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Coach Information from Cheltenham to Oxford

distanceDistance37 miles (59 km)
changesDirect coachYes

Coaches from Cheltenham to Oxford cover the 37 miles (59 km) long trip with our travel partners like. There are direct coach services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Cheltenham Spa and arrive in Oxford, St Giles (Stop C5).

Buses from Cheltenham to Oxford: Journey Details

Throughout the week there are two daily buses from Cheltenham to Oxford, the first at 2:00 p.m. and the second at 5:30 p.m. Both buses are operated by National Express, and passengers have to change once during the journey. However, the earlier service passing through Bristol takes considerably longer than the later one changing at Leamington Spa.

Taking the Bus from Cheltenham

Royal Well Bus Station, from which buses from Cheltenham to Oxford depart, is in the centre of town and a few minutes walk from the Cheltenham Art Gallery, the Regent Arcade Shopping Centre and the Everyman Theatre. The station is well connected by public transport to the rest of town and to the outlying Cotswolds. The University of Gloucestershire and Sandford Parks Lido are both 3-5 minutes away by bus, while it's a 5-7 minute trip to the station from the World of Smile stadium (home of Cheltenham Town FC) and 15 minutes from Cheltenham Racecourse. Morning to evening, the 94 bus shuttles between Gloucestershire Airport and the Royal Well station in around 20-25 minutes.

Getting into Oxford by Bus

With the River Isis winding lazily through it, the ancient university town of Oxford is celebrated for the beauty of its colleges, public buildings, cobbled lanes and green spaces, many of which date back to Medieval times. Buses from Cheltenham terminate at Gloucester Green Bus station, just west of the city centre and within strolling distance of Oxford's many attractions. The Ashmolean Museum, Trinity College and the Carfax end of the High Street are all within 5-7 minutes walk, while Christ Church Meadows and Magdalen College are about 1 ½ km east. Multiple bus routes connect the station with the city centre and with the Oxford suburbs, with Cowley, Headington and Abington all 15-30 minutes away. There's also a 24 hour bus service to Heathrow which takes 80-90 minutes, plus direct coaches to London.

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FAQs
What is the distance to Oxford from Cheltenham by coach?
The Cheltenham to Oxford coach distance is approximately 37 miles (59 km).
Which coach station in Cheltenham goes to Oxford? Which coach station do I come into Oxford from Cheltenham?

When taking the coach from Cheltenham to Oxford, you can choose to depart from coach stations like Cheltenham, Royal Well Bus Station, Cheltenham, Clarence Street arrival (Stop 30) and Cheltenham, Arle Court. Your route can end in coach stations such as Oxford, St Giles (Stop C5), Oxford, Bus Station, Gloucester Green and Oxford, Railway Station (Stop R4).

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Cheltenham Spa   and arrive in Oxford, St Giles (Stop C5).

Where do I find the Cheltenham coach station to Oxford? Where is the Oxford coach station?

You can find the most popular departure coach station for this journey, Cheltenham Spa, located approximately 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city centre of Cheltenham. The most popular arrival coach station in Oxford, called Oxford, St Giles (Stop C5), is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from its city centre.

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