Which operators can I use?
There are several train providers across the UK & Europe. By searching for your ticket using our travel search engine, you will be able to see the trains connecting Basingstoke in England to Southampton in England as well as the train operator for this journey.
How far is it by train?
The train is a fast and simple solution to travel the 28 miles from Basingstoke to Southampton.
What is the price of a train ticket for this journey?
Prices may vary depending on the travel date as well as how much time in advance you book your ticket.
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Find the cheapest tickets to travel from Basingstoke to Southampton by train, bus, ride sharing and plane.
Ticket prices and availability have been recorded in the last 72 hours from the data provided by our partners.
The Prices for train tickets Basingstoke to Southampton are increasing if you don't book early. According to our data, if you buy your train 1 day in advance, you can find tickets from £7 whereas when purchasing your seat on the day you're travelling, you will need to spend at least £12 for your train. Thus, you may save 42% on the price of your ticket by booking 1 day in advance instead of on the day you're travelling.
The figures are based on the best fares found over the past 6 months when buying in advance versus at the last minute.
We compare train ticket for all major companies to travel between Basingstoke and Southampton by train and find the best prices for the coming days. Take a look at the prices of train tickets Southampton to Basingstoke and find the best deal for your outbound journey.
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The easiest way to pay less on your Basingstoke Southampton train ticket is probably to buy a railcard. While regional railcards are available in some areas, National railcards enable you to spend less on most rail fares across the UK. Everyone is eligible to at least a certain 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.
When getting a railcard, the idea is to make savings after several trips. But is it really relevant when taking the train from Basingstoke to Southampton? Grab your calculator, taking into account:
A = the railcard cost (i.e.: £30)
B = average discount offered by the railcard (i.e.: 34%)
C = average fare for a Basingstoke Southampton ticket (i.e.: £50.00)(1)
Start by dividing A by B: this will show you the budget from which the card will be worthwile. Then divide that number by C. You will see the average number of trips needed per year to start saving money.
In our example, A/B = £30/34% = £88.00. Then, 88/£50.00 = 1.76. Your railcard will be worth the investment after on average 2 trips from Basingstoke to Southampton (one way journey).
Railcards enable you to save 34% off most rail fares for 12 months. A Disabled persons railcard costs £20 and the five other ones £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 Southampton 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
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