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There are 3 ways to get from Reading to Basingstoke by train, taxi or car

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Train  •  20 min

  1. Take the train from Reading West to Basingstoke

$7 - $45

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Taxi  •  26 min

  1. Take a taxi from Reading to Basingstoke 18.7 miles

$65 - $80

Drive  •  26 min

  1. Drive from Reading to Basingstoke 18.7 miles

$4 - $6

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The cheapest way to get from Reading to Basingstoke is to drive which costs £3 - £5 and takes 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from Reading to Basingstoke is to train which costs £6 - £35 and takes 20 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Reading West and arriving at Basingstoke. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 20 min.

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The distance between Reading and Basingstoke is 14 miles. The road distance is 18.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Reading to Basingstoke without a car is to train which takes 20 min and costs £6 - £35.

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The train from Reading West to Basingstoke takes 20 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Reading to Basingstoke train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from Reading West station.

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Reading to Basingstoke train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at Basingstoke station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Reading to Basingstoke is 19 miles. It takes approximately 26 min to drive from Reading to Basingstoke.

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  • Distance: 14.4 miles
  • Duration: 20 min

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

Great Western Railway operates a train from Reading to Basingstoke hourly. Tickets cost $7 - $14 and the journey takes 20 min. CrossCountry also services this route hourly.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Reading West to Basingstoke
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $14
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$7 - $11
Advanced Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$7 - $14
CrossCountry
Other operators
Taxi from Reading to Basingstoke
Ave. Duration
26 min
Estimated price
$65 - $80
Capital Cars
Phone
+44 118 950 9509
Website
capitalcarsreading.co.uk
Latchmans
Phone
+44 118 958 8888
Website
latchmans.com

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