There are 3 ways to get from London Paddington Station to Cheltenham by train or car

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

Train  •  2 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from London Paddington to Cheltenham Spa

$60 - $120

Cheapest option

Train via Swindon  •  2 h 38 min

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

$63 - $128

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 44 min

  1. Drive from London Paddington Station to Cheltenham 93.6 miles

$20 - $29

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The cheapest way to get from London Paddington Station to Cheltenham is to drive which costs £15 - £23 and takes 1 h 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Paddington Station to Cheltenham is to drive which costs £15 - £23 and takes 1 h 44 min.

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The distance between London Paddington Station and Cheltenham is 86 miles. The road distance is 93.6 miles.

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The train from London Paddington to Cheltenham Spa takes 2 h 7 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from London Paddington and arriving at Cheltenham Spa. Services depart every four hours. The journey takes approximately 2 h 7 min.

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Map of how to get from London Paddington Station to Cheltenham.
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  • Distance: 86.1 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 7 min

What companies run services between London Paddington Station, England and Cheltenham, England?

Great Western Railway operates a train from London Paddington Station to Cheltenham every 4 hours. Tickets cost $60 - $120 and the journey takes 2 h 7 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Cheltenham Spa
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $55
Advanced Single
$35 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $120
Train from London Paddington to Swindon
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $35
Advanced Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
Train from Swindon to Cheltenham Spa
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$14 - $22
Advanced Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $45
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