Cheap train tickets from Glasgow to Cheltenham

Showing times and prices for 22 May

Cheapest

£126

Average

£132

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 Glasgow to Cheltenham will cost around £ 132 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 126.

Avanti West Coast
11:35Glasgow5h39 17:14Cheltenham
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£1261One-way
Avanti West Coast
09:35Glasgow6h15 15:50Cheltenham
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£1381One-way

Train schedule Glasgow to Cheltenham

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Avanti West Coast
09:35Glasgow6h15 15:50Cheltenham
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Avanti West Coast
11:35Glasgow5h39 17:14Cheltenham
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Sun
22 May
£126Avanti West Coast
£57National Express
£83easyJet
Mon
23 May
£109Avanti West Coast
£32National Express
£27easyJet
Tue
24 May
£84Avanti West Coast
£27National Express
£32easyJet
Wed
25 May
£135Avanti West Coast
£13National Express
£31easyJet
Thu
26 May
£108Cross Country
£27National Express
£31easyJet
Fri
27 May
£125Avanti West Coast
£39National Express
£31easyJet
Sat
28 May
£109Cross Country
£27National Express
£46easyJet

Fastest train times from Glasgow to Cheltenham

Showing times and prices for 22 May

Fastest Journey

5 h 39 m

Average

5 h 57 m

Trains per day

2

Distance

463 km

Of the 2 trains that leave Glasgow for Cheltenham every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 463 km distance in an average of 5 h 57 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 5 h 39 m .

The slowest trains will take 6 h 15 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.

Avanti West Coast
11:35Glasgow5h39 17:14Cheltenham
0 changes
£1261One-way
Avanti West Coast
09:35Glasgow6h15 15:50Cheltenham
0 changes
£1381One-way

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Overview: Train from Glasgow to Cheltenham

distanceDistance287 miles (463 km)
durationAverage train duration5 h 38 min
priceAverage train ticket price£140 (€158)
frequencyTrain frequency3 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 3 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersCross Country

Trains from Glasgow to Cheltenham cover the 287 miles (463 km) long route taking on average 5 h 38 min with our travel partners like Cross Country. Normally, there are 3 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £140, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £140. Travellers depart most frequently from Glasgow Central and arrive in Cheltenham Spa.

Train companies: CrossCountry trains Glasgow to Cheltenham

Travel from Glasgow to Cheltenham from £140 with Omio’s train partners CrossCountry! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient trip for you.

CrossCountry

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

Enjoy a smooth and easy journey from Glasgow to Cheltenham with CrossCountry! As an official travel partner of CrossCountry, Omio can help you search current train timetables from CrossCountry, compare the best routes from Glasgow to Cheltenham as well as the class fares available for this route (including information on luggage policy and amenities provided onboard), and buy the most affordable CrossCountry Glasgow to Cheltenham train ticket available today. If you search for CrossCountry tickets in the Omio app, you can also see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless rather than needing to wait in a queue at the train station in person to purchase tickets. Once you find your ideal route, book your one-way train between Glasgow and Cheltenham on Omio or in the Omio app in just a few simple steps. You can then sit back and enjoy the 287 miles (463 km) journey to Cheltenham from Glasgow with ease and comfort on a train with CrossCountry.

CrossCountry from Glasgow to Cheltenham train information:

  • Average Duration: 6 h 16 min
  • CrossCountry frequency: 3 a day

These are CrossCountry 's ticket policies for COVID-19 for the train from Glasgow to Cheltenham:

  • Refund or voucher policy
  • If you have an Off-Peak or Anytime ticket, you can get a full refund and the £10 admin fee has been waived. Advance tickets are normally non-refundable but you can now also get a full refund if your Advance ticket was booked before 23 March 2020.
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Travel Tips: Trains from Glasgow 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 Glasgow to Cheltenham.
FAQs

How much do cheap train tickets between Glasgow and Cheltenham cost?

If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap train from Glasgow to Cheltenham for as little as £140  in the next 7 days.

How much does the train from Glasgow to Cheltenham cost on average?

If you are looking to buy your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Glasgow to Cheltenham train to cost on average £140  one way.

What is the distance by train from Glasgow to Cheltenham?

When travelling this route you should expect the distance from Glasgow to Cheltenham via train to be approximately 287 miles (463 km).

How many hours does it take from Glasgow to Cheltenham by train?

The Glasgow to Cheltenham train duration is on average 5 h 38 min, which is to be expected when travelling 287 miles (463 km) between Glasgow and Cheltenham. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.

What station does the Glasgow to Cheltenham train leave from? Which Cheltenham train station do I come into from Glasgow?

When taking the train between Glasgow and Cheltenham, you can choose to depart from train stations like Glasgow Central, Glasgow Queen Street and Charing Cross (Glasgow). Your journey can end in train stations such as Cheltenham Spa and Cheltenham, Cheltenham Racecourse (Park&Ride).

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Glasgow Central   and arrive in Cheltenham Spa.

Where is the Glasgow train station located? Where is the Cheltenham train station located?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Glasgow Central, is located 1.1 miles (1.7 km) from the city centre of Glasgow.

The most popular arrival train station, Cheltenham Spa, is located 1.2 miles (2 km) away from the city centre of Cheltenham.

Which train providers can take me between Glasgow and Cheltenham?

Take the Glasgow to Cheltenham train with Cross Country. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the route between Glasgow and Cheltenham as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

How many trains are there to Cheltenham from Glasgow a day?

The average number of trains departing Glasgow for Cheltenham is 3 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

What time is the earliest train from Glasgow to Cheltenham? What time is the last train from Glasgow to Cheltenham?

The first train from Glasgow to Cheltenham leaves at 07: 00   and the last train for this leaves at 12: 40. Omio shows you the latest train from Glasgow to Cheltenham times to help you book the best departure time for this journey.

How far in advance should I buy train tickets from Glasgow to Cheltenham for the best deals?

If you book a train ticket from Glasgow to Cheltenham within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £140 one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets to Cheltenham from Glasgow are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Glasgow
Cheltenham
Glasgow Central is the most popular Glasgow 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 Glasgow for your journey to Cheltenham.
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ParkingParking
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ticketOfficeHours
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Mon - Sat: 05: 30 - 21: 30 | Sun: 09: 15 - 21: 30
Public transport options for Glasgow Central
Bus lines: 6, 7, 18, 21, 75, 263, 267, 500 Airport Express
Train lines: West Coast Main Line, ScotRail, Avanti West Coast, LNER, TransPennine Express, CrossCountry, Caledonian Sleeper