How to travel from Derby to Cheltenham

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Travel Information to Cheltenham from Derby

distanceDistance74 miles (120 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or bus
priceTicket price range$23 - $20
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $20 (€17) • 4 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $23 (€20) • 1 h 19 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or CrossCountry

Travel 74 miles (120 km) by train or bus between Derby and Cheltenham. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are National Express or CrossCountry among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, ferry, flight or train from Derby to Cheltenham.

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

Our recommendation

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

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Travel on National Express and CrossCountry travel between Derby and Cheltenham at great prices. Omio finds you travel times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies all in one place.

Cross Country trains are a UK-based train operator that provides services across the country including trains from Derby to Cheltenham. 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 to Cheltenham from Derby, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.

      FAQs: Travel from Derby to Cheltenham

      FAQs: 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 Derby to Cheltenham.

      There are 2 ways to get from Derby to Cheltenham: train or bus.

      The cheapest way to go to Cheltenham from Derby is by taking a bus, which costs on average $20 (€17).

      This is compared to other ways of getting from Derby to Cheltenham:

      Taking a bus costs () less than taking a ferry, which costs on average () for the same trip.

      Taking a bus costs () less than taking a flight, which average ticket prices of ().

      A bus is $4 (€3) less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Derby to Cheltenham costing on average $23 (€20).

      The quickest way to travel between Derby and Cheltenham is by train, which takes on average 1 h 19 min   compared to other travel options that take longer:

      Taking a bus requires on average 4 h 20 min of travel time.

      You should expect to travel around 74 miles (120 km) between Derby and Cheltenham.

      The average frequency per day from Derby to Cheltenham is:

      • 16 trains per day.

      However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Derby and Cheltenham as scheduled services by train or bus can vary by season or day of the week.

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

      • Most travelers board their bus from Derby, Railway Station (Stop S1) and arrive in Cheltenham, Spa Railway Station (Entrance).
      • Most travelers take a train from Derby to Cheltenham Spa.

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

      • You can take a bus from Derby to Cheltenham with National Express. Cheap tickets can be found for $20 (€17) with National Express from Derby to Cheltenham.
      • You can go to Cheltenham from Derby by train with CrossCountry. You'll see cheap train tickets for $23 (€20) with CrossCountry from Derby to Cheltenham on Omio.

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

      • You can find 13 direct trains per day to Cheltenham with CrossCountry.

      Direct services to Cheltenham 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.

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

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