01242 257 714


Visit us at 61 Clarence Street, Cheltenham, open 9am – 5pm Monday to Friday, 9:30am – 1:30pm Saturday




...to Marchants, Gloucestershire’s leading operator of both local bus services and coaches throughout the U.K. & Europe.


Looking for something to do on a Sunday & Bank Holiday?


Why not let us do the driving and catch our 606 service as you take in the stunning sights of the beautiful Cotswolds countryside on the way to Stratford-upon-Avon?


You’ll never be at a loss for things to do. If retail therapy is your thing, you’ll love the range of shops Stratford has to offer, from the big High Street favourites to local independent retailers. How about a spot of lunch in the many tea rooms, restaurants & bars, a boat trip along the River Avon, or a visit to Shakespeare’s Birthplace?

Sample Fares between Cheltenham & Stratford-upon-Avon*

Adult Single: £8.00 Adult Day Return: £10.00

Child Single: £4.50 Child Return: £6.00

Family Day Return: £30.00 (2 adults & 2 children 5 - 18 years old)

Pensioner & conessionary bus pass holder can travel free on this service

*Other short hop fares are available on this service


Plus there is no need to pre-book, just simply buy your ticket on-board the bus at any of the convenient stops along the route in Prestbury, Southam, Cleeve Hill, Winchcombe, Toddington, Stanton, Laverton, Buckland, Broadway, Willersey,

 Weston Subedge, Chipping Campden & Mickleton.


For timetable information Click Here or pop in to our Travel Shop and speak to one of our friendly travel advisers located at 61 Clarence Street, Cheltenham, GL50 3LB.

Timetables can also be found on our buses and from Tourist Information Centre’s in Cheltenham, Winchcombe, Broadway & Chipping Campden.



Here's a small selection of our upcoming day excursions:




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For live service information & weather related travel updates* for all our bus services throughout Cheltenham & the North Cotswolds plus the latest news & offers on our day excursions including U.K. & European holidays please click here 



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*Live service information is available Monday - Friday between 9am & 5pm





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Top Shows

Top Shows


School of Rock The Musical, London

Departure Date: 16/08/2018

The Lion King, London

Departure Date: 12/09/2018

Les Miserables, London

Departure Date: 19/09/2018

Cirque Du Soleil, Arena Birmingham

Departure Date: 07/10/2018

Tina - The Tina Turner Musical, London

Departure Date: 11/10/2018

War Horse, Birmingham Hippodrome

Departure Date: 20/10/2018

42nd Street, Theatre Royal Drury Lane, London

Departure Date: 07/11/2018

Jersey Boys, Bristol Hippodrome

Departure Date: 17/11/2018

Motown - The Musical

Departure Date: 29/11/2018

Strictly Ballroom - The Musical, London

Departure Date: 12/12/2018

Andre Rieu, Birmingham

Departure Date: 13/12/2018

Benidorm Live - Birmingham New Alexandra Theatre

Departure Date: 28/12/2018

Cinderella (Pantomime), Bristol Hippodrome

Departure Date: 05/01/2019

Mamma Mia!, Novello Theatre, London

Departure Date: 14/02/2019

Cirque du Soleil, London

Departure Date: 24/02/2019

Magic Mike Live, London

Departure Date: 05/04/2019

Calendar Girls The Musical, Oxford

Departure Date: 20/04/2019

The Lion King, London

Departure Date: 24/04/2019

Les Miserables, Birmingham Hippodrome

Departure Date: 08/05/2019

Matilda The Musical, Bristol Hippodrome

Departure Date: 01/06/2019

Tina - The Tina Turner Musical, London

Departure Date: 27/06/2019

Annie The Musical, Birmingham

Departure Date: 31/07/2019

Motown - The Musical

Departure Date: 17/10/2019

Top Trips

Top Trips



Departure Date: 22/07/2018

Portsmouth (Cathedral,Gunwharf Quays,Museums)

Departure Date: 26/07/2018

Cotswold Farm Park

Departure Date: 01/08/2018

Stonehenge & Salisbury

Departure Date: 07/08/2018

London - Museums & Shops

Departure Date: 08/08/2018

Sidmouth Folk Festival

Departure Date: 09/08/2018

Bletchley Park

Departure Date: 09/08/2018

Shrewsbury (Museum,River,Shops,Sights,Castle)

Departure Date: 11/08/2018

Brecon Beacons - Rail & Boat Trip

Departure Date: 12/08/2018

Bristol Zoo (Coach Only) or Cribbs Causeway

Departure Date: 13/08/2018

Terracotta Army, World Museum Liverpool

Departure Date: 15/08/2018

The Tower Of London

Departure Date: 17/08/2018

Legland Windsor - Coach Only

Departure Date: 18/08/2018

Clarks Village, Street

Departure Date: 20/08/2018

Buckingham Palace - Mews & Staterooms

Departure Date: 22/08/2018

Drayton Manor Theme Park

Departure Date: 23/08/2018


Departure Date: 23/08/2018

Cotswold Wildlife Park

Departure Date: 24/08/2018

Lincoln (Castle,Cathedral,Quayside,Shops & Sights)

Departure Date: 25/08/2018

Hampton Court Palace Food Festival

Departure Date: 26/08/2018


Departure Date: 26/08/2018

Highclere Castle

Departure Date: 27/08/2018


Departure Date: 27/08/2018

London Eye & Thames Cruise

Departure Date: 28/08/2018

Aerospace Bristol

Departure Date: 29/08/2018

Barry Island & Porthcawl

Departure Date: 29/08/2018

West Midlands Safari Park

Departure Date: 30/08/2018

Bournemouth - Air Festival

Departure Date: 31/08/2018

Exmouth & River Exe Cruise

Departure Date: 02/09/2018

Kew Gardens & Palace

Departure Date: 05/09/2018

Winchester (Cathedral, museums, shops & sights)

Departure Date: 06/09/2018


Departure Date: 08/09/2018

Port Isaac & Boscastle

Departure Date: 09/09/2018

Hereford Cathedral & Shops/Sights

Departure Date: 12/09/2018

Windsor Castle

Departure Date: 13/09/2018

Avebury Manor & Gardens stopping at Marlbourough

Departure Date: 14/09/2018

New Forest Tour stop at Lymington Market

Departure Date: 15/09/2018

Greenwich (Maritime museum,Market,Sights)-COACH ON

Departure Date: 16/09/2018


Departure Date: 18/08/2018

Buckingham Palace - Mews & Staterooms

Departure Date: 22/09/2018

Bletchley Park

Departure Date: 26/09/2018

Wells (Cathedral/Shops/Sights)

Departure Date: 27/09/2018

Blackpool Illuminations

Departure Date: 29/09/2018

Aberystwyth with train ride from Devil's Bridge

Departure Date: 30/09/2018

Liverpool - Albert Docks & Mersey Cruise

Departure Date: 07/10/2018

Blackpool Illuminations

Departure Date: 13/10/2018

Terracotta Army, World Museum Liverpool

Departure Date: 21/10/2018

Blackpool Illuminations

Departure Date: 28/10/2018

Simply Christmas Craft Shows, NEC

Departure Date: 01/11/2018

Coronation Street - The Tour

Departure Date: 03/11/2018

Simply Christmas Craft Shows, NEC

Departure Date: 03/11/2018

Weston-Super-Mare Carnival

Departure Date: 09/11/2018

Harry Potter - Studio Tour

Departure Date: 20/12/2018

Highclere Castle

Departure Date: 22/04/2019

Highclere Castle

Departure Date: 26/08/2019

Flower Shows

Flower Shows


Malvern Autumn Show

Departure Date: 29/09/2018

Top Holidays



Isle of Man, Chesterhouse Hotel

Duration: 6 Days
Departure Date: 09/09/2018

Bournemouth -Trouville Hotel, Dorset Delights

Duration: 5 Days
Departure Date: 24/09/2018

Lake District, Riverside Hotel

Duration: 4 Days
Departure Date: 05/10/2018

Isle of Wight, Channel View - Shanklin

Duration: 5 Days
Departure Date: 08/10/2018

Eastbourne, Sussex Coast

Duration: 5 Days
Departure Date: 22/10/2018

Paignton, The Palace Hotel, 3 nights

Duration: 4 Days
Departure Date: 26/10/2018

Ostend, Mercure Oostende Hotel

Duration: 4 Days
Departure Date: 26/10/2018

Bournemouth T&T, Ocean Beach Hotel & Spa

Duration: 5 Days
Departure Date: 12/11/2018

Cromer, Thursford Christmas Spectacular

Duration: 4 Days
Departure Date: 25/11/2018

Christmas at the Babbacombe Hotel

Duration: 5 Days
Departure Date: 23/12/2018
Marchants Coaches Ltd, 61 Clarence Street, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 3LB
Tel No: 01242 257714
Company No: 2877739
VAT No: 618 4128 45

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