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 London to Bournemouth will cost around £ 11 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 7.
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2 h 5 m
2 h 40 m
Buses per day
Of the 15 buses that leave London for Bournemouth every day 14 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct buses cover the 151 km distance in an average of 2 h 40 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 2 h 5 m .
The slowest buses will take 4 h 15 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
|Distance||93 miles (150 km)|
|Average coach duration||2 h 5 min|
|Average coach ticket price||£9 (€11)|
|Coach companies||National Express or Infobus|
Coaches from London to Bournemouth cover the 93 miles (150 km) long journey taking on average 2 h 5 min with our travel partners like National Express or Infobus. There are direct coach services available. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this journey for as low as £6, but the average price of coach tickets is £9. Travellers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Bournemouth, Coach Station.
For as little as £6 you can travel by coach between London and Bournemouth with National Express. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this route.
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 between London and Bournemouth, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.
Please follow the recommendations outlined by National Express when booking your coach tickets from London to Bournemouth due to the coronavirus:
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.
Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Bournemouth, Coach Station.
The most popular departure coach station with passengers for this trip, called London Victoria, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city centre of London.
The most popular arrival coach station, Bournemouth, Coach Station, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city centre of Bournemouth.
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