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Barnstaple to Basingstoke by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 21m
  • Distance
    209 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
  • Avg. journey time
    5hr 39m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Barnstaple to Basingstoke by train

Fast trains from Barnstaple to Basingstoke take around 3 hours and 21 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 209 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Barnstaple and Basingstoke.

1. Are there direct trains from Barnstaple to Basingstoke?

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

We usually find around 12 departures on the route from Barnstaple 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 11 departures.

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

The Barnstaple to Basingstoke train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 21 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Basingstoke is usually scheduled to depart Barnstaple around 06:58 and the last train is around 22:16. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Barnstaple around 07:05, and the last at 00:05.

When to book Barnstaple 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 Barnstaple to Basingstoke by train.

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Which train companies operate between Barnstaple and Basingstoke?

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

  • First Great Western
  • Great Western Railway
  • South West Trains
  • South Western Railway

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.