The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
The average ticket from London to Basingstoke will cost around £ 28 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 23.
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Of the 6 trains that leave London for Basingstoke every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct trains cover the 72 km distance in an average of 55 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 45 m .
The slowest trains will take 1 h 16 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
|Distance||45 miles (72 km)|
|Average train duration||58 min|
|Average train ticket price||£23 (€26)|
|Train frequency||25 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 25 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||South Western Railway|
Trains from London to Basingstoke cover the 45 miles (72 km) long route taking on average 58 min with our travel partners like South Western Railway. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £23, but the average price of train tickets is £23. Travellers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Basingstoke.
Travelling by train from London to Basingstoke is a quick and cost-effective way of making the journey. There are frequent direct departures throughout the day with journey times of 45 minutes to one hour 15 minutes. Routes are provided by two operators with the same timetable in place seven days a week. Departures are from London Waterloo, with arrivals at Basingstoke Railway Station.
Train services from London to Basingstoke are provided by South Western Railway and Great Western Railway. Both have modern and spacious carriages with comfortable seating and onboard facilities that include toilets, WiFi and luggage storage space. Most routes also have trolley catering.
Direct trains from London to Basingstoke take between 45 minutes and one hour 15 minutes to complete the journey. There are also a few connecting routes with journey times of approximately 90 minutes. These require a transfer at Reading.
There up to twelve direct departures an hour of trains from London to Basingstoke. These start in the early hours of the morning and continue until late at night with the same timetable in place throughout the week.
Departure train station: All trains to Basingstoke from London depart from London Waterloo Station. This large and busy station is centrally located in the city and within walking distance of many tourist and cultural attractions. It is served by local, regional and intercity trains, underground trains and both local and long-distance buses. Among the station facilities are bicycle parking, a taxi rank, ATMs, waiting rooms, toilets, left luggage storage, bars, cafes and restaurants as well as fast food kiosks and a range of shops that include a newsagents, chemist and book store.
Arrival train station: Trains from London to Basingstoke complete their journey at Basingstoke Station. It can be found just a short walk from the town centre and adjacent to the Mall Shopping Centre. The station is served by local, regional and intercity trains as well as by local bus services. Station facilities include car and bicycle parking, a taxi rank, ATMs, toilets, WiFi, a shop and a cafe.
Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from London Victoria to Basingstoke.
The most popular departure train station with passengers for this journey, called London Victoria, is located 1.2 miles (2 km) from the city centre of London.
The most popular arrival train station, Basingstoke, is located 0.4 miles (636 m) away from the city centre of Basingstoke.
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