The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid travelling at rush hour.
The average ticket from London to Basingstoke will cost around £ 27 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 27.
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Trains per day
Of the 5 train that leave London for Basingstoke every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct train cover the 72 km distance in an average of 54m but if you time it right, some train will get you there in just 42m .
The slowest train will take 1h 16m 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.
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|Train Ticket Price:||£27|
|Trains depart from:||London|
|Trains arrive in:||Basingstoke|
|Train Companies:||Great Western Railway, South Western Railway|
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.