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Cheap train tickets from Cheltenham to London

Showing times and prices for 14 Apr

Cheapest

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

Cheapest
Great Western Railway
11:552h10
Cheltenham Spa (CNM)
14:05London Paddington (PAD)
£231One-way
1 change
Cheapest
Great Western Railway
09:282h11
Cheltenham Spa (CNM)
11:39London Paddington (PAD)
£231One-way
1 change
Great Western Railway
12:002h05
Cheltenham Spa (CNM)
14:05London Paddington (PAD)
£231One-way
2 changes
Great Western Railway
10:542h09
Cheltenham Spa (CNM)
13:03London Paddington (PAD)
£231One-way
0 changes
Great Western Railway
10:102h03
Cheltenham Spa (CNM)
12:13London Paddington (PAD)
£251One-way
1 change

Train timetableCheltenham to London

Showing trains for tomorrow, Sunday, 14 April
Great Western Railway
09:282h11
Cheltenham Spa (CNM)
11:39London Paddington (PAD)
1 change
Great Western Railway
10:102h03
Cheltenham Spa (CNM)
12:13London Paddington (PAD)
1 change
Great Western Railway
10:542h09
Cheltenham Spa (CNM)
13:03London Paddington (PAD)
0 changes
Great Western Railway
11:102h02
Cheltenham Spa (CNM)
13:12London Paddington (PAD)
1 change
Great Western Railway
11:552h10
Cheltenham Spa (CNM)
14:05London Paddington (PAD)
1 change
Great Western Railway
12:002h05
Cheltenham Spa (CNM)
14:05London Paddington (PAD)
2 changes

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Train times from Cheltenham to London

Showing times and prices for 14 Apr

Fastest Journey

2 h 2 m

Average

2 h 6 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

142 km

Of the 6 trains that leave Cheltenham for London every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
Great Western Railway
11:102h02
Cheltenham Spa (CNM)
13:12London Paddington (PAD)
£251One-way
1 change
Great Western Railway
10:102h03
Cheltenham Spa (CNM)
12:13London Paddington (PAD)
£251One-way
1 change
Great Western Railway
12:002h05
Cheltenham Spa (CNM)
14:05London Paddington (PAD)
£231One-way
2 changes
Great Western Railway
10:542h09
Cheltenham Spa (CNM)
13:03London Paddington (PAD)
£231One-way
0 changes
Great Western Railway
11:552h10
Cheltenham Spa (CNM)
14:05London Paddington (PAD)
£231One-way
1 change

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Overview: Train from Cheltenham to London

distanceDistance87 miles
durationAverage train duration1 h 59 min
priceAverage train ticket price£41 (€46)
frequencyTrain frequency10 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 9 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesGreat Western Rail, Bus or CrossCountry

Trains from Cheltenham to London cover the 87 miles long route taking on average 1 h 59 min with our travel partners like Great Western Rail, Bus or CrossCountry. Normally, there are 10 trains operating per day. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £41, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £28. Travellers depart most frequently from Cheltenham Spa and arrive in London Euston.

Trains from Cheltenham to London: Journey Details

There are two sensible ways to travel between Cheltenham and London by train. The first is a direct stopping service operated by First Great Western, the second is a fast service with one change at Swindon aboard London Midland. Each route operates hourly and the journey time is approximately 2 hours and 15 minutes for both (depending on connections). On weekday mornings, the first train departs Cheltenham Spa just before 06.00 a.m. arriving in London Paddington after just 08.00. Last trains are more complicated and will often involve waiting for connecting trains. One should anticipate departing Cheltenham before 09.00 p.m. if hoping to reach London on the same day. Weekend services are fewer but use the same routes and franchises. Advance tickets are available on trains from Cheltenham to London at a favourable price.

Taking the Train from Cheltenham

Cheltenham Spa station is just outside the town centre with good local transport links. It is within a short bus or taxi ride from the main attractions of town including the racecourse, ladies college and the famous literary festival.

Getting into London by Train

When arriving at Paddington, day trippers or business travellers can quickly and easily transfer onto the District, Circle or Hammersmith & City lines of the London underground to reach any final destination in London. As a guide, it will take a further 25 minutes from the station to reach Theatre Land, and an hour for the Olympic Park in Stratford. There are also frequent buses serving Oxford Street, other London rail termini and the West End of London with its theatres, restaurants and shopping opportunities. These services operate throughout the night, albeit with reduced frequency. A black taxi rank is also situated above Paddington's platform 12 with lift and escalator access.

FAQs: Cheltenham to London train

FAQs: Travel by train from Cheltenham to London 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 Cheltenham to London.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Cheltenham to London can start from as little as £28 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Cheltenham to London is £41; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The train time between Cheltenham and London is on average 1 h 59 min   for the 87 mile long journey, but the time it takes to go to London from Cheltenham by train can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Cheltenham to London leaves at 06: 14. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Cheltenham to London leaves at 22: 16.
There are 10 trains a day from Cheltenham to London which require at least one change with Great Western Rail, Bus or CrossCountry. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
When taking a train from Cheltenham to London, you can count on Great Western Rail, Bus or CrossCountry for the best way to get you to London. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service between Cheltenham and London and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 22: 16.

When departing from Cheltenham, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Cheltenham Spa and Cheltenham, Cheltenham Racecourse (Park&Ride). When arriving in London, you can end your trip in train stations like London Euston, London St Pancras International and London Kings Cross.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Cheltenham Spa, which is located around 1.2 miles (2 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at London Euston, located 1.8 miles (2.9 km) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month for a train from Cheltenham to London is September.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel from Cheltenham to London including taking a train or coach.

Important Stations and Airports in Cheltenham and London

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Cheltenham Spa is the most popular Cheltenham railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Cheltenham for your journey to London.
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Cheltenham, Cheltenham Racecourse (Park& Ride)

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