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from Manchester to Cheltenham

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

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Travel Information from Manchester to Cheltenham

distanceDistance109 miles (176 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$13 - $104
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $13 (€10) • 3 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $104 (€86) • 2 h 23 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Cross Country

Take a bus or train to travel 109 miles (176 km) to Cheltenham from Manchester. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 23 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $13 (€10). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are National Express or Cross Country among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus from Manchester to Cheltenham.

Travel Tips

Travel from Manchester 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 Manchester to Cheltenham.
FAQs
How do I get from Manchester to Cheltenham?

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

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

The cheapest way to travel between Manchester and Cheltenham is by taking a bus with an average price of $13 (€10).

This is compared to other travel options to Cheltenham:

Taking a bus is usually $92 (€76) less than taking a train to Cheltenham, which costs on average $104 (€86) for the same trip.

What is the quickest way to get from Manchester to Cheltenham?

The fastest way from Manchester to Cheltenham is by train with an average journey time of 2 h 23 min.

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

In comparison, going by bus can take 3 h 20 min   on average.

How far is it from Manchester to Cheltenham?

The Manchester to Cheltenham distance is around 109 miles (176 km).

How many services a day are there to Cheltenham from Manchester?

The average frequency per day from Manchester to Cheltenham is:

  • 16 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Manchester and 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 Manchester to Cheltenham?

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

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Manchester, Shudehill Interchange and arrive in Cheltenham, Royal Well Bus Station.
  • Most travelers board their train from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Cheltenham Spa.
Which travel operators can get me to Cheltenham from Manchester?

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

  • Travel with National Express to go to Cheltenham by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find National Express Manchester to Cheltenham tickets on Omio for $13 (€10).
  • Cross Country can take you to Cheltenham by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Cross Country from Manchester to Cheltenham for $104 (€86).
Is there a direct service between Manchester and Cheltenham?

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

  • You'll find direct buses with.

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 from Manchester to Cheltenham.

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Manchester to Cheltenham?
Looking to extend your trip from Manchester to Cheltenham? Many Omio customers who go from Manchester to Cheltenham usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like London, Birmingham or Bristol. If you're looking to explore London, Birmingham or Bristol from Cheltenham, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
How early should I buy tickets from Manchester to Cheltenham online for the best deals?

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

  • A bus ticket for this journey is costing $13 (€10) one way on average.
  • A train ticket costs $104 (€86) one way on average for this journey.

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