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Train Information from Leicester to Cheltenham

distanceDistance64 miles (104 km)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 16 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersCross Country

Trains from Leicester to Cheltenham cover the 64 miles (104 km) long trip with our travel partners like Cross Country. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Leicester and arrive in Cheltenham Spa.

Train companies

Train between Leicester and Cheltenham with CrossCountry

Find the best trip between Leicester and Cheltenham with Omio's train partners CrossCountry! You'll find the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable route for you.


CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train from Leicester to Cheltenham you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

Enjoy a smooth and easy journey from Leicester to Cheltenham with CrossCountry! As an official travel partner of CrossCountry, Omio can help you search current train schedules and timetables from CrossCountry, compare the best routes from Leicester to Cheltenham as well as the class fares available for this route (including information on baggage allowance and amenities provided onboard), and buy the most affordable CrossCountry Leicester to Cheltenham train ticket available today. If you search for CrossCountry tickets in the Omio app, you can also see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless rather than needing to wait in a line at the train station in person to purchase tickets. Once you find your ideal route, book your one-way train from Leicester to Cheltenham on Omio or in the Omio app in just a few simple steps. You can then sit back and enjoy the 64 miles (104 km) trip from Leicester to Cheltenham with ease and comfort on a train with CrossCountry.

These are CrossCountry's ticket policies for COVID-19 for the train from Leicester to Cheltenham:

  • Refund or voucher policy
  • If you have an Off-Peak or Anytime ticket, you can get a full refund and the £10 admin fee has been waived. Advance tickets are normally non-refundable but you can now also get a full refund if your Advance ticket was booked before 23 March 2020.
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Travel Tips

Trains from Leicester to Cheltenham
Travel by train 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 Leicester to Cheltenham.
How many miles is it from Leicester to Cheltenham by train?
You should expect to travel around 64 miles (104 km)  from Leicester to Cheltenham by train.
What station does the train from Leicester to Cheltenham depart from? Which Cheltenham train station do I come into from Leicester?

When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Leicester   and arriving in Cheltenham Spa.

Where is the Leicester train station located? Where is the Cheltenham train station located?

Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their trains from Leicester and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Cheltenham most often arrive at Cheltenham Spa and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from this train station to the city center.

Which train companies can take me between Leicester and Cheltenham?
For the journey from Leicester to Cheltenham you can take a train with Cross Country. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services to Cheltenham from Leicester on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
How many train services are there to Cheltenham from Leicester a day?
On average, there are 16 trains a day from Leicester to Cheltenham. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

The major railway station for departures from Leicester is Leicester. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Leicester for your journey from Leicester to Cheltenham.

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