Dean Close School is well served by local transport. The School operates a local bus service and is positioned just a 12 minute walk from the local railway service.

Local Railway

Cheltenham Spa station is served by approx 8 to 12 trains every hour during the daytime on Mondays to Saturdays (less frequent on Sundays).

Great Western Railway operate approx hourly Cheltenham Spa – Swindon via Gloucester services. Some (operated by High Speed Trains) extend through to Didcot Parkway, Reading & London Paddington.

Great Western Railway also operates local services on the Bristol (Temple Meads/Parkway) to Gloucester, Cheltenham Spa & Worcester Shrub Hill. These serve Cheltenham every two hours each way, with some southbound services continuing onwards to Westbury, Weymouth or Brighton.

CrossCountry trains serve Cheltenham Spa on three routes, the Cardiff Central to Birmingham New Street/Nottingham service, the longer-distance Penzance/Plymouth – Cheltenham Spa – Glasgow Central, with extensions to Aberdeen, and the Bristol Temple Meads – Manchester Piccadilly routes. All three of these services run hourly each way, giving a net half-hourly service to Bristol Temple Meads and three departures per hour to/from Birmingham New Street. CrossCountry also operate a morning service to Stansted Airport as well as summer Saturday trains to Newquay.

London Midland operate the once a week limited service from Birmingham New Street to Gloucester.

Arriva Trains Wales operate approx. hourly with a Maesteg via Bridgend, Cardiff Central, Newport & Chepstow to Gloucester & Cheltenham Spa.

Bus Service

A daily, term-time bus service to and from Dean Close School is available to pupils.

The service is run by Eagle Line Travel and any queries should be directed to them and not to the School. The details are as follows:

Eagle Line Travel
Andoversford Trading Estate
GL54 4LB

Tel / Fax: 01242 820535