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There are 5 ways to get from Gloucester to Banbury by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  2 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Gloucester to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Banbury

$74 - $118

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Bus Swanbrook Coaches  •  4 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Gloucester, Market Parade to Oxford City Centre, Magdalen Street East 853
  2. Take the bus from Oxford City Centre, Magdalen Street to Banbury Town Centre, High Street S4 / ...

$9 - $12

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Bus National Express  •  3 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Gloucester to Stratford-upon-Avon National Express
  2. Take the bus from Stratford-upon-Avon, British Home Stores to Banbury Town Centre, Horse Fair 3A / ...

Taxi  •  1 h 5 min

  1. Take a taxi from Gloucester to Banbury 48.8 miles

$240 - $290

Drive  •  1 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Gloucester to Banbury 48.8 miles

$10 - $16

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The cheapest way to get from Gloucester to Banbury is to bus which costs £7 - £10 and takes 4 h 3 min.

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The quickest way to get from Gloucester to Banbury is to taxi which costs £180 - £220 and takes 1 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Gloucester to Banbury. However, there are services departing from Gloucester and arriving at Banbury Town Centre, Horse Fair via Stratford-upon-Avon, British Home Stores. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 54 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Gloucester to Banbury. However, there are services departing from Gloucester and arriving at Banbury via Birmingham New Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 15 min.

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The distance between Gloucester and Banbury is 41 miles. The road distance is 48.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Gloucester to Banbury without a car is to train which takes 2 h 15 min and costs £55 - £95.

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It takes approximately 2 h 15 min to get from Gloucester to Banbury, including transfers.

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Gloucester to Banbury bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Gloucester station.

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Gloucester to Banbury train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Gloucester station.

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The best way to get from Gloucester to Banbury is to train which takes 2 h 15 min and costs £55 - £95. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 3 h 54 min.

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Map of how to get from Gloucester to Banbury.
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  • Distance: 40.9 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 15 min

What companies run services between Gloucester, England and Banbury, England?

You can take a train from Gloucester to Banbury via Birmingham New Street in around 2 h 15 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Gloucester to Banbury via Stratford-upon-Avon and Stratford-upon-Avon, British Home Stores in around 3 h 54 min.

Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Gloucester to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$26 - $40
Train from Birmingham New Street to Banbury
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$25 - $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 Gloucester to Stratford-upon-Avon
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
National Express
Johnson's Excelbus
Phone
01564 797 070
Email
businfo@johnsonscoaches.co.uk
Website
johnsonscoaches.co.uk
Bus from Stratford-upon-Avon, British Home Stores to Banbury Town Centre, Horse Fair
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
johnsonscoaches.co.uk
Swanbrook Coaches
Phone
1452 712386
Email
enquiries@swanbrook.co.uk
Website
swanbrook.co.uk
Bus from Gloucester, Market Parade to Oxford City Centre, Magdalen Street East
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
swanbrook.co.uk
Stagecoach Oxfordshire
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Oxford City Centre, Magdalen Street to Banbury Town Centre, High Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Website
Stagecoach Oxfordshire
Other operators
Taxi from Gloucester to Banbury
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Estimated price
$240 - $290

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Gloucester to Banbury bus services, operated by Johnson's Excelbus, arrive at Banbury Town Centre, Horse Fair station.

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Gloucester to Banbury train services, operated by CrossCountry, arrive at Banbury station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Gloucester to Banbury is 49 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 5 min to drive from Gloucester to Banbury.

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