Trains from Manchester to Basingstoke

Manchester to Basingstoke train information

Manchester Basingstoke train map

Train duration 3h50m
Arrival Basingstoke, England
Departure Manchester, England
Distance 161 Miles
Train operators Virgin Trains, Cross Country
Lowest train price from £26.00
Average train price £72.00
  • The trains from Manchester (North West England) to Basingstoke (South East England) are provided by Virgin Trains, Cross Country. The services on board can change depending on the train company.
  • Travelling by train is a fast and easy option to go to Basingstoke from Manchester. The average travel duration between Manchester to Basingstoke is 3h50m to travel the 161 miles.
  • According to our data, the starting fare to take the train in the next month is £26.00. This price is based on an adult ticket and does not include the money you can save with a railcard.

Best prices for Manchester to Basingstoke train tickets

from £26.00 MORE 3h50m
Other modes of transport available
Coach
from £15.20 MORE 8h40m

Manchester - Basingstoke prices calendar

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

Manchester - Basingstoke: the best time to book cheap trains

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Days before Departure

The Prices for train tickets Manchester to Basingstoke tend to increase if you don't book early. Based on our data, if you purchase your ticket 15 days in advance, the price of the ticket starts at £39 whereas when booking on the day you're travelling, you will need to spend at least £93 for your trip. Thus, you will save 59% on the price of your ticket by buying your ticket 15 days in advance as opposed to on the day you're travelling.

The data are based on the best fares found over the past 6 months when buying in advance versus at the last minute.

Best prices for Manchester to Basingstoke trains

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

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
Manchester
Piccadilly
Basingstoke
£31.80 19/12/2019 17:27 Cross Country 8 days ago
Manchester
Piccadilly
Basingstoke
£31.80 18/12/2019 17:27 Cross Country 9 days ago
Manchester
Piccadilly
Basingstoke
£37.15 24/12/2019 07:27 Cross Country 12 days ago
Manchester
Piccadilly
Basingstoke
£37.95 19/12/2019 12:27 Cross Country 8 days ago
Manchester
Piccadilly
Basingstoke
£38.15 24/12/2019 12:27 Cross Country 12 days ago
Manchester
Piccadilly
Basingstoke
£38.90 23/12/2019 17:27 Cross Country 1 month ago
Manchester
Piccadilly
Basingstoke
£41.40 23/12/2019 12:27 Cross Country 1 month ago
Manchester
Piccadilly
Basingstoke
£43.00 19/12/2019 07:27 Cross Country 8 days ago
Manchester
Piccadilly
Basingstoke
£43.00 18/12/2019 07:27 Cross Country 9 days ago
Manchester
Piccadilly
Basingstoke
£43.30 24/12/2019 07:35 Virgin Trains 12 days ago

Best prices for the next 180 days.

Discount Manchester - Basingstoke train tickets

National Railcards can save you a lot if you're using the train. Depending on your age and your situation, you are able to get one of the five existing railcards: Disabled persons, 16-25, Two together, Senior or Family and Friends railcards. Railcards can help you pay less for your Manchester Basingstoke train ticket.

Why should I buy a railcard?

The main benefit of using a railcard is that it only takes a couple of trips to be profitable.

You will need to purchase at least £88 of train tickets throughout the duration of the railcard's validity 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 buy afterwards, you will save money.

As an example, train tickets from Manchester to Basingstoke cost on average £71.81 (1). If you're dividing £88 by £71.81 (£88/£71.81 = 1.23), it turns out that after only 2 one way journeys from Basingstoke to Manchester, the railcard will have paid for itself.

How much do I need to pay for a railcard?

The cost to get a Disabled persons railcard is £20 while it will cost you £30 to buy a 16-25, Two together, Family and Friends or the Senior railcard. All of them enable you to get a third off most rail fares for a whole year.

(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
Manchester to Basingstoke train £71.81 £47.87 £23.94 1.23

(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