There are 5 ways to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Cheltenham by bus, train, car or towncar

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

Bus National Express  •  2 h 15 min

  1. National Express

$30 - $40

Cheapest option

Bus Oxford Bus Company  •  4 h 10 min

  1. OXF|the airline
  2. 853

$28 - $34

3 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 8 min

$122 - $202

Drive  •  1 h 32 min

  1. 85.7 miles

$18 - $27

Towncar  •  1 h 32 min

  1. 85.7 miles

$200 - $290

What companies run services between London Heathrow Airport (LHR), England and Cheltenham, England?

National Express operates a bus from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Cheltenham every 4 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $40 and the journey takes 2 h 15 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Cheltenham via London Paddington and Bristol Parkway in around 3 h 8 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Bristol Parkway
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Advanced Single
$35 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $110
Bus operators
Oxford Bus Company
Phone
+44 1865 785400
Email
info@oxfordbus.co.uk
Website
oxfordbus.co.uk
Bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Gloucester Green Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $20
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 (o/s Ashmolean) to Royal Well Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
swanbrook.co.uk
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Heathrow Airport to Cheltenham
Estimated price
$200 - $290

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Questions & Answers

The distance between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and Cheltenham is 122 km. The road distance is 137 km.

The cheapest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Cheltenham is to drive which costs £13 - £20 and takes 1 h 32 min.

The quickest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Cheltenham is to drive which takes 1 h 32 min and costs £13 - £20.

No, there is no direct train from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Cheltenham. However, there are services departing from Heathrow Terminals 1-3 and arriving at Cheltenham Spa via London Paddington and Bristol Parkway. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 8 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Heathrow Airport London and arriving at Cheltenham. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 15 min.

The bus from Heathrow Airport London to Cheltenham takes 2 h 15 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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