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Bus Information to Cheltenham from Edinburgh

distanceDistance283 miles (456 km)
durationAverage bus duration11 h 35 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$62 (€52)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus companiesNational Express

Buses from Edinburgh to Cheltenham cover the 283 miles (456 km) long journey taking on average 11 h 35 min with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct bus services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this route for as low as $41 (€34), but the average price of bus tickets is $62 (€52). Travelers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Cheltenham, Royal Well Bus Station.

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National Express buses between Edinburgh and Cheltenham

Buy your official National Express bus tickets between Edinburgh and Cheltenham from $41 (€34) with Omio. Find bus times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most affordable journey.

National Express

Travel hassle-free between Edinburgh and Cheltenham on a bus with National Express! Omio shows you National Express bus schedules and ticket types available to help you find the cheapest and fastest journey between Edinburgh and Cheltenham. National Express is the leading bus company for routes throughout the United Kingdom, offering hundreds of journeys to cities, towns, and major UK airports at an affordable price. You can expect to travel 283 miles (456 km) between Edinburgh and Cheltenham on the bus and pay as low as $41 (€34) for a bus ticket.

All National Express buses are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most buses are equipped with seat belts and power outlets in each seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. You can select between three ticket types for the Edinburgh - Cheltenham bus: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. Refundable tickets provide more flexibility than other ticket options, meaning you can cancel or change your ticket easily, should you need to. So, book your cheap National Express bus ticket from Edinburgh to Cheltenham on Omio today and enjoy your journey!

National Express has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and traveling by bus from Edinburgh to Cheltenham:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Verification of ticket with valid ID
  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • For journeys between July 1st and October 31, 2020, the following change and refund policies apply:
    • Restricted ticket: One change is allowed free of charge
    • Standard ticket: Full refund or one change is allowed free of charge
    • Fully flexible ticket: Unlimited changes to time or date are allowed
    • All change and refund requests must be made at least 24 hours before the original outbound journey. Partial refunds are not allowed.

Travel Tips

Buses from Edinburgh to Cheltenham
Take the bus to Cheltenham easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Edinburgh to Cheltenham.
How much does a cheap bus from Edinburgh to Cheltenham cost?
Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest bus between Edinburgh and Cheltenham for the next 7 days starting from $41 (€34)  one way.
What is the cost of a bus to Cheltenham from Edinburgh?
In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $62 (€52)  for a bus ticket from Edinburgh to Cheltenham.
How far is it from Edinburgh to Cheltenham by bus?
The distance to Cheltenham from Edinburgh by bus is approximately 283 miles (456 km).
What is the Edinburgh to Cheltenham bus travel time?
On average the Edinburgh to Cheltenham bus travel time is 11 h 35 min  for the 283 miles (456 km) long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
What station does the bus from Edinburgh to Cheltenham depart from? Which Cheltenham bus station do I come into from Edinburgh?

Some of the Edinburgh bus stations to Cheltenham you can start your journey from include Edinburgh, Elder Street, Edinburgh, North Bridge and Edinburgh. Similarly, some of the arrival bus stations in Cheltenham include Cheltenham, Royal Well Bus Station, Cheltenham, Clarence Street arrival (Stop 30) and Cheltenham, Arle Court.

When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley   and arriving in Cheltenham, Royal Well Bus Station.

Where is the Edinburgh bus station located? Where is the Cheltenham bus station located?

The most popular departure bus station with passengers for this route, called Edinburgh Waverley, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center of Edinburgh.

The most popular arrival bus station, Cheltenham, Royal Well Bus Station, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center of Cheltenham.

Which bus providers can get me from Edinburgh to Cheltenham?
When taking a bus from Edinburgh to Cheltenham, you can count on National Express for the best way to get you to Cheltenham. You can also check all possible bus providers who offer a service from Edinburgh to Cheltenham and compare the amenities they offer before buying a bus ticket.
How far in advance should I book bus tickets from Edinburgh to Cheltenham for the best deals?
The price of a one way bus ticket from Edinburgh to Cheltenham is on average $62 (€52) if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for buses from all possible bus providers offering this trip. In general, you can find bus tickets to Cheltenham from Edinburgh available a few months in advance.