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There are 5 ways to get from Southampton to Chippenham by train, bus or car

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Train  •  1h 55m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Chippenham

$68 - $116

Cheapest option

Bus via Salisbury, New Canal  •  5h 6m

  1. Take the bus from Southampton City Centre, WestQuay to Salisbury, Endless Street X7 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Salisbury, New Canal to Trowbridge, Trinity Church D1
  3. Take the bus from Trowbridge, Trinity Church to Chippenham, Town Bridge X34

$8 - $10

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  2h 31m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Trowbridge
  2. Take the bus from Trowbridge, Trinity Church to Chippenham, Town Bridge X34

$32 - $56

Bus National Express  •  2h 43m

  1. Take the bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to Bath National Express

$15 - $25

Drive  •  1h 24m

  1. Drive from Southampton to Chippenham 60.4 miles

$13 - $19

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The cheapest way to get from Southampton to Chippenham is to bus which costs £5 - £8 and takes 5h 6m.

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The quickest way to get from Southampton to Chippenham is to drive which costs £9 - £15 and takes 1h 24m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Southampton to Chippenham. However, there are services departing from Southampton City Centre, WestQuay and arriving at Chippenham, Town Bridge via Salisbury, New Canal and Trowbridge, Trinity Church. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 6m.

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No, there is no direct train from Southampton to Chippenham. However, there are services departing from Southampton Central and arriving at Chippenham via Reading. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 55m.

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The distance between Southampton and Chippenham is 50 miles. The road distance is 60.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Chippenham without a car is to train which takes 1h 55m and costs £50 - £90.

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It takes approximately 1h 55m to get from Southampton to Chippenham, including transfers.

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Southampton to Chippenham bus services, operated by Salisbury Reds, depart from Southampton City Centre, WestQuay station.

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Southampton to Chippenham train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Southampton Central station.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Chippenham is to train which takes 1h 55m and costs £50 - £90. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £11 - £20 and takes 2h 43m.

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Map of how to get from Southampton to Chippenham.
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  • Distance: 49.8 miles
  • Duration: 1h 55m

What companies run services between Southampton, England and Chippenham, Wiltshire, England?

You can take a train from Southampton to Chippenham via Reading in around 1h 55m. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Southampton to Chippenham once daily. Tickets cost $9 - $13 and the journey takes 2h 10m.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Reading to Chippenham
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $28
Advanced Single
$20 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $60
Train from Southampton Central to Trowbridge
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $55
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $26
Advanced Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $55
Bus operators
Faresaver
Phone
+44 1249 444444
Email
sales@faresaver.co.uk
Website
faresaver.co.uk
Bus from Trowbridge, Trinity Church to Chippenham, Town Bridge
Ave. Duration
52m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
faresaver.co.uk
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to Bath
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
National Express
Salisbury Reds
Phone
+44 1202 338420
Website
salisburyreds.co.uk
Bus from Southampton City Centre, WestQuay to Salisbury, Endless Street
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
salisburyreds.co.uk

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Southampton to Chippenham bus services, operated by Faresaver, arrive at Chippenham, Town Bridge station.

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Southampton to Chippenham train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at Chippenham station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Southampton to Chippenham is 60 miles. It takes approximately 1h 24m to drive from Southampton to Chippenham.

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