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

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Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 25 min

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

$72 - $143

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Bus National Express  •  4 h 21 min

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

$18 - $44

3 alternative options

Line 468 bus, train  •  4 h 42 min

  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

Bus via Oxford City Centre, St Giles (o/s Ashmolean)  •  6 h

  1. Take the bus from Dingwall Road East Croydon Station to Heathrow Central Bus Station X26
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Gloucester Green Bus Station
  3. Take the bus from Oxford City Centre, St Giles (o/s Ashmolean) to Royal Well Bus Station 853

$30 - $37

Drive  •  2 h 8 min

  1. Drive from South Croydon to Cheltenham 106.8 miles

$22 - $35

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from South Croydon station to Cheltenham station. However, there are services departing from Dingwall Road East Croydon Station and arriving at Royal Well Bus Station via Heathrow Central Bus Station and Oxford City Centre, St Giles (o/s Ashmolean). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h.

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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 3 h 25 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 25 min to get from South Croydon to Cheltenham, including transfers.

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South Croydon to Cheltenham bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Dingwall Road East Croydon Station.

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The best way to get from South Croydon to Cheltenham is to train which takes 3 h 25 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4 h 21 min.

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South Croydon to Cheltenham bus services, operated by Swanbrook Coaches, 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 2 h 8 min to drive from South Croydon to Cheltenham.

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There are 631+ hotels available in Cheltenham. Prices start at $87 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from South Croydon to Cheltenham.
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  • Distance: 93.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 25 min

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 Underground Station, Paddington Underground Station, London Paddington, and Swindon in around 3 h 25 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from South Croydon to Cheltenham hourly. Tickets cost $12 - $17 and the journey takes 3 h 5 min. Megabus UK also services this route 4 times a week.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Swindon
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $40
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
Train from Swindon to Cheltenham Spa
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$15 - $23
Advanced Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$23 - $45
Train from London Paddington to Cheltenham Spa
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
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
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Swindon to Cheltenham Spa
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$23 - $35
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
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
nationalexpress.com
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from South Croydon, Swan & Sugar Loaf to Elephant & Castle Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Dingwall Road East Croydon Station to Heathrow Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Oxford Bus Company
Phone
+44 1865 785400
Email
info@oxfordbus.co.uk
Website
oxfordbus.co.uk
Bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Gloucester Green Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Schedules at
oxfordbus.co.uk
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

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