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

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Train  •  5h 3m

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Barnham

£74 - £136

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Bus  •  5h 19m

  1. Take the bus from Cheltenham to Heathrow Airport London T2,3 National Express
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Gatwick Airport London South National Express / ...

£18 - £34

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Bus via Oxford  •  5h 59m

  1. Take the bus from Royal Well Bus Station to Oxford City Centre, Magdalen Street East 853
  2. Take the bus from Gloucester Green Bus Station to Gatwick Airport, South Terminal Coach Station LGW - the airline

£41 - £53

Drive  •  2h 20m

  1. Drive from Cheltenham to West Sussex 123.6 miles

£20 - £30

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The cheapest way to get from Cheltenham to West Sussex is to drive which costs £20 - £30 and takes 2h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Cheltenham to West Sussex is to drive which costs £20 - £30 and takes 2h 20m.

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No, there is no direct train from Cheltenham to West Sussex. However, there are services departing from Cheltenham Spa and arriving at Billingshurst via Barnham. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 3m.

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The distance between Cheltenham and West Sussex is 95 miles. The road distance is 123.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Cheltenham to West Sussex without a car is to train which takes 5h 3m and costs £70 - £140.

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It takes approximately 5h 3m to get from Cheltenham to West Sussex, including transfers.

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Cheltenham to West Sussex train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from Cheltenham Spa station.

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The best way to get from Cheltenham to West Sussex is to train which takes 5h 3m and costs £70 - £140. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £17 - £35 and takes 5h 19m.

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Cheltenham to West Sussex train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at Barnham station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cheltenham to West Sussex is 124 miles. It takes approximately 2h 20m to drive from Cheltenham to West Sussex.

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  • Distance: 95.4 miles
  • Duration: 5h 3m

What companies run services between Cheltenham, England and West Sussex, England?

Great Western Railway operates a train from Cheltenham to West Sussex once daily. Tickets cost £65 - £120 and the journey takes 4h 14m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cheltenham to West Sussex via Heathrow Airport London T2,3, Gatwick Airport London South, Gatwick Airport, Gatwick South Terminal, Horsham, station, and Horsham in around 5h 19m.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Barnham
Ave. Duration
4h 14m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£65 - £120
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
£35 - £55
Advanced Single
£35 - £55
Anytime Day Single
£65 - £120
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 Heathrow Airport London T2,3
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£6 - £9
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National Express
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Gatwick Airport London South
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£5 - £7
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National Express
Oxford Bus Company
Phone
+44 1865 785400
Email
info@oxfordbus.co.uk
Website
oxfordbus.co.uk
Bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Gatwick Airport, South Terminal Coach Station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£9 - £14
Website
Oxford Bus Company
Bus from Gloucester Green Bus Station to Gatwick Airport, South Terminal Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£28
Website
Oxford Bus Company
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
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£6 - £10
Website
Swanbrook Coaches

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