The best way to find a cheap coach ticket from London to Bournemouth is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.
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2 h 15 m
2 h 47 m
Buses per day
Of the 20 buses that leave London for Bournemouth every day 18 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Average coach duration||2 h 40 min|
|Average coach ticket price||£17 (€19)|
|Coach frequency||6 a day|
|Direct coach||Yes, there are 6 direct coaches a day|
|Coach companies||National Express or Megabus|
Coaches from London to Bournemouth cover the 93 miles long journey taking on average 2 h 40 min with our travel partners like National Express or Megabus. Normally, there are 6 coaches operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £17, you can find the cheapest coach ticket for as low as £16. Travellers depart most frequently from London, Victoria Coach Station and arrive in Bournemouth, Coach Station.
Travel to Bournemouth from London from £16 with Omio’s coach partners National Express! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable trip for you.
National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance coach provider operating over 550 coaches per day and serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express also operates coach services to all major UK airports, such as Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol, 24 hours a day. All National Express coaches have air conditioning and provide free WiFi access along with onboard entertainment. Most coaches come with seat belts and power outlets at every seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. For your coach to Bournemouth from London, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.
Coaches from London to Bournemouth are operated by National Express.
The average journey time is between 2 and 3 hours. The same journey by train also takes around 2 hours, so taking the bus from London to Bournemouth is a good option for those on wanting to travel on a budget.
As the journey time between the cities is still relatively short, all services from London to Bournemouth are direct, although there may be a stop at Ringwood services en route.
Fares stay fairly similar, however, it is worth booking in advance, as prices fluctuate the closer it gets to the date of departure.
Buses from London to Bournemouth run throughout the day, from 06:30 a.m in the morning until 23:59 p.m at night, departing almost at hourly intervals.
All buses from London to Bournemouth begin their journey at London Victoria Coach Station, which is the biggest coach station in Britain and is located a little to the south-west of central London.
The bus station is just a short walk along from London Victoria Railway Station and is easily reached using services offered by Transport for London including the tube on the Victoria, District and Circle lines. It's possible to take direct trains from Gatwick Airport directly to Victoria. Night Buses run for the whole night at regular intervals and cabs will also be readily available.
Buses from London to Bournemouth will arrive at Bournemouth Coach Station, Bournemouth's primary hub for long-distance coach travel. The coach station is directly adjacent to Bournemouth railway station and together they form Bournemouth's main travel interchange complex, all located roughly 15 minutes to the north-east of the city centre and seafront on foot. Bournemouth has an extensive local bus service, including night buses. From the travel interchange it's possible to take buses or trains to large swathes of the country including to Southampton Airport.
When departing from London, you have various coach station options to start your route from including London, Victoria Coach Station, Luton, London Luton Airport Bus Station and London, Golders Green Station. When arriving in Bournemouth, you can end your trip in coach stations like Bournemouth, Coach Station, Bournemouth, Holdenhurst Road and Bournemouth, Airport.
Passengers board the coach most frequently from London, Victoria Coach Station, which is located around 2.1 miles (3.4 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the coach at Bournemouth, Coach Station, located 1.2 miles (1.9 km) away from the city centre.
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