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There are 5 ways to get from Basingstoke to Charing Cross by train, bus, rideshare, taxi or car

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Train  •  1h 11m

  1. Take the train from Basingstoke to London Waterloo

$17 - $27

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Rideshare  •  1h 21m

  1. Take the rideshare from Basingstoke to London 48.3 miles

$7 - $10

3 alternative options

Bus  •  2h 17m

  1. Take the bus from Basingstoke to London Earl's Court National Express / ...

$11 - $14

Taxi  •  1h 1m

  1. Take a taxi from Basingstoke to Charing Cross 49.3 miles

$190 - $240

Drive  •  1h 1m

  1. Drive from Basingstoke to Charing Cross 49.3 miles

$10 - $16

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The cheapest way to get from Basingstoke to Charing Cross is to rideshare which costs £6 - £7 and takes 1h 21m.

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The quickest way to get from Basingstoke to Charing Cross is to taxi which costs £150 - £180 and takes 1h 1m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Basingstoke to Charing Cross. However, there are services departing from Basingstoke and arriving at Charing Cross, Trafalgar Square via Earls Court, West Cromwell Road Tesco. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 17m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Basingstoke and arriving at London Waterloo. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 11m.

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The distance between Basingstoke and Charing Cross is 45 miles. The road distance is 49.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Basingstoke to Charing Cross without a car is to train which takes 1h 11m and costs £13 - £20.

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The train from Basingstoke to London Waterloo takes 1h 11m including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.

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Basingstoke to Charing Cross bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Basingstoke station.

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Basingstoke to Charing Cross train services, operated by South Western Railway, depart from Basingstoke station.

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The best way to get from Basingstoke to Charing Cross is to train which takes 1h 11m and costs £13 - £20. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £8 - £11 and takes 2h 17m.

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Map of how to get from Basingstoke to Charing Cross.
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  • Distance: 45.1 miles
  • Duration: 1h 11m

What companies run services between Basingstoke, England and Charing Cross, England?

South Western Railway operates a train from Basingstoke to Charing Cross every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $17 - $27 and the journey takes 1h 11m. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Basingstoke to Charing Cross twice daily. Tickets cost $7 - $11 and the journey takes 1h 10m.

Train operators
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

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Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Basingstoke to London Earl's Court
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
National Express
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Basingstoke to London
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Basingstoke to Charing Cross
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Estimated price
$190 - $240
Latchmans
Phone
+44 118 958 8888
Website
latchmans.com
Capital Cars
Phone
+44 118 950 9509
Website
capitalcarsreading.co.uk
Wintax Cars
Phone
+44 1962 878727
Website
wintaxcars.com

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Basingstoke to Charing Cross bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at London Earl's Court station.

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Basingstoke to Charing Cross train services, operated by South Western Railway, arrive at London Waterloo station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Basingstoke to Charing Cross is 49 miles. It takes approximately 1h 1m to drive from Basingstoke to Charing Cross.

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There are 9347+ hotels available in Charing Cross. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Basingstoke and Charing Cross. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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