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Basingstoke to York by train

  • First train
    04:54
  • Last train
    23:44
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 27m
  • Distance
    299 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    57
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 56m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Basingstoke to York by train

Fast trains from Basingstoke to York take around 3 hours and 27 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 299 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Basingstoke and York.

1. Are there direct trains from Basingstoke to 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 55 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 65 departures.

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

The Basingstoke to York train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 27 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to York is usually scheduled to depart Basingstoke around 04:54 and the last train is around 20:43. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Basingstoke around 04:54, and the last at 00:02.

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.

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Which train companies operate between Basingstoke and York?

More than one train company 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
  • First TransPennine Express
  • Grand Central
  • Grand Central Railway
  • Great Western Railway
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • London Underground
  • 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.