Basingstoke Station is your nearest rail station, situated north of Basingstoke town centre.  Regular services both in/out of London as well as to destination such as Reading, Southampton, Winchester and Portsmouth.

Use the national rail journey planner to find out the train times for your destination:

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The following services operate from Reading station for full timetables use the links below to access each operator’s website:

• Reading – Basingstoke
• London Waterloo – Basingstoke (No. 10)
• London Waterloo – Basingstoke (No. 60-Fast service)
• Portsmouth and Fareham – Basingstoke (No. 23)

Getting to the station

Travel by Bus
Basingstoke station is located on the No. 1 bus service route, with services stopping adjacent to the station forecourt.  Travelling by bus to the station could be cheaper than parking for the day.

Why not try out the Plus Bus scheme.  This allows you to make further savings on your bus transfer ticket, either to the station or at your journey destination.

Plus Bus Basingstoke is £3.60/day, £12.90/week , £46.50/month, £130/3 months and £475/year for an adult, with reduced rates for children.

You can purchase Plus Bus at the station or online at the time of booking your journey.  To start your journey with a bus trip to the station, you must obtain your tickets in advance of the day of travel.  There are three ways you can do this:

  • Have your tickets posted to you,
  • Pick up your tickets from the station on a previous occasion.
  • Nb:  An email confirmation will not be accepted

Parking charges at the station are currently:  £8.90 daily, £42.50 weekly, £118.00 monthly, £354.00 three-monthly, £1,200.00 annually.  Plus Bus travel offers quite a saving over parking charges.

Cycling to the Station

For the more energetic there is a cycle route between Beechdown Place and Basingstoke town centre/rail station, it’s approximately 4.5km or a 15 minute walk.  There is plenty of cycle parking at the station both on and off the platform.  If you are travelling on a folding bike or outside of rush hour on a standard cycle you could take your bike on the train.  Check with the rail operator’s website for conditions of carriage.

Great Western Railway Cycle Policy

South Western Railway cycle policy

Cross Country Cycle Policy