There are 5 ways to get from Welwyn Garden City to Basingstoke by train, bus or car

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Train via London  •  2h 5m

  1. Take the train from Welwyn Garden City to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the train from Clapham Junction to Basingstoke

£35 - £64

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Bus  •  4h 12m

  1. Take the bus from Welwyn Garden City, Broadwater Road to Heathrow Central Bus Station 724
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Basingstoke, station 033 / ...

£15 - £21

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Train  •  2h 38m

  1. Take the train from Welwyn Garden City to Old Street
  2. Take the train from London Waterloo to Basingstoke

£32 - £60

Line 302 bus, bus  •  4h 32m

  1. Take the line 302 bus from Welwyn Garden City, Russellcroft Road to Hemel Hempstead, Marlowes 302
  2. Take the bus from Hemel Hempstead to Reading National Express / ...

£15 - £48

Drive  •  1h 6m

  1. Drive from Welwyn Garden City to Basingstoke 65.9 miles

£11 - £16

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The cheapest way to get from Welwyn Garden City to Basingstoke is to drive which costs £11 - £16 and takes 1h 6m.

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The quickest way to get from Welwyn Garden City to Basingstoke is to drive which costs £11 - £16 and takes 1h 6m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Welwyn Garden City to Basingstoke station. However, there are services departing from Welwyn Garden City, Broadwater Road and arriving at Basingstoke, station via Heathrow Central Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 12m.

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No, there is no direct train from Welwyn Garden City to Basingstoke. However, there are services departing from Welwyn Garden City and arriving at Basingstoke via King's Cross St. Pancras station, London Victoria and Clapham Junction. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 5m.

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The distance between Welwyn Garden City and Basingstoke is 53 miles. The road distance is 65.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Welwyn Garden City to Basingstoke without a car is to train via London which takes 2h 5m and costs £35 - £65.

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It takes approximately 2h 5m to get from Welwyn Garden City to Basingstoke, including transfers.

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Welwyn Garden City to Basingstoke bus services, operated by Green Line, depart from Welwyn Garden City, Broadwater Road station.

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Welwyn Garden City to Basingstoke train services, operated by Thameslink, depart from Welwyn Garden City station.

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The best way to get from Welwyn Garden City to Basingstoke is to train via London which takes 2h 5m and costs £35 - £65. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £15 - £21 and takes 4h 12m.

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Map of how to get from Welwyn Garden City to Basingstoke.
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  • Distance: 53.4 miles
  • Duration: 2h 5m

What companies run services between Welwyn Garden City, England and Basingstoke, England?

You can take a train from Welwyn Garden City to Basingstoke via London Kings Cross, King's Cross St. Pancras station, Victoria station, London Victoria, and Clapham Junction in around 2h 5m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Welwyn Garden City to Basingstoke via Heathrow Central Bus Station in around 4h 12m.

Train operators
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Welwyn Garden City to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£10 - £12
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£10 - £12
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Welwyn Garden City to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£9 - £13
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Train from Welwyn Garden City to Old Street
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£9 - £13
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Clapham Junction to Basingstoke
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£19 - £40
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£19 - £25
Anytime Day 1st Class
£30 - £40
Train from London Waterloo to Basingstoke
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£21 - £45
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£21 - £27
Anytime Day 1st Class
£35 - £45
Bus operators
Green Line
Phone
0344 801 7261
Website
greenline.co.uk
Bus from Welwyn Garden City, Broadwater Road to Heathrow Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£10 - £14
Website
Green Line
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 Heathrow Central Bus Station to Basingstoke, station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£5 - £7
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National Express
Bus from Hemel Hempstead to Reading
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£5 - £7
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National Express
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Welwyn Garden City, Russellcroft Road to Hemel Hempstead, Marlowes
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Website
Arriva UK
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk

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Welwyn Garden City to Basingstoke bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Basingstoke, station.

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Welwyn Garden City to Basingstoke train services, operated by South Western Railway, arrive at Basingstoke station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Welwyn Garden City to Basingstoke is 66 miles. It takes approximately 1h 6m to drive from Welwyn Garden City to Basingstoke.

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