'The Festival' - Cheltenham Festival 2018

The Festival - Cheltenham Festival 2018

Tuesday 13 - Friday 16 March 2018

The highlights of the Jump season will make the hairs on the back of your neck stand up. The Festival epitomises and encompasses everything that is great about Jump racing, whilst delivering an unbelievable occasion as the finest horses, jockeys, owners and trainers battle it out for the highest racing honours, their reputations and over £4.1 million of prize money. Join the party, as just over 260,000 people pass through the gates over the four days.

Website: www.thefestival.co.uk

Twitter: #CheltenhamFestival


Cheltenham Racecourse, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 4SH

Recommended station

Cheltenham Spa is located around 10 minutes away from the Racecourse, you can take a taxi from the station.

Trains from London to Cheltenham Spa generally run hourly and take about two hours. Trains from Birmingham generally run every half an hour and take about 35 minutes. From Bristol, trains leave every hour and take about 35 minutes. It is a 10 minute taxi ride from the station.

What's happening with the trains?

Classic Hospitality Limited operate a magnificent steam train which travels from Toddington Railway Station directly to the back of the main Grandstand at Cheltenham Racecourse enabling racegoers to arrive at the races in style! For further information / bookings please contact 01825 746082 or visit www.classichospitality.co.uk.

A number of service alterations will be in place for this event, it is advised that you check your journey carefully before travelling. 

Plan Your Journey to this event

You can plan your journey to this event by using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner.

Last updated:   15 January 2018