The cheapest buses from Liverpool to Bournemouth

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The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Liverpool to Bournemouth will cost around £ 47 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 40.

23:35Liverpool, Coach Station, Norton Street10h20 09:55Bournemouth, Coach Station
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08:10Liverpool, Coach Station, Norton Street9h20 17:30Bournemouth, Coach Station
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Timetable Liverpool to Bournemouth

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The fastest buses from Liverpool to Bournemouth

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Fastest Journey

9 h 20 m


9 h 50 m

Buses per day



308 km

It's difficult to get from Liverpool to Bournemouth without changing at least once.

08:10Liverpool, Coach Station, Norton Street9h20 17:30Bournemouth, Coach Station
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Coach Information between Liverpool and Bournemouth

distanceDistance191 miles (308 km)
durationAverage coach duration9 h 20 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£31 (€35)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesNational Express

Coaches from Liverpool to Bournemouth cover the 191 miles (308 km) long journey taking on average 9 h 20 min with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct coach services available. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this journey for as low as £17, but the average price of coach tickets is £31. Travellers depart most frequently from Liverpool Lime Street and arrive in Bournemouth, Coach Station.

Coach companies

National Express Liverpool – Bournemouth

Travel from Liverpool to Bournemouth from £17 with Omio’s coach partners National Express! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient route for you.

National Express

Travel hassle-free between Liverpool and Bournemouth on a coach with National Express! Omio shows you National Express coach timetables and ticket types available to help you find the cheapest and fastest journey from Liverpool to Bournemouth. National Express is the leading coach operator for routes throughout the United Kingdom, offering hundreds of journeys to cities, towns, and major UK airports at an affordable price. You can expect to travel 191 miles (308 km) between Liverpool and Bournemouth on the coach and pay as low as £17 for a coach ticket.

All National Express coaches are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most coaches are equipped with seat belts and power outlets in each seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. You can select between three ticket types for the Liverpool - Bournemouth coach: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. Refundable tickets provide more flexibility than other ticket options, meaning you can cancel or change your ticket easily, should you need to. So, book your cheap National Express coach ticket from Liverpool to Bournemouth on Omio today and enjoy your journey!

When purchasing your National Express coach tickets from Liverpool to Bournemouth, keep the following coronavirus related policies and recommendations in mind outlined by our travel partner:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Verification of ticket with valid ID
  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • For journeys between July 1st and October 31, 2020, the following change and refund policies apply:
    • Restricted ticket: One change is allowed free of charge
    • Standard ticket: Full refund or one change is allowed free of charge
    • Fully flexible ticket: Unlimited changes to time or date are allowed
    • All change and refund requests must be made at least 24 hours before the original outbound journey. Partial refunds are not allowed.

Bus from Liverpool to Bournemouth

There is a selection of routes that travel from Liverpool to Bournemouth daily. Passengers can find a mixture of great onboard amenities, good stopover locations, and great service on and offboard their coach. When travelling from Liverpool, expect that your coach will depart from Liverpool, One Bus Station, Canning Place. Your coach will then reach the main station in Bournemouth, also known as Bournemouth, Coach Station. Depending on a number of certain factors, a passenger can expect an average duration of 8h 35min-10h 15min.

National Express to Bournemouth

Passengers who are looking for train tickets from Liverpool to Bournemouth will only find tickets with the reputable and leading coach company, National Express. National Express serves routes all over the UK, as well as Bournemouth. There is no strict schedule that these trains run per day, but passengers can usually find that four trains run between the two locations per day. The average time for the first departure is at 8:00 a.m. with the latest depart at 11:35 p.m. A coach at 11:35 p.m. will mean that you’re a customer to an overnight coach with an approximate arrival time of 9:50 a.m.

All routes to Bournemouth will require at least one change which will always commonly alter the duration of your coach trip. Popular stopover locations include London Victoria Coach Station and Birmingham Coach Station. Stopovers via Birmingham are commonly quicker in duration but a duration between Liverpool and Bournemouth will range from 8h 35min-10h 15min. You can also expect that your coach will be departing and arriving at the main coach stations of both of these locations.

Main bus station in Bournemouth

The bus station which passengers will always see their National Express coaches travelling to is Bournemouth’s main coach station, also known as Bournemouth, Coach Station. The coach station is well located and is just one mile from the centre of Bournemouth. There is a variety of public transport options that will take you between the two locations and most options are by bus.

Popular bus routes which travel the distance are 13, 15, 3, along with others. Passengers getting offboard their coach will also find themselves within close proximity of top venues in the coastal town, as well as just a short distance from Bournemouth Beach. The coach opening hours are Monday-Sunday 11:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m. but these opening times won’t affect your journey. Before boarding your coach to Bournemouth with National Express, make sure to arrive prior to your departure with enough time. Ten minutes prior to arrival is usually recommended.

Liverpool Aerial View. Source: Shutterstock

Onboard facilities to Bournemouth

Passengers that are travelling from Liverpool to Bournemouth will have the comfort of knowing that they’re travelling with one of the leading providers for coaching across the whole of the UK. Each passenger can benefit from the use of an eco-friendly e-ticket, also known as a mobile ticket, which can be shown on any electronic devices of their choosing.

National Express pride itself in their great service from staff on and offboard their coaches. Passengers can also expect extra comfortable seating, lots of legroom, free Wi-Fi access, charging points to accommodate all of their electronic devices, and a large luggage allowance. All of these useful onboard facilities come within the price of your budget-friendly coach ticket.

Liverpool Blue Hour. Source: Shutterstock

To Bournemouth by bus – travel tips

No matter how you choose to spend your time in Bournemouth, you’ll be quickly anticipating your return. From the start of your trip, you’ll be gifted with a coach provider that offers travel around the whole of the UK. Onboard you’ll be a customer to great service, as well as popular and useful onboard amenities and facilities. Just some of the facilities include comfortable seating, extra comfortable legroom, as well as much more.

In addition, you’ll also have access to an eco-friendly e-ticket which can be shown on any electronic device of your choosing and saves paper. The coastal town of Bournemouth is gifted with lots of exciting attractions and things to do. One of the best attractions is the family-friendly attractions like Oceanarium, Adventure Wonderland, Bournemouth Pier, Splashdown, and more. A guest, visitor, and resident alike can also enjoy the history of Bournemouth with its large offerings of museums that are available to the public, a lot of which are free to visit also. Just some of these museums include Poole Museum, Bournemouth Aviation Museum, and Red House Museum and Gardens.

Alternatively, if you’re looking to visit with some of your friends and you’re looking to enjoy some of the leading bars, clubs, and restaurants in this coastal town, you'll find a great selection of choices that are accommodating to all kinds of visitors. Enjoy some of the top club venues like Halo Nightclub, Cameo, DYMK Bar & Club, Bournemouth Nightclub, Wiggle Bournemouth, The Vault Nightclub Bournemouth, Club 176, Vinyl, as well as much more. Alternatively, enjoy some of the top restaurants like miXed Bournemouth, Casa GourMex, Koya Restaurant, and Westbourne Grill House.

Bus tickets to Bournemouth

Useful to know

  • The only provider which offers transport from Liverpool to Bournemouth is with National Express. This route will always require one stopover at the most common locations of Birmingham or London. Omio makes any changes or transfers easy with the additional added benefit of a National Express e-ticket. By booking bus tickets with Omio, you can store all of your bus and coach tickets in your Omio account which means filtering and sourcing any necessary tickets is extremely easy, not to mention that it is a great opportunity to save paper.

  • When travelling with National Express, all passengers who are intending to board will need to show legitimate proof of identification that matches the name given on their coach ticket. Appropriate identification includes the likes of a passport, a bank card, a full and valid driving licence, as well as a provisional licence. In addition, passengers who are intending to bring luggage onboard the coach will be at a limit of 44 lbs (20 kg) luggage allowance.


Travel Tips

Buses from Liverpool to Bournemouth
Take the bus to Bournemouth easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Liverpool to Bournemouth.
How much do cheap coach tickets between Liverpool and Bournemouth cost?
You can find a cheap coach from Liverpool to Bournemouth for some dates and times for as low as £17  one way in the next 7 days.
How much is a coach ticket from Liverpool to Bournemouth?
In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a coach ticket to Bournemouth from Liverpool is £31  one way.
How far is it from Liverpool to Bournemouth by coach?
The Liverpool to Bournemouth coach distance is approximately 191 miles (308 km).
What is the average Liverpool to Bournemouth coach duration?
The Liverpool to Bournemouth coach duration is on average 9 h 20 min, which is to be expected when travelling 191 miles (308 km) from Liverpool to Bournemouth. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.
Which coach station in Liverpool goes to Bournemouth? Which coach station do I come into Bournemouth from Liverpool?

When departing from Liverpool, you have various coach station options to start your route from including Liverpool, Liverpool One, Liverpool, One Bus Station, Canning Place and Liverpool, Kempston Street. When arriving in Bournemouth, you can end your route in coach stations like Bournemouth, Coach Station, Bournemouth, Holdenhurst Road and Bournemouth, Pier.

Omio customers book a coach from Liverpool Lime Street   to Bournemouth, Coach Station   most frequently for this route.

Where do I find the Liverpool coach station to Bournemouth? Where is the Bournemouth coach station?

Passengers board the coach most frequently from Liverpool Lime Street, which is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre, and they get off the coach at Bournemouth, Coach Station, located 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city centre.

Which coach companies can get me from Liverpool to Bournemouth?
When taking a coach from Liverpool to Bournemouth, you can count on National Express for the best way to get you to Bournemouth. You can also check all possible coach companies who offer a service from Liverpool to Bournemouth and compare the amenities they offer before buying a coach ticket.
What are the first and last departure coach times from Liverpool to Bournemouth?
The earliest coach for this route departs from Liverpool at 07: 00. The last coach leaves from Liverpool at 08: 10. Check Omio for the latest coach schedule from Liverpool to Bournemouth and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
How far in advance should I book coach tickets to Bournemouth from Liverpool for the best deals?
You can find a coach to Bournemouth from Liverpool to cost on average £31 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying coach tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your journey. You’ll see tickets for the Liverpool to Bournemouth coach generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

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