Gloucester travel guide

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You're Going to Love Gloucester

With a population of 128,721, Gloucester is a must-see destination in England, United Kingdom. It is one of the most popular cities to visit in the country. We recommend you stay at least 3 days in order to fully appreciate everything Gloucester has to offer.

Where to Eat in Gloucester

If you’re looking for affordable options, The Lock Keepers (Horseshoe Drive Over, Highnam) and Bella Mia Pizza at No.1 (Commercial Rd) are great picks.

When to visit Gloucester

Gloucester in February
Estimated hotel price
$57
1 night at 3-star hotel
Gloucester in February
Estimated hotel price
$57
1 night at 3-star hotel

Looking for warm weather? Then head to Gloucester in July, when the average temperature is 64.4 °F, and the highest can go up to 73.4 °F. The coldest month, on the other hand, is January, when it can get as cold as 35.6 °F, with an average temperature of 41 °F. You’re likely to see more rain in November, when precipitation is around 2.8″. In contrast, February is usually the driest month of the year in Gloucester, with an average rainfall of 1.6″.

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How to Get to Gloucester

Plane

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

Train

The train station in Gloucester is called Gloucester, and is located 0.3 miles from the city center.

Car

Another option to get to Gloucester is to pick up a car rental from London, which is about 94 miles from Gloucester. You’ll find branches of GREEN MOTION and Europcar, among others, in London.

Bus

The most popular bus station is Gloucester Bus, located 0.1 miles from downtown Gloucester. Gloucester Quedgeley is also a commonly used station, and is 3 miles from the city center.

Plane

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

Train

The train station in Gloucester is called Gloucester, and is located 0.3 miles from the city center.

Car

Another option to get to Gloucester is to pick up a car rental from London, which is about 94 miles from Gloucester. You’ll find branches of GREEN MOTION and Europcar, among others, in London.

Bus

The most popular bus station is Gloucester Bus, located 0.1 miles from downtown Gloucester. Gloucester Quedgeley is also a commonly used station, and is 3 miles from the city center.

Airports near Gloucester

Airlines serving Gloucester

Lufthansa
Good (4,681 reviews)
KLM
Good (844 reviews)
SWISS
Good (939 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,721 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (2,196 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,469 reviews)
Iberia
Good (1,599 reviews)
Air France
Good (968 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,107 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,949 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,377 reviews)
Brussels Airlines
Good (220 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (6,201 reviews)
LOT
Good (675 reviews)
Scandinavian Airlines
Good (784 reviews)
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
Good (1,174 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (929 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (845 reviews)
ITA Airways
Good (770 reviews)
Malaysia Airlines
Good (188 reviews)
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Where to stay in Gloucester

Average rates range from around $109 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $145 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Gloucester

Most booked hotels in Gloucester

Holiday Inn Gloucester - Cheltenham
4 stars
Excellent (8.4, 904 reviews)
$106+
Leonardo Hotel Cheltenham
4 stars
Excellent (8.3, 1223 reviews)
$102+
Holiday Inn Express Gloucester - South
3 stars
Excellent (8.2, 3234 reviews)
$82+
Holiday Inn Express Cheltenham Town Centre
3 stars
Good (7.8, 4188 reviews)
$113+
Days Inn by Wyndham Michaelwood M5
2 stars
Good (7.7, 1883 reviews)
$56+
Hatherley Manor Hotel & Spa
4 stars
Good (7.5, 1580 reviews)
$165+

Renting a car in Gloucester

Renting a car in Gloucester costs $39 per day, on average, or $118 if you want to rent if for 3 days.

Expect to pay $6.93 per gallon in Gloucester (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between $83.13 and $110.84. The most frequently booked car type in Gloucester is Compact (Nissan Leaf or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Mini rental cars (Peugeot 107 or similar) are, on average, 17% cheaper than other rental car types in the city.

Renting a car in Gloucester costs $39 per day, on average, or $118 if you want to rent if for 3 days.

Expect to pay $6.93 per gallon in Gloucester (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between $83.13 and $110.84. The most frequently booked car type in Gloucester is Compact (Nissan Leaf or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Mini rental cars (Peugeot 107 or similar) are, on average, 17% cheaper than other rental car types in the city.