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Take the train from Cardiff to Cheltenham for a smooth, easy journey with comfy seats and great service. With CrossCountry, you won't just enjoy your destination when you arrive - you'll enjoy getting there too.
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Travelling to Cheltenham
First CrossCountry train - 06:40
Last CrossCountry train - 21:45
Travelling from Cardiff to Cheltenham
Discover a unique part of the UK when you visit Cheltenham. CrossCountry will get you to Cheltenham smoothly, so you'll be ready to explore as soon as you arrive. Whether you're looking for shopping, culture or just a day out with the family, Cheltenham has something for you.
Are there direct trains from Cardiff to Cheltenham?
Yes, you can travel directly from Cardiff to Cheltenham with CrossCountry, without needing to change.
What amenities are available onboard trains from Cardiff to Cheltenham?
Trains from Cardiff to Cheltenham on the CrossCountry network are designed to get you to your destination comfortably. Choose from a variety of seating options (including table groupings ). On most of our services you can make use of our electric points, subject to availability, and at-seat service offering drinks and light refreshments.
Is WiFi available on trains from Cardiff to Cheltenham?
Yes! Whether you choose to stay in contact with friends or family, or simply catch up on social media, you can surf the net with our free on-board WiFi.
T&Cs apply. Visit our WiFi On-Board page for more information.
Can I reserve a seat on trains from Cardiff to Cheltenham?
You sure can! We have a quick and easy service which allows you to reserve seats via text message. Our Ten Minute Reservation page has all the details, but rest assured that it's available on most of our services if you hold an Anytime or Off-Peak ticket, up to 10 minutes before departure.
Where can I find cheap tickets from Cardiff to Cheltenham?
There are lots of ways to travel from Cardiff to Cheltenham at the best possible price - book well in advance, be flexible with times, and always compare singles. Find all our tips in our guide to finding cheapest tickets. Be sure to keep an eye on our special offers page, too - you can even set up an alert for the journey from Cardiff to Cheltenham.
Can I use my railcard on trains from Cardiff to Cheltenham?
We all like to save our pennies, and railcards are the perfect way to do just that! At CrossCountry, we accept railcards on most of our services, so visit our Railcards page for further information about using your railcard on trains from Cardiff to Cheltenham.
For full information about Cheltenham station, check out our station guide.
Once you have arrived in Cheltenham
Whether you're looking to have a fun day out or are planning a longer stay, our destination guide can help you plan the perfect trip!
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