Trains from Basingstoke to Manchester

Basingstoke to Manchester train information

Basingstoke Manchester train map

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Arrival Manchester, England
Departure Basingstoke, England
Distance 161 Miles
  • Find your ticket on gopili to identify the different operators for your train between Basingstoke (South East England) to Manchester (North West England). The services on board can vary depending on the rail company.
  • There are 161 miles between Basingstoke to Manchester. Train travel is most of the time the fastest way to travel to Manchester from Basingstoke, and it’s also a greener option than driving or taking the plane.
  • Depending how far in advance you purchase your ticket and the travel date, the cost of the train can change.

Best prices for Basingstoke to Manchester train tickets

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Basingstoke - Manchester prices calendar

Find the cheapest tickets to travel from Basingstoke to Manchester by train, bus, ride sharing and plane.

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Ticket prices and availability have been recorded in the last 72 hours from the data provided by our partners.

Basingstoke - Manchester: the best time to book cheap trains

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The table above is based on the best prices found over the last six months depending on how much time in advance the train is bought. Purchasing your train from Basingstoke to Manchester in advance should enable you to spend less for your trip.

We found tickets available from £31 when booking your ticket 15 days in advance which is 47% cheaper than the best ticket we found when buying your ticket on the day you're travelling.

Best prices for Basingstoke to Manchester trains

We compare train ticket for all major companies to travel between Basingstoke and Manchester by train and find the best prices for the coming days. Take a look at the prices of train tickets Manchester to Basingstoke and find the best deal for your outbound journey.

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Discount Basingstoke - Manchester train tickets

The best way to pay less on your Basingstoke Manchester train ticket must be to have a railcard. While regional railcards exist in some areas, National railcards enable you to make savings on most rail fares across the United Kingdom. Everyone is eligible to at least one of the railcard, even non-UK residents. National railcards available: 16-25 discount card, Senior railcard, Two together discount card, Family and Friends railcard and Disabled persons discount card.

  • The main benefit of purchasing a railcard is that it only takes a couple of trips to break even.

    You will need to buy at least £88 of train tickets in a year for the card to break-even. This number corresponds to the cost of the railcard, £30, divided by the discount, 34%. On every ticket that you purchase afterwards, you will spare money.

    As an example, train tickets from Basingstoke to Manchester cost on average £50.00 (1). When dividing £88 by £50.00 (£88/£50.00 = 1.76), you can see that after only 2 one way journeys from Manchester to Basingstoke, the railcard will have paid for itself.

  • Railcards enable you to get a third off most rail fares for a year. The Disabled persons railcard costs £20 and the 5 other railcards £30.

(1)Average prices observed over the last 6 months for one way journey

Train Journey Average price without railcard(1) With a railcard 34% off(2) Saving based on a one-way trip Number of return trips to pay off the cost
Basingstoke to Manchester train £50.00 £33.33 £16.67 1.76

(1)Average price observed over the last 6 months for one way

(2)Price calculated with an average reduction of 34% on train tickets fare