How to travel from Basingstoke to London

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Travel Information from Basingstoke to London

distanceDistance45 miles (72 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or bus
priceTicket price range$7 - $11
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $7 (€6) • 1 h 25 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $11 (€9) • 44 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or South Western Railway

Take a train or bus to travel 45 miles (72 km) between Basingstoke and London. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are National Express or South Western Railway among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Basingstoke to London.

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from Basingstoke to London

How to get from Basingstoke to London by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

The best way to travel from Basingstoke to London is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

National Express
10:50AMLondon, Victoria Coach Station
0 transfers
National Express
03:20PMLondon, Victoria Coach Station
0 transfers
South Western Railway
Basingstoke station (BSK)
09:57AMLondon Waterloo (WAT)
0 transfers
Other options
South Western Railway
Basingstoke station (BSK)
10:09AMLondon Waterloo (WAT)
0 transfers
South Western Railway
Basingstoke station (BSK)
09:40AMLondon Waterloo (WAT)
0 transfers
South Western Railway
Basingstoke station (BSK)
09:09AMLondon Waterloo (WAT)
0 transfers
National Express
09:50AMLondon, Victoria Coach Station
0 transfers
National Express
12:50PMLondon, Victoria Coach Station
0 transfers
National Express
05:50PMLondon, Victoria Coach Station
0 transfers

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All travel companies: Bus from Basingstoke to London

Find the best journey to London from Basingstoke with Omio's travel partners National Express, FlixBus and South Western Railway! You'll find the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular route for you.

FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost travel companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance travel at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

    FAQs: Travel from Basingstoke to London

    FAQs: Travel to London easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Basingstoke to London.

    There are 2 travel options from Basingstoke to London. You can take a train or bus.

    The cheapest way to travel from Basingstoke to London is a bus with an average price of $7 (€6).

    This is compared to other travel options from Basingstoke to London:

    Taking a bus costs $4 (€3) less than taking a train, which costs on average $11 (€9) for the same trip.

    The fastest way to get to London from Basingstoke is by train with an average travel time of 44 min.

    Other travel options to London take longer:

    Bus takes on average 1 h 25 min.

    The Basingstoke to London distance is around 45 miles (72 km).

    The average frequency per day from Basingstoke to London is:

    • Around 5 buses per day.
    • 50 trains a day.

    However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Basingstoke and London as scheduled services by train or bus can vary by season or day of the week.

    These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Basingstoke to London:

    • Buses mostly leave from Basingstoke, Alençon Link (Malls Shopping Centre - Stop Z) and tend to arrive in London, Victoria Coach Station.
    • Trains most often depart from Basingstoke at Basingstoke and arrive in London at London Waterloo.

    The following travel companies offer services from Basingstoke to London:

    • National Express, FlixBus or CrossCountry can get you to London by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with National Express from Basingstoke to London for $7 (€6) on Omio.
    • South Western Railway or Great Western Rail can take you to London by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Great Western Rail from Basingstoke to London for $11 (€9).

    Yes, there are direct routes from Basingstoke to London with the following travel companies:

    • You can find 5 direct buses per day to take to London with National Express.
    • You can check for a direct train to London with South Western Railway with 39 direct trains per day.

    Direct services to London tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your route.

    Your trip from Basingstoke to London doesn't have to end in London. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Paris, Edinburgh, Manchester, Amsterdam or Brussels. If you’d like to add Paris, Edinburgh, Manchester, Amsterdam or Brussels to your Basingstoke to London tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from London today!
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