Colchester to Basingstoke by train

  • First train
    04:43
  • Last train
    22:30
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 26m
  • Distance
    154 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    34
  • Avg. journey time
    2hr 43m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Colchester to Basingstoke by train

Fast trains from Colchester to Basingstoke take around 2 hours and 26 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 154 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Colchester and Basingstoke.

1. Are there direct trains from Colchester to Basingstoke?

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

We usually find around 38 departures on the route from Colchester 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 27 departures.

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

The Colchester to Basingstoke train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 26 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Basingstoke is usually scheduled to depart Colchester around 05:11 and the last train is around 22:03. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Colchester around 04:43, and the last at 22:43.

When to book Colchester 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 Colchester to Basingstoke by train.

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Which train companies operate between Colchester and Basingstoke?

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

  • Abellio Greater Anglia
  • Greater Anglia
  • London Underground
  • South West Trains
  • South Western Railway
  • 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.