How to get from Swindon to Cheltenham

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Travel Information to Cheltenham from Swindon

distanceDistance27 miles (43 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeTrain • £12 • 51 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Great Western Railway

Travel 27 miles (43 km) by coach, flight, ferry or train from Swindon to Cheltenham. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are National Express or Great Western Railway among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Swindon to Cheltenham.

Travel Tips: Travel from Swindon 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 Swindon to Cheltenham.

There are 4 ways that you can travel between Swindon and Cheltenham. You can take a coach, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way from Swindon to Cheltenham is by taking a flight. You can find average ticket prices around £1 compared to other travel options to Cheltenham:

A flight is generally £17 less than a coach for the same trip. A coach costs on average £17 from Swindon to Cheltenham.

A flight is generally £1 less than a ferry for the same journey. A ferry costs on average £1 from Swindon to Cheltenham.

A flight is £12 less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Swindon to Cheltenham costing on average £12.

The fastest way to get to Cheltenham from Swindon is by train with an average travel time of 51 min.

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

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The distance from Swindon to Cheltenham is approximately 27 miles (43 km).

The average frequency per day from Swindon to Cheltenham is:

  • 59 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Cheltenham from Swindon 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 for travellers from Swindon to Cheltenham:

  • Coaches mostly depart from Swindon and arrive in Cheltenham, Racecourse (Greenbelt Festival).
  • Trains from Swindon to Cheltenham most often leave from Swindon and arrive in Cheltenham Spa.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Swindon to Cheltenham, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • National Express can take you to Cheltenham by coach. If searching for a good deal on coaches, you can find tickets for National Express from Swindon to Cheltenham for £17.
  • Travel with Great Western Railway to go to Cheltenham by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Great Western Railway Swindon to Cheltenham tickets on Omio for £12.
Many of our customers who book a trip from Swindon to Cheltenham often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like London, Birmingham or Bristol. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Swindon and Cheltenham itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Cheltenham and any of these top destinations today!

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

  • The price of a coach ticket is on average £17 one way for this journey.
  • The price of a plane ticket for this route is £1 one way on average.
  • The price of a ferry ticket is on average £1 one way for this route.
  • The price of a train ticket for this trip is £12 one way on average.

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

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