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Nearest train station to Cheltenham Racecourse

Trains to Cheltenham Racecourse

If you’re looking for the nearest train station to Cheltenham Racecourse, you’ll need to take a train to Cheltenham Spa. From London, you can reach Cheltenham Spa train station in approximately 2 hours, give or take. From Birmingham, the journey is around 45 minutes, while those travelling down from Manchester can expect an average journey time of 2h 20m. Once you get to Cheltenham Spa, there’s a regular shuttle bus service that can ferry you the short distance to the racecourse itself. Or, if you’re feeling up to the task, the journey can be made on foot in around 40 minutes!

Cheltenham racecourse horses mid race

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About Cheltenham Racecourse

Having held its current location in Prestbury Park for close to two centuries, Cheltenham Racecourse has established itself as one of Britain’s premier venues for horse racing. Its most prestigious race – the Gold Cup – takes place during the Cheltenham Festival and has an estimated prize of around £600,000 for the 1st place finisher!

Cheltenham Racecourse Address


Evesham Rd,
GL50 4SH

01242 513014

Opening times

Seasonal and event-specific

Useful links when visiting Cheltenham Racecourse by train