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from Cheltenham to Birmingham

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Travel Information from Cheltenham to Birmingham

distanceDistance40 miles (65 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£8 - £15
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £8 • 1 h
fastestFastest modeTrain • £15 • 41 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Cross Country

Travel 40 miles (65 km) by coach or train between Cheltenham and Birmingham. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 41 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £8. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are National Express or Cross Country among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Cheltenham to Birmingham.

Travel Tips

Travel from Cheltenham to Birmingham
Travel to Birmingham 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 Birmingham.
How do I go from Cheltenham to Birmingham?

There are 2 ways that you can travel from Cheltenham to Birmingham. You can take a coach or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel to Birmingham from Cheltenham?

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Cheltenham to Birmingham. Tickets for a coach cost on average £8.

This is compared to other travel options to Birmingham:

A coach journey is usually £7 less than a journey to Birmingham by train, which costs on average £15 for the same trip.

What is the quickest way from Cheltenham to Birmingham?

The fastest way to get to Birmingham from Cheltenham is by train with an average travel time of 41 min.

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

In comparison, going by coach can take 1 h   on average.

How many miles are between Cheltenham and Birmingham

The Cheltenham to Birmingham distance is approximately 40 miles (65 km).

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Cheltenham to Birmingham?

The average frequency per day from Cheltenham to Birmingham is:

  • 25 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey from Cheltenham to Birmingham as scheduled services by coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

What are the departure and arrival points when travelling from Cheltenham to Birmingham?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Cheltenham to Birmingham:

  • Coaches mostly leave from Cheltenham, Royal Well Bus Station and tend to arrive in Birmingham, Coach Station.
  • Trains mostly leave from Cheltenham Spa and tend to arrive in Birmingham New Street.
Which travel companies can take me from Cheltenham to Birmingham?

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

  • You can go to Birmingham from Cheltenham by coach with National Express. You'll see cheap coach tickets for £8 with National Express from Cheltenham to Birmingham on Omio.
  • You can take a train from Cheltenham to Birmingham with Cross Country. Cheap tickets can be found for £15 with Cross Country from Cheltenham to Birmingham.
Where should I go next after I travel from Cheltenham to Birmingham?
Your journey from Cheltenham to Birmingham doesn't have to end in Birmingham. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like London, Manchester or Glasgow. If you’d like to add London, Manchester or Glasgow to your Cheltenham to Birmingham trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Birmingham today!
How far in advance should I book tickets between Cheltenham and Birmingham online to get the best deals?

Before travelling from Cheltenham to Birmingham, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket for this trip is £8 one way on average.
  • The price of a train ticket for this journey is on average £15 one way.

But we recommend booking Cheltenham to Birmingham tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.