Public Transport Links

Getting to Bourton-on-the-Water by Public Transport

From London

Train from Paddington Station to either Kingham or Moreton-in-Marsh.  Journey time is approximately 1½ – 2 hours.  From Kingham a pre-ordered taxi will be required to get to Bourton-on-the-Water.  From Moreton-in-Marsh you can take the Pulham’s Coaches 801 bus service to Bourton-on-the-Water.  The journey time is approximately 20 minutes.

Train from Paddington Station to Cheltenham Spa.  Journey time is approximately 2½ hours.  From Cheltenham you can then take the 801 bus service to Bourton-on-the-Water. 

Note: The train station in Cheltenham is approximately a 20 minute walk from the bus station.  You can take the ‘D’ bus from the railway station to Royal Well Road which is a very short distance from Royal Well bus station where the 801 bus departs from.  Alternatively, you can take a taxi which takes between 10 – 15 minutes.

National Express Coach from London Victoria to either, Beeches Road in Cirencester or, Royal Well in Cheltenham.  The journey time is approx 2 – 2½ hours.  From Cheltenham you can take the Pulham’s Coaches 801 bus service from Royal Well to Bourton-on-the-Water and the approximate journey time is 50 minutes.  From Cirencester you can take the 855 bus service from Beeches Road to Northleach and then change onto the 801 bus to Bourton-on-the-Water.

 

From Heathrow Airport

National Express Coach to either Beeches Road in Cirencester or, Royal Well in Cheltenham.   The journey time is approx 2 – 2½ hours.  From Cheltenham you can take the 801 bus service from Royal Well to Bourton-on-the-Water. Approximate journey time is 30 minutes.  From Cirencester you can take the 855 bus service from Beeches Road to Northleach and then change onto the 801 bus to Bourton-on-the-Water.

The Airline coach runs approximately every 30 minutes to Oxford.  From Oxford you can then take the train to Kingham or Moreton-in-Marsh.  From Kingham a pre-ordered taxi will be required to get to Bourton-on-the-Water.  From Moreton-in-Marsh you can take the 801  bus service to Bourton-on-the-Water.  The journey time is approximately 20 minutes.

Heathrow Express train to London Paddington.  Trains run every 15 minutes and journey time is approximately 15 minutes.  From London Paddington: as above

Railair coaches run every 20 minutes to Reading. Journey time is approximately 45 minutes.  From Reading you can take a train to Moreton-in-Marsh.  Journey time is approximately 1 hour.  From Moreton-in-Marsh you can take the 801 bus service to Bourton-on-the-Water.  The journey time is approximately 20 minutes.

 

Train information/timetables can be found on the website www.nationalrail.co.uk or telephone +44 (0) 8457 48 49 50

Local bus timetables for the 801 or 855 bus service can be found on the website www.pulhamscoaches.com

Note: The 801 & 855 bus services do not operate on a Sunday between October and April inclusive. A restricted service for the 801 Sunday service only operates between May and September.

Bus timetable for the Cheltenham ‘D’ route can be found on the website www.gloucestershire.gov.uk/bustimetables under the heading ‘Cheltenham’

National Express coach information can be found on the website www.nationalexpress.com or telephone +44 (0) 8717 81 81 81

Airline Coach information can be found on the website www.theairline.info or telephone +44 (0) 1865 785400

Heathrow Express information can be found on the website www.heathrowexpress.com or telephone +44 (0) 845 600 1515

Railair information can found on the website www.railair.com or telephone +44 (0)118 957 9425