How to get from Reading to Basingstoke

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Travel Information to Basingstoke from Reading

distanceDistance14 miles (23 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeTrain • £8 • 17 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBus or Great Western Railway

Travel 14 miles (23 km) by coach, flight, ferry or train from Reading to Basingstoke. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Bus or Great Western Railway among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Reading to Basingstoke.

Travel Tips: Travel from Reading to Basingstoke

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There are 4 ways to travel to Basingstoke from Reading including taking a coach, flight, ferry or train.

Flight services offer the cheapest way to get from Reading to Basingstoke. Tickets for a flight cost on average £1.

This is compared to other travel options to Basingstoke:

A flight journey is usually £8 less than a journey to Basingstoke by coach, which costs on average £8 for the same trip.

A flight journey is usually £1 less than a journey to Basingstoke by ferry, which costs on average £1 for the same trip.

A flight is £8 less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Reading to Basingstoke costing on average £8.

The fastest way from Reading to Basingstoke is by train with an average journey time of 17 min.

Other travel options between Reading and Basingstoke can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Basingstoke by coach can take on average 1 h 5 min.

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The distance between Reading and Basingstoke is around 14 miles (23 km).

The average frequency per day from Reading to Basingstoke is:

  • 42 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Reading to Basingstoke as scheduled services by coach, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Reading to Basingstoke:

  • Coaches mostly leave from Reading, Christchurch Green / Redlands Road (University of Reading) and tend to arrive in Basingstoke, Railway Station (stop Y).
  • Trains from Reading to Basingstoke most often leave from Reading and arrive in Basingstoke.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Reading to Basingstoke, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Bus to go to Basingstoke by coach. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Bus Reading to Basingstoke tickets on Omio for £8.
  • Great Western Railway can take you to Basingstoke by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Great Western Railway from Reading to Basingstoke for £8.
Many of our customers who book a trip from Reading to Basingstoke often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like London, Southampton or Manchester. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Reading and Basingstoke itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Basingstoke and any of these top destinations today!

When planning your trip between Reading and Basingstoke, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets cost £8 one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing on average £1 one way.
  • Ferry tickets are costing on average £1 one way.
  • Train tickets are costing on average £8 one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Reading to Basingstoke online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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