Chippenham lies on the Great Western Main Line connecting Bristol with London Paddington. It is also served by a smaller line, the Chippenham branch of the Wessex Main Line, which runs to Southampton via Salisbury.
There are two trains per hour to Bath, Bristol, London Paddington, Reading and Swindon; trains every two hours to Salisbury and two trains a day to Cheltenham and Southampton.
Chippenham is only 15 minutes by rail from Bath Spa and Swindon and less than half an hour from Bristol Temple Meads.Chippenham railway station is located at the northern end of the town centre close to the Travelodge hotel.
The station has a ticket office, public toilets and a coffee shop.