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There are 4 ways to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Chippenham by train, bus, car or towncar

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Train  •  2h 23m

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Chippenham

£42 - £52

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Bus  •  3h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Gatwick Airport London North to Heathrow Airport London T2,3 National Express
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Chippenham National Express

£11 - £14

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Drive  •  1h 59m

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Chippenham 117.2 miles

£17 - £26

Towncar  •  1h 59m

  1. Take a town car from London Gatwick Airport to Chippenham 117.2 miles

£200 - £290

London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Chippenham by train

The train journey time between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Chippenham is around 2h 30m and covers a distance of around 110 miles. The fastest train normally takes 2h 3m. Operated by Great Western Railway, the London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Chippenham train service departs from Gatwick Airport and arrives in Chippenham. Typically 180 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Chippenham train schedules

London Gatwick Airport (LGW) → Chippenham
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The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Chippenham is to bus which costs £11 - £15 and takes 3h 45m.

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The fastest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Chippenham is to drive. Taking this option will cost £17 - £26 and takes 1h 59m.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Chippenham. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport London North and arriving at Chippenham via Heathrow Airport London T2,3. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 45m.

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No, there is no direct train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Chippenham. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport and arriving at Chippenham via Reading. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 23m.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Chippenham is 88 miles. The road distance is 117.2 miles.

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Chippenham without a car is to train which takes 2h 23m and costs £40 - £55.

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It takes approximately 2h 23m to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Chippenham, including transfers.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Chippenham bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Gatwick Airport London North station.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Chippenham train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from Gatwick Airport station.

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Chippenham is to train which takes 2h 23m and costs £40 - £55. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £11 - £15 and takes 3h 45m.

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Map of how to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Chippenham.
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  • Distance: 87.9 miles
  • Duration: 2h 23m

What companies run services between London Gatwick Airport (LGW), England and Chippenham, Wiltshire, England?

You can take a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Chippenham via Reading in around 2h 23m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Chippenham via Heathrow Airport London T2,3 in around 3h 45m.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to Reading
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£20 - £25
Website
gwr.com
Anytime Day
£20 - £25
Anytime Day 1st Class
£35 - £50
Train from Reading to Chippenham
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£22 - £27
Website
gwr.com
Anytime Day
£22 - £27
Anytime Day 1st Class
£35 - £55
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

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Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Gatwick Airport London North to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
National Express
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Chippenham
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£6 - £8
Website
National Express
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Gatwick Airport to Chippenham
Estimated price
£200 - £290

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Chippenham bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Chippenham station.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Chippenham train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at Chippenham station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Chippenham is 117 miles. It takes approximately 1h 59m to drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Chippenham.

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