London to Cheltenham bus

Wed, 22 May
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Cheap coach tickets from London to Cheltenham

Showing times and prices for 22 May

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap coach ticket from London to Cheltenham is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Cheapest
Megabus
05:004h25
London, Victoria Coach Station
09:25Cheltenham, Arle Court
£191One-way
1 change
2nd Cheapest
National Express
10:303h00
London, Victoria Coach Station
13:30Cheltenham, Royal Well Bus Station
£281One-way
0 changes
2nd Cheapest
National Express
12:003h00
London, Victoria Coach Station
15:00Cheltenham, Royal Well Bus Station
£281One-way
0 changes
2nd Cheapest
National Express
15:303h00
London, Victoria Coach Station
18:30Cheltenham, Royal Well Bus Station
£281One-way
0 changes
2nd Cheapest
National Express
22:002h50
London, Victoria Coach Station
00:50Cheltenham, Royal Well Bus Station
£281One-way
0 changes

Bus timetableLondon to Cheltenham

Showing buses for tomorrow, Wednesday, 22 May
Megabus
00:209h35
London, Heathrow Airport Terminals 1, 2, 3
09:55Cheltenham, Arle Court
1 change
Megabus
05:004h25
London, Victoria Coach Station
09:25Cheltenham, Arle Court
1 change
National Express
09:003h00
London, Victoria Coach Station
12:00Cheltenham, Royal Well Bus Station
0 changes
National Express
10:303h00
London, Victoria Coach Station
13:30Cheltenham, Royal Well Bus Station
0 changes
National Express
12:003h00
London, Victoria Coach Station
15:00Cheltenham, Royal Well Bus Station
0 changes
National Express
13:002h40
London, Victoria Coach Station
15:40Cheltenham, Royal Well Bus Station
0 changes
National Express
14:003h05
London, Victoria Coach Station
17:05Cheltenham, Royal Well Bus Station
0 changes
National Express
15:303h00
London, Victoria Coach Station
18:30Cheltenham, Royal Well Bus Station
0 changes
National Express
16:303h30
London, Victoria Coach Station
20:00Cheltenham, Royal Well Bus Station
0 changes
National Express
19:003h00
London, Victoria Coach Station
22:00Cheltenham, Royal Well Bus Station
0 changes
National Express
20:302h55
London, Victoria Coach Station
23:25Cheltenham, Royal Well Bus Station
0 changes
National Express
22:002h50
London, Victoria Coach Station
00:50Cheltenham, Royal Well Bus Station
0 changes
Megabus
23:3010h25
London, Victoria Coach Station
09:55Cheltenham, Arle Court
1 change
National Express
23:303h00
London, Victoria Coach Station
02:30Cheltenham, Royal Well Bus Station
0 changes

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Bus times from London to Cheltenham

Showing times and prices for 22 May

Fastest Journey

2 h 40 m

Average

4 h 6 m

Buses per day

14

Distance

142 km

Of the 14 buses that leave London for Cheltenham every day 11 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
National Express
13:002h40
London, Victoria Coach Station
15:40Cheltenham, Royal Well Bus Station
£281One-way
0 changes
2nd Fastest
National Express
22:002h50
London, Victoria Coach Station
00:50Cheltenham, Royal Well Bus Station
£281One-way
0 changes
National Express
20:302h55
London, Victoria Coach Station
23:25Cheltenham, Royal Well Bus Station
£281One-way
0 changes
National Express
10:303h00
London, Victoria Coach Station
13:30Cheltenham, Royal Well Bus Station
£281One-way
0 changes
National Express
12:003h00
London, Victoria Coach Station
15:00Cheltenham, Royal Well Bus Station
£281One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Coach from London to Cheltenham

distanceDistance87 miles
durationAverage coach duration2 h 30 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£22 (€25)
frequencyCoach frequency12 a day
changesDirect coachYes, there are 12 direct coaches a day
carriersCoach companiesNational Express, Megabus or Great Western Rail

Coaches from London to Cheltenham cover the 87 miles long journey taking on average 2 h 30 min with our travel partners like National Express, Megabus or Great Western Rail. Normally, there are 12 coaches operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £22, you can find the cheapest coach ticket for as low as £11. Travellers depart most frequently from London, Victoria Coach Station and arrive in Cheltenham, Spa Railway Station (Entrance).

Coach companies: National Express London to Cheltenham

Buy your official National Express coach tickets between London and Cheltenham from £13 with Omio. Find coach times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most affordable journey.

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 London - Cheltenham 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.

London to Cheltenham coach information with National Express:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 40 min
  • Cheapest Price: £13
  • National Express frequency: 12 a day

Buses from London to Cheltenham: Journey Details

National Express operates fourteen buses from London to Cheltenham, seven days a week. Buses depart from Victoria Coach Station in central London at around 7:30 a.m., until just before midnight and have a journey time of approximately 2.5 hours.

Taking the Bus from London

Buses from London to Cheltenham depart from London Victoria Coach Station, conveniently located close to Victoria Railway Station. Together they provide good transport connections across the city, South London and to the Sussex coast. Victoria Coach Station is a hub for local buses and is on the District, Circle and Victoria underground lines. There are frequent night bus services in the capital and a taxi rank is located outside both stations.

Getting into Cheltenham by Bus

Cheltenham is a historic spa town that became popular in the 17th century, when Royalty began visiting to take the healing mineral waters, with the Pittville Pump Room recapturing some of the atmosphere of earlier times. The city streets are lined with handsome Regency architecture and house some fine shops and restaurants. Other attractions in the city include the Holst Birthplace Museum and The Art Gallery and Museum, which houses a collection from the Cotswold Arts and Crafts Movement. Cheltenham is also famous for its racecourse and annual Gold Cup race day in March. Buses from London to Cheltenham arrive at Cheltenham Royal Wells Station, which is within walking distance of the town centre. Cheltenham's bus service is operated by Stagecoach and has routes that cover the town, surrounding villages and countryside. Shuttle bus services run from the town to Cheltenham Racecourse on race days. Taxis are available at the station.

FAQs: London to Cheltenham coach

FAQs: Take the bus from London to Cheltenham with ease. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have the information you need to know so you can find the best option from London to Cheltenham.
FAQs
Cheap coach tickets from London to Cheltenham can start from as little as £11 when you book in advance. The average coach ticket price for London to Cheltenham is £22; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the London to Cheltenham coach travel time is 2 h 30 min   for the 87 mile long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first coach from London to Cheltenham leaves at 05: 00. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last coach from London to Cheltenham leaves at 23: 30.
Yes, there are 12 direct coaches a day from London to Cheltenham with National Express or Great Western Rail. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer direct coaches.
Take the London to Cheltenham coach with National Express, Megabus or Great Western Rail. However, it's always good to check out all possible coach companies for the journey from London to Cheltenham as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

When departing from London, you have various coach station options to start your journey from including London, Victoria Coach Station, London, Golders Green Station and Luton, London Luton Airport Bus Station. When arriving in Cheltenham, you can end your trip in coach stations like Cheltenham, Spa Railway Station (Entrance), Cheltenham, Royal Well Bus Station and Cheltenham, Clarence Street arrival (Stop 30).

Passengers board the coach most frequently from London, Victoria Coach Station, which is located around 2.1 miles (3.4 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the coach at Cheltenham, Spa Railway Station (Entrance), located 1.4 miles (2.2 km) away from the city centre.

A trip to Cheltenham from London is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 2 h 30 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from London to Cheltenham by coach is January.
You have options as you can travel to Cheltenham from London 2 different ways: train or coach.

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