How to travel from Birmingham to Cheltenham

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from Birmingham to Cheltenham

You can get from Birmingham to Cheltenham by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Birmingham to Cheltenham on May 29 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:35AMBirmingham1h10 10:45AMCheltenham, Arle Court
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09:35AMBirmingham1h10 10:45AMCheltenham, Arle Court
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06:50PMBirmingham1h10 08:00PMCheltenham, Arle Court
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10:12AMBirmingham New Street0h46 10:58AMCheltenham Spa
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09:30AMBirmingham New Street0h38 10:08AMCheltenham Spa
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Travel Information to Cheltenham from Birmingham

distanceDistance40 miles (65 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$8 - $39
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $8 (€7) • 1 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $39 (€35) • 38 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMegabus or Cross Country

Take a bus or train to travel 40 miles (65 km) to Cheltenham from Birmingham. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 38 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $8 (€7). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Megabus or Cross Country among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Birmingham to Cheltenham.

Travel Tips: Travel from Birmingham to Cheltenham

Travel 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 Birmingham to Cheltenham.

There are 2 ways to travel to Cheltenham from Birmingham including taking a bus or train.

The cheapest way to travel to Cheltenham from Birmingham is by taking a bus with an average price of $8 (€7).

This is compared to other travel options to Cheltenham:

Taking a bus is usually $31 (€27) less than taking a train to Cheltenham, which costs on average $39 (€35) for the same trip.

The fastest way from Birmingham to Cheltenham is by train with an average journey time of 38 min.

There are alternative travel options to Cheltenham that can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Cheltenham by bus can take on average 1 h 10 min.

You should expect to travel around 40 miles (65 km) between Birmingham and Cheltenham.

The average frequency per day from Birmingham to Cheltenham is:

  • 25 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Cheltenham from Birmingham as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Birmingham to Cheltenham:

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Birmingham, Coach Station and arrive in Cheltenham, Racecourse (Greenbelt Festival).
  • Most travelers catch their train from Birmingham New Street and arrive in Cheltenham Spa.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Birmingham to Cheltenham, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Megabus to go to Cheltenham by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Megabus Birmingham to Cheltenham tickets on Omio for $8 (€7).
  • Cross Country can get you to Cheltenham by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Cross Country from Birmingham to Cheltenham for $39 (€35) on Omio.

Yes, there are direct services available from Birmingham to Cheltenham with the following travel companies:

  • You can find around 25 direct trains per day and travel with Cross Country.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Cheltenham as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Birmingham and Cheltenham.

Many of our customers who book a trip from Birmingham to Cheltenham often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like London, Bristol or Manchester. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Birmingham and Cheltenham itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Cheltenham and any of these top destinations today!

Before traveling from Birmingham to Cheltenham, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket for this trip costs on average $8 (€7) one way.
  • A train ticket costs $39 (€35) one way on average for this trip.

But we recommend booking Birmingham to Cheltenham tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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