There are 6 ways to get from Cheltenham to Swindon (Station) by train, bus, night train, rideshare, taxi or car

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Train  •  41 min

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Swindon

$22 - $55

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Rideshare  •  1 h 6 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Cheltenham to Swindon 31.3 miles

$6

4 alternative options

Bus  •  1 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Cheltenham, Promenade to Swindon, Bus Station 51 / ...

$6 - $11

Night train  •  1 h 4 min

  1. Take the night train from Cheltenham Spa to Swindon

$23 - $45

Taxi  •  38 min

  1. Take a taxi from Cheltenham to Swindon (Station) 30.9 miles

$150 - $190

Drive  •  38 min

  1. Drive from Cheltenham to Swindon (Station) 30.9 miles

$6 - $10

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Cheltenham, Promenade and arriving at Swindon, Bus Station station. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 45 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Cheltenham Spa and arriving at Swindon. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 41 min.

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The distance between Cheltenham and Swindon (Station) is 26 miles. The road distance is 30.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Cheltenham to Swindon (Station) without a car is to train which takes 41 min and costs .

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The train from Cheltenham Spa to Swindon takes 41 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Cheltenham to Swindon (Station) bus services, operated by Stagecoach West, depart from Cheltenham, Promenade station.

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Cheltenham to Swindon (Station) train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Cheltenham Spa station.

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The best way to get from Cheltenham to Swindon (Station) is to train which takes 41 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 1 h 50 min.

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Cheltenham to Swindon (Station) bus services, operated by Stagecoach West, arrive at Swindon, Bus Station.

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Cheltenham to Swindon (Station) train services, operated by CrossCountry, arrive at Swindon station.

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Map of how to get from Cheltenham to Swindon (Station).
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  • Distance: 26.5 miles
  • Duration: 41 min

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

CrossCountry operates a train from Cheltenham to Swindon (Station) every 4 hours. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 41 min. Great Western Railway also services this route hourly. Alternatively, Stagecoach West operates a bus from Cheltenham to Swindon (Station) hourly. Tickets cost $6 - $8 and the journey takes 1 h 45 min. National Express also services this route once daily.

Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Swindon
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$22 - $35
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Swindon
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$14 - $22
Advanced Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $45
Bus operators
Stagecoach West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Cheltenham, Promenade to Swindon, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
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 Swindon
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Cheltenham to Swindon
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Cheltenham to Swindon (Station)
Ave. Duration
38 min
Estimated price
$150 - $190

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Yes, the driving distance between Cheltenham to Swindon (Station) is 31 miles. It takes approximately 38 min to drive from Cheltenham to Swindon (Station).

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Cheltenham and Swindon (Station). A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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