A new Megabus service will run between Chippenham and London from next week.

The budget service to the capital will start on Monday, June 9, and will run in each direction four times a day.

It will be picking up from The Bridge and call at Swindon and London Victoria in one direction and Corsham and Bath in the other.

The journey to London is expected to take two-and-a-half hours and cost between £2 and £10 return.

First Great Western’s train service can take one hour eight minutes via and costs £157 for an anytime return.