There are 3 ways to get from Loughborough to Cheltenham by train, bus or car
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Take the train from Derby to Cheltenham Spa
Take the bus from Nottingham Trent University to Cheltenham Arle Court Gloucester Rd
Drive from Loughborough to Cheltenham
Loughborough to Cheltenham by train
The train journey time between Loughborough and Cheltenham is around 2h 23m and covers a distance of around 104 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 25 min. Operated by East Midlands Railways, First ScotRail Service and CrossCountry, the Loughborough to Cheltenham train service departs from Loughborough (Leics) and arrives in Cheltenham Spa. Typically 135 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.
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The cost-effective way to get from Loughborough to Cheltenham is to bus, which costs £13 - £19 and takes 3h 52m.
The quickest way to get from Loughborough to Cheltenham is to drive which costs £23 - £35 and takes 1h 34m.
No, there is no direct bus from Loughborough to Cheltenham. However, there are services departing from Loughborough, Baxter Gate and arriving at Cheltenham Arle Court Gloucester Rd via Nottingham Trent University. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 52m.
No, there is no direct train from Loughborough to Cheltenham. However, there are services departing from Loughborough (Leics) and arriving at Cheltenham Spa via Derby. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 23m.
The distance between Loughborough and Cheltenham is 71 miles. The road distance is 87.7 miles.
The best way to get from Loughborough to Cheltenham without a car is to train which takes 2h 23m and costs £45 - £180.
It takes approximately 2h 23m to get from Loughborough to Cheltenham, including transfers.
Loughborough to Cheltenham bus services, operated by Megabus UK, depart from Nottingham Trent University station.
Loughborough to Cheltenham train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Derby station.
The best way to get from Loughborough to Cheltenham is to train which takes 2h 23m and costs £45 - £180. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £13 - £19 and takes 3h 52m.
What companies run services between Loughborough, England and Cheltenham, England?
CrossCountry operates a train from Derby to Cheltenham Spa hourly. Tickets cost £45 - £120 and the journey takes 1h 33m. Alternatively, Megabus UK operates a bus from Nottingham Trent University to Cheltenham Arle Court Gloucester Rd 5 times a week. Tickets cost £13 - £19 and the journey takes 2h 15m.
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Train from Derby to Cheltenham Spa
- Ave. Duration
- 1h 33m
- Estimated price
- £45 - £120
- £45 - £70
- 1st Class
- £80 - £120
Bus from Nottingham Trent University to Cheltenham Arle Court Gloucester Rd
- Ave. Duration
- 2h 15m
- 5 times a week
- Estimated price
- £13 - £19
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Loughborough to Cheltenham bus services, operated by Megabus UK, arrive at Cheltenham Arle Court Gloucester Rd station.
Loughborough to Cheltenham train services, operated by CrossCountry, arrive at Cheltenham Spa station.
Yes, the driving distance between Loughborough to Cheltenham is 88 miles. It takes approximately 1h 34m to drive from Loughborough to Cheltenham.
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