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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  9 min

  1. Take the train from Gloucester to Cheltenham Spa

$3 - $40

Cheapest option

Bus  •  25 min

  1. Take the bus from Gloucester, Market Parade to Benhall, GCHQ 94 / ...

$3 - $16

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  12 min

  1. Take a taxi from Gloucester to Cheltenham 9 miles

$45 - $55

Drive  •  12 min

  1. Drive from Gloucester to Cheltenham 9 miles

$1 - $3

Walk  •  2 h 54 min

  1. Walk from Gloucester to Cheltenham 9.1 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Gloucester to Cheltenham is to drive which costs £1 - £3 and takes 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from Gloucester to Cheltenham is to train which costs £2 - £29 and takes 9 min.

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The distance between Gloucester and Cheltenham is 7 miles. The road distance is 9 miles.

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The train from Gloucester to Cheltenham Spa takes 9 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Gloucester, Market Parade and arriving at Benhall, GCHQ. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 25 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Gloucester and arriving at Cheltenham Spa. Services depart every 30 minutes. The journey takes approximately 9 min.

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

CrossCountry operates a train from Gloucester to Cheltenham hourly. Tickets cost $25 - $40 and the journey takes 9 min. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Stagecoach West operates a bus from Gloucester to Cheltenham every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $3 - $4 and the journey takes 25 min. Six other operators also service this route.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Gloucester to Cheltenham Spa
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $7
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$5 - $8
Advanced Single
$6 - $9
Anytime Day Single
$3 - $7
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Gloucester to Cheltenham Spa
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$2 - $4
Anytime Day Single
$3 - $6
First Anytime Day Single
$4 - $7
Bus operators
Stagecoach West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Gloucester, Market Parade to Benhall, GCHQ
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Pulhams Coaches
Swanbrook Coaches
Phone
1452 712386
Email
enquiries@swanbrook.co.uk
Website
swanbrook.co.uk
Bus from Gloucester, Market Parade to Benhall, GCHQ
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
swanbrook.co.uk
Robert Eugene Dix
Bus from Linden, Ribston Hall School Stop to Cheltenham, Imperial Square
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
bustimes.org.uk
Bennetts
Website
bennettstravelcranberryltd.co.uk
Bus from Kingsholm, High School for Girls to Charlton Park, Old Bath Road school stop
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
bennettstravelcranberryltd.co.uk
Megabus UK
Other operators
Taxi from Gloucester to Cheltenham
Ave. Duration
12 min
Estimated price
$45 - $55

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