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There are 5 ways to get from Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station to Cheltenham by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3h

  1. Take the train from London Paddington to Bristol Parkway
  2. Take the train from Bristol Parkway to Cheltenham Spa

$110 - $206

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Bus National Express  •  3h 18m

  1. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Cheltenham National Express

$33 - $44

3 alternative options

Bus Oxford Bus Company  •  4h

  1. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 to Gloucester Green Bus Station OXF - the airline
  2. Take the bus from Oxford City Centre, St Giles to Royal Well Bus Station 853

Train via Didcot Parkway  •  4h 16m

  1. Take the train from Slough to Didcot Parkway
  2. Take the train from Didcot Parkway to Cheltenham Spa

$56 - $113

Drive  •  1h 31m

  1. Drive from Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station to Cheltenham 84.7 miles

$18 - $27

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The cheapest way to get from Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station to Cheltenham is to drive which costs £14 - £21 and takes 1h 31m.

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The quickest way to get from Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station to Cheltenham is to drive which costs £14 - £21 and takes 1h 31m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station to Cheltenham station. However, there are services departing from Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 and arriving at Royal Well Bus Station via Oxford City Centre, St Giles. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h.

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No, there is no direct train from Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station to Cheltenham. However, there are services departing from Heathrow Terminal 5 and arriving at Cheltenham Spa via London Paddington and Bristol Parkway. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h.

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The distance between Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station and Cheltenham is 75 miles. The road distance is 84.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station to Cheltenham without a car is to train which takes 3h and costs £80 - £160.

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It takes approximately 3h to get from Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station to Cheltenham, including transfers.

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Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station to Cheltenham bus services, operated by Oxford Bus Company, depart from Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 station.

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Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station to Cheltenham train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from London Paddington station.

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The best way to get from Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station to Cheltenham is to train which takes 3h and costs £80 - £160. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £25 - £35 and takes 3h 18m.

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Map of how to get from Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station to Cheltenham.
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  • Distance: 74.7 miles
  • Duration: 3h

What companies run services between Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station, England and Cheltenham, England?

You can take a train from Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station to Cheltenham via London Paddington and Bristol Parkway in around 3h. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station to Cheltenham every 4 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $40 and the journey takes 2h 15m.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Bristol Parkway
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $110
Train from Bristol Parkway to Cheltenham Spa
Ave. Duration
51m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $21
Advanced Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $40
Train from Slough to Didcot Parkway
Ave. Duration
51m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$12 - $19
Advanced Single
$13 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $35
Train from Didcot Parkway to Cheltenham Spa
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$21 - $35
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $65
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Cheltenham
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
National Express
Oxford Bus Company
Phone
+44 1865 785400
Email
info@oxfordbus.co.uk
Website
oxfordbus.co.uk
Bus from Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 to Gloucester Green Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
oxfordbus.co.uk
Swanbrook Coaches
Phone
1452 712386
Email
enquiries@swanbrook.co.uk
Website
swanbrook.co.uk
Bus from Oxford City Centre, St Giles to Royal Well Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
swanbrook.co.uk

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Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station to Cheltenham bus services, operated by Swanbrook Coaches, arrive at Royal Well Bus Station.

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Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station to Cheltenham train services, operated by CrossCountry, arrive at Cheltenham Spa station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station to Cheltenham is 85 miles. It takes approximately 1h 31m to drive from Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station to Cheltenham.

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