Changes to train times


Cheltenham Races

Tuesday 12 - Friday 15 March 2019

Cheltenham Festival will take place over 4 days with the Cheltenham, Gold Cup taking place on the 15th. The Cheltenham Festival includes 28 op class National Hunt or jump horse races.


Twitter: @CheltenhamRaces


The event will take place at Cheltenham Racecourse GL50 4SH.

Recommended station/s

The closest station to the event is Cheltenham Race Course station. This is directly outside the venue.

What's happening with the trains?

A queuing system will be in place on the return journey from the event. Customers may be asked to wait outside the station to avoid overcrowding on Platforms.

Alterations taking place between the 12th - 15th:

  • 09:18 Cheltenham to Swindon will start at Gloucester
  • 07:05 Bedwyn to London Paddington will terminate at Reading
  • 09:06 London Paddington to Bedwyn will start from Reading
  • 09:36 Swindon to Cheltenham Spa will depart Swindon earlier at 09:34
  • 09:30 Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington will terminate at Swindon

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:   31 January 2019