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

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Train  •  3h 55m

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Plymouth

$83 - $124

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Bus  •  6h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Cheltenham to Exeter National Express

$19 - $27

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  4h 27m

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Exeter St Davids
  2. Take the bus from Exeter, St Davids Station to Tavistock, Bedford Square 123

Drive  •  2h 35m

  1. Drive from Cheltenham to Tavistock 155.1 miles

$30 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from Cheltenham to Tavistock is to bus which costs £14 - £21 and takes 6h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Cheltenham to Tavistock is to drive which costs £25 - £40 and takes 2h 35m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cheltenham to Tavistock station. However, there are services departing from Cheltenham and arriving at Tavistock, Bus Station via Exeter City Centre, Bus Station and Okehampton, Fore Street Arcade. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 30m.

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The distance between Cheltenham and Tavistock is 130 miles. The road distance is 155.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Cheltenham to Tavistock without a car is to train which takes 3h 55m and costs £60 - £100.

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It takes approximately 3h 55m to get from Cheltenham to Tavistock, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Cheltenham to Tavistock is to train which takes 3h 55m and costs £60 - £100. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £14 - £21 and takes 6h 30m.

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Cheltenham to Tavistock bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Exeter station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cheltenham to Tavistock is 155 miles. It takes approximately 2h 35m to drive from Cheltenham to Tavistock.

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Map of how to get from Cheltenham to Tavistock.
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  • Distance: 129.9 miles
  • Duration: 3h 55m

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

CrossCountry operates a train from Cheltenham to Tavistock hourly. Tickets cost $75 - $120 and the journey takes 2h 46m. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Cheltenham to Tavistock twice daily. Tickets cost $13 - $18 and the journey takes 3h 40m.

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 Cheltenham Spa to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $60
Anytime Single
$60 - $95
Off-Peak Single
$50 - $80
Bus operators
Tavistock Country Bus
Phone
07580 260683
Website
tavistockcountrybus.co.uk
Bus from Exeter, St Davids Station to Tavistock, Bedford Square
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
tavistockcountrybus.co.uk
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 Exeter
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
National Express

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