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There are 5 ways to get from South Croydon to Cheltenham by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3h 18m

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

$89 - $178

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Bus  •  4h 23m

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

$18 - $26

3 alternative options

Line 468 bus, train  •  4h 43m

  1. Take the line 468 bus from South Croydon, Swan & Sugar Loaf to Elephant & Castle Station 468
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to Cheltenham Spa

$71 - $127

Line 468 bus, bus  •  5h 26m

  1. Take the line 468 bus from South Croydon, Swan & Sugar Loaf to Elephant & Castle London Rd 468
  2. Take the bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Royal Well Bus Station M14

$27 - $41

Drive  •  2h 8m

  1. Drive from South Croydon to Cheltenham 106.8 miles

$22 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from South Croydon to Cheltenham is to bus which costs £14 - £21 and takes 4h 23m.

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The quickest way to get from South Croydon to Cheltenham is to drive which costs £17 - £26 and takes 2h 8m.

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No, there is no direct bus from South Croydon to Cheltenham station. However, there are services departing from South Croydon, Swan & Sugar Loaf and arriving at Royal Well Bus Station via Elephant & Castle, E & C Newington Causeway and Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 26m.

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The distance between South Croydon and Cheltenham is 93 miles. The road distance is 106.8 miles.

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The best way to get from South Croydon to Cheltenham without a car is to train which takes 3h 18m and costs £65 - £140.

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It takes approximately 3h 18m to get from South Croydon to Cheltenham, including transfers.

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South Croydon to Cheltenham bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from South Croydon, Swan & Sugar Loaf station.

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The best way to get from South Croydon to Cheltenham is to train which takes 3h 18m and costs £65 - £140. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £14 - £21 and takes 4h 23m.

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South Croydon to Cheltenham bus services, operated by Megabus UK, arrive at Royal Well Bus Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between South Croydon to Cheltenham is 107 miles. It takes approximately 2h 8m to drive from South Croydon to Cheltenham.

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Map of how to get from South Croydon to Cheltenham.
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  • Distance: 93.4 miles
  • Duration: 3h 18m

What companies run services between South Croydon, England and Cheltenham, England?

You can take a train from South Croydon to Cheltenham via London Victoria, Victoria station, Paddington station, London Paddington, and Bristol Parkway in around 3h 18m. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from South Croydon to Cheltenham hourly. Tickets cost $12 - $17 and the journey takes 3h 5m.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Bristol Parkway
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $110
Train from Bristol Parkway to Cheltenham Spa
Ave. Duration
51m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $21
Advanced Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $40
Train from London Paddington to Cheltenham Spa
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $55
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $120
Bus operators
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 Cheltenham
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
National Express
London Buses
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from South Croydon, Swan & Sugar Loaf to Elephant & Castle Station
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
Transport for London
Bus from South Croydon, Swan & Sugar Loaf to Elephant & Castle London Rd
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
Transport for London

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