There are 4 ways to get from Gloucester to Ludlow by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  2h 30m

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

£35 - £77

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Bus  •  2h 37m

  1. Take the bus from Gloucester, Transport Hub to Hereford, Railway Station 33

£12 - £17

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  1h 11m

  1. Take a taxi from Gloucester to Ludlow 47.9 miles

£100 - £120

Drive  •  1h 11m

  1. Drive from Gloucester to Ludlow 47.9 miles

£7 - £12

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The cheapest way to get from Gloucester to Ludlow is to drive which costs £7 - £12 and takes 1h 11m.

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The quickest way to get from Gloucester to Ludlow is to taxi which costs £100 - £120 and takes 1h 11m.

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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 2h 30m.

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The distance between Gloucester and Ludlow is 40 miles. The road distance is 47.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Gloucester to Ludlow without a car is to train which takes 2h 30m and costs £35 - £80.

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It takes approximately 2h 30m to get from Gloucester to Ludlow, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Gloucester to Ludlow is to train which takes 2h 30m and costs £35 - £80. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £11 - £18 and takes 2h 37m.

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Gloucester to Ludlow train services, operated by Transport for Wales, arrive at Ludlow station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Gloucester to Ludlow is 48 miles. It takes approximately 1h 11m to drive from Gloucester to Ludlow.

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  • Distance: 40.4 miles
  • Duration: 2h 30m

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 2h 30m. Alternatively, Stagecoach West operates a bus from Gloucester to Ludlow every 2 hours. Tickets cost £4 - £6 and the journey takes 1h 45m.

Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Gloucester to Newport (S Wales)
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£28 - £45
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£19 - £30
Anytime Single
£28 - £45
Off-Peak Single
£18 - £27
Transport for Wales
Website
tfw.gov.wales
Train from Gloucester to Newport (S Wales)
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£14 - £21
Website
tfw.gov.wales
Advanced Single
£7 - £10
Anytime Day Single
£14 - £21
First Anytime Day Single
£22 - £35
Train from Newport (S Wales) to Ludlow
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£21 - £35
Website
tfw.gov.wales
Advanced Single
£10 - £14
Anytime Day Single
£21 - £35
First Anytime Day Single
£30 - £50
Bus operators
Stagecoach West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Gloucester, Transport Hub to Hereford, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Website
Stagecoach West
Other operators
Taxi from Gloucester to Ludlow
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Estimated price
£100 - £120
Gloucester Taxis
Phone
+44 1452 500 880
Website
gloucestertaxis.com
Associated Taxis
Phone
+44 1452 311 700
Website
associated-taxisgloucester.co.uk
Andy Cars
Phone
+44 1452 523 000
Website
andycarsgloucester.co.uk
A2B Taxis Gloucester
Phone
+44 1452 222 222
A Star Taxis
Phone
+44 1452 555 222
Website
gloucesterastartaxi.com

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