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Lancaster to Basingstoke by train

  • First train
    06:58
  • Last train
    22:19
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    4hr 8m
  • Distance
    330 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    26
  • Avg. journey time
    6hr 4m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Lancaster to Basingstoke by train

Fast trains from Lancaster to Basingstoke take around 4 hours and 8 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 330 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Lancaster and Basingstoke.

1. Are there direct trains from Lancaster to Basingstoke?

Journeys between Lancaster and Basingstoke usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 27 departures on the route from Lancaster to Basingstoke every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 25 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Lancaster to Basingstoke?

The Lancaster to Basingstoke train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 8 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Lancaster to Basingstoke train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Basingstoke is usually scheduled to depart Lancaster around 06:58 and the last train is around 22:19. This is the same at the weekend.

When to book Lancaster to Basingstoke 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 Lancaster to Basingstoke by train.

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Which train companies operate between Lancaster and Basingstoke?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • First TransPennine Express
  • London Underground
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • South West Trains
  • South Western Railway
  • TransPennine Express
  • UK Rail Connections
  • Virgin Trains

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 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.