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There are 2 ways to get from Beckton to Basingstoke by train or car

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Train  •  1h 53m

  1. Take the train from London Waterloo to Basingstoke

£24 - £53

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Drive  •  1h 20m

  1. Drive from Beckton to Basingstoke 59.9 miles

£9 - £14

Beckton to Basingstoke by train and subway

The journey time between Beckton and Basingstoke is around 1h 38m and covers a distance of around 58 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 18m. Operated by Dockland Light Railway (DLR), London Underground (Tube) and South Western Railway, the Beckton to Basingstoke service departs from Beckton DLR Station and arrives in Basingstoke. Typically 519 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
1h 38m
Fastest journey time:
1h 18m
Services per week:
519
Cheapest price:
£24
Carbon emissions:
4 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:35
Last service departs at:
23:55

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Beckton to Basingstoke train and subway schedules

Departing Friday, June 18, 2021

Beckton → Basingstoke
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The most affordable way to get from Beckton to Basingstoke is to drive, which costs £9 - £14 and takes 1h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Beckton to Basingstoke is to drive which costs £9 - £14 and takes 1h 20m.

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No, there is no direct train from Beckton station to Basingstoke. However, there are services departing from Beckton DLR Station and arriving at Basingstoke via Canning Town station and London Waterloo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 53m.

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The distance between Beckton and Basingstoke is 53 miles. The road distance is 59.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Beckton to Basingstoke without a car is to train which takes 1h 53m and costs £24 - £55.

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It takes approximately 1h 53m to get from Beckton to Basingstoke, including transfers.

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Beckton to Basingstoke train services, operated by South Western Railway, depart from London Waterloo station.

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Beckton to Basingstoke train services, operated by South Western Railway, arrive at Basingstoke station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Beckton to Basingstoke is 60 miles. It takes approximately 1h 20m to drive from Beckton to Basingstoke.

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There are 235+ hotels available in Basingstoke. Prices start at £75 per night.

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Map of how to get from Beckton to Basingstoke.
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  • Distance: 52.6 miles
  • Duration: 1h 53m

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

South Western Railway operates a train from London Waterloo to Basingstoke every 15 minutes. Tickets cost £21 - £45 and the journey takes 1h 16m.

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