There are 4 ways to get from Milton Keynes to Cheltenham by train, bus or car

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Train  •  1 h 50 min

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

$60 - $122

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Bus via Swindon, Bus Station  •  6 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Central Milton Keynes, The Point (Central Milton Keynes The Point H3) to Aylesbury, Bus Station (Bus Stn Bay 10)
  2. Take the bus from Aylesbury, Bus Station (Bus Stn Bay 11) to Oxford City Centre, Park End Street (Frideswide Square eastern end)
  3. Take the bus from Oxford City Centre, Frideswide Square (Oxford Rail Station) to Swindon, Corporation Street S6
  4. Take the bus from Swindon, Bus Station to Cheltenham, Imperial Square 51

$22 - $31

2 alternative options

Bus Swanbrook Coaches  •  4 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Buckingham, High Street (The Grand Junction PH) to Gloucester Green Bus Station X5
  2. Take the bus from Oxford City Centre, St Giles (o/s Ashmolean) to Royal Well Bus Station 853

$29 - $31

Drive  •  1 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Milton Keynes to Cheltenham 77.3 miles

$16 - $24

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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 (Central Milton Keynes The Point H4) and arriving at Royal Well Bus Station via Buckingham, High Street (The Grand Junction PH) and Oxford City Centre, St Giles (o/s Ashmolean). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 11 min.

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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 1 h 50 min.

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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 1 h 50 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 50 min 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 Buckingham, High Street (The Grand Junction PH) station.

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Milton Keynes to Cheltenham train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, 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 1 h 50 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4 h 11 min.

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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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Map of how to get from Milton Keynes to Cheltenham.
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  • Distance: 57.5 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 50 min

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 1 h 50 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Milton Keynes to Cheltenham via Buckingham, High Street (The Grand Junction PH), Gloucester Green Bus Station, and Oxford City Centre, St Giles (o/s Ashmolean) in around 4 h 11 min.

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
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $65
CrossCountry
Bus operators
Stagecoach in Bedford
Phone
+44 1234 220030
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Buckingham, High Street (The Grand Junction PH) to Gloucester Green Bus Station
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
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
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Central Milton Keynes, The Point (Central Milton Keynes The Point H3) to Aylesbury, Bus Station (Bus Stn Bay 10)
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Aylesbury, Bus Station (Bus Stn Bay 11) to Oxford City Centre, Park End Street (Frideswide Square eastern end)
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
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arrivabus.co.uk
Stagecoach West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Oxford City Centre, Frideswide Square (Oxford Rail Station) to Swindon, Corporation Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Swindon, Bus Station to Cheltenham, Imperial Square
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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

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