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There are 5 ways to get from Basingstoke to King's Cross Station by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  1h 37m

  1. Take the train from Basingstoke to London Waterloo

$19 - $30

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Bus, line 74 bus  •  2h 12m

  1. Take the bus from Basingstoke to London Earl's Court National Express / ...
  2. Take the line 74 bus from Earls Court, West Cromwell Road Tesco to Baker Street Station 74

$11 - $14

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Train, line 205 bus  •  1h 50m

  1. Take the train from Reading to London Paddington
  2. Take the line 205 bus from Paddington Rail Station to King's Cross St. Pancras 205 / ...

$30 - $79

Taxi  •  1h 4m

  1. Take a taxi from Basingstoke to King's Cross Station 51 miles

$130 - $170

Drive  •  1h 4m

  1. Drive from Basingstoke to King's Cross Station 51 miles

$10 - $16

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The cheapest way to get from Basingstoke to King's Cross Station is to drive which costs £8 - £13 and takes 1h 4m.

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The quickest way to get from Basingstoke to King's Cross Station is to taxi which costs £100 - £130 and takes 1h 4m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Basingstoke to King's Cross Station. However, there are services departing from Basingstoke and arriving at King's Cross St. Pancras via Earls Court, West Cromwell Road Tesco and Baker Street Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 12m.

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The distance between Basingstoke and King's Cross Station is 46 miles. The road distance is 51 miles.

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The best way to get from Basingstoke to King's Cross Station without a car is to train which takes 1h 37m and costs £14 - £24.

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It takes approximately 1h 37m to get from Basingstoke to King's Cross Station, including transfers.

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Basingstoke to King's Cross Station bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Basingstoke station.

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The best way to get from Basingstoke to King's Cross Station is to train which takes 1h 37m and costs £14 - £24. Alternatively, you can bus and line 74 bus, which costs £8 - £11 and takes 2h 12m.

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Basingstoke to King's Cross Station bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Baker Street Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Basingstoke to King's Cross Station is 51 miles. It takes approximately 1h 4m to drive from Basingstoke to King's Cross Station.

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Map of how to get from Basingstoke to King's Cross Station.
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  • Distance: 45.8 miles
  • Duration: 1h 37m

What companies run services between Basingstoke, England and King's Cross Station, England?

South Western Railway operates a train from Basingstoke to King's Cross Station every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $17 - $27 and the journey takes 1h 11m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Basingstoke to King's Cross Station via Earls Court, West Cromwell Road Tesco and Baker Street Station in around 2h 12m.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Reading to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
57m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$12 - $20
Advanced Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $35
Bus operators
London Buses
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Paddington Rail Station to King's Cross St. Pancras
Ave. Duration
28m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
Transport for London
Bus from Earls Court, West Cromwell Road Tesco to Baker Street Station
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
Transport for London
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.

Contact Details
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
Taxi from Basingstoke to King's Cross Station
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Estimated price
$130 - $170
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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