Basingstoke to York by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    04:54
  • Last train
    00:02
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 30m

Travelling from Basingstoke to York by train

The fastest trains from Basingstoke to York take around 3 hours and 30 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 299 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Basingstoke and York.

Journeys between Basingstoke and York usually involve one change of train. We have found some direct departures on this route but these are less frequent than routes requiring a change.

We usually find around 48 departures on the route from Basingstoke to York every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 53 departures. The duration is normally about 3 hours and 30 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

On weekdays the earliest train to York is usually scheduled to depart Basingstoke around 04:54 and the last train is around 23:44. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Basingstoke around 05:59, and the last at 00:02.

Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

When to book Basingstoke to York train tickets?

Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Basingstoke to York by train.

Which trains operate between Basingstoke and York?

More than one type of train operates on the route from Basingstoke to York, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • First Great Western
  • Grand Central Railway
  • Great Western Railway
  • London Underground
  • South West Trains
  • TransPennine Express

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and rail operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.

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