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There are 3 ways to get from Basingstoke to Essex by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Basingstoke to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from Stratford (London) to White Notley

$37 - $56

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Bus  •  4 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Basingstoke to Heathrow Airport London T2,3 National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Braintree National Express / ...

$37 - $44

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Drive  •  1 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Basingstoke to Essex 114.1 miles

$24 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Basingstoke to Essex is to drive which costs £18 - £28 and takes 1 h 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Basingstoke to Essex is to drive which costs £18 - £28 and takes 1 h 54 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Basingstoke to Essex. However, there are services departing from Basingstoke and arriving at Black Notley, Bulford Lane via Heathrow Airport London T2,3, Braintree, Tesco Store and Braintree Town Centre, Bus Park. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 59 min.

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The distance between Basingstoke and Essex is 82 miles. The road distance is 114.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Basingstoke to Essex without a car is to train which takes 3 h 6 min and costs £28 - £45.

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It takes approximately 3 h 6 min to get from Basingstoke to Essex, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Basingstoke to Essex is to train which takes 3 h 6 min and costs £28 - £45. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £28 - £35 and takes 4 h 59 min.

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Basingstoke to Essex bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Braintree station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Basingstoke to Essex is 114 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 54 min to drive from Basingstoke to Essex.

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  • Distance: 82.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 6 min

What companies run services between Basingstoke, England and Essex, England?

You can take a train from Basingstoke to Essex via London Waterloo, Waterloo station, Stratford station, and Stratford (London) in around 3 h 6 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Basingstoke to Essex via Heathrow Airport London T2,3, Braintree, Tesco Store, Braintree Town Centre, Victoria Street, and Braintree Town Centre, Bus Park in around 4 h 59 min.

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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+44 08717 818178
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nationalexpress.com
Bus from Basingstoke to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Website
National Express
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Braintree
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $30
Website
National Express

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