Chippenham to Cheltenham by train

  • First train
    05:56
  • Last train
    21:16
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 14m
  • Distance
    48 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    46
  • Avg. journey time
    1hr 35m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Chippenham to Cheltenham by train

Fast trains from Chippenham to Cheltenham take around 1 hour and 14 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 48 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Chippenham and Cheltenham.

1. Are there direct trains from Chippenham to Cheltenham?

Journeys between Chippenham and Cheltenham 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 Chippenham to Cheltenham every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 73 departures.

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

The Chippenham to Cheltenham train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 14 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Cheltenham is usually scheduled to depart Chippenham around 05:56 and the last train is around 21:16. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Chippenham around 06:55, and the last at 19:29.

When to book Chippenham to Cheltenham 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 Chippenham to Cheltenham by train.

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Which train companies operate between Chippenham and Cheltenham?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • First Great Western
  • GWR
  • 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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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and 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.