How to travel from Cheltenham to Birmingham

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from Cheltenham to Birmingham

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

Our recommendation

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

09:20AMCheltenham, Arle Court1h20 10:40AMBirmingham
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06:20AMCheltenham, Arle Court1h20 07:40AMBirmingham
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12:45PMCheltenham, Arle Court1h10 01:55PMBirmingham
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Travel Information from Cheltenham to Birmingham

distanceDistance40 miles (65 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$8 - $48
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $8 (€7) • 1 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeBus • $8 (€7) • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMegabus

Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 40 miles (65 km) from Cheltenham to Birmingham. If speed is a priority, then a bus is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 10 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 among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Cheltenham to Birmingham.

Travel Tips: Travel from Cheltenham to Birmingham

Travel Tips: Travel to Birmingham 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 Birmingham.

There are 4 travel options from Cheltenham to Birmingham: bus, ferry, flight or train.

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

This is compared to other travel options to Birmingham:

Taking a bus is about $40 (€35) less than taking a train, which costs on average $48 (€42) for this route.

The fastest way from Cheltenham to Birmingham is by bus with an average journey time of 1 h 10 min.

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

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 43 min   of travel time.

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

The average frequency per day from Cheltenham to Birmingham is:

  • 3 buses a day.
  • Around 34 trains per day.

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

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

  • Buses most often depart from Cheltenham at Cheltenham, Racecourse (Greenbelt Festival) and arrive in Birmingham at Birmingham, Brunel Street.
  • Trains mostly depart from Cheltenham Spa and arrive in Birmingham New Street.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Cheltenham to Birmingham:

  • You can go to Birmingham from Cheltenham by bus with Megabus. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $8 (€7) with Megabus from Cheltenham to Birmingham on Omio.

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

  • You'll find 2 direct buses a day to Birmingham with Megabus.
  • You can find 34 direct trains per day to take to Birmingham with Cross Country.

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

Your trip from Cheltenham to Birmingham doesn't have to end in Birmingham. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like London, Manchester or Glasgow. If you’d like to add London, Manchester or Glasgow to your Cheltenham to Birmingham tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Birmingham today!

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

  • Bus tickets cost on average $8 (€7) one way.
  • Train tickets cost $48 (€42) one way on average.

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

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