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Train Information to Cheltenham from Manchester

distanceDistance109 miles (176 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 23 min
priceAverage train ticket price$68 (€55)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 16 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesCross Country

Trains from Manchester to Cheltenham cover the 109 miles (176 km) long route taking on average 2 h 23 min with our travel partners like Cross Country. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $68 (€55), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $57 (€47). Travelers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Cheltenham Spa.

Train companies

Train from Manchester to Cheltenham with Crosscountry Railways

Travel between Manchester and Cheltenham from $57 (€47) with Omio’s train partners Crosscountry Railways! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable journey for you.

Crosscountry Railways

Crosscountry Railways is one of the best options when traveling by train between Manchester and Cheltenham. Omio quickly shows you current Crosscountry Railways train schedules for the Manchester - Cheltenham trip and makes it easier than ever for you to buy train tickets online for the cheapest, fastest or earliest journey available. The distance from Manchester to Cheltenham is around 109 miles (176 km) and the cheapest Crosscountry Railways one-way ticket you can book starts at $57 (€47). As you check the latest Manchester to Cheltenham train schedule from Crosscountry Railways for your ideal departure and arrival times, you can also review travel information, such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard, and compare the best route available to arrive to Cheltenham safely. If you search for Crosscountry Railways tickets in the Omio app, you can also see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless. Let Omio quickly find you the perfect Crosscountry Railways ticket between Manchester and Cheltenham so you can spend more time enjoying the smooth and easy journey!

Operator ticket policies for COVID

  • 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 Manchester 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 Manchester to Cheltenham.
What is the price of the cheapest train from Manchester to Cheltenham?
Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Manchester to Cheltenham to cost as little as $57 (€47)  in the next 7 days.
How much is the train to Cheltenham from Manchester on average?
If you are looking to book your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Manchester to Cheltenham train to cost on average $68 (€55)  one way.
How far is Manchester to Cheltenham by train?
The train distance from Manchester to Cheltenham is around 109 miles (176 km).
How many hours is the train time between Manchester and Cheltenham?
On average the Manchester to Cheltenham train travel time is 2 h 23 min  for the 109 miles (176 km) long trip, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
What is the departure train station in Manchester and arrival train station in Cheltenham?

When taking the train between Manchester and Cheltenham, you can choose to depart from train stations like Manchester Piccadilly, Manchester Victoria and Manchester Oxford Road. Your trip can end in train stations such as Cheltenham Spa and Cheltenham, Cheltenham Racecourse (Park&Ride).

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

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

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this trip, called Manchester Piccadilly, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center of Manchester.

The most popular arrival train station, Cheltenham Spa, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city center of Cheltenham.

Which train companies should I travel with from Manchester to Cheltenham?
When taking a train from Manchester to Cheltenham, you can count on Cross Country for the best way to get you to Cheltenham. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service to Cheltenham from Manchester and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
How many trains per day are there to Cheltenham from Manchester?
On average, there are 16 trains a day from Manchester to Cheltenham. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
What time is the earliest train from Manchester to Cheltenham? What time is the last train from Manchester to Cheltenham?
You can take the first train from Manchester to Cheltenham at 7: 27 AM. The last train from Manchester to Cheltenham that you can take departs at 11: 27 AM. Omio shows you the latest train from Manchester to Cheltenham schedule to help you book the best departure time for this trip.
How early should I book train tickets to Cheltenham from Manchester to score the best deals?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this route and save money. If you purchase train tickets between Manchester and Cheltenham within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $68 (€55) one way. To find the best prices for this journey, consider booking your train ticket from Manchester to Cheltenham a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Manchester Piccadilly is the most popular Manchester 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 Manchester for your trip to Cheltenham.
Amenities at station
Ticket office hours
Mon - Sat: 04: 30 - 22: 30 | Sun: 07: 00 - 22: 30
Connections to/from station
Bus lines: 1, 2, 3, 147
Train lines: Northern, TransPennine Express, Avanti West Coast, CrossCountry, East Midlands Trains, Transport for Wales