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York to Basildon by train

  • First train
    04:40
  • Last train
    22:21
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 19m
  • Distance
    286 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    42
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 59m
  • Train operators

Travelling from York to Basildon by train

Fast trains from York to Basildon take around 3 hours and 19 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 286 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between York and Basildon.

1. Are there direct trains from York to Basildon?

Journeys between York and Basildon usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 42 departures on the route from York to Basildon every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 40 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from York to Basildon?

The York to Basildon train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 19 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the York to Basildon train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Basildon is usually scheduled to depart York around 04:40 and the last train is around 22:21. At weekends the first train of the day leaves York around 07:01, and the last at 21:35.

When to book York to Basildon train tickets?

Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from York to Basildon by train.

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Which train companies operate between York and Basildon?

More than one train company operates on the route from York to Basildon, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • East Coast
  • Grand Central
  • Grand Central Railway
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • London Underground
  • UK Rail Connections
  • c2c

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.