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There are 5 ways to get from Southend Airport (SEN) to Cheltenham by train, bus or car

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Train via Bristol Parkway  •  3h 55m

  1. Take the train from Southend Airport to Stratford (London)
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to Bristol Parkway
  3. Take the train from Bristol Parkway to Cheltenham Spa

$99 - $193

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  5h 28m

  1. Take the train from Southend Airport to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Royal Well Bus Station M14

$42 - $63

3 alternative options

Train  •  4h 41m

  1. Take the train from Southend Airport to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to Cheltenham Spa

$86 - $150

Bus  •  6h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Southend Airport, London Southend Airport to Stansted Airport, Coach Station X30
  2. Take the bus from Stansted Airport London to Heathrow Airport London T2,3 250 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Cheltenham

$44 - $63

Drive  •  2h 33m

  1. Drive from Southend Airport (SEN) to Cheltenham 145.7 miles

$30 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Southend Airport (SEN) to Cheltenham is to drive which costs £24 - £35 and takes 2h 33m.

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The quickest way to get from Southend Airport (SEN) to Cheltenham is to drive which costs £24 - £35 and takes 2h 33m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Southend Airport (SEN) to Cheltenham. However, there are services departing from Southend Airport, London Southend Airport and arriving at Cheltenham via Stansted Airport London and Heathrow Airport London T2,3. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 50m.

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The distance between Southend Airport (SEN) and Cheltenham is 122 miles. The road distance is 145.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Southend Airport (SEN) to Cheltenham without a car is to train which takes 3h 55m and costs £75 - £150.

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It takes approximately 3h 55m to get from Southend Airport (SEN) to Cheltenham, including transfers.

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Southend Airport (SEN) to Cheltenham bus services, operated by First in Essex, depart from Southend Airport, London Southend Airport station.

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The best way to get from Southend Airport (SEN) to Cheltenham is to train which takes 3h 55m and costs £75 - £150. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £30 - £50 and takes 6h 50m.

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Southend Airport (SEN) to Cheltenham bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Cheltenham station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Southend Airport (SEN) to Cheltenham is 146 miles. It takes approximately 2h 33m to drive from Southend Airport (SEN) to Cheltenham.

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Map of how to get from Southend Airport (SEN) to Cheltenham.
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  • Distance: 121.8 miles
  • Duration: 3h 55m

What companies run services between Southend Airport (SEN), England and Cheltenham, England?

You can take a train from Southend Airport (SEN) to Cheltenham via Stratford (London), Stratford station, Lancaster Gate station, London Paddington, and Bristol Parkway in around 3h 55m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Southend Airport (SEN) to Cheltenham via Stansted Airport London and Heathrow Airport London T2,3 in around 6h 50m.

Train operators
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Southend Airport to Stratford (London)
Ave. Duration
44m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Southend Airport to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
53m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
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
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Southend Airport, London Southend Airport to Stansted Airport, Coach Station
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
firstgroup.com
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 Stansted Airport London to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Website
National Express
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Cheltenham
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
National Express

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