How to get to Cheltenham from Portsmouth

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Travel Information from Portsmouth to Cheltenham

distanceDistance87 miles
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or coach
priceTicket price range£17 - £67
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £17 • 5 h 21 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £67 • 3 h 12 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Great Western Rail

Travel 87 miles by train or coach from Portsmouth to Cheltenham. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are National Express or Great Western Rail among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Portsmouth to Cheltenham.

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How to get to Cheltenham from Portsmouth by train, bus, flight or ferry.

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The best way to travel from Portsmouth to Cheltenham is by taking a coach because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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National Express will get you from Portsmouth to Cheltenham at great prices. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best travel times, prices and tickets for your trip.

National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance travel provider operating over 550 travel per day and serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express also operates travel services to all major UK airports, such as Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol, 24 hours a day. All National Express travel have air conditioning and provide free WiFi access along with onboard entertainment. Most travel come with seat belts and power outlets at every seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. For your travel from Portsmouth to Cheltenham, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.

    FAQs: Portsmouth to Cheltenham

    FAQs: 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 Portsmouth to Cheltenham.

    You can get from Portsmouth to Cheltenham 2 different ways: train or coach.

    The cheapest way to get from Portsmouth to Cheltenham is by taking a coach with average ticket prices of £17 compared to other travel options to Cheltenham:

    Taking a coach costs £50 less than taking a train, which costs on average £67 for the same trip.

    The fastest way to get to Cheltenham from Portsmouth is by train with an average travel time of 3 h 12 min.

    Other travel options to Cheltenham take longer:

    Taking a coach requires on average 5 h 21 min of travel time.

    The distance from Portsmouth to Cheltenham is approximately 87 miles.

    The average frequency per day from Portsmouth to Cheltenham is:

    • 10 coaches per day.
    • Around 12 trains per day.

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

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

    • Most travellers catch their coach from Portsmouth, University and arrive in Cheltenham, Spa Railway Station (Entrance).
    • Most travellers take a train from Portsmouth Harbour to Cheltenham Spa.

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

    • You can go to Cheltenham from Portsmouth by coach with National Express. You'll see cheap coach tickets for £17 with National Express from Portsmouth to Cheltenham on Omio.
    • You can travel from Portsmouth to Cheltenham by train with Great Western Rail or South Western Railway. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £67 with Great Western Rail from Portsmouth to Cheltenham.

    Yes, there are direct services available from Portsmouth to Cheltenham with the following travel companies:

    • Direct services by coach with.
    • Take a direct train with.

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

    Many of our customers travelling from Portsmouth to Cheltenham don't make Cheltenham their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are London, Birmingham, Bristol, Manchester or Longford, either of which you could add to your Portsmouth and Cheltenham trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Cheltenham to any of these top destinations today!

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