Basingstoke to Leeds by train

  • First train
    04:54
  • Last train
    23:44
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 48m
  • Distance
    283 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    55
  • Avg. journey time
    4hr 15m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Basingstoke to Leeds by train

Fast trains from Basingstoke to Leeds take around 3 hours and 48 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 283 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Basingstoke and Leeds.

1. Are there direct trains from Basingstoke to Leeds?

Journeys between Basingstoke and Leeds 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 51 departures on the route from Basingstoke to Leeds 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 65 departures.

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

The Basingstoke to Leeds train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 48 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Leeds is usually scheduled to depart Basingstoke around 04:54 and the last train is around 00:07. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Basingstoke around 05:41, and the last at 23:47.

When to book Basingstoke to Leeds 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 Leeds by train.

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Which train companies operate between Basingstoke and Leeds?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • East Midlands Railway
  • East Midlands Trains
  • First Great Western
  • First TransPennine Express
  • Great Western Railway
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • London Underground
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • South West Trains
  • South Western Railway
  • TransPennine Express
  • UK Rail Connections

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.