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There are 6 ways to get from Southend Airport (SEN) to Cheltenham by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via Swindon  •  4 h 1 min

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

$84 - $159

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Train, bus  •  5 h 28 min

  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

4 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 41 min

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

$86 - $150

Bus  •  6 h 48 min

  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  •  2 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Southend Airport (SEN) to Cheltenham 146 miles

$30 - $50

Fly, train  •  4 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Manchester (MAN) SEN - MAN
  2. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Cheltenham Spa

$130 - $411

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The cheapest way to get from Southend Airport (SEN) to Cheltenham is to drive which costs £24 - £35 and takes 2 h 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Southend Airport (SEN) to Cheltenham is to drive which costs £24 - £35 and takes 2 h 34 min.

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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 6 h 48 min.

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The distance between Southend Airport (SEN) and Cheltenham is 122 miles. The road distance is 146 miles.

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The best way to get from Southend Airport (SEN) to Cheltenham without a car is to train which takes 4 h 1 min and costs £60 - £130.

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It takes approximately 4 h 1 min 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 4 h 1 min and costs £60 - £130. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £30 - £50 and takes 6 h 48 min.

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The quickest flight from Southend Airport to Manchester Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Southend Airport (SEN) to Cheltenham.
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  • Distance: 122 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 1 min

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

You can take a train from Southend Airport (SEN) to Cheltenham via London Liverpool Street, Liverpool Street station, Lancaster Gate station, London Paddington, and Swindon in around 4 h 1 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Southend Airport (SEN) to Cheltenham via Stansted Airport, Coach Station, Stansted Airport London, and Heathrow Airport London T2,3 in around 6 h 48 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southend to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
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 - $35
Advanced Single
$25 - $35
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
$14 - $22
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
40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$23 - $35
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Cheltenham Spa
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Single
$60 - $95
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $85
Bus operators
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Southend Airport, London Southend Airport to Stansted Airport, Coach Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
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
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Cheltenham
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Southend Airport (SEN) to Cheltenham is 146 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 34 min to drive from Southend Airport (SEN) to Cheltenham.

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Flybe offers flights from Southend Airport to Manchester Airport.

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There are 634+ hotels available in Cheltenham. Prices start at $84 USD per night.

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