Transport Links and Travel Information

There are excellent transport links to get you to the start of the Gloucestershire Way and safely back home again.

By Air

Bristol Airport

From the airport a taxi is the easiest option.  They cost around £54 from Bristol airport to Chepstow.

*Note that the National Express takes you to Cardiff first and can take up to nearly 4 hours to reach Chepstow. 

By Train

Arrive/depart: Chepstow station 

Arrive/depart: *Ashchurch        (nr Tewkesbury) station

 *Please note that Ashchurch train station is approximately 47 minutes from Tewkesbury on foot so we would recommend a bus or taxi - see below.

National Express

Arrive/depart: Thomas Street, Bus Station, Chepstow

Arrive/depart: The Crescent, Tewkesbury

By Car - Long Stay Car Parks

£43 per week

Daily rate £8.60 – weekdays and £5.80 weekends

£42 per week

Daily rate £8.40 – weekdays and £5.00 weekends  

Buses from Tewkesbury to Tewkesbury (Ashchurch) or Gloucester Train Stations

Tewkesbury to Ashchurch

Bus No. 41, 42 or 42A

Tewkesbury to Gloucester

Bus No. 71

NO Sundays 

Gloucester Docks or City Centre to Twigworth by Bus

Approximately 17-minute walk from Docks to bus station.

No 71 bus departs from Gloucester, Transport Hub Bay K.

Journey time: approximately 9 minutes to get to Twigworth.

Cost: £2.20

Times: 8.45am or 9.45am

Bus No. 71 - Gloucester to Tewkesbury

Alternatively book a taxi.  


There are too many taxi firms to list them all here but we have included a selection for each stage of the route



May Hill/Longhope

Keith's Kars – 01452 830213

KM Cars - 01594 835026


Taxis continued

Crickley Hill/Cockleford

NO local firms. Use taxi firms from either Cheltenham, Gloucester or Cirencester

Cold Aston/Bourton

Bourton-on-the-Water Private Hire 07743 207456

Stow on the Wold


Abbey Private Hire - 07546 989643