Chippenham to Manchester by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 42m
  • Distance
    224 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    4hr 10m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Chippenham to Manchester by train

Fast trains from Chippenham to Manchester take around 3 hours and 42 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 224 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Chippenham and Manchester.

1. Are there direct trains from Chippenham to Manchester?

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

We usually find around 40 departures on the route from Chippenham to Manchester 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 59 departures.

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

The Chippenham to Manchester train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 42 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Manchester is usually scheduled to depart Chippenham around 05:54 and the last train is around 21:17. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Chippenham around 05:56, and the last at 22:58.

When to book Chippenham to Manchester 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 Manchester by train.

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Which train companies operate between Chippenham and Manchester?

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

  • Arriva Trains Wales
  • CrossCountry
  • First Great Western
  • GWR
  • Great Western Railway
  • London Underground
  • Transport For Wales
  • Virgin Trains

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.