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

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

Recommended option

Train Great Western Railway  •  2 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Gloucester to Hereford

$44 - $77

Cheapest option

Line 33 bus  •  2 h 51 min

  1. Take the line 33 bus from Gloucester, Estate Agents to Ross-on-Wye, Cantilupe Road (Opp Stagecoach Ofice) 32 / ...
  2. Take the line 33 bus from Ross-on-Wye, Cantilupe Road (Opp Stagecoach Ofice) to Hereford, Railway Station (Railway Station entrance) 33

$20 - $27

3 alternative options

Train via Newport (S Wales)  •  2 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Gloucester to Newport (S Wales)
  2. Take the train from Newport (S Wales) to Ludlow

$69 - $104

Taxi  •  1 h 11 min

  1. Take a taxi from Gloucester to Ludlow 48 miles

$250 - $310

Drive  •  1 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Gloucester to Ludlow 48 miles

$10 - $15

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

Great Western Railway operates a train from Gloucester to Ludlow once a week. Tickets cost $30 - $60 and the journey takes 1 h 33 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Gloucester to Ludlow via Ross-on-Wye, Cantilupe Road (Opp Stagecoach Ofice), Hereford, Railway Station (Railway Station entrance), and Hereford in around 2 h 51 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Gloucester to Hereford
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$19 - $30
Advanced Single
$21 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $60
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Newport (S Wales) to Ludlow
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$29 - $45
First Anytime Day Single
$45 - $70
Bus operators
Stagecoach West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Gloucester, Estate Agents to Ross-on-Wye, Cantilupe Road (Opp Stagecoach Ofice)
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Ross-on-Wye, Cantilupe Road (Opp Stagecoach Ofice) to Hereford, Railway Station (Railway Station entrance)
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Gloucester to Ludlow
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Estimated price
$250 - $310

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Gloucester to Ludlow?

The distance between Gloucester and Ludlow is 65 km. The road distance is 77 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Gloucester to Ludlow?

The cheapest way to get from Gloucester to Ludlow is to drive which costs £7 - £11 and takes 1 h 11 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Gloucester to Ludlow?

The quickest way to get from Gloucester to Ludlow is to taxi which takes 1 h 11 min and costs £180 - £220.

Is there a direct train between Gloucester and Ludlow?

No, there is no direct train from Gloucester to Ludlow. However, there are services departing from Gloucester and arriving at Ludlow via Hereford. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 25 min.

How long does it take to get from Gloucester to Ludlow?

It takes approximately 2 h 25 min to get from Gloucester to Ludlow, including transfers.