Duration 5h 42m
Distance 238.9 miles
Average price £150
Frequency 11/day

Trip overview

The average train between Penzance and Basingstoke takes 5h 42m and the fastest train takes 5h 4m. The train service runs several times per day from Penzance to Basingstoke. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Penzance
  2. Basingstoke
5h 16m
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£117 - £233

Penzance to Basingstoke train times

Trains run every two hours between Penzance and Basingstoke. The earliest departure is at 12:04 in the afternoon, and the last departure from Penzance is at 21:48 which arrives into Basingstoke at 06:04. All services require a transfer at Reading and take an average of 5h 42m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

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No, there is no direct train from Penzance to Basingstoke. However, there are services departing from Penzance and arriving at Basingstoke via Reading. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 16m.

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The distance between Penzance and Basingstoke is 211 miles. The road distance is 238.9 miles.

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Penzance to Basingstoke train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from Penzance station.

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Penzance to Basingstoke train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at Reading station.

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What companies run services between Penzance and Basingstoke?

Great Western Railway operates a train from Penzance to Basingstoke every 2 hours. Tickets cost £110 - £200 and the journey takes 4h 45m.
Train operators
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£110 - £200

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