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There are 3 ways to get from Cheltenham to Woolacombe, Sands by train, bus or car

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Train  •  5 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St Davids
  3. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Barnstaple

$140 - $240

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Cheltenham to Barnstaple National Express

$14 - $19

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Cheltenham to Woolacombe, Sands 145.6 miles

$30 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Cheltenham to Woolacombe, Sands is to bus which costs £11 - £15 and takes 6 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cheltenham to Woolacombe, Sands is to drive which costs £24 - £35 and takes 2 h 37 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cheltenham to Woolacombe, Sands. However, there are services departing from Cheltenham and arriving at Woolacombe, Sands via Barnstaple, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 15 min.

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The distance between Cheltenham and Woolacombe, Sands is 105 miles. The road distance is 145.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Cheltenham to Woolacombe, Sands without a car is to train which takes 5 h 2 min and costs £100 - £190.

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It takes approximately 5 h 2 min to get from Cheltenham to Woolacombe, Sands, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Cheltenham to Woolacombe, Sands is to train which takes 5 h 2 min and costs £100 - £190. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £11 - £15 and takes 6 h 15 min.

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Cheltenham to Woolacombe, Sands bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Barnstaple station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cheltenham to Woolacombe, Sands is 146 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 37 min to drive from Cheltenham to Woolacombe, Sands.

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  • Distance: 104.9 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 2 min

What companies run services between Cheltenham, England and Woolacombe, Sands, England?

You can take a train from Cheltenham to Woolacombe, Sands via Bristol Temple Meads, Exeter St Davids, and Barnstaple in around 5 h 2 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Cheltenham to Woolacombe, Sands once daily. Tickets cost $14 - $19 and the journey takes 4 h 30 min.

Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$23 - $35
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $70
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $55
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$15 - $23
Advanced Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $45
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $35
Advanced Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
Train from Exeter St Davids to Barnstaple
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $21
Advanced Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $40
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 Barnstaple
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Website
nationalexpress.com

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