National Express buses head to the region from London's Victoria Coach Station. Megabus, a budget bus company best booked online, also serves Cheltenham and Bath from London. It takes about three hours to get to both Cheltenham and to Bath. Bus service between some towns can be extremely limited. The First company covers the area around Bath. Stagecoach, Johnson's Coaches, Cotswold Green, Swanbrook, Marchants, and Pulham's Coaches operate in the Cotswolds region. Traveline has comprehensive information about all public transportation.
Cotswold Green. 01453/835153; www.bustimes.org.uk/operators/cotswold-green.
First. 0871/200–2233; www.firstgroup.com.
Johnson's Coaches. 01564/797000; www.johnsonscoaches.co.uk.
Marchants. 01242/257714; www.marchants-coaches.com.
Megabus. 141/352–4444; 0900/160–0900; www.megabus.com.
National Express. 0871/781–8181; www.nationalexpress.com.
Pulham's Coaches. 01451/820369; www.pulhamscoaches.com.
Stagecoach. 0871/200–2233; www.stagecoachbus.com.
Swanbrook. 01452/712386; www.swanbrook.co.uk.
Traveline. 0871/200–2233; www.traveline.info.