Cheap bus tickets from Cheltenham to London

Showing times and prices for 29 Jan

Cheapest

£12

Average

£17

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Cheltenham to London will cost around £ 17 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 12.

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13:30Cheltenham, Royal Well Bus Station2h50 16:20London
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£121One-way
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16:45Cheltenham, Royal Well Bus Station3h05 19:50London
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£121One-way
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15:00Cheltenham, Royal Well Bus Station3h05 18:05London
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£121One-way
2nd Cheapest
18:45Cheltenham, Royal Well Bus Station3h05 21:50London
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£141One-way
12:15Cheltenham, Royal Well Bus Station3h05 15:20London
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£221One-way

Bus Timetable Cheltenham to London

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06:00Cheltenham, Royal Well Bus Station2h50 08:50London
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12:15Cheltenham, Royal Well Bus Station3h05 15:20London
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13:30Cheltenham, Royal Well Bus Station2h50 16:20London
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15:00Cheltenham, Royal Well Bus Station3h05 18:05London
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16:45Cheltenham, Royal Well Bus Station3h05 19:50London
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18:45Cheltenham, Royal Well Bus Station3h05 21:50London
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Sat
29 Jan
£32Great Western Railway
£12National Express
Sun
30 Jan
£20Great Western Railway
£12National Express
Mon
31 Jan
£20Great Western Railway
£11National Express
Tue
1 Feb
£20Great Western Railway
£11National Express

Bus times from Cheltenham to London

Showing times and prices for 29 Jan

Fastest Journey

2 h 50 m

Average

3 h

Buses per day

6

Distance

142 km

Of the 6 buses that leave Cheltenham for London every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct buses cover the 142 km distance in an average of 3 h but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 2 h 50 m .

The slowest buses will take 3 h 5 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
13:30Cheltenham, Royal Well Bus Station2h50 16:20London
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£121One-way
Fastest
06:00Cheltenham, Royal Well Bus Station2h50 08:50London
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£301One-way
2nd Fastest
12:15Cheltenham, Royal Well Bus Station3h05 15:20London
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£221One-way
2nd Fastest
18:45Cheltenham, Royal Well Bus Station3h05 21:50London
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£141One-way
2nd Fastest
16:45Cheltenham, Royal Well Bus Station3h05 19:50London
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£121One-way

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Overview: Coach from Cheltenham to London

distanceDistance87 miles (141 km)
durationAverage coach duration2 h 50 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£12 (€14)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesNational Express or Megabus

Coaches from Cheltenham to London cover the 87 miles (141 km) long trip taking on average 2 h 50 min with our travel partners like National Express or Megabus. There are direct coach services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £12, you can find the cheapest coach ticket for as low as £11. Travellers depart most frequently from Cheltenham Spa and arrive in London, Hammersmith Bridge Road.

Coach companies: National Express Cheltenham to London

Travel between Cheltenham and London from £11 with Omio’s coach partners National Express! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient route for you.

National Express

National Express is the leading coach operator for routes throughout the United Kingdom, operating over 550 coaches a day and serving over 900 destinations across the country. National Express even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol 24 hours a day at affordable prices for the budget traveller in mind. All National Express coaches are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most coaches are equipped with seat belts and power outlets in each seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. You can select between three ticket types for the Cheltenham - London coach: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. Refundable tickets provide more flexibility than other ticket options, meaning you can cancel or change your ticket easily, should you need to.

  • Average Price: £11

National Express has updated its ticket policies due to the coronavirus. Keep these in mind when booking your National Express tickets from Cheltenham to London and when travelling by coach:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Verification of ticket with valid ID
  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • For journeys between July 1st and October 31, 2020, the following change and refund policies apply:
    • Restricted ticket: One change is allowed free of charge
    • Standard ticket: Full refund or one change is allowed free of charge
    • Fully flexible ticket: Unlimited changes to time or date are allowed
    • All change and refund requests must be made at least 24 hours before the original outbound journey. Partial refunds are not allowed.

Buses from Cheltenham to London: Journey Details

National Express runs the majority of buses from Cheltenham to London Victoria coach station. Beginning about 2:00 a.m. and running until after 8:00 p.m., between fifteen and twenty buses leave Royal Wells bus station every day, including Saturday and Sunday. About one bus leaves every hour and travels directly to London, with each journey taking between two and three hours. Stops include Cirencester, Heathrow Airport and London Earl's Court, and no halts occur on over half of the services. Peak travel times are between 7:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m., with the less expensive journeys outside of these hours. Megabus coaches also take passengers from Cheltenham Royal Wells to London. The Megabus journeys last up to four hours and involve changes in Gloucester and Swindon.

Taking the Bus from Cheltenham

Cheltenham Royal Wells station is situated on Royal Wells Road (A46), in the town centre. Passengers can travel to the station on the local bus network or access a bus at the town's Park and Ride locations, which include Arle Court and Cheltenham Racecourse. The buses leave the parking areas at approximately 10-minute intervals, from Monday to Saturday. The service ceases at about midnight, after which time passengers can use one of Cheltenham's taxi services.

Getting into London by Bus

Passengers arriving at London's Victoria Coach Station are a short distance from the world's greatest centre of entertainment, with over one hundred cinemas and theatres to choose from. London Victoria train station is also within walking distance, and passengers can access local buses and the Underground network to attractions that include Buckingham Palace, the Mall and St James's Park. Most public transport services cease to operate around midnight, and passengers can travel on one of London's many taxis or night buses, after this time.

Travel Tips: Coach to London from Cheltenham

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FAQs

How much does a cheap coach between Cheltenham and London cost?

Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest coach from Cheltenham to London for the next 7 days starting from £11  one way.

What is the average price of coach tickets between Cheltenham and London?

If you are looking to purchase your coach ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Cheltenham to London coach to cost on average £12  one way.

What is the distance by coach from Cheltenham to London?

The coach distance from Cheltenham to London is around 87 miles (141 km).

What is the average Cheltenham to London coach duration?

On average the coach from Cheltenham to London duration is 2 h 50 min  for the 87 miles (141 km) long trip, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.

When travelling by coach from Cheltenham to London, which coach station in Cheltenham do I depart from and which coach station in London do I arrive in?

Omio customers book a coach from Cheltenham Spa   to London, Hammersmith Bridge Road   most frequently for this route.

Where is the Cheltenham coach station located? Where is the London coach station located?

You can find the most popular departure coach station for this trip, Cheltenham Spa, located approximately 0.7 miles (1.1 km) from the city centre of Cheltenham. The most popular arrival coach station in London, called London, Hammersmith Bridge Road, is located around 4.5 miles (7.2 km) away from its city centre.

Which coach companies can take me to London from Cheltenham?

When taking a coach from Cheltenham to London, you can count on National Express or Megabus for the best way to get you to London. You can also check all possible coach companies who offer a service to London from Cheltenham and compare the amenities they offer before buying a coach ticket.

What time is the earliest coach from Cheltenham to London? What time is the last coach from Cheltenham to London?

You can take the first coach from Cheltenham to London at 06: 00   or take the last coach from Cheltenham to London leaving at 18: 45. Look for the latest Cheltenham London coach times on Omio and book the best time to take the coach for this journey.

How far in advance should I buy a coach ticket to London from Cheltenham to get the best deals?

The price of a one way coach ticket from Cheltenham to London is on average £12 if you purchase within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for coaches from all possible coach companies offering this journey. In general, you can find coach tickets between Cheltenham and London available a few months in advance.