Location

Location

Cheltenham is the gateway to the Cotswolds with good road and rail connections from Birmingham to the north and Bristol in the south-west, and London airports and the South East.

By Air
The closest airports to Cheltenham are Birmingham, Bristol and London Heathrow. We can organise private transfers from all UK airports.

Birmingham Airport is 80km from Cheltenham. Direct flights operate to Birmingham from across Europe. There are regular rail services from Birmingham International Airport to Birmingham New Station from where there are good train connections to Cheltenham Spa with a journey time of approximately 1 hour.

Bristol Airport is 87km from Cheltenham. The Bristol Flyer express coach service offers a convenient way to travel from the airport to Bristol Temple Meads station, where there are regular direct services to Cheltenham with a journey time of approximately 1 hour.

London Heathrow is 135km from Cheltenham. There are regular National Express Coach services to Cheltenham with a journey time of approximately 2 1/2 hours. Alternatively, if you are travelling from central London there are National Express Coaches from London Victoria Station and trains from Paddington Station

By Train
Cheltenham Spa is well served by CrossCountry trains and First Great Western including direct services from London Paddington, Bristol, Birmingham, Swindon, Cardiff, Plymouth, Manchester, Leeds, Edinburgh and Glasgow. For more details go to www.nationalrail.co.uk

By Coach
National Express coach services operate from cities across the UK including direct bus services from London Heathrow (approximately 2 ½ hours) and Gatwick airport (approximately 3 1/2 hours). Tickets can be booked on arrival at all airports or in advance at  www.nationalexpress.com. In Cheltenham the Royal Well Bus Station is situated in the centre of Cheltenham.

Megabus operates low cost UK intercity travel including a service between London and Cheltenham. For more details go to www.megabus.com.

By Car
Cheltenham is easily accessible from the M5 and M4 motorways. From the M4, exit at junction 15 (signpost to Swindon) and follow A419/A417 to Cheltenham. From M5 exit at junction 10 or 11 and follow signs to Cheltenham.

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