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

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Train  •  1h 1m

  1. Take the train from Swindon to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Basingstoke

£15 - £65

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Taxi  •  53 min

  1. Take a taxi from Swindon to Basingstoke 44.9 miles

£90 - £120

Drive  •  53 min

  1. Drive from Swindon to Basingstoke 44.9 miles

£7 - £11

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The cheapest way to get from Swindon to Basingstoke is to drive which costs £7 - £11 and takes 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from Swindon to Basingstoke is to taxi which costs £90 - £120 and takes 53 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Swindon to Basingstoke. However, there are services departing from Swindon and arriving at Basingstoke via Reading. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 1m.

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The distance between Swindon and Basingstoke is 36 miles. The road distance is 44.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Swindon to Basingstoke without a car is to train which takes 1h 1m and costs £15 - £70.

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

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Swindon to Basingstoke is 45 miles. It takes approximately 53 min to drive from Swindon to Basingstoke.

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  • Distance: 36.4 miles
  • Duration: 1h 1m

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

You can take a train from Swindon to Basingstoke via Reading in around 1h 1m.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Swindon to Reading
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£17 - £35
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
£10 - £17
Advanced Single
£11 - £17
Anytime Day Single
£17 - £35
Train from Reading to Basingstoke
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£6 - £12
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
£5 - £9
Advanced Single
£6 - £10
Anytime Day Single
£6 - £12
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Swindon to Reading
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£9 - £27
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£9 - £14
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£20 - £27
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Reading to Basingstoke
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£21 - £35
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£15 - £24
Anytime Single
£21 - £35
Off-Peak Single
£8 - £13
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Reading to Basingstoke
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£7 - £14
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£7 - £9
Anytime Day 1st Class
£12 - £14
Other operators
Taxi from Swindon to Basingstoke
Ave. Duration
53 min
Estimated price
£90 - £120
Safe Taxis Swindon
Phone
+44 1793 979 277
Website
safetaxisswindon.co.uk
Cross Street Cars
Phone
+44 1793 232 323
Website
crossstreetcars.co.uk
A1 Swindon Taxis
Phone
+44 1793 251251
Website
a1swindontaxis.co.uk
24/7 Swindon Taxis
Phone
+44 1793 469 247
Website
247swindontaxis.co.uk
121 Swindon Taxis
Phone
+44 1793 988 862
Website
121swindontaxis.co.uk

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