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from Cardiff to Cheltenham

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

Our recommendation

To get from Cardiff to Cheltenham on Nov 29 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:45AMCardiff Central1h13 10:58AMCheltenham Spa
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03:40AMCardiff, Sophia Gardens2h50 06:30AMCheltenham, Royal Well Bus Station
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08:45AMCardiff Central1h13 09:58AMCheltenham Spa
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10:45AMCardiff Central1h13 11:58AMCheltenham Spa
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10:10AMCardiff Central1h36 11:46AMCheltenham Spa
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Nov 29
$31Cross Country
$24National Express
Nov 30
$15Cross Country
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Dec 1
$15Cross Country
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Dec 3
$20Cross Country
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Dec 4
$31Cross Country
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Travel from Cardiff 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 Cardiff to Cheltenham.
What are the ways to get from Cardiff to Cheltenham?

There are 2 ways that you can travel to Cheltenham from Cardiff. You can take a bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to go from Cardiff to Cheltenham?

The cheapest way to get from Cardiff to Cheltenham is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $20 (€17) compared to other travel options to Cheltenham:

A train is $3 (€3) less than a bus for this trip with tickets for a bus from Cardiff to Cheltenham costing on average $24 (€19).

What is the quickest way from Cardiff to Cheltenham?

The quickest way to travel to Cheltenham from Cardiff is by train, which takes on average 1 h 13 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 2 h 40 min.

What is the distance from Cardiff to Cheltenham?

You should expect to travel around 55 miles (88 km) between Cardiff and Cheltenham.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Cardiff to Cheltenham?

The average frequency per day from Cardiff to Cheltenham is:

  • 25 trains per day.

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

Where do people depart from and arrive in when traveling from Cardiff to Cheltenham?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Cardiff to Cheltenham:

  • Buses mostly leave from Cardiff, Sophia Gardens and tend to arrive in Cheltenham, Royal Well Bus Station.
  • Trains from Cardiff to Cheltenham most often leave from Cardiff Central and arrive in Cheltenham Spa.
Who can get me from Cardiff to Cheltenham?

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

  • National Express can take you to Cheltenham by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for National Express from Cardiff to Cheltenham for $24 (€19).
  • Cross Country can get you to Cheltenham by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Cross Country from Cardiff to Cheltenham for $20 (€17) on Omio.
What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from Cardiff to Cheltenham?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Cardiff to Cheltenham often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like London, Birmingham or Bristol. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Cardiff and Cheltenham itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Cheltenham and any of these top destinations today!
How early should I purchase tickets between Cardiff and Cheltenham online for the best deals?

When planning your trip from Cardiff to Cheltenham, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets are costing $24 (€19) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing $20 (€17) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Cardiff to Cheltenham online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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