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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train via Bristol Parkway  •  2 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Winchester to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Bristol Parkway
  3. Take the train from Bristol Parkway to Cheltenham Spa

$111 - $194

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Tidworth, Portland House to Swindon, Bus Station 80
  2. Take the bus from Swindon, Bus Station to Cheltenham, Imperial Square 51

$25 - $28

3 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Winchester to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Cheltenham Spa

$81 - $144

Bus National Express  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Winchester to Heathrow Airport London National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London to Cheltenham National Express

$49 - $63

Drive  •  1 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Winchester to Cheltenham 79.2 miles

$17 - $25

What companies run services between Winchester, England and Cheltenham, England?

You can take a train from Winchester to Cheltenham via Reading and Bristol Parkway in around 2 h 56 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Winchester to Cheltenham via Heathrow Airport London in around 4 h 55 min.

Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Winchester to Reading
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$20 - $30
Train from Bristol Parkway to Cheltenham Spa
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$22 - $35
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Reading to Bristol Parkway
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$25 - $40
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $80
Train from Reading to Cheltenham Spa
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $90
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$27 - $45
Advanced Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $90
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Winchester to Heathrow Airport London
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $23
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport London to Cheltenham
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stagecoach West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Tidworth, Portland House to Swindon, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Swindon, Bus Station to Cheltenham, Imperial Square
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Winchester to Cheltenham?

The distance between Winchester and Cheltenham is 107 km. The road distance is 127 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Winchester to Cheltenham?

The cheapest way to get from Winchester to Cheltenham is to drive which costs £12 - £18 and takes 1 h 25 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Winchester to Cheltenham?

The quickest way to get from Winchester to Cheltenham is to drive which takes 1 h 25 min and costs £12 - £18.

Is there a direct train between Winchester and Cheltenham?

No, there is no direct train from Winchester to Cheltenham. However, there are services departing from Winchester and arriving at Cheltenham Spa via Reading and Bristol Parkway. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 56 min.

Is there a direct bus between Winchester and Cheltenham?

No, there is no direct bus from Winchester to Cheltenham. However, there are services departing from Winchester and arriving at Cheltenham via Heathrow Airport London. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 55 min.

How long does it take to get from Winchester to Cheltenham?

It takes approximately 2 h 56 min to get from Winchester to Cheltenham, including transfers.