Buses & trains
The Cotswolds are at the heart of the British Rail network with main line trains to the Cotswolds from London, the Midlands and the North and the South West of England. There are main line railway stations at Bath, Cam and Dursley, Cheltenham, Gloucester, Kemble (serving Cirencester), Moreton-in-Marsh, Stroud, Charlbury, Kingham and Oxford.
There are two railway stations within Cotswold District:
- Kemble: provides direct services to Gloucester and Cheltenham, Swindon and London Paddington. Situated on A433 between Tetbury and Cirencester/A429 between Cirencester and Malmesbury.
- Moreton-in-Marsh: provides direct services on the Cotswold Line to Worcester and Hereford, and to Oxford, Reading and London Paddington. Situated just off A429 at Moreton-in-Marsh. Bus links in town to Chipping Campden, Stow-on-the-Wold, Bourton-on-the-Water and Northleach. Facilities for disabled customers: access to platforms via level crossing.
For timetable information please visit:
For routes, timetables, buy tickets online and station information including disabled access please visit:
Other stations - Other stations around (but outside) the District where timetables may be useful:
It is also easy to get around by bus with many local bus services linking main towns throughout the area, including the RailBus services linking to the Cotswolds & Malverns Line trains.
To reduce costs you can buy a Cotswold Discover Ticket, either one day or three day ticket that allows unlimited travel around the Cotswolds by train and bus.
For local bus route information, please visit:
- the Cotswold Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty website.