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Cheltenham Spa to Bristol Temple Meads by train

It takes an average of 1h 5m to travel from Cheltenham Spa to Bristol Temple Meads by train, over a distance of around 37 miles (60 km). There are normally 43 trains per day travelling from Cheltenham Spa to Bristol Temple Meads and tickets for this journey start from £5.30 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 38m
PriceFrom £5.30
Distance37 miles (60 km)
Frequency43 trains per day
First train04:46
Last train23:03
Departure stationCheltenham Spa
Arrival stationBristol Temple Meads
ChangesDirect trains available
Train operatorsCrossCountry, Great Western Railway

Cheltenham Spa to Bristol Temple Meads train times

Check out the next trains departing from Cheltenham Spa to Bristol Temple Meads for Thursday 17th June 2021 using our handy timetable below, including platform and live travel information. You can view the full day timetable or search for a different date here.
DepartsArrivesTrainDuration
22:52 Exp. 22:55cheltenham spa23:30 On timebristol temple meadsPlat. 1 crosscountry Off PeakGet tickets38m, direct
23:03 On timecheltenham spa23:57 On timebristol temple meadsPlat. 1 great western railway Off PeakGet tickets54m, direct
05:46 cheltenham spa06:54 bristol temple meadsPlat. 1 estimatedgreat western railway PeakGet tickets1h 8m, direct
06:14 cheltenham spa07:17 bristol temple meadsPlat. 1 estimatedgreat western railway PeakGet tickets1h 3m, direct
06:40 On timecheltenham spa07:50 bristol temple meadsPlat. 1 estimatedcrosscountry PeakGet tickets1h 10m, 1 change
07:33 cheltenham spa08:34 bristol temple meadsPlat. 1 estimatedgreat western railway PeakGet tickets1h 1m, direct
07:52 On timecheltenham spa08:38 On timebristol temple meadsPlat. 1 estimatedcrosscountry PeakGet tickets46m, direct
08:15 On timecheltenham spa09:32 bristol temple meadsPlat. 1 estimatedcrosscountry PeakGet tickets1h 17m, 1 change
08:52 On timecheltenham spa09:40 On timebristol temple meadsPlat. 1 estimatedcrosscountry Off PeakGet tickets48m, direct
09:23 cheltenham spa10:29 bristol temple meadsPlat. 1 estimatedgreat western railway Off PeakGet tickets1h 6m, direct

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Cheltenham Spa to Bristol Temple Meads? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Cheltenham Spa to Bristol Temple Meads take?

The average journey time by train between Cheltenham Spa and Bristol Temple Meads is 1 hour and 5 minutes, with around 43 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Cheltenham Spa and Bristol Temple Meads by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Cheltenham Spa to Bristol Temple Meads is 38 minutes.

How much does the train from Cheltenham Spa to Bristol Temple Meads cost?

Train ticket prices from Cheltenham Spa to Bristol Temple Meads can start from as little as £5.30 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.

Is there a direct train from Cheltenham Spa to Bristol Temple Meads?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Cheltenham Spa to Bristol Temple Meads without having to change trains. There are 43 direct trains from Cheltenham Spa to Bristol Temple Meads each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Cheltenham Spa to Bristol Temple Meads leave?

The first train from Cheltenham Spa to Bristol Temple Meads leaves at 04:46. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Cheltenham Spa to Bristol Temple Meads leave?

The last train from Cheltenham Spa to Bristol Temple Meads leaves at 23:03. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Cheltenham Spa and Bristol Temple Meads by train?

Trains travelling from Cheltenham Spa to Bristol Temple Meads cover a distance of around 37 miles (60 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Bristol Temple Meads to Cheltenham Spa.

Cheap train tickets from Cheltenham Spa to Bristol Temple Meads

Train tickets from Cheltenham Spa to Bristol Temple Meads start at £5.30 one way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. As most UK train companies increase their prices as the departure date approaches, we’ll help you find the cheapest tickets, and even tell you when the prices are likely to increase with Price Prediction.

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