Trains from Birmingham to Cheltenham

Birmingham to Cheltenham train information

Birmingham Cheltenham train map

Train duration 0h40m
Arrival Cheltenham, England
Departure Birmingham, England
Distance 41 Miles
  • The journey from Birmingham, situated in England and Cheltenham, which is in England is well served by trains. Use our travel search engine to search for your ticket and see the rail company for this journey.
  • There are 41 miles between the 2 cities and the average journey time from Birmingham to Cheltenham is approximately 0h40m. Taking the train is often the quickest option to get to Cheltenham from Birmingham, and it's also more environmentally friendly than driving your car or flying.
  • Depending how much time in advance you book your ticket as well as when you travel, the price of the ticket will vary.

Best prices for Birmingham to Cheltenham train tickets

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Birmingham - Cheltenham prices calendar

Find the cheapest tickets to travel from Birmingham to Cheltenham by train, bus, ride sharing and plane.

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Ticket prices and availability have been recorded in the last 72 hours from the data provided by our partners.

Birmingham - Cheltenham: the best time to book cheap trains

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The Prices for train tickets Birmingham to Cheltenham tend to increase if you don't book early. Based on our data, if you purchase your ticket 1 day in advance, the price of the ticket starts at £9 whereas when booking on the day you're travelling, you will need to spend at least £11 for your trip. Thus, you will save 16% on the price of your ticket by buying your ticket 1 day in advance as opposed to on the day you're travelling.

The data are based on the best fares found over the past 6 months when buying in advance versus at the last minute.

Best prices for Birmingham to Cheltenham trains

We compare train ticket for all major companies to travel between Birmingham and Cheltenham by train and find the best prices for the coming days. Take a look at the prices of train tickets Cheltenham to Birmingham and find the best deal for your outbound journey.

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Discount Birmingham - Cheltenham train tickets

The most efficient way to pay less on your Birmingham Cheltenham train ticket may be to get a railcard. While regional railcards can be obtained in some areas, National railcards enable you to save money on most rail fares across the country. Everyone is eligible to at least 1 of the railcard, even non-UK residents. National railcards available: 16-25 discount card, Senior railcard, Two together discount card, Family and Friends railcard and Disabled persons discount card.

When purchasing a railcard, you want to save money after several journeys. But is it really worth it when travelling from Birmingham to Cheltenham? Check with your calculator, considering:

A = the cost of the railcard (i.e.: £30)

B = average saving with the railcard (i.e.: 34%)

C = average price for a Birmingham Cheltenham ticket (i.e.: £50.00)(1)

Initially, divide A by B: this will give you the budget from which the card will be profitable. Now divide that number by C. The result is the minimum number of journeys needed throughout the duration of the railcard's validity to be profitable.

In our example, A/B = £30/34% = £88.00. Then, 88/£50.00 = 1.76. Your railcard will be worthwile once you will have done at least 2 trips from Birmingham to Cheltenham (one way trip).

Railcards enable you to save 34% off most train fares for 12 months. A Disabled persons railcard costs £20 and the five other ones £30.

(1)Average prices observed over the last 6 months for one way journey

Train Journey Average price without railcard(1) With a railcard 34% off(2) Saving based on a one-way trip Number of return trips to pay off the cost
Birmingham to Cheltenham train £50.00 £33.33 £16.67 1.76

(1)Average price observed over the last 6 months for one way

(2)Price calculated with an average reduction of 34% on train tickets fare

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