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

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Train, bus  •  2 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Northampton
  3. Take the bus from Northampton Bus Interchange (North Gate Bus Station) to Wellingborough, Church Street Interchange X4 / ...

$65 - $114

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Bus  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Cheltenham to Rugby National Express
  2. Take the bus from Rugby, Clifton Road to Northampton Bus Interchange (Drapery Arrivals) 96

$26 - $30

3 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Leicester
  3. Take the train from Leicester to Wellingborough

$88 - $134

Bus via Oxford City Centre, Magdalen Street East (Stop C6)  •  4 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Royal Well Bus Station to Oxford City Centre, Magdalen Street East (Stop C6) 853
  2. Take the bus from Oxford Bus Station, Gloucester Green to Northampton National Express

$27 - $31

Drive  •  1 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Cheltenham to Wellingborough 90.6 miles

$19 - $29

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Cheltenham station to Wellingborough. However, there are services departing from Royal Well Bus Station and arriving at Wellingborough, Church Street Interchange via Oxford Bus Station, Gloucester Green and Northampton Bus Interchange (North Gate Bus Station). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 23 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Cheltenham to Wellingborough. However, there are services departing from Cheltenham Spa and arriving at Wellingborough via Birmingham New Street and Leicester. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 4 min.

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The distance between Cheltenham and Wellingborough is 65 miles. The road distance is 90.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Cheltenham to Wellingborough without a car is to train and bus which takes 2 h 49 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 49 min to get from Cheltenham to Wellingborough, including transfers.

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Cheltenham to Wellingborough bus services, operated by Swanbrook Coaches, arrive at Royal Well Bus Station.

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

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The best way to get from Cheltenham to Wellingborough is to train which takes 3 h 4 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4 h 23 min.

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Cheltenham to Wellingborough bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Northampton station.

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Cheltenham to Wellingborough train services, operated by East Midlands Trains, arrive at Wellingborough station.

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Map of how to get from Cheltenham to Wellingborough.
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  • Distance: 65.4 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 49 min

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

You can take a train from Cheltenham to Wellingborough via Birmingham New Street and Leicester in around 3 h 4 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cheltenham to Wellingborough via Oxford City Centre, Magdalen Street East (Stop C6), Oxford Bus Station, Gloucester Green, Northampton, and Northampton Bus Interchange (North Gate Bus Station) in around 4 h 23 min.

Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$23 - $35
Train from Birmingham New Street to Leicester
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$21 - $35
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Northampton
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$21 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Leicester to Wellingborough
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$7 - $12
Off-Peak Single
$15 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $24
Anytime Single
$22 - $35
Bus operators
Stagecoach Northamptonshire
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Northampton Bus Interchange (North Gate Bus Station) to Wellingborough, Church Street Interchange
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Swanbrook Coaches
Phone
1452 712386
Email
enquiries@swanbrook.co.uk
Website
swanbrook.co.uk
Bus from Royal Well Bus Station to Oxford City Centre, Magdalen Street East (Stop C6)
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
swanbrook.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 Oxford Bus Station, Gloucester Green to Northampton
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Cheltenham to Rugby
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stagecoach Warwickshire
Phone
01604 67 60 60
Email
midlands.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Rugby, Clifton Road to Northampton Bus Interchange (Drapery Arrivals)
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Cheltenham to Wellingborough is 91 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 38 min to drive from Cheltenham to Wellingborough.

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