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Exeter, DEV to Cheltenham bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$24.44
Shortest Duration3h 0m
Trips per day7
Bus lines1
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Exeter-Cheltenham Bus Schedule

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from Exeter to Cheltenham?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $25.45 was the low point for bus fares from Exeter to Cheltenham. Buses from Cheltenham to Exeter are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $25.45 could be considered a great deal.

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets is by booking as early as possible, since most bus companies increase the price as the travel date approaches. You should book at least 26 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $9.95 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 6 hours to cover the 103 miles (166 kilometers) from Exeter to Cheltenham. However, the fastest bus only takes 3 hours and 5 minutes. The trip is definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable on the bus. It's a good idea to bring water and snacks.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

Tuesday is usually the day of the week when buses are busiest. If you are planning to travel on a Tuesday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Thursday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Thursday ticket is the way to go.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Exeter?

The first bus leaves at 6:00am and the last bus leaves at 12:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Exeter to Cheltenham, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 7 scheduled buses that travel from Exeter to Cheltenham every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 3 direct buses, where you can stay on the same bus without having to transfer to a connecting bus at any point during your trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Exeter, DEV to Cheltenham; ticket prices start at $40.07.

What bus companies travel from Exeter to Cheltenham?

There is one bus company that operates from Exeter to Cheltenham. National Express is the only company that connects the two cities by bus. Fortunately, it has multiple scheduled buses per day, so travelers still have a good amount of choice and flexibility.
BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
National Express76h 12m$30.93

Where does the bus leave from in Exeter?

Buses to Cheltenham leave from multiple locations in Exeter, Devon. These are the 3 most popular bus stations:

  • 36 Sidwell St
  • Honiton Rd
  • Exeter Hill

Where does the bus arrive in Cheltenham?

Buses arrive in Cheltenham at 3 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire:

  • Arle Court
  • Charlton Kings
  • 3 Royal Well Rd

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