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Basingstoke to Reading West

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  1. expected to depart at 
    Basingstoke
    Platform 5
    expected to arrive at 
    Reading West
    Platform 2
    0 changes
    Off Peak
  2. on time
    Basingstoke
    Platform 4
    17:49
    Basingstoke
    Platform 4
    18:05
    Reading
    Platform 7B
    18:12
    Reading
    Platform 8A
    18:15
    Reading West
    Platform 1
    on time
    Reading West
    Platform 1
    1 change
    Off Peak
  3. on time
    Basingstoke
    Platform 5
    on time
    Reading West
    Platform 2
    0 changes
    Off Peak
  4. on time
    Basingstoke
    Platform 5
    on time
    Reading West
    Platform 2
    0 changes
    Off Peak
  5. on time
    Basingstoke
    Platform 5 estimated
    on time
    Reading West
    Platform 2
    0 changes
    Off Peak
  6. on time
    Basingstoke
    Platform 5 estimated
    on time
    Reading West
    Platform 2
    0 changes
    Off Peak
  7. on time
    Basingstoke
    Platform 5 estimated
    on time
    Reading West
    Platform 2
    0 changes
    Off Peak
  8. on time
    Basingstoke
    Platform 5 estimated
    on time
    Reading West
    Platform 2
    0 changes
    Off Peak
  9. on time
    Basingstoke
    Platform 4 estimated
    20:49
    Basingstoke
    Platform 4 estimated
    21:04
    Reading
    Platform 3 estimated
    21:11
    Reading
    Platform 1 estimated
    21:14
    Reading West
    Platform 1
    on time
    Reading West
    Platform 1
    1 change
    Off Peak
  10. on time
    Basingstoke
    Platform 5 estimated
    on time
    Reading West
    Platform 2
    0 changes
    Off Peak

Journey information from Basingstoke to Reading West

  • Train Fares from: £7.90
  • Fastest route:
  • Slowest route:
  • Average journey time:
  • Changes: Direct
  • How long does it take to travel from Basingstoke to Reading West by train?

    The average journey time between Basingstoke and Reading West is . On an average weekday, there are 36 trains travelling from Basingstoke to Reading West. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays.

    Avg. Duration
  • What is the fastest journey from Basingstoke to Reading West by train?

    The fastest journey time by train is .

  • How much does the train from Basingstoke to Reading West cost?

    Train tickets from Basingstoke to Reading West can start from as little as £7.90 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

  • Are there direct trains from Basingstoke to Reading West?

    Yes, it is possible to travel from Basingstoke to Reading West without having to change trains. Use our journey planner above to get direct train times from Basingstoke to Reading West.

    Direct
  • What is the distance between Basingstoke and Reading West?

    The distance between Basingstoke and Reading West is 14 miles.

    Distance: 14 miles
  • What time is the first train from Basingstoke to Reading West?

    The first train from Basingstoke to Reading West departs at .

    What time is the last train from Basingstoke to Reading West?

    The last train from Basingstoke to Reading West departs at .

    First train
    Last train
    No sleeper services are available. There may also be fewer services on weekends and public holidays; use the Journey Planner above to search for a specific train on your chosen travel date.
  • If you're like us, you've probably seen the sheer number of ticket types available in the UK and wondered ''Why are there so many?!'' Well, luckily we've put together a handy guide to all the variations of train ticket you may encounter on your travels.

    *Please note that not all types of train tickets are available for every journey. Factors such as the time, date and train company you'll be using can affect the availability of each one.

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Advance adult single fare. Excludes booking fee. Prices seen by Trainline customers in the last 30 days. Availability limited.