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Cheap train tickets from London to Cheltenham

Showing times and prices for 16 Apr

Cheapest

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

Cheapest
Great Western Railway
10:321h59
London Paddington (PAD)
12:31Cheltenham Spa (CNM)
£471One-way
0 changes
Great Western Railway
10:151h58
London Paddington (PAD)
12:13Cheltenham Spa (CNM)
£501One-way
1 change
Great Western Railway
09:322h00
London Paddington (PAD)
11:32Cheltenham Spa (CNM)
£631One-way
0 changes
Great Western Railway
09:181h55
London Paddington (PAD)
11:13Cheltenham Spa (CNM)
£711One-way
1 change
Great Western Railway
08:321h59
London Paddington (PAD)
10:31Cheltenham Spa (CNM)
£1271One-way
0 changes

Train timetableLondon to Cheltenham

Showing trains for tomorrow, Tuesday, 16 April
Great Western Railway
08:181h55
London Paddington (PAD)
10:13Cheltenham Spa (CNM)
1 change
Great Western Railway
08:321h59
London Paddington (PAD)
10:31Cheltenham Spa (CNM)
0 changes
Great Western Railway
09:181h55
London Paddington (PAD)
11:13Cheltenham Spa (CNM)
1 change
Great Western Railway
09:322h00
London Paddington (PAD)
11:32Cheltenham Spa (CNM)
0 changes
Great Western Railway
10:151h58
London Paddington (PAD)
12:13Cheltenham Spa (CNM)
1 change
Great Western Railway
10:321h59
London Paddington (PAD)
12:31Cheltenham Spa (CNM)
0 changes

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Train times from London to Cheltenham

Showing times and prices for 16 Apr

Fastest Journey

1 h 55 m

Average

1 h 57 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

142 km

Of the 6 trains that leave London for Cheltenham every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
Great Western Railway
09:181h55
London Paddington (PAD)
11:13Cheltenham Spa (CNM)
£711One-way
1 change
Fastest
Great Western Railway
08:181h55
London Paddington (PAD)
10:13Cheltenham Spa (CNM)
£1561One-way
1 change
Great Western Railway
10:151h58
London Paddington (PAD)
12:13Cheltenham Spa (CNM)
£501One-way
1 change
Great Western Railway
08:321h59
London Paddington (PAD)
10:31Cheltenham Spa (CNM)
£1271One-way
0 changes
Great Western Railway
10:321h59
London Paddington (PAD)
12:31Cheltenham Spa (CNM)
£471One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from London to Cheltenham

distanceDistance87 miles
durationAverage train duration1 h 55 min
priceAverage train ticket price£40 (€45)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 8 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesGreat Western Rail, Bus or South Western Railway

Trains from London to Cheltenham cover the 87 miles long journey taking on average 1 h 55 min with our travel partners like Great Western Rail, Bus or South Western Railway. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £22, but the average price of train tickets is £40. Travellers depart most frequently from London Euston and arrive in Cheltenham Spa.

Train providers: Great Western Rail and Bus trains London to Cheltenham

Find the best trains from London to Cheltenham with Omio's travel partners Great Western Rail and Bus from £22. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.

Great Western Railway is a train operating company in the United Kingdom. It operates services from London Paddington to the West of England, South Wales and the Cotswolds. It also operates services from London Paddington to Oxford, Reading and Bristol. It offers a range of ticket types, including Advance, Anytime, Off-Peak and Super Off-Peak tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power sockets, air conditioning and catering services. The most popular routes for Great Western Railway are London Paddington to Bristol, Reading and Oxford.

London to Cheltenham train information with Great Western Rail:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 57 min
  • Cheapest Price: £22

Trains from London to Cheltenham

Cheltenham is approximately 96 miles northwest of London, on the Bristol-Birmingham railway line. Trains from London to Cheltenham depart at regular intervals throughout the day, although services are slightly less frequent outside of peak times. Depending on the service, the journey will take between 1 hour 50 minutes and 2.5 hours.

London to Cheltenham train times: Daily departures

Three trains depart from London Paddington Station for Cheltenham every hour during peak times. However, services are slightly less regular during the early morning and later evening, as well as on weekends and public holidays. The first services leave London at around 5:35 a.m., and the last at approximately 11:30 p.m. 

How long is the journey by train from London to Cheltenham?

Trains from London to Cheltenham take between 1 hour 50 minutes and 2.5 hours to complete their journey. Some services are direct, while others require a change at Bristol Parkway.

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from London to Cheltenham?

Departure train station: Paddington Station, about three miles from central London, is easily accessible by underground, bus, and taxi from other parts of the city. One of London's largest and best-known railway stations, Paddington offers travellers a wide range of facilities, including toilets, showers, payphones, ATMs, trolleys, and luggage storage. Other services include a ticket office, ticket machines, a visitor centre, and retail outlets.

Arrival train station: Situated about a mile from Cheltenham's town centre, Cheltenham Spa Railway Station is where trains from London arrive. Regular local buses provide a convenient service, transporting new arrivals from the station to the town centre and other areas. A taxi rank is also close to the entrance of the station. Facilities available at Cheltenham Spa station include public toilets, baby-changing facilities, trolleys, payphones, and public WiFi. There's also a ticket office, ticket machines, and refreshment facilities. 

Which train companies travel from London to Cheltenham? 

Trains from London to Cheltenham are operated by Great Western Railway. Services begin in the early morning, continuing throughout the day and into the evening. The duration of the journey varies depending on the service, and some require a change of train.

Great Western Railway London to Cheltenham 

Great Western Railway operates the only trains from London to Cheltenham. During peak times, three trains depart from Paddington every hour. There are two per hour at other times. Most trains from London to Cheltenham require a change at Bristol Parkway, although there's also a direct service that operates hourly. The length of the journey depends on the route taken and the number of stops. Most take approximately two hours, although some are slightly longer. 

London to Cheltenham trains: Services on board

Three pieces of luggage can be taken on trains from London to Cheltenham, provided they measure under 30 cm × 70 cm × 90cm. Passengers can store smaller items in the train's overhead racks or beneath their seat, while larger bags can be placed in dedicated luggage areas. Those travelling with a bike are strongly recommended to reserve a bike space when purchasing a ticket. Pets are also welcome, although there are some restrictions.

Travellers with disabilities can request assistance ahead of their journey. First-class services on trains from London to Cheltenham offer a higher level of comfort, with little luxuries such as reclining seats, extra legroom, plug sockets, USB ports, and WiFi. 

How to find cheap train tickets from London to Cheltenham

Travellers considering a journey by train from London to Cheltenham will be pleasantly surprised to discover that there are plenty of ways to save money on a ticket. It's always a good idea to book in advance to take advantage of any special deals. Another tip is to be flexible with travel dates and times, as off-peak travel is always much cheaper. In many cases, slower trains or journeys that require a transfer can also offer substantial savings. 

FAQs: London to Cheltenham train

FAQs: Travel by train from London 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 London to Cheltenham.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from London to Cheltenham can start from as little as £22 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for London to Cheltenham is £40; 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 train travel time is 1 h 55 min   for the 87 mile long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first train from London to Cheltenham leaves at 06: 48. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from London to Cheltenham leaves at 20: 32.
There are 25 trains a day from London to Cheltenham which require at least one change with Great Western Rail, Bus or South Western Railway. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
When taking a train from London to Cheltenham, you can count on Great Western Rail, Bus or South Western Railway for the best way to get you to Cheltenham. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service to Cheltenham from 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 20: 32.

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

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

The cheapest month to travel from London to Cheltenham by train is January.
You have options as you can travel between London and Cheltenham 2 different ways: train or coach.

Important Stations and Airports in London and Cheltenham

London
Cheltenham
London Euston is the most popular London 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 London for your journey to Cheltenham.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+44 3457114141
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 00: 00 | Sat: 06: 00 - 23: 00 | Sun: 07: 00 - 00: 00
Public transport options for London Euston
Tube lines: Circle, Hammersmith & City, Metropolitan, Northern (Bank and Charing Cross branches), Victoria
Overground lines: Watford DC
Bus lines: 18, 30, 59, 68, 73, 91, 168, 205, 253, 390, N5, N20, N73, N91, N205, N253
Rail lines: London North Western Railway, London Overground, Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Go to Platform 2, there is a gate adjacent to the station from the main road.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 05: 45 - 22: 00 | Sat: 06: 00 - 21: 00 | Sun: 08: 00 - 22: 15
Public transport options for London St Pancras International
Subway lines: Circle Line, Hammersmith & City Line, Metropolitan Line, Northern Line, Piccadilly Line, Victoria Line
Train lines: Overground line, High Speed 1, Eurostar
Bus lines: 326, 139
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 05: 00 - 01: 36 | Sat: 05: 00 - 00: 36 | Sun: 05: 30 - 01: 36
Public transport options for London Kings Cross
Underground lines: Circle, Piccadilly, Hammersmith & City, Northern, Metropolitan, Victoria
Bus lines: 10, 17, 30, 45, 46, 59, 63, 73, 91, 205, 214, 259, 390, 476
Train lines: Thameslink, Grand Central, Hull, London North Eastern, Gatwick Express
Metro: N/A
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
24/7
Public transport options for London Paddington
Underground lines: Bakerloo Line, Circle Line, District Line, Hammersmith Line
Bus lines: N7, 23, 27, N27, 36, 205, N205, 332, 7, 46, A1, 18, N18
Train lines: Great Western Main Line, Heathrow Express
Metro: Tube Lines.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+44 3450774224
Public transport options for London Victoria
Onward travel information: Victoria Bus Station at Station Front
Location for Rail Replacement Services: When weekend engineering dictate that replacement bus services will operate, these will usually depart from the immediate Station front/Terminus Place. Travel from London Victoria is usually conveyed by London Buses in these instances. Check posters and staff for more details.
Metro: Underground services: Victoria Line, District Line and Circle Line
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+44 3451652030
Public transport options for London Waterloo
Onward travel information: Waterloo is well connected to London's public transport network. Waterloo Underground station serves the Bakerloo, Jubilee, Northern and Waterloo & City Lines. Plan a journey - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk) Buses depart from several points around the station. All Transport for London Buses are accessible with step free access and have a dedicated mobility space. Buses from Waterloo (tfl. Gov. Uk) The station has a dedicated taxi rank for London Black Taxis on the roadway outside exit 3. Santander Hire Bicycles are available from the docking stations outside. Santander Cycles - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk) Waterloo is within easy walking distance of the South Bank and a number of visitor attractions. Walking - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk).
Metro: Waterloo Underground station is served by the Bakerloo, Jubilee, Northern and Waterloo & City Lines. Step free access is available to and from the Jubilee Line. For more information on London Transport accessibility: Plan an accessible journey - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk).
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+44 345 711 4141
Public transport options for London Liverpool Street
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Replacement transport stop on either Liverpool Street (outside the station entrance), or beside Platform 10, depending on operational requirements
Metro: Liverpool Street underground station has connections to the Central, Circle, Hammersmith & City and Metropolitan lines.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+44 345 711 4141
Public transport options for London Bridge
Onward travel information: The Bus Station is located directly outside the main entrance at upper level. There are also bus stops outside on Tooley Street. For further information on buses, a bus information kiosk is also located outside the main doors of the station at upper level.
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail replacement bus services are usually found outside the front of the station. However this is sometimes subject to change. Please check engineering posters or consult a member of staff.
Metro: For North and North East Kent and South East London
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
AccessibilityAccessibility
Public transport options for London Marylebone
Location for Rail Replacement Services: At station entrance.
Metro: Bakerloo Line.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
AccessibilityAccessibility
Public transport options for Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3
Onward travel information: National Rail trains serving London Paddington National Express coaches to Victoria Coach Station and Gatwick Airport London Underground
Metro: Connection available with the London Underground (Piccadilly Line)

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