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Train Information to Manchester from Basingstoke

distanceDistance160 miles (258 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 33 min
priceAverage train ticket price$113 (€95)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 12 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersCross Country

Trains from Basingstoke to Manchester cover the 160 miles (258 km) long route taking on average 3 h 33 min with our travel partners like Cross Country. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $113 (€95), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $72 (€60). Travelers depart most frequently from Basingstoke and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.

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Travel with CrossCountry from Basingstoke to Manchester

Buy your official CrossCountry train tickets from Basingstoke to Manchester from $72 (€60) with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most convenient trip.

CrossCountry

CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train between Basingstoke and Manchester you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

CrossCountry is one of the best options when traveling by train between Basingstoke and Manchester. Omio quickly shows you current CrossCountry train schedules for the Basingstoke - Manchester route and makes it easier than ever for you to buy train tickets online for the cheapest, fastest or earliest journey available. The distance from Basingstoke to Manchester is around 160 miles (258 km) and the cheapest CrossCountry one-way ticket you can book starts at $151 (€126). As you check the latest Basingstoke to Manchester train schedule from CrossCountry for your ideal departure and arrival times, you can also review travel information, such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard, and compare the best route available to arrive to Manchester safely. If you search for CrossCountry tickets in the Omio app, you can also see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless. Let Omio quickly find you the perfect CrossCountry ticket from Basingstoke to Manchester so you can spend more time enjoying the smooth and easy journey!

CrossCountry from Basingstoke to Manchester train information:

  • Average Duration: 4 h 32 min
  • Average Price: $151
  • CrossCountry frequency: 12 a day

CrossCountry has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and traveling by train between Basingstoke and Manchester:

  • Refund or voucher policy
  • If you have an Off-Peak or Anytime ticket, you can get a full refund and the £10 admin fee has been waived. Advance tickets are normally non-refundable but you can now also get a full refund if your Advance ticket was booked before 23 March 2020.
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Travel Tips

Trains from Basingstoke to Manchester
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FAQs
How much does a cheap train between Basingstoke and Manchester cost?
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets from Basingstoke to Manchester for as low as $72 (€60)  for the next 7 days.
What is the price of a train ticket from Basingstoke to Manchester?
The Basingstoke to Manchester train ticket price is on average $113 (€95)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this journey in the next week.
How far is Basingstoke to Manchester by train?
The Basingstoke to Manchester train distance is approximately 160 miles (258 km).
How many hours is the train time to Manchester from Basingstoke?
On average the Basingstoke to Manchester train travel time is 3 h 33 min  for the 160 miles (258 km) long trip, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
What train station in Basingstoke goes to Manchester? What train station do I come into Manchester from Basingstoke?

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Basingstoke   and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.

Where is the Basingstoke train station located? Where is the Manchester train station located?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this journey, Basingstoke, located approximately 0.4 miles (636 m) from the city center of Basingstoke. The most popular arrival train station in Manchester, called Manchester Piccadilly, is located around 0.4 miles (587 m) away from its city center.

Which train providers can take me to Manchester from Basingstoke?
Take the Basingstoke to Manchester train with Cross Country. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the journey between Basingstoke and Manchester as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many train services per day are there from Basingstoke to Manchester?
The average number of trains departing Basingstoke for Manchester is 12 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
How far in advance should I buy train tickets to Manchester from Basingstoke for the best deals?
If you purchase a train ticket from Basingstoke to Manchester within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $113 (€95) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets from Basingstoke to Manchester are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Basingstoke
Manchester
The major railway station for departures from Basingstoke is Basingstoke. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Basingstoke for your journey between Basingstoke and Manchester.