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Trains to Cheltenham Spa station swing through the glorious Gloucestershire countryside and arrive the rather grand white building that came to the town in 1840. The station now sits on the Bristol-to-Birmingham Main Line, approximately one mile from Cheltenham town centre, and runs regular passenger services throughout the UK: Exeter St Davids in the south, Manchester Piccadilly in the north, an hour and a half to Cardiff in the west, and two hours and ten minutes to London Paddington to the east. Service D buses go from the station's main entrance, taking arrivals both to Cheltenham's main shopping and leisure districts, ten minutes away, and the lauded steeplechase Cheltenham Racecourse, a 40-minute bus journey away. The area immediately surrounding the station, however, is vibrant in its own right. Both Gloucester Road and Queen's Road are home to several bars, cafes and restaurants.

Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
Weekdays05:45 - 20:15
Saturday 05:45 - 19:15
Sunday 08:15 - 20:15
Ticket MachineAvailable
Staff helpAvailable
Staffing levelFull time
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionAvailable
Left LuggageUnavailable
ShopsUnavailable
PostboxUnavailable
TelephonesAvailable
Telephone typesCoins and cards
Station BuffetAvailable
ATMUnavailable
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
ToiletsAvailable
ShowersUnavailable
Baby changeAvailable
WiFiUnavailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Customer Service notes
Please call our Customer Services Centre on 03457 000 125 (07:00-22:00 every day)
Customer help pointsAvailable
CCTVAvailable
Carpark opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
WeekdaysOpen 24 hours
Saturday Open 24 hours
Sunday Open 24 hours
Carpark nameStation Car Park
Carpark operatorAPCOA Parking (UK) Limited
Car parking spaces150
Carpark charges
Annual£585.50
Daily£4.60
Monthly£72.50
Three Monthly£200.00
Weekly£23.00
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces134
Sheltered cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Cycle storage notes
Platform 1 and car park
Cycle storage notes<p>Please note cycles can be carried on our trains free of charge restriction apply please pick a "cycling by train" leaflet at your local station.</p>
Step-free accessWhole station
Step-free access notes

Access ramps steeper than 1:12 gradient but staff assistance available.

Ramps for train accessAvailable
WheelchairsAvailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesUnavailable
Accessible Booking Office counterUnavailable
Accessible taxisunknown
Accessible taxis notes

Accessible taxis are available

The station buildings at Cheltenham Spa have a small ticket kiosk, ticket machines and accessible toilet facilities. From the car park on Queen's Road, the main station concourse leads to platform 1 with male and female toilets, bench seating, a waiting room and a small cafe and shop. A bridge leads across to platform 2, where additional waiting areas can be found along with customer help points and ample bike storage.

Departures and arrivals from Cheltenham Spa

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Cheltenham Spa station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to London PaddingtonGreat Western Railway16:581On time
to EdinburghCrossCountry17:152On time
to Cardiff CentralCrossCountry17:181On time
to Worcester Foregate StreetGreat Western Railway17:502On time
to Bristol Temple MeadsCrossCountry17:521On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from PlymouthCrossCountry17:132On time
from NottinghamCrossCountry17:181On time
from London PaddingtonGreat Western Railway17:312On time
from Cardiff CentralTransport for Wales17:382On time
from Bristol Temple MeadsGreat Western Railway17:482On time
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