How to travel from Cheltenham to Bristol

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from Cheltenham to Bristol

How to get from Cheltenham to Bristol by train, bus or flight.

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The best way to travel from Cheltenham to Bristol is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

Megabus
09:55AM0h50
Cheltenham, Arle Court
10:45AMBristol, City Centre
$131One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
Megabus
09:55AM0h50
Cheltenham, Arle Court
10:45AMBristol, City Centre
$131One-way
0 transfers
Fastest
Cross Country
07:58AM0h41
Cheltenham Spa (CNM)
08:39AMBristol Temple Meads (BRI)
$231One-way
0 transfers
Other options
Great Western Railway
07:34AM1h01
Cheltenham Spa (CNM)
08:35AMBristol Temple Meads (BRI)
$151One-way
0 transfers
Great Western Railway
06:14AM1h05
Cheltenham Spa (CNM)
07:19AMBristol Temple Meads (BRI)
$241One-way
0 transfers
Great Western Railway
06:48AM1h40
Cheltenham Spa (CNM)
08:28AMBristol Temple Meads (BRI)
$241One-way
1 transfer
Megabus
02:15PM0h50
Cheltenham, Arle Court
03:05PMBristol, City Centre
$131One-way
0 transfers
Megabus
06:15PM0h50
Cheltenham, Arle Court
07:05PMBristol, City Centre
$131One-way
0 transfers
Megabus
08:35PM0h50
Cheltenham, Arle Court
09:25PMBristol, City Centre
$131One-way
0 transfers

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Travel Information between Cheltenham and Bristol

distanceDistance37 miles (60 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$7 - $10
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $7 (€6) • 38 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $7 (€6) • 38 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMegabus or CrossCountry

Take a bus or train to travel 37 miles (60 km) from Cheltenham to Bristol. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Megabus or CrossCountry among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Cheltenham to Bristol.

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Find the best route from Cheltenham to Bristol with National Express and CrossCountry. Comparing schedules and prices and booking the most affordable trip has never been easier with over 1000 travel companies on Omio.

Cross Country trains are a UK-based train operator that provides services across the country including trains between Cheltenham and Bristol. They offer a range of services, from express services to local services, and have a variety of ticket types to suit different needs. Their express services, such as the CrossCountry Voyager and CrossCountry XC Trains, offer a fast and comfortable journey, with onboard facilities such as free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and a selection of snacks and drinks. Their local services, such as the CrossCountry Regional and CrossCountry Regional Express, provide a more leisurely journey, with stops at smaller stations along the way. They also offer a range of ticket types, such as Advance, Anytime, and Off-Peak tickets, to suit different budgets and travel needs. The most popular routes for Cross Country trains include London to Birmingham, Manchester to Edinburgh, and Bristol to Reading.

    National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance travel company operating over 550 travel per day and serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express also operates travel services to all major UK airports, such as Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol, 24 hours a day. All National Express travel have air conditioning and provide free WiFi access along with onboard entertainment. Most travel come with seat belts and power outlets at every seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. For your travel between Cheltenham and Bristol, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.

      FAQs: Travel from Cheltenham to Bristol

      FAQs: Travel to Bristol 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 Bristol.
      FAQs

      You can get to Bristol from Cheltenham 2 different ways: bus or train.

      The cheapest way to travel between Cheltenham and Bristol is a train with an average price of $7 (€6).

      This is compared to other travel options from Cheltenham to Bristol:

      A train is $3 (€2) less than a bus for this journey with tickets for a bus from Cheltenham to Bristol costing on average $10 (€9).

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

      There are alternative travel options to Bristol that take longer:

      Taking a bus requires on average 50 min of travel time.

      Bristol is approximately 37 miles (60 km) away from Cheltenham.

      The average frequency per day from Cheltenham to Bristol is:

      • 3 buses per day.
      • 22 trains a day.

      However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Cheltenham and Bristol 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 from Cheltenham to Bristol:

      • Buses mostly leave from Cheltenham, Spa Railway Station (Entrance) and tend to arrive in Bristol, Airport Bus Station.
      • Trains mostly leave from Cheltenham Spa and tend to arrive in Bristol Temple Meads.

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

      • You can go to Bristol from Cheltenham by bus with Megabus or National Express. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $10 (€9) with Megabus from Cheltenham to Bristol on Omio.
      • You can take a train from Cheltenham to Bristol with CrossCountry or Great Western Rail. Cheap tickets can be found for $7 (€6) with Great Western Rail from Cheltenham to Bristol.

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

      • 3 direct buses per day with Megabus or National Express.
      • 19 direct trains per day with CrossCountry or Great Western Rail.

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

      Many of our customers traveling from Cheltenham to Bristol don't make Bristol their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Bristol are London, Cardiff, Manchester, Bath or Birmingham, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Bristol to any of these top destinations today!
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