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There are 3 ways to get from Milton Keynes to Cheltenham by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2h 14m

  1. Take the train from Milton Keynes Central to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Cheltenham Spa

$61 - $123

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Bus  •  4h 2m

  1. Take the bus from Central Milton Keynes, The Point to Gloucester Green Bus Station X5
  2. Take the bus from Oxford City Centre, St Giles to Royal Well Bus Station 853

Drive  •  1h 25m

  1. Drive from Milton Keynes to Cheltenham 77.3 miles

$16 - $24

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The cheapest way to get from Milton Keynes to Cheltenham is to drive which costs £12 - £19 and takes 1h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Milton Keynes to Cheltenham is to drive which costs £12 - £19 and takes 1h 25m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Milton Keynes to Cheltenham station. However, there are services departing from Central Milton Keynes, The Point and arriving at Royal Well Bus Station via Oxford City Centre, St Giles. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 2m.

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No, there is no direct train from Milton Keynes to Cheltenham. However, there are services departing from Milton Keynes Central and arriving at Cheltenham Spa via Birmingham New Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 14m.

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The distance between Milton Keynes and Cheltenham is 58 miles. The road distance is 77.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Milton Keynes to Cheltenham without a car is to train which takes 2h 14m and costs £45 - £95.

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It takes approximately 2h 14m to get from Milton Keynes to Cheltenham, including transfers.

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Milton Keynes to Cheltenham bus services, operated by Stagecoach in Bedford, depart from Central Milton Keynes, The Point station.

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Milton Keynes to Cheltenham train services, operated by West Midlands, depart from Milton Keynes Central station.

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The best way to get from Milton Keynes to Cheltenham is to train which takes 2h 14m and costs £45 - £95. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4h 2m.

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Map of how to get from Milton Keynes to Cheltenham.
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  • Distance: 57.5 miles
  • Duration: 2h 14m

What companies run services between Milton Keynes, England and Cheltenham, England?

You can take a train from Milton Keynes to Cheltenham via Birmingham New Street in around 2h 14m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Milton Keynes to Cheltenham via Gloucester Green Bus Station and Oxford City Centre, St Giles in around 4h 2m.

Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Milton Keynes Central to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
51m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $65
Bus operators
Stagecoach in Bedford
Phone
+44 1234 220030
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Central Milton Keynes, The Point to Gloucester Green Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $15
Website
Stagecoach in Bedford
Swanbrook Coaches
Phone
1452 712386
Email
enquiries@swanbrook.co.uk
Website
swanbrook.co.uk
Bus from Oxford City Centre, St Giles to Royal Well Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
swanbrook.co.uk

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Milton Keynes to Cheltenham bus services, operated by Swanbrook Coaches, arrive at Royal Well Bus Station.

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Milton Keynes to Cheltenham train services, operated by CrossCountry, arrive at Cheltenham Spa station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Milton Keynes to Cheltenham is 77 miles. It takes approximately 1h 25m to drive from Milton Keynes to Cheltenham.

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