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There are 10 ways to get from Dublin to Cheltenham by car ferry, train, bus and ferry, car or plane

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Car ferry, train via Chester  •  9 h

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  2. Take the train from Holyhead to Chester
  3. Take the train from Crewe to Birmingham New Street
  4. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Cheltenham Spa

$131 - $256

Cheapest option

Bus and ferry, train  •  9 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to Birmingham 871
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Cheltenham Spa

$56 - $86

8 alternative options

Car ferry, train  •  10 h 7 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  2. Take the train from Holyhead to Shrewsbury
  3. Take the train from Shrewsbury to Birmingham New Street
  4. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Cheltenham Spa

$139 - $227

Car ferry, drive  •  6 h 56 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  2. Drive from Holyhead to Cheltenham

$83 - $107

Fly to Bristol, train  •  4 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Bristol (BRS) DUB - BRS
  2. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Cheltenham Spa

$62 - $220

Fly to Birmingham, train  •  4 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Birmingham (BHX) DUB - BHX
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Cheltenham Spa

$61 - $253

Fly to Cardiff, train  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Cardiff (CWL) DUB - CWL
  2. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Cheltenham Spa

$70 - $258

Fly to East Midlands, train  •  5 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to East Midlands (EMA) DUB - EMA
  2. Take the train from Derby to Cheltenham Spa

$76 - $332

Fly to Liverpool, train  •  6 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Liverpool (LPL) DUB - LPL
  2. Take the train from Liverpool South Parkway to Birmingham New Street
  3. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Cheltenham Spa

$89 - $332

Fly to London Heathrow, train  •  6 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to London Heathrow (LHR) DUB - LHR
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to Bristol Parkway
  3. Take the train from Bristol Parkway to Cheltenham Spa

$156 - $428

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Dublin to Cheltenham is to bus and ferry and train which costs 45€ - 75€ and takes 9 h 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dublin to Cheltenham is to fly and train which costs 50€ - 220€ and takes 4 h 44 min.

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The distance between Dublin and Cheltenham is 323 km.

The best way to get from Dublin to Cheltenham without a car is to car ferry and train which takes 9 h and costs 110€ - 230€.

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It takes approximately 9 h to get from Dublin to Cheltenham, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Dublin Airport to Bristol Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Ryanair and Aer Lingus offer flights from Dublin Airport to Bristol Airport.

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There are 658+ hotels available in Cheltenham. Prices start at $78 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Dublin to Dublin Airport is to bus which takes 14 min and costs 4€ - 11€.

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Map of how to get from Dublin to Cheltenham.
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  • Distance: 202.1 miles
  • Duration: 9 h

What companies run services between Dublin, Ireland and Cheltenham, England?

There is no direct connection from Dublin to Cheltenham. However, you can take the car ferry to Holyhead, take the walk to Holyhead, take the train to Chester, take the train to Crewe, take the train to Birmingham New Street, then take the train to Cheltenham Spa. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Dublin to Cheltenham via Birmingham and Birmingham New Street in around 9 h 59 min.

Airlines
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Dublin to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Flights from Dublin to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $290
Flights from Dublin to Cardiff
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Flights from Dublin to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $340
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Dublin to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Flights from Dublin to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $290
Flights from Dublin to Cardiff
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$850 - $2,700
Flights from Dublin to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $340
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Dublin to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $240
Flights from Dublin to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $230
Flights from Dublin to Cardiff
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Dublin to East Midlands
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $260
Flights from Dublin to Liverpool
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $250
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Dublin to Cardiff
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Holyhead to Chester
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $55
First Anytime Day Single
$50 - $80
Train from Holyhead to Shrewsbury
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $80
First Anytime Day Single
$80 - $120
Train from Shrewsbury to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $27
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $27
First Anytime Day Single
$27 - $40
Train from Cardiff Central to Cheltenham Spa
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$25 - $40
First Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Holyhead to Chester
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $80
Train from Crewe to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $55
Train from Shrewsbury to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$18 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $45
West Midlands
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonmidland.com
Train from Crewe to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$12 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $29
Train from Shrewsbury to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $24
Train from Liverpool South Parkway to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$19 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Cheltenham Spa
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$23 - $35
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Cheltenham Spa
Ave. Duration
39 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 Cardiff Central to Cheltenham Spa
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $65
Off-Peak Single
$30 - $45
Train from Derby to Cheltenham Spa
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$50 - $75
Off-Peak Single
$40 - $60
Train from Bristol Parkway to Cheltenham Spa
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$21 - $35
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Cheltenham Spa
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 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 London Paddington to Bristol Parkway
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $110
Train from Bristol Parkway to Cheltenham Spa
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $21
Advanced Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $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 and ferry from Dublin to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $26
Website
National Express
Ferry operators
Irish Ferries
Phone
+353 818 300 400
Email
info@irishferries.com
Website
irishferries.com
Car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$38 - $42
Schedules at
irishferries.com
Car
$140 - $170
On Foot
$38 - $42
car
$115
Passenger
$41
Stena Line
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $160
Schedules at
stenaline.co.uk
Passenger
$46
Small Car
$155

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