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

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Bus National Express  •  2 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 to Cheltenham National Express

$30 - $40

Cheapest option

Bus Oxford Bus Company  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Gloucester Green Bus Station OXF|the airline
  2. Take the bus from Oxford City Centre, St Giles (o/s Ashmolean) to Royal Well Bus Station 853

$27 - $33

3 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 56 min

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

$122 - $202

Drive  •  1 h 32 min

  1. Drive from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Cheltenham 85.7 miles

$18 - $27

Towncar  •  1 h 32 min

  1. Take a town car from London Heathrow Airport to Cheltenham 85.7 miles

$200 - $280

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Cheltenham is to drive which costs £14 - £21 and takes 1 h 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Cheltenham is to drive which costs £14 - £21 and takes 1 h 32 min.

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The distance between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and Cheltenham is 76 miles. The road distance is 85.7 miles.

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The bus from London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 to Cheltenham takes 2 h 15 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 and arriving at Cheltenham. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct train from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Cheltenham. However, there are services departing from Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 and arriving at Cheltenham Spa via London Paddington and Bristol Parkway. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 56 min.

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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 2 h 56 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
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $110
Bus operators
National Express
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 20 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 - $280

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