Cheltenham travel guide

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You're Going to Love Cheltenham

With a population of 103,249, Cheltenham is a must-see destination in England, United Kingdom. It is one of the most popular cities to visit in the country.

Where to Eat in Cheltenham

If you’re looking for affordable options, The Ivy Montpellier Brasserie, Cheltenham (Rotunda Terrace) and Côte Cheltenham (1 Montpellier Terrace) are great picks. For delicious green meals, The Beefy Boys Cheltenham (70 Regent St) and Pho Cheltenham (Henrietta St) are recommended spots to get vegetarian or vegan food in Cheltenham.

When to visit Cheltenham

Cheltenham in August
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel
Cheltenham in August
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel
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How to Get to Cheltenham


When flying to Cheltenham, you’ll arrive at Gloucestershire (GLO), which is located 4 miles from the city center.


The train station in Cheltenham is called Cheltenham Spa, and is located 0.9 miles from the city center.


Another option to get to Cheltenham is to pick up a car rental from London, which is about 88 miles from Cheltenham. You’ll find branches of GREEN MOTION and Easirent, among others, in London.


The most popular bus station is Cheltenham Cheltenham Arle Court, located 2 miles from downtown Cheltenham. Cheltenham Royal Well Bus is also a commonly used station, and is 0.1 miles from the city center.

Airports near Cheltenham

Airlines serving Cheltenham

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British Airways
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Turkish Airlines
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Air France
Good (508 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (3,244 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (1,466 reviews)
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Brussels Airlines
Good (131 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (2,089 reviews)
Scandinavian Airlines
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Singapore Airlines
Excellent (485 reviews)
ITA Airways
Good (187 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (402 reviews)
Ethiopian Air
Good (191 reviews)
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Where to stay in Cheltenham

Average rates range from around $148 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $204 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Cheltenham

Most booked hotels in Cheltenham

Holiday Inn Express Gloucester - South
Excellent (8.1, 2585 reviews)
Hatton Court Hotel
Excellent (8, 1544 reviews)
Mercure Gloucester Bowden Hall Hotel
Good (7.8, 1374 reviews)
Holiday Inn Express Cheltenham Town Centre
Good (7.7, 3828 reviews)
Leonardo Hotel Cheltenham
Good (7.7, 2296 reviews)
Central Hotel Gloucester By Roomsbooked
Good (7.5, 1335 reviews)
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Renting a car in Cheltenham

Expect to pay $6.78 per gallon in Cheltenham (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between $81.31 and $108.41.