Trains from Basingstoke to Manchester

Basingstoke to Manchester train information

Basingstoke Manchester train map

Train duration 3h44m
Arrival Manchester, England
Departure Basingstoke, England
Distance 161 Miles
Train operators Cross Country, Great Western Railway
Lowest train price from £44.00
Average train price £69.00
  • All trains connecting Basingstoke (South East England) to Manchester (North West England) are run by Cross Country, Great Western Railway. The services on board will vary depending on the rail provider.
  • There are 161 miles between the 2 cities and the average journey time from Basingstoke to Manchester is approximately 3h44m. Taking the train is often the quickest option to get to Manchester from Basingstoke, and it's also more environmentally friendly than driving your car or flying.
  • According to our data, the starting price to take the train in the next 180 days is £44.00. This fare is based on an adult fare and is not including the savings you can make with a discount card.

Best prices for Basingstoke to Manchester train tickets

from £44.00 MORE 3h44m
Other modes of transport available
Coach
from £10.20 MORE 8h09m

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.

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
Basingstoke
Manchester
Piccadilly
£44.00 26/02/2020 17:56 24 days ago
Basingstoke
Manchester
Piccadilly
£45.50 26/02/2020 19:01 24 days ago
Basingstoke
Manchester
Piccadilly
£51.00 26/02/2020 11:57 24 days ago
Basingstoke
Manchester
Piccadilly
£56.00 26/02/2020 07:14 24 days ago
Basingstoke
Manchester
Piccadilly
£62.35 26/02/2020 17:49 Cross Country 24 days ago
Basingstoke
Manchester
Piccadilly
£62.35 26/02/2020 18:49 Cross Country 24 days ago
Basingstoke
Manchester
Piccadilly
£66.80 26/02/2020 13:49 Cross Country 24 days ago
Basingstoke
Manchester
Piccadilly
£66.80 26/02/2020 12:49 Cross Country 24 days ago
Basingstoke
Manchester
Piccadilly
£68.10 26/02/2020 18:19 Cross Country 24 days ago
Basingstoke
Manchester
Piccadilly
£68.10 26/02/2020 16:59 Great Western Railway 24 days ago

Best prices for the next 180 days.

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 £68.01 (1). When dividing £88 by £68.01 (£88/£68.01 = 1.29), 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 £68.01 £45.34 £22.67 1.3

(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