Cheltenham to Chippenham by train

  • First train
    05:54
  • Last train
    22:53
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 22m
  • Distance
    48 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    37
  • Avg. journey time
    1hr 37m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Cheltenham to Chippenham by train

Fast trains from Cheltenham to Chippenham take around 1 hour and 22 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 48 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Cheltenham and Chippenham.

1. Are there direct trains from Cheltenham to Chippenham?

Journeys between Cheltenham and Chippenham usually involve one change of train. We have found some direct departures on this route but these are less frequent than routes requiring a change.

We usually find around 37 departures on the route from Cheltenham to Chippenham every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 36 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Cheltenham to Chippenham?

The Cheltenham to Chippenham train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 22 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Cheltenham to Chippenham train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Chippenham is usually scheduled to depart Cheltenham around 05:54 and the last train is around 22:01. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Cheltenham around 07:25, and the last at 22:53.

When to book Cheltenham 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 Cheltenham to Chippenham by train.

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Which train companies operate between Cheltenham and Chippenham?

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

  • Arriva Trains Wales
  • CrossCountry
  • 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.

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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.

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