Chippenham to Edinburgh by train

  • First train
    05:51
  • Last train
    23:41
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    6hr 16m
  • Distance
    505 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    46
  • Avg. journey time
    9hr 18m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Chippenham to Edinburgh by train

Fast trains from Chippenham to Edinburgh take around 6 hours and 16 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 505 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Chippenham and Edinburgh.

1. Are there direct trains from Chippenham to Edinburgh?

Journeys between Chippenham and Edinburgh usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 50 departures on the route from Chippenham to Edinburgh 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 Chippenham to Edinburgh?

The Chippenham to Edinburgh train travel time is normally about 6 hours and 16 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Edinburgh is usually scheduled to depart Chippenham around 05:51 and the last train is around 23:18. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Chippenham around 05:56, and the last at 23:41.

When to book Chippenham to Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh by train.

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Which train companies operate between Chippenham and Edinburgh?

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

  • Caledonian Sleeper
  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • First Great Western
  • Great Western Railway
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • London Underground
  • Serco Caledonian Sleeper
  • UK Rail Connections

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.