This page helps you get to the three GWR main stations using public transport. As always, you are advised to check with the transport operator before planning your journey.
Marchant's Coaches, for enquiries call 01242 257585 or 01242 257714.
Stagecoach, for enquiries telephone 0871 200 22 33.
Johnsons Coaches for enquiries telephone 01564 797 070
Cheltenham Race Course Station GL50 4SH
The nearest mainline railway station to the GWR is Cheltenham Spa. Stagecoach service D operates every 10 minutes Mondays to Saturdays and half-hourly on Sundays and Bank Holiday Mondays from the forecourt of Cheltenham Spa railway station, running to Cheltenham Racecourse Park & Ride. See the timetable here.
The Park & Ride is about a half a mile walk to the GWR Cheltenham Race Course station. The walk is along the racecourse internal road, and is sign-posted. Our booking office is at road level, whilst the platforms and main station buildings are reached by a slope. Visitors who prefer not to walk are advised to either use a taxi or to use Winchcombe or Toddington station instead.
Winchcombe Station GL54 5LD
Winchcombe Station is situated in the village of Greet and is served by the Marchant's Coaches 606 bus service Monday to Saturdays and the 606S service on Sundays, as well as their W1 and W2 services. See the timetables here. The buses depart from the Royal Well bus station, Cheltenham Spa. Passengers should get off at the Becketts Lane, Greet stop, and walk back to Winchcombe Station, approximately 3 minutes away.
Toddington Station GL54 5DT
Toddington is served by the Marchant's Coaches 606 bus service from the Royal Well bus station, Cheltenham Spa, Mondays to Saturdays and the 606S on Sundays. See the timetables here. Passengers should get off at Toddington Roundabout. There are about six buses a day to Toddington. You may need to change buses from the W1 or W2 to the 606 at Winchcombe.