COMPARE Prices across different modes

Sun
Nov 28
$50Great Western Railway
$40National Express
Mon
Nov 29
$50Great Western Railway
$15National Express
Tue
Nov 30
$47Great Western Railway
$16National Express
Wed
Dec 1
$35Great Western Railway
$15National Express
Thu
Dec 2
$44Great Western Railway
$15National Express
Fri
Dec 3
$47Great Western Railway
$16National Express
Sat
Dec 4
$47Great Western Railway
$15National Express
Sun
Dec 5
$44Great Western Railway
$15National Express
Mon
Dec 6
$44Great Western Railway
$15National Express
Tue
Dec 7
$28Great Western Railway
$15National Express
Wed
Dec 8
$28Great Western Railway
$15National Express
Thu
Dec 9
$40Great Western Railway
$15National Express
Fri
Dec 10
$44Great Western Railway
$15National Express
Sat
Dec 11
$44Great Western Railway
$15National Express
Sun
Dec 12
$44Great Western Railway
$15National Express
Mon
Dec 13
$28Great Western Railway
$15National Express
Wed
Dec 15
$34Great Western Railway
$9National Express
Thu
Dec 16
$32Great Western Railway
$15National Express
Fri
Dec 17
$31Great Western Railway
$17National Express
Sat
Dec 18
$44Great Western Railway
$25National Express

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Trains from Cheltenham to London: Journey Details

There are two sensible ways to travel between Cheltenham and London by train. The first is a direct stopping service operated by First Great Western, the second is a fast service with one change at Swindon aboard London Midland. Each route operates hourly and the journey time is approximately 2 hours and 15 minutes for both (depending on connections). On weekday mornings, the first train departs Cheltenham Spa just before 06.00 a.m. arriving in London Paddington after just 08.00. Last trains are more complicated and will often involve waiting for connecting trains. One should anticipate departing Cheltenham before 09.00 p.m. if hoping to reach London on the same day. Weekend services are fewer but use the same routes and franchises. Advance tickets are available on trains from Cheltenham to London at a favourable price.

Taking the Train from Cheltenham

Cheltenham Spa station is just outside the town centre with good local transport links. It is within a short bus or cab ride from the main attractions of town including the racecourse, ladies college and the famous literary festival.

Getting into London by Train

When arriving at Paddington, day trippers or business travelers can quickly and easily transfer onto the District, Circle or Hammersmith & City lines of the London underground to reach any final destination in London. As a guide, it will take a further 25 minutes from the station to reach Theatre Land, and an hour for the Olympic Park in Stratford. There are also frequent buses serving Oxford Street, other London rail termini and the West End of London with its theatres, restaurants and shopping opportunities. These services operate throughout the night, albeit with reduced frequency. A black cab rank is also situated above Paddington's platform 12 with lift and escalator access.

Travel Tips

Trains from Cheltenham to London
Travel by train to London 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 Cheltenham to London.
FAQs
How much do cheap trains between Cheltenham and London cost?
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets to London from Cheltenham for as low as $35 (€29)  for the next 7 days.
How much is the train to London from Cheltenham on average?
If you are looking to purchase your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Cheltenham to London train to cost on average $46 (€38)  one way.
How far is London from Cheltenham by train?
When traveling this route you should expect the distance from Cheltenham to London by train to be approximately 87 miles (141 km).
How long is a train between Cheltenham and London on average?
On average the Cheltenham to London train travel time is 2 h  for the 87 miles (141 km) long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
What train station in Cheltenham goes to London? What train station do I come into London from Cheltenham?

When taking the train from Cheltenham to London, you can choose to depart from train stations like Cheltenham Spa and Cheltenham, Cheltenham Racecourse (Park&Ride). Your route can end in train stations such as London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Cheltenham Spa   and arrive in London Victoria.

Where do I find the Cheltenham train station to London? Where is the London train station?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this trip, Cheltenham Spa, located approximately 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city center of Cheltenham. The most popular arrival train station in London, called London Victoria, is located around 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from its city center.

What train providers go from Cheltenham to London?
For the best Cheltenham to London train to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with Great Western Railway. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services between Cheltenham and London to compare what amenities they may offer.
Can I book a direct train from Cheltenham to London?
Yes, there are 17 direct trains per day from Cheltenham to London with Great Western Railway, and you won’t need to transfer at another stop in between. Direct train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when traveling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you book your train ticket.
How many trains are there from Cheltenham to London a day?
The average number of trains departing Cheltenham for London is 17 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
How far in advance should I buy train tickets to London from Cheltenham for the best deals?
The price of a one way train ticket from Cheltenham to London is on average $46 (€38) if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train companies offering this trip. In general, you can find train tickets from Cheltenham to London available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Cheltenham
London
Cheltenham Spa is the most popular Cheltenham railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Cheltenham for your trip to London.