Trains from Cardiff to Cheltenham

Cardiff to Cheltenham train information

Cardiff Cheltenham train map

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Arrival Cheltenham, England
Departure Cardiff, Wales
Distance 55 Miles
  • There are a lot of rail operators across the United Kingdom & Europe. By searching for your ticket on gopili, you are able to see the trains between Cardiff in Wales to Cheltenham in England as well as the rail company for this route.
  • Using the train is a quick and convenient way to cover the 55 miles from Cardiff to Cheltenham.
  • Depending how much time in advance you book your ticket as well as when you travel, the cost of the train will change.

Best prices for Cardiff to Cheltenham train tickets

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Cardiff - Cheltenham prices calendar

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

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Cardiff - Cheltenham: the best time to book cheap trains

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Generally, the earlier you buy your train ticket, the cheaper it will be but there can be some exceptions. We collected the data from the past 6 months in order to find the best time to book your train tickets Cardiff to Cheltenham. The results illustrate that buying your train from Cardiff to Cheltenham in advance is not always cheaper.

We found tickets at £9 when purchasing your ticket 1 day in advance whereas you will need to spend at least £18 if you buy your seat 7 days in advance. Thus, according to our data, the best time to buy your train ticket is 1 day in advance as it is 50% cheaper than 7 days in advance.

Best prices for Cardiff to Cheltenham trains

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

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Discount Cardiff - Cheltenham train tickets

Looking to travel for less? Many railcards and discounts are available to spend less for your Cardiff Cheltenham train ticket and save even more money on your tickets: special train fares for children, railcards for all ages, group travel, or charity discount. There are many types of railcards available: 16-25 railcard, Two together railcard, Family and Friends Railcard, Senior railcard, Disabled persons railcard.

  • When getting a railcard, the idea is to make savings after several journeys. But is it really relevant when travelling from Cardiff to Cheltenham? Grab your calculator, considering:

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

    B = average discount offered by the railcard (i.e.: 34%)

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

    Start by dividing A by B: this will give you the budget from which the card will be worthwile. Then divide that number by C. You will see the average number of journeys needed per year to be profitable.

    In our example, A/B = £30/34% = £88.00. Then, 88/£50.00 = 1.76. Your railcard will be worth the investment after on average 2 trips from Cardiff to Cheltenham (one way trip).

  • The cost to buy a Disabled persons railcard is £20 while it will cost you £30 to have a 16-25, Two together, Family and Friends or the Senior railcard. All of them enable you to get a third off most adult fares for a complete year.

(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
Cardiff 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