There are 5 ways to get from Southampton to Basingstoke (Station) by train, bus, rideshare, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  30 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Basingstoke

$12 - $50

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  1 h 1 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Southampton to Basingstoke 32.5 miles

$6

3 alternative options

Bus  •  1 h

  1. Take the bus from Southampton City Centre, Coach Station to Basingstoke, Railway Station 203

$7 - $11

Taxi  •  34 min

  1. Take a taxi from Southampton to Basingstoke (Station) 32.3 miles

$90 - $110

Drive  •  34 min

  1. Drive from Southampton to Basingstoke (Station) 32.3 miles

$6 - $10

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Southampton to Basingstoke (Station) is to rideshare which costs £4 and takes 1 h 1 min.

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The quickest way to get from Southampton to Basingstoke (Station) is to train which costs £9 - £40 and takes 30 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Southampton City Centre, Coach Station station and arriving at Basingstoke, Railway Station station. Services depart twice daily, and operate Thursday and Friday. The journey takes approximately 1 h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Southampton Central and arriving at Basingstoke. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 30 min.

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The distance between Southampton and Basingstoke (Station) is 29 miles. The road distance is 32.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Basingstoke (Station) without a car is to train which takes 30 min and costs £9 - £40.

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The train from Southampton Central to Basingstoke takes 30 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Southampton to Basingstoke (Station) bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Southampton City Centre, Coach Station.

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Map of how to get from Southampton to Basingstoke (Station).
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  • Distance: 28.8 miles
  • Duration: 30 min

What companies run services between Southampton, England and Basingstoke (Station), England?

CrossCountry operates a train from Southampton to Basingstoke (Station) hourly. Tickets cost $30 - $50 and the journey takes 30 min. South Western Railway also services this route hourly. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Southampton to Basingstoke (Station) twice daily. Tickets cost $7 - $11 and the journey takes 1 h.

Train operators
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 Southampton City Centre, Coach Station to Basingstoke, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. 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 be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Southampton to Basingstoke
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Southampton to Basingstoke (Station)
Ave. Duration
34 min
Estimated price
$90 - $110
West Quay Cars
Phone
+44 23 8099 9999
Website
southamptontaxi.co.uk
Southampton Taxis
Phone
+44 23 8000 5005
Website
southamptontaxis.net

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