There are 4 ways to get from Bournemouth to Basingstoke by bus, train, rideshare or car

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Bus  •  1h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Bournemouth Station, off Holdenhurst Rd to Basingstoke National Express

£5 - £7

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Train  •  1h 11m

  1. Take the train from Bournemouth to Basingstoke

£26 - £55

Rideshare  •  1h 22m

  1. Take the rideshare from Bournemouth to Basingstoke 59.4 miles

£6 - £10

Drive  •  59 min

  1. Drive from Bournemouth to Basingstoke 59.3 miles

£10 - £15

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The cheapest way to get from Bournemouth to Basingstoke is to bus which costs £5 - £7 and takes 1h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Bournemouth to Basingstoke is to drive which costs £10 - £15 and takes 59 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bournemouth Station, off Holdenhurst Rd station and arriving at Basingstoke. Services depart five times a week, and operate Wednesday. The journey takes approximately 1h 10m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Bournemouth and arriving at Basingstoke. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 11m.

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The distance between Bournemouth and Basingstoke is 51 miles. The road distance is 59.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Bournemouth to Basingstoke without a car is to bus which takes 1h 10m and costs £5 - £7.

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The bus from Bournemouth Station, off Holdenhurst Rd to Basingstoke takes 1h 10m including transfers and departs five times a week.

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Bournemouth to Basingstoke bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Bournemouth Station, off Holdenhurst Rd.

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

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The best way to get from Bournemouth to Basingstoke is to bus which takes 1h 10m and costs £5 - £7. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £26 - £55 and takes 1h 11m.

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Map of how to get from Bournemouth to Basingstoke.
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  • Distance: 51.2 miles
  • Duration: 1h 10m

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

National Express operates a bus from Bournemouth to Basingstoke 5 times a week. Tickets cost £5 - £7 and the journey takes 1h 10m. Alternatively, South Western Railway operates a train from Bournemouth to Basingstoke hourly. Tickets cost £26 - £55 and the journey takes 1h 11m. CrossCountry also services this route hourly.

Train operators
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Bournemouth to Basingstoke
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£26 - £55
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£26 - £35
Anytime Day 1st Class
£40 - £55
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Bournemouth to Basingstoke
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£30 - £50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£22 - £35
Anytime Single
£30 - £50
Off-Peak Single
£23 - £35
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Bournemouth Station, off Holdenhurst Rd to Basingstoke
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£5 - £7
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National Express
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. 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 to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Bournemouth to Basingstoke
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£6 - £10
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Bournemouth to Basingstoke is 59 miles. It takes approximately 59 min to drive from Bournemouth to Basingstoke.

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

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