Edinburgh to Cheltenham train

Cheap train tickets from Edinburgh to Cheltenham

Showing times and prices for 18 Aug

Cheapest

£113

Average

£181

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.

Avanti West Coast
07:52Edinburgh5h22 13:14Cheltenham
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£1131One-way
Cross Country
09:03Edinburgh5h47 14:50Cheltenham
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£1951One-way
Cross Country
10:06Edinburgh5h44 15:50Cheltenham
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£1971One-way
Avanti West Coast
09:52Edinburgh4h58 14:50Cheltenham
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£1991One-way
Cross Country
10:00Edinburgh5h50 15:50Cheltenham
0 changes
£2001One-way

Train schedule Edinburgh to Cheltenham

Showing trains for tomorrow, Thursday, 18 August
Avanti West Coast
07:52Edinburgh5h22 13:14Cheltenham
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Cross Country
09:03Edinburgh5h47 14:50Cheltenham
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Avanti West Coast
09:52Edinburgh4h58 14:50Cheltenham
0 changes
Cross Country
10:00Edinburgh5h50 15:50Cheltenham
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Cross Country
10:06Edinburgh5h44 15:50Cheltenham
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Fastest train times from Edinburgh to Cheltenham

Showing times and prices for 18 Aug

Fastest Journey

4 h 58 m

Average

5 h 32 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

456 km

Of the 5 trains that leave Edinburgh for Cheltenham every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Avanti West Coast
09:52Edinburgh4h58 14:50Cheltenham
0 changes
£1991One-way
Avanti West Coast
07:52Edinburgh5h22 13:14Cheltenham
0 changes
£1131One-way
Cross Country
10:06Edinburgh5h44 15:50Cheltenham
0 changes
£1971One-way
Cross Country
09:03Edinburgh5h47 14:50Cheltenham
0 changes
£1951One-way
Cross Country
10:00Edinburgh5h50 15:50Cheltenham
0 changes
£2001One-way

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Overview: Train from Edinburgh to Cheltenham

distanceDistance283 miles
durationAverage train duration5 h 44 min
priceAverage train ticket price£199 (€226)
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersCross Country or Avanti West Coast

Trains from Edinburgh to Cheltenham cover the 283 miles long journey taking on average 5 h 44 min with our travel partners like Cross Country or Avanti West Coast. There are direct train services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £197, but the average price of train tickets is £199. Travellers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Cheltenham Spa.

Train companies: CrossCountry trains Edinburgh to Cheltenham

Buy your official CrossCountry train tickets between Edinburgh and Cheltenham from £197 with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most affordable journey.

CrossCountry

CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train from Edinburgh to Cheltenham you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

Omio helps you compare and book the perfect train with CrossCountry to Cheltenham from Edinburgh for a smooth and relaxing journey. Check the latest CrossCountry train timetables for the ideal departure and arrival times, take a look at the travel information for the Edinburgh to Cheltenham train with CrossCountry (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard), compare the best connections for your Edinburgh - Cheltenham journey and then book a cheap train ticket with ease. The distance from Edinburgh to Cheltenham by train is 283 miles (456 km). You can book tickets for this CrossCountry train for as low as £197 one-way if you book in advance. When you search for CrossCountry tickets from Edinburgh to Cheltenham in the Omio app, you can also check whether they are mobile tickets quickly and easily. If they are mobile tickets, then you can go paperless when taking a train. Book that perfect CrossCountry Edinburgh - Cheltenham train ticket online and enjoy your trip!

Edinburgh to Cheltenham train information with CrossCountry:

  • Average Duration: 5 h 44 min
  • Average Price: £197
  • CrossCountry frequency: 9 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Edinburgh to Cheltenham

Travel by train to Cheltenham 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 Edinburgh to Cheltenham.
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Omio customers have found the cheapest trains to Cheltenham from Edinburgh to cost as little as £197  in the next 7 days.
If you’re looking to buy tickets for this journey in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Edinburgh to Cheltenham train prices are on average £199  one way.
The Edinburgh to Cheltenham train distance is approximately 283 miles.
On average the Edinburgh to Cheltenham train time is 5 h 44 min  covering the 283 miles long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.

Some of the Edinburgh train stations to Cheltenham you can start your journey from include Edinburgh Waverley, Edinburgh Gateway and Edinburgh Park. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Cheltenham include Cheltenham Spa and Cheltenham, Cheltenham Racecourse (Park&Ride).

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley   and arriving in Cheltenham Spa.

You can find the most popular departure train station for this trip, Edinburgh Waverley, located approximately 0.4 miles (659 m) from the city centre of Edinburgh. The most popular arrival train station in Cheltenham, called Cheltenham Spa, is located around 1.2 miles (2 km) away from its city centre.

When taking a train from Edinburgh to Cheltenham, you can count on Cross Country or Avanti West Coast for the best way to get you to Cheltenham. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service to Cheltenham from Edinburgh and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
If you prefer early morning trains from Edinburgh to Cheltenham, the first train leaves at 05: 52. If you prefer late night trains from Edinburgh to Cheltenham, the last train of the day leaves at 15: 52. Omio shows you the latest train from Edinburgh to Cheltenham timetable to help you book the best departure time for this route.
If you purchase Edinburgh to Cheltenham train tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £199. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains to Cheltenham from Edinburgh. Look out for train tickets for this journey to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Edinburgh
Cheltenham
Edinburgh Waverley is the most popular Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh for your journey to Cheltenham.
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Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 05: 00 - 23: 59 | Sun: 07: 00 - 23: 59
Public transport options for Edinburgh Waverley
Bus lines: 22, 30, 33, X22, X25, X37
Train lines: Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper, CrossCountry, LNER, ScotRail, Transpennine Express
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off on Waterloo Place, pick up across from Apex Hotel and drop off outside the Apex Hotel.
Metro: No metro available.
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Public transport options for Edinburgh Gateway
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off from the bus stops outside the station
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Public transport options for Edinburgh Park
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off from Platform 2 bus stop, adjacent to Herminston Gate

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