymouth
  2. Take the train from Plymouth to St Austell

$98 - $170

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8h 3m

  1. Take the bus from Gloucester to Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way National Express
  2. Take the bus from Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way to Holmbush National Express

$25 - $35

3 alternative options

Train via Taunton  •  4h 46m

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Taunton
  2. Take the train from Taunton to St Austell

$111 - $196

Train via Newport (S Wales)  •  6h 55m

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Newport (S Wales)
  2. Take the train from Newport (S Wales) to St Austell

$123 - $251

Drive  •  3h 9m

  1. Drive from Cheltenham to St Austell 190.7 miles

$40 - $60

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The cheapest way to get from Cheltenham to St Austell is to bus which costs £19 - £27 and takes 8h 3m.

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The quickest way to get from Cheltenham to St Austell is to drive which costs £30 - £50 and takes 3h 9m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cheltenham to St Austell. However, there are services departing from Cheltenham, Promenade and arriving at Holmbush via Gloucester and Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 3m.

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No, there is no direct train from Cheltenham to St Austell. However, there are services departing from Cheltenham Spa and arriving at St Austell via Plymouth. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 20m.

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The distance between Cheltenham and St Austell is 160 miles. The road distance is 190.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Cheltenham to St Austell without a car is to train which takes 4h 20m and costs £75 - £140.

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It takes approximately 4h 20m to get from Cheltenham to St Austell, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Cheltenham to St Austell is to train which takes 4h 20m and costs £75 - £140. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £19 - £27 and takes 8h 3m.

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Map of how to get from Cheltenham to St Austell.
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  • Distance: 159.8 miles
  • Duration: 4h 20m

What companies run services between Cheltenham, England and St Austell, England?

You can take a train from Cheltenham to St Austell via Plymouth in around 4h 20m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cheltenham to St Austell via Gloucester, Market Parade, Gloucester, and Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way in around 8h 3m.

Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$45 - $75
Anytime Single
$75 - $120
Off-Peak Single
$75 - $110
Train from Plymouth to St Austell
Ave. Duration
53m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$21 - $35
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Taunton
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$50 - $80
Off-Peak Single
$40 - $65
Train from Taunton to St Austell
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $60
Anytime Single
$60 - $95
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $80
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Newport (S Wales)
Ave. Duration
54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$26 - $40
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Plymouth to St Austell
Ave. Duration
58m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $21
Advanced Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $40
Train from Taunton to St Austell
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $55
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $120
Train from Newport (S Wales) to St Austell
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $190
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$50 - $85
Advanced Single
$55 - $80
Anytime Day Single
$100 - $190
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
1h 2m
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
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 Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Website
National Express
Bus from Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way to Holmbush
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
National Express

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Cheltenham to St Austell bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Holmbush station.

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Cheltenham to St Austell train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at St Austell station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cheltenham to St Austell is 191 miles. It takes approximately 3h 9m to drive from Cheltenham to St Austell.

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