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There are 4 ways to get from London Paddington Station to Slimbridge by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train, line 61 bus  •  3h 6m

  1. Take the train from London Paddington to Stroud (Glos)
  2. Take the line 61 bus from Stroud, Merrywalks to Cambridge, The Rose Cottage 61

£39 - £49

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5h 39m

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Stroud National Express

£10 - £14

2 alternative options

Train  •  3h 18m

  1. Take the train from London Paddington to Bristol Parkway

£45 - £64

Drive  •  2h 6m

  1. Drive from London Paddington Station to Slimbridge 111 miles

£17 - £25

London Paddington Station to Slimbridge by train and bus

The journey time between London Paddington Station and Slimbridge is around 3h 23m and covers a distance of around 112 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 2h 32m. Operated by First Great Western Service and Stagecoach West, the London Paddington Station to Slimbridge service departs from London Paddington and arrives in Cambridge, The Rose Cottage. Typically 70 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
3h 23m
Fastest journey time:
2h 32m
Journey distance:
112 miles
Services per week:
70
Cheapest price:
£39
Carbon emissions:
10 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:35
Last service departs at:
21:28

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

London Paddington Station to Slimbridge train and bus schedules

Departing Wednesday, August 4, 2021

London Paddington Station → Slimbridge
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Slimbridge is 111.

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The most affordable way to get from London Paddington Station to Slimbridge is to bus, which costs £9 - £15 and takes 5h 39m.

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The quickest way to get from London Paddington Station to Slimbridge is to drive which costs £17 - £25 and takes 2h 6m.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Paddington Station station to Slimbridge. However, there are services departing from Paddington Station Eastbourne Terrace and arriving at Cambridge, The Rose Cottage via London Victoria Coach Station and Stroud, Merrywalks. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 39m.

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The distance between London Paddington Station and Slimbridge is 96 miles. The road distance is 111 miles.

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The best way to get from London Paddington Station to Slimbridge without a car is to train and line 61 bus which takes 3h 6m and costs £35 - £50.

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It takes approximately 3h 6m to get from London Paddington Station to Slimbridge, including transfers.

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London Paddington Station to Slimbridge bus services, operated by National Express, depart from London Victoria Coach Station.

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The best way to get from London Paddington Station to Slimbridge is to train which takes 3h 18m and costs £45 - £65. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £9 - £15 and takes 5h 39m.

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London Paddington Station to Slimbridge bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Stroud station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Paddington Station to Slimbridge is 111 miles. It takes approximately 2h 6m to drive from London Paddington Station to Slimbridge.

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Map of how to get from London Paddington Station to Slimbridge.
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  • Distance: 96.2 miles
  • Duration: 3h 6m

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

First Great Western Service operates a train from London Paddington to Bristol Parkway every 30 minutes. Tickets cost £40 - £50 and the journey takes 1h 14m. Great Northern also services this route once a week. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Stroud once daily. Tickets cost £6 - £9 and the journey takes 2h 30m.

Train operators
Bus operators
Stagecoach West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Stroud, Merrywalks to Cambridge, The Rose Cottage
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
Stagecoach West
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 London Victoria Coach Station to Stroud
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£6 - £9
Website
National Express

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