The nearest airport to the Cotswolds is in Bristol around 50 miles away (around 60 minutes by car) which serves more than 70 destinations. London Heathrow Airport also has flights to and from more than 350 destinations worldwide and the Cotswolds is less than two hours away by car. The region is also served by main line train links from London, the Midlands, the North and South West of England. National Express also operates services from the main London hubs to a range of Cotswolds towns and villages.
The Cotswolds is highly accessible by rail, with mainline railway stations in Banbury, Cam and Dursley, Cheltenham, Gloucester, Kemble, Moreton-in-Marsh, Stroud, Charlbury and Kingham. Great Western Railway also serves Bath, Oxford and Stratford-upon-Avon, with the three popular tourist destinations all found close to the boundaries of the Cotswolds. Once in the Cotswolds, driving is the easiest way of getting around, although there is also an extensive bus network.