Gloucester travel guide

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You're Going to Love Gloucester

With a population of 128,721, Gloucester is a must-see destination in England, United Kingdom. We recommend you stay at least 5 days in order to fully appreciate everything Gloucester has to offer.

Where to Eat in Gloucester

If you’re looking for affordable options, The Lock Keepers (Horseshoe Drive Over, Highnam) and Bella Mia Pizza at No.1 (Commercial Rd) are great picks.

When to visit Gloucester

Gloucester in June
Estimated hotel price
S$ 132
1 night at 3-star hotel
Gloucester in June
Estimated hotel price
S$ 132
1 night at 3-star hotel

Looking for warm weather? Then head to Gloucester in July, when the average temperature is 18 °C, and the highest can go up to 23 °C. The coldest month, on the other hand, is January, when it can get as cold as 2 °C, with an average temperature of 5 °C. You’re likely to see more rain in November, when precipitation is around 70 mm. In contrast, February is usually the driest month of the year in Gloucester, with an average rainfall of 40 mm.

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How to Get to Gloucester

Plane

When flying to Gloucester, you’ll arrive at Gloucestershire (GLO), which is located 6 km from the city centre.

Train

Great Western Railway is the most popular train carrier serving Gloucester, followed by Cross Country. The train station in Gloucester is called Gloucester, and is located 0.4 km from the city centre.

Car

Another option to get to Gloucester is to pick up a car hire from London, which is about 151 km from Gloucester. You’ll find branches of GREEN MOTION and DRIVALIA , among others, in London.

Bus

National Express operates bus routes to Gloucester. From London, the bus ride to Gloucester takes 282 km and will cost you around S$ 26. From Manchester, the ticket costs about S$ 68 for a journey of 443 km. The most popular bus station is Gloucester Bus, located 0.2 km from the city centre of Gloucester. Gloucester Quedgeley is also a commonly used station, and is 5 km from the city centre.

Plane

When flying to Gloucester, you’ll arrive at Gloucestershire (GLO), which is located 6 km from the city centre.

Train

Great Western Railway is the most popular train carrier serving Gloucester, followed by Cross Country. The train station in Gloucester is called Gloucester, and is located 0.4 km from the city centre.

Car

Another option to get to Gloucester is to pick up a car hire from London, which is about 151 km from Gloucester. You’ll find branches of GREEN MOTION and DRIVALIA , among others, in London.

Bus

National Express operates bus routes to Gloucester. From London, the bus ride to Gloucester takes 282 km and will cost you around S$ 26. From Manchester, the ticket costs about S$ 68 for a journey of 443 km. The most popular bus station is Gloucester Bus, located 0.2 km from the city centre of Gloucester. Gloucester Quedgeley is also a commonly used station, and is 5 km from the city centre.

Airports near Gloucester

Airlines serving Gloucester

Lufthansa
Good (4,685 reviews)
KLM
Good (846 reviews)
SWISS
Good (945 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,745 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (2,180 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,445 reviews)
Air France
Good (978 reviews)
Iberia
Good (1,598 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,102 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,942 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,361 reviews)
Brussels Airlines
Good (220 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (6,214 reviews)
LOT
Good (663 reviews)
Scandinavian Airlines
Good (784 reviews)
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
Good (1,179 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (928 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (846 reviews)
ITA Airways
Good (775 reviews)
Ethiopian Air
Good (437 reviews)
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Where to stay in Gloucester

Average rates range from around S$ 150 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to S$ 216 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Gloucester

Most booked hotels in Gloucester

Holiday Inn Gloucester - Cheltenham
4 stars
Excellent (8.4, Excellent reviews)
S$ 143+
Leonardo Hotel Cheltenham
4 stars
Excellent (8.3, Excellent reviews)
S$ 149+
Ellenborough Park
5 stars
Excellent (8.3, Excellent reviews)
S$ 463+
Holiday Inn Express Gloucester - South
3 stars
Excellent (8.2, Excellent reviews)
S$ 117+
Holiday Inn Express Cheltenham Town Centre
3 stars
Good (7.8, Good reviews)
S$ 160+
Hatherley Manor Hotel & Spa
4 stars
Good (7.5, Good reviews)
S$ 216+

Hiring a car in Gloucester

Expect to pay S$ 2.49 per litre in Gloucester (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between S$ 29.79 and S$ 39.72. The most frequently booked car type in Gloucester is Economy (Vauxhall Corsa or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Compact car hire (Toyota Auris or similar) is, on average, 84% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.

Expect to pay S$ 2.49 per litre in Gloucester (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between S$ 29.79 and S$ 39.72. The most frequently booked car type in Gloucester is Economy (Vauxhall Corsa or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Compact car hire (Toyota Auris or similar) is, on average, 84% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.