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There are 5 ways to get from Manchester to Basingstoke by train, car or plane

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Train  •  3h 42m

  1. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Basingstoke

£65 - £100

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Fly Manchester to Southampton, train  •  2h 55m

  1. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Southampton (SOU) MAN - SOU
  2. Take the train from Southampton Airport Parkway to Basingstoke

£43 - £156

3 alternative options

Drive  •  3h 31m

  1. Drive from Manchester to Basingstoke 204.4 miles

£30 - £50

Fly Manchester to London Heathrow, train  •  4h 2m

  1. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to London Heathrow (LHR) MAN - LHR
  2. Take the train from Hayes & Harlington to Reading

£67 - £254

Train to Leeds Bradford, fly to Southampton, train  •  4h 21m

  1. Take the train from Manchester Victoria to Leeds
  2. Fly from Leeds Bradford (LBA) to Southampton (SOU) LBA - SOU
  3. Take the train from Southampton Airport Parkway to Basingstoke

£75 - £238

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The cheapest way to get from Manchester to Basingstoke is to drive which costs £30 - £50 and takes 3h 31m.

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The quickest way to get from Manchester to Basingstoke is to fly and train which costs £40 - £160 and takes 2h 55m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Manchester Piccadilly and arriving at Basingstoke. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 42m.

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The distance between Manchester and Basingstoke is 162 miles. The road distance is 204.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Manchester to Basingstoke without a car is to train which takes 3h 42m and costs £65 - £100.

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The train from Manchester Piccadilly to Basingstoke takes 3h 42m including transfers and departs hourly.

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Manchester to Basingstoke train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Manchester Piccadilly station.

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The quickest flight from Manchester Airport to Southampton Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Manchester to Basingstoke train services, operated by CrossCountry, arrive at Basingstoke station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manchester to Basingstoke is 204 miles. It takes approximately 3h 31m to drive from Manchester to Basingstoke.

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Map of how to get from Manchester to Basingstoke.
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  • Distance: 161.7 miles
  • Duration: 3h 42m

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

CrossCountry operates a train from Manchester to Basingstoke hourly. Tickets cost £65 - £100 and the journey takes 3h 42m.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Manchester to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £170
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£100 - £400
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Manchester to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£60 - £280
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Basingstoke
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£65 - £100
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£40 - £60
Anytime Single
£65 - £100
Off-Peak Single
£65 - £95
Train from Southampton Airport Parkway to Basingstoke
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£24 - £40
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£17 - £26
Anytime Single
£24 - £40
Off-Peak Single
£12 - £19
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Southampton Airport Parkway to Basingstoke
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£9 - £16
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Advance fare
£9 - £14
Anytime fare
£11 - £16
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Hayes & Harlington to Reading
Ave. Duration
35m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£10 - £19
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
£7 - £12
Advanced Single
£8 - £12
Anytime Day Single
£10 - £19
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Victoria to Leeds
Ave. Duration
47m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£13 - £19
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£7 - £11
Off-Peak Day Single
£12 - £18
Anytime Day Single
£13 - £19

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Flybe offers flights from Manchester Airport to Southampton Airport.

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The best way to get from Manchester to Manchester Airport is to train which takes 17m and costs £3 - £6.

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