By Air, The easiest airport for travelling to Gloucestershire & the Cotswolds is Birmingham, a 1-hour drive away. Of the two London airports the region is best accessed from Heathrow. The 65-mile drive should not take more than 90 minutes. Gatwick airport is 2 hours’ drive away. By Road, The M4 and M40 provide easy access to Gloucestershire & the Cotswolds from London and the South East. The M5 is a direct link to Birmingham, England's North Country and the Counties of Devon and Cornwall. By Bus, The main route to Gloucestershire & the Cotswolds from London starts at Victoria Coach Station. The main bus stations in Gloucestershire & the Cotswolds are at Cheltenham, Gloucester and Stroud. By Rail, There is a direct link from Heathrow Airport. Trains from London depart from Paddington Station and have a fastest journey time of 1hr 40 minutes to Gloucester.