How to travel from Southampton to Cheltenham

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Travel Information from Southampton to Cheltenham

distanceDistance74 miles (120 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$41 - $66
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $41 (€36) • 5 h 40 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $66 (€58) • 3 h 2 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Great Western Railway

Travel 74 miles (120 km) by bus or train from Southampton to Cheltenham. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 2 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $41 (€36). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are National Express or Great Western Railway among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Southampton to Cheltenham.

Travel Tips: Travel from Southampton 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 Southampton to Cheltenham.

You can travel to Cheltenham from Southampton 2 different ways: bus or train.

The cheapest way to get from Southampton to Cheltenham is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $41 (€36) compared to other travel options to Cheltenham:

Taking a bus is usually $24 (€21) less than taking a train to Cheltenham, which costs on average $66 (€58) for the same trip.

The fastest way to get to Cheltenham from Southampton is by train with an average travel time of 3 h 2 min.

Other travel options to Cheltenham can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Cheltenham by bus can take on average 5 h 40 min.

The distance is approximately 74 miles (120 km) from Southampton to Cheltenham.

The average frequency per day from Southampton to Cheltenham is:

  • Around 16 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Southampton and Cheltenham 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 Southampton to Cheltenham:

  • Buses from Southampton to Cheltenham most often leave from Southampton, Coach Station and arrive in Cheltenham, Racecourse (Greenbelt Festival).
  • Trains most often depart from Southampton at Southampton Central and arrive in Cheltenham at Cheltenham Spa.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Southampton 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 Southampton to Cheltenham tickets on Omio for $41 (€36).
  • Travel with Great Western Railway to go to Cheltenham by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Great Western Railway Southampton to Cheltenham tickets on Omio for $66 (€58).
Your trip from Southampton to Cheltenham doesn't have to end in Cheltenham. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like London, Birmingham or Bristol. If you’d like to add London, Birmingham or Bristol to your Southampton to Cheltenham tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Cheltenham today!

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

  • Bus tickets cost $41 (€36) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost $66 (€58) one way on average.

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

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