How to travel from Manchester to Cheltenham

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Travel Information to Cheltenham from Manchester

distanceDistance109 miles (176 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$15 - $52
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $15 (€14) • 3 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $52 (€49) • 2 h 22 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMegabus or Cross Country

Travel 109 miles (176 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train between Manchester and Cheltenham. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 22 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $15 (€14). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Megabus or Cross Country among others. Travelers can even take a direct train 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.

There are 4 ways that you can travel from Manchester to Cheltenham. You can take a bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to get from Manchester to Cheltenham is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $15 (€14) compared to other travel options to Cheltenham:

A bus is $37 (€35) less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Manchester to Cheltenham costing on average $52 (€49).

The fastest way from Manchester to Cheltenham is by train with an average journey time of 2 h 22 min.

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

In comparison, getting to Cheltenham by bus can take on average 3 h 20 min.

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

The average frequency per day from Manchester to Cheltenham is:

  • 2 buses per day.
  • 22 trains per day.

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

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

  • Buses most often depart from Manchester at Manchester, Coach Station and arrive in Cheltenham at Cheltenham, Racecourse (Greenbelt Festival).
  • Trains mostly depart from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Cheltenham Spa.

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

  • You can take a bus from Manchester to Cheltenham with Megabus. Cheap tickets can be found for $15 (€14) with Megabus from Manchester to Cheltenham.
  • You can travel to Cheltenham from Manchester by train with Cross Country. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $52 (€49) with Cross Country from Manchester to Cheltenham.

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

  • You can check for a direct train to Cheltenham with Cross Country with 3 direct trains per day.

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 journey.

Many of our customers who book a trip from Manchester 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 Manchester and Cheltenham itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Cheltenham and any of these top destinations today!

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 costs $15 (€14) one way on average for this journey.
  • A train ticket for this journey is costing $52 (€49) one way on average.

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.

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