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There are 5 ways to get from Cheltenham to Watergate Bay by train, ferry, bus or plane

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Train, ferry, travel  •  7h 18m

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Penzance
  2. Take the ferry from Marazion to Saint Michaels Mount
  3. Travel from Saint Michaels Mount to Watergate Bay

Cheapest option

Train, train to London Gatwick, fly  •  5h 18m

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to London Paddington
  2. Take the train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport
  3. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Newquay (NQY) LGW - NQY

3 alternative options

Train, ferry, travel via Swindon  •  8h 55m

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Swindon
  2. Take the train from Swindon to Penzance
  3. Take the ferry from Marazion to Saint Michaels Mount
  4. Travel from Saint Michaels Mount to Watergate Bay

Bus, ferry, travel  •  11h 8m

  1. Take the bus from Cheltenham to Bristol Bus & Coach Station
  2. Take the bus from Bristol Bus & Coach Station to Penzance
  3. Take the ferry from Marazion to Saint Michaels Mount
  4. Travel from Saint Michaels Mount to Watergate Bay

Train to Birmingham, fly  •  6h 50m

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Birmingham New Street
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Newquay (NQY) BHX - NQY
Cheltenham → Watergate Bay
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The cheapest way to get from Cheltenham to Watergate Bay is to train and fly which costs £90 - £230 and takes 5h 18m.

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The fastest way to get from Cheltenham to Watergate Bay is to train and fly. Taking this option will cost £90 - £230 and takes 5h 18m.

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The distance between Cheltenham and Watergate Bay is 163 miles.

The best way to get from Cheltenham to Watergate Bay without a car is to train and ferry and travel which takes 7h 18m and costs .

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It takes approximately 7h 18m to get from Cheltenham to Watergate Bay, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from London Gatwick Airport to Newquay Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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easyJet and Eastern Airways offer flights from London Gatwick Airport to Newquay Airport.

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There are 419+ hotels available in Watergate Bay. Prices start at £75 per night.

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Map of how to get from Cheltenham to Watergate Bay.
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  • Distance: 163.3 miles
  • Duration: 7h 18m

What companies run services between Cheltenham, England and Watergate Bay, England?

There is no direct connection from Cheltenham to Watergate Bay. However, you can take the train to Penzance, take the walk to Penzance, Bus Station, take the line 2 bus to Marazion, Playground, take the walk to Marazion, take the ferry to Saint Michaels Mount, then take the travel to Watergate Bay. Alternatively, you can take the train to Swindon, take the train to Penzance, take the walk to Penzance, Bus Station, take the line 2 bus to Marazion, Playground, take the walk to Marazion, take the ferry to Saint Michaels Mount, then take the travel to Watergate Bay.

Airlines
Eastern Airways
Website
easternairways.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Newquay
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £170
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Newquay
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
£65 - £380
Flights from Birmingham to Newquay via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
£40 - £170
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Birmingham to Newquay via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£55 - £220
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Penzance
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£110 - £280
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£110 - £140
Anytime Day 1st Class
£200 - £280
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£30 - £120
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£30 - £40
Anytime Day 1st Class
£80 - £120
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Swindon
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£17 - £21
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£17 - £21
Anytime Day 1st Class
£29 - £40
Train from Swindon to Penzance
Ave. Duration
4h 34m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
£85 - £110
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£85 - £110
Anytime Day 1st Class
£140 - £200
Train from Cheltenham Spa to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£40 - £55
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£40 - £55
Anytime Day 1st Class
£75 - £100
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 Bristol Bus & Coach Station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
National Express
Bus from Bristol Bus & Coach Station to Penzance
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£9 - £12
Website
National Express
Ferry operators
St Michaels Mount Boat
Phone
+44 (0)1736 710265
Email
enquiries@stmichaelsmount.co.uk
Website
stmichaelsmount.co.uk
Ferry from Marazion to Saint Michaels Mount
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
St Michaels Mount Boat

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