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Travelling from Reading to Chippenham by train

The fastest trains from Reading to Chippenham take around 40 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 79 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Reading and Chippenham.

Direct trains run between Reading and Chippenham.

We usually find around 44 direct trains on the route from Reading to Chippenham every weekday.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 65 departures. The duration is normally about 40 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Chippenham is usually scheduled to depart Reading around 05:55 and the last train is around 00:10. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Reading around 07:28, and the last at 00:10.

Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

When to book Reading to Chippenham train tickets?

Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Reading to Chippenham by train.

Which trains operate between Reading and Chippenham?

More than one type of train operates on the route from Reading to Chippenham, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • First Great Western
  • Great Western Railway

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

Find journey information for Chippenham to Reading

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and rail operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.

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