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 Manchester to Cheltenham will cost around £ 23 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 17.
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4 h 25 m
4 h 39 m
Buses per day
Of the 5 buses that leave Manchester for Cheltenham every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct buses cover the 176 km distance in an average of 4 h 39 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 4 h 25 m .
The slowest buses will take 5 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.
|Distance||109 miles (176 km)|
|Average coach duration||3 h 20 min|
|Average coach ticket price||£14 (€16)|
|Coach companies||Megabus or National Express|
Coaches from Manchester to Cheltenham cover the 109 miles (176 km) long trip taking on average 3 h 20 min with our travel partners like Megabus or National Express. There are direct coach services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £14, you can find the cheapest coach ticket for as low as £12. Travellers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Cheltenham, Racecourse (Greenbelt Festival).
National Express coaches will get you from Manchester to Cheltenham from £12. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best coach times and tickets for your trip.
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 Manchester - 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.
National Express has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and travelling by coach between Manchester and Cheltenham:
When departing from Manchester, you have various coach station options to start your trip from including Manchester, Coach Station, Manchester, Arena and Manchester, Etihad Stadium. When arriving in Cheltenham, you can end your trip in coach stations like Cheltenham, Racecourse (Greenbelt Festival), Cheltenham, Clarence Street arrival (Stop 30) and Cheltenham, Gloucester Road / Princess Elizabeth Way.
Omio customers book a coach from Manchester Piccadilly to Cheltenham, Racecourse (Greenbelt Festival) most frequently for this route.
Passengers board the coach most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly, which is located around 0.7 miles (1.2 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the coach at Cheltenham, Racecourse (Greenbelt Festival), located 2 miles (3.2 km) away from the city centre.
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