How to get from Birmingham to Cheltenham

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Travel Information to Cheltenham from Birmingham

distanceDistance40 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£6 - £31
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £6 • 1 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £31 • 38 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMegabus or Cross Country

Take a coach, flight, ferry or train to travel 40 miles between Birmingham and Cheltenham. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 38 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £6. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Megabus or Cross Country among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Birmingham to Cheltenham.

Travel Tips: Travel from Birmingham to Cheltenham

Travel 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 Birmingham to Cheltenham.

There are 4 ways to travel from Birmingham to Cheltenham including taking a coach, flight, ferry or train.

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Birmingham to Cheltenham, which costs on average £6.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Cheltenham:

A coach journey is usually £25 less than a journey to Cheltenham by train, which costs on average £31 for the same trip.

The fastest way to get to Cheltenham from Birmingham is by train with an average travel time of 38 min.

There are alternative travel options to Cheltenham that can usually take longer:

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 1 h 10 min.

Cheltenham is approximately 40 miles away from Birmingham.

The average frequency per day from Birmingham to Cheltenham is:

  • Around 1 coach per day.
  • Around 31 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Birmingham and Cheltenham as scheduled services by coach, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Birmingham to Cheltenham:

  • Most travellers board their coach from Birmingham, Coach Station and arrive in Cheltenham, Racecourse (Greenbelt Festival).
  • Most travellers catch their train from Birmingham New Street and arrive in Cheltenham Spa.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Birmingham to Cheltenham:

  • You can go to Cheltenham from Birmingham by coach with Megabus. You'll see cheap coach tickets for £6 with Megabus from Birmingham to Cheltenham on Omio.
  • You can travel to Cheltenham from Birmingham by train with Cross Country. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £31 with Cross Country from Birmingham to Cheltenham.

Yes, there are direct services available from Birmingham to Cheltenham with the following travel operators:

  • You'll find direct coaches per day with National Express.
  • You can take a direct train with Cross Country with 31 direct trains per day.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Cheltenham as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from Birmingham to Cheltenham.

Looking to extend your trip from Birmingham to Cheltenham? Many Omio customers who go from Birmingham to Cheltenham usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like London, Bristol or Manchester. If you're looking to explore London, Bristol or Manchester from Cheltenham, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

When planning your trip between Birmingham and Cheltenham, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets are costing £6 one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost on average £31 one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets to Cheltenham from Birmingham online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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