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

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Train  •  1h 59m

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

£34 - £65

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Drive  •  1h 40m

  1. Drive from Chelmsford to Basingstoke 99.8 miles

£16 - £24

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The cheapest way to get from Chelmsford to Basingstoke is to drive which costs £16 - £24 and takes 1h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Chelmsford to Basingstoke is to drive which costs £16 - £24 and takes 1h 40m.

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No, there is no direct train from Chelmsford to Basingstoke. However, there are services departing from Chelmsford and arriving at Basingstoke via Stratford station and London Waterloo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 59m.

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The distance between Chelmsford and Basingstoke is 75 miles. The road distance is 99.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Chelmsford to Basingstoke without a car is to train which takes 1h 59m and costs £30 - £70.

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It takes approximately 1h 59m to get from Chelmsford to Basingstoke, including transfers.

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Chelmsford to Basingstoke train services, operated by Greater Anglia, depart from Chelmsford station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Chelmsford to Basingstoke is 100 miles. It takes approximately 1h 40m to drive from Chelmsford to Basingstoke.

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There are 506+ hotels available in Basingstoke. Prices start at £75 per night.

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  • Distance: 74.9 miles
  • Duration: 1h 59m

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

You can take a train from Chelmsford to Basingstoke via Stratford (London), Stratford station, Waterloo station, and London Waterloo in around 1h 59m.

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