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

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Train  •  2 h 27 min

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

$62 - $94

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

$18 - $25

3 alternative options

Bus, line 492 bus, line 490 bus  •  3 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Gloucester to Hereford
  2. Take the line 492 bus from Country Bus Station to Leominster, Bus Station (N/K) 492 / ...
  3. Take the line 490 bus from Leominster, Bus Station (N/K) to Ludlow, Tourist Information Ctre (Tourist Information Centre) 490

$19 - $22

Taxi  •  1 h 11 min

  1. Take a taxi from Gloucester to Ludlow 48 miles

$230 - $280

Drive  •  1 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Gloucester to Ludlow 48 miles

$10 - $15

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The cheapest way to get from Gloucester to Ludlow is to drive which costs £8 - £12 and takes 1 h 11 min.

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

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The distance between Gloucester and Ludlow is 40 miles. The road distance is 48 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 27 min to get from Gloucester to Ludlow, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Gloucester to Ludlow. However, there are services departing from Gloucester and arriving at Ludlow, Tourist Information Ctre (Tourist Information Centre) via Country Bus Station and Leominster, Bus Station (N/K). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 19 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Gloucester to Ludlow. However, there are services departing from Gloucester and arriving at Ludlow via Newport (S Wales). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 27 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Gloucester to Ludlow.
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  • Distance: 40.4 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 27 min

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

You can take a train from Gloucester to Ludlow via Newport (S Wales) in around 2 h 27 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
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 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$13 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$26 - $40
First Anytime Day Single
$40 - $65
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 - $5
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
Lugg Valley Primrose
Phone
+44 1568 616747
Website
bustimes.org.uk
Bus from Country Bus Station to Leominster, Bus Station (N/K)
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
Lugg Valley Primrose
Bus from Leominster, Bus Station (N/K) to Ludlow, Tourist Information Ctre (Tourist Information Centre)
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
Lugg Valley Primrose
Other operators
Taxi from Gloucester to Ludlow
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Estimated price
$230 - $280

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