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

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Train  •  9 min

  1. Take the train from Gloucester to Cheltenham Spa

$3 - $40

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Bus  •  25 min

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

$3 - $4

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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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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Gloucester, Market Parade and arriving at Benhall, GCHQ. Services depart every five minutes, 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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The distance between Gloucester and Cheltenham is 7 miles. The road distance is 9 miles.

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The best way to get from Gloucester to Cheltenham without a car is to train which takes 9 min and costs .

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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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Gloucester to Cheltenham bus services, operated by Stagecoach West, depart from Gloucester, Market Parade station.

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

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The best way to get from Gloucester to Cheltenham is to train which takes 9 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 25 min.

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Gloucester to Cheltenham bus services, operated by Stagecoach West, arrive at Benhall, GCHQ station.

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

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Map of how to get from Gloucester to Cheltenham.
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  • Distance: 7.4 miles
  • Duration: 9 min

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. Five 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
Marchants Coaches
Website
marchants-coaches.com
Bus from Kingsholm, High School for Girls to Benhall, GCHQ
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
marchants-coaches.com
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 Pittville, Apsley Lodge (school stop)
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
bennettstravelcranberryltd.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Gloucester to Cheltenham
Ave. Duration
12 min
Estimated price
$45 - $55

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Yes, the driving distance between Gloucester to Cheltenham is 9 miles. It takes approximately 12 min to drive from Gloucester to Cheltenham.

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