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Cheap train tickets from Bournemouth to London

Showing times and prices for 23 Apr

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Bournemouth to London is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Cheapest
South Western Railway
09:591h50
Bournemouth station (BMH)
11:49London Waterloo (WAT)
£411One-way
0 changes
Cheapest
South Western Railway
08:561h53
Bournemouth station (BMH)
10:49London Waterloo (WAT)
£411One-way
0 changes
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South Western Railway
08:182h06
Bournemouth station (BMH)
10:24London Waterloo (WAT)
£411One-way
0 changes
Cheapest
South Western Railway
10:221h58
Bournemouth station (BMH)
12:20London Waterloo (WAT)
£411One-way
0 changes
Cheapest
South Western Railway
09:221h58
Bournemouth station (BMH)
11:20London Waterloo (WAT)
£411One-way
0 changes

Train timetableBournemouth to London

Showing trains for tomorrow, Tuesday, 23 April
South Western Railway
05:152h12
Bournemouth station (BMH)
07:27London Waterloo (WAT)
0 changes
South Western Railway
05:551h52
Bournemouth station (BMH)
07:47London Waterloo (WAT)
0 changes
South Western Railway
06:112h08
Bournemouth station (BMH)
08:19London Waterloo (WAT)
0 changes
South Western Railway
06:561h52
Bournemouth station (BMH)
08:48London Waterloo (WAT)
0 changes
South Western Railway
07:262h00
Bournemouth station (BMH)
09:26London Waterloo (WAT)
0 changes
Cross Country
07:312h11
Bournemouth station (BMH)
09:42London Paddington (PAD)
1 change
South Western Railway
07:561h57
Bournemouth station (BMH)
09:53London Waterloo (WAT)
0 changes
South Western Railway
08:182h06
Bournemouth station (BMH)
10:24London Waterloo (WAT)
0 changes
South Western Railway
08:561h53
Bournemouth station (BMH)
10:49London Waterloo (WAT)
0 changes
South Western Railway
09:221h58
Bournemouth station (BMH)
11:20London Waterloo (WAT)
0 changes
Cross Country
09:451h59
Bournemouth station (BMH)
11:44London Paddington (PAD)
1 change
South Western Railway
09:591h50
Bournemouth station (BMH)
11:49London Waterloo (WAT)
0 changes
South Western Railway
10:221h58
Bournemouth station (BMH)
12:20London Waterloo (WAT)
0 changes

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Train times from Bournemouth to London

Showing times and prices for 23 Apr

Fastest Journey

1 h 50 m

Average

1 h 59 m

Trains per day

13

Distance

151 km

Of the 13 trains that leave Bournemouth for London every day 11 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
South Western Railway
09:591h50
Bournemouth station (BMH)
11:49London Waterloo (WAT)
£411One-way
0 changes
South Western Railway
06:561h52
Bournemouth station (BMH)
08:48London Waterloo (WAT)
£721One-way
0 changes
South Western Railway
05:551h52
Bournemouth station (BMH)
07:47London Waterloo (WAT)
£721One-way
0 changes
South Western Railway
08:561h53
Bournemouth station (BMH)
10:49London Waterloo (WAT)
£411One-way
0 changes
South Western Railway
07:561h57
Bournemouth station (BMH)
09:53London Waterloo (WAT)
£721One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from Bournemouth to London

distanceDistance93 miles
durationAverage train duration1 h 45 min
priceAverage train ticket price£54 (€60)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 22 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesSouth Western Railway, CrossCountry or Bus

Trains from Bournemouth to London cover the 93 miles long journey taking on average 1 h 45 min with our travel partners like South Western Railway, CrossCountry or Bus. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £12, but the average price of train tickets is £54. Travellers depart most frequently from Bournemouth and arrive in London Euston.

Train providers: South Western Railway, CrossCountry and Bus trains Bournemouth to London

Find the best trains to London from Bournemouth with Omio's travel partners South Western Railway, CrossCountry and Bus from £16. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best trip.

Cross Country trains are a UK-based train operator that provides services across the country including trains to London from Bournemouth. They offer a range of services, from express services to local services, and have a variety of ticket types to suit different needs. Their express services, such as the CrossCountry Voyager and CrossCountry XC Trains, offer a fast and comfortable journey, with onboard facilities such as free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and a selection of snacks and drinks. Their local services, such as the CrossCountry Regional and CrossCountry Regional Express, provide a more leisurely journey, with stops at smaller stations along the way. They also offer a range of ticket types, such as Advance, Anytime, and Off-Peak tickets, to suit different budgets and travel needs. The most popular routes for Cross Country trains include London to Birmingham, Manchester to Edinburgh, and Bristol to Reading.

Train information from Bournemouth to London with CrossCountry:

  • Average Duration: 2 h
  • Cheapest Price: £65

Trains from Bournemouth to London

If you’re planning your next trip to London from Bournemouth, why don’t you use a train? With online booking services available, to make it more convenient for the commuter to select and book trains from anywhere, it’s very simple. Plus, the trains are not only fast but also incredibly comfortable, allowing the commuters to have a smooth train ride from Bournemouth to London.

Bournemouth to London Train Time: Daily Departures

Saving money on purchases is an important aspect of financial management, you can save on your next ride from Bournemouth to London by booking online in advance, on our website. For unique travel tips and articles, don't forget to check out our magazine that provides such information – The Window Seat. This route operates an average of 25 trains that travel from Bournemouth to London per day. This route has two to three direct trains that leave every hour on almost every day of the week. The first train on the Bournemouth to London route leaves at around 08:10, while the last train on this line leaves Bournemouth at around 22:59, with roughly 25 trains from the first to last departure.

How long is the journey from Bournemouth to London?

Gone are the days that we had long, boring train rides. The distance covered by train on the trip from Bournemouth to London is approximately 93 miles (150 km), and depending on the route selected, your journey could take anywhere between 1h 54min and 2h 29min. The ride could take longer on weekends and holidays.

Trains from Bournemouth to London: Bournemouth beach and pier. Source: Shutterstock

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Bournemouth to London?

Departure train station: All trains from Bournemouth to London depart Bournemouth from Bournemouth railway station, which is located on Holdenhurst Road, on the eastern side of town. The train station is accessible via local commuter buses, including the 6, 4 and 17, while there is also the jet bus that connects this station to the airport.

Arrival train station: The trains coming from Bournemouth to London could arrive at one of two stations: either London Waterloo station or London Paddington station. Waterloo station is located on the south of the River Thames, while Paddington station is located in West London. Both stations have transfer lines that could take roughly 14-25min to get you to the centre of town.

Which train companies travel from Bournemouth to London?

There are two main companies that serve the Bournemouth to London route. South Western Railway is one of the two companies that service this line, the other is the CrossCountry train company. CrossCountry boasts of being one of the longest-running train companies in the United Kingdom. You can book a train from either company that suits your travel arrangements and schedule, as they have a variety of options to choose from. They mostly provide direct train services, which are fast and relatively convenient.

Night trains Bournemouth

If you are looking to make a trip from Bournemouth to London at night, you are in luck, as this route offers a few night trains that are available before the last train departs Bournemouth, at around 22:59. This may be accompanied by an off-peak discount on the ticket.

CrossCountry trains from Bournemouth to London

CrossCountry are the main providers for this route; they have both first-class and standard-class tickets. The train offers Wi-Fi and power points in both first class and standard, and they generally have at least one train an hour taking this route.

South Western Railway trains from Bournemouth to London

The other company plying this route is South Western Railway. Their trains provide fast-speed train services, and these are mostly direct. They have a variety of tickets to choose from, including advance, first-class and standard tickets. They also have a variety of rewards, ticket deals and offers.

Trains from Bournemouth to London: Sustainability travel

With the world going green and everyone trying to minimise their carbon footprint, it is important to note that both companies that ply this route are committed to an eco-friendly future. Trains are deemed environmentally friendly, because they use less energy, emit less carbon and produce less noise pollution compared to other modes of transport.

Train services from Bournemouth to London: Services on Board

Persons travelling from Bournemouth to London by train can enjoy the services of CrossCountry and South Western Railway. CrossCountry offers fast-speed train services from Bournemouth to London. First-class tickets are accompanied by benefits like power points and WIFI, stylish and comfortable seats and tables and in-seat complimentary meals and snacks. CrossCountry trains provide a luggage allowance of one luggage item, which can be stored in the luggage compartment if it is too large to fit on the overhead racks. They also allow their customers to carry a maximum of two pets on board on the condition that they are kept in a cage or on a lead. CrossCountry has a bicycle policy that permits bicycles on the trains on the condition that there is space in the bicycle section. They also require the passengers to make prior reservations online to book space for their bicycles, which is free of charge. The company has a stable assistance team, who offer special services to the disabled, injured and elderly persons, like provision of wheelchair services and help boarding and alighting. South Western Railway, which also plies this route, offers fast-speed, direct train services, with both first-class and standard tickets. They also have other services on board for their passengers, including spaces for the travellers’ luggage. They also permit their commuters to carry pets (a maximum of two, and only small animals such as dogs) and bicycles on board, which in most cases require prior arrangement and reservations.

How to find cheap train tickets from Bournemouth to London

Travellers who require cheaper train tickets can use our website to do some background research on the price dynamics and differences between train companies, before settling on their preferred ticket. The average price of a train ticket from Bournemouth to London is around £39, which can vary, with the cheapest going as low as £24. Find and book your next ticket on the Omio website, which offers the best train deals.

The companies have different ticket offers to choose from, which can also help travellers save on some cost; for instance, they offer advance booking, which can be done up to six weeks before the day of departure. Booking in advance can save the traveller up to 50% of the total ticket cost. The most expensive time to use the train is during the morning or afternoon rush hours. Other off-peak tickets are also available on weekends and bank holidays.

Trains from Bournemouth to London: man walking in London. Source: Shutterstock

To London by train—travel tips

London is one of the best cities in the world for anyone to visit for sightseeing. It is the capital city of England in the United Kingdom, which makes it one of the largest cities globally, providing a platform for education and research, entertainment, fashion, art and design, healthcare and cultural activities. Some of the specific areas that are recommended for any traveller to visit while in London include:

  • The Tower of London
  • The British Museum
  • Trafalgar Square and its fountains
  • The National Gallery
  • The London Eye
  • St. Paul’s Cathedral
  • Palace of Westminster

FAQs: Bournemouth to London train

FAQs: Travel by train from Bournemouth to London 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 Bournemouth to London.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Bournemouth to London can start from as little as £12 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Bournemouth to London is £54; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Bournemouth to London train travel time is 1 h 45 min   for the 93 mile long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Bournemouth to London leaves at 07: 22. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Bournemouth to London leaves at 22: 12.
There are 25 trains a day from Bournemouth to London which require at least one change with South Western Railway, CrossCountry or Bus. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
When taking a train from Bournemouth to London, you can count on South Western Railway, CrossCountry or Bus for the best way to get you to London. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service to London from Bournemouth and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 22: 12.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Bournemouth, which is located around 1.2 miles (2 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at London Euston, located 1.8 miles (2.9 km) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month for a train from Bournemouth to London is January.
You have options as you can travel from Bournemouth to London 2 different ways: train or coach.

Important Stations and Airports in Bournemouth and London

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Bournemouth is the most popular Bournemouth railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Bournemouth for your journey to London.
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Public transport options for Bournemouth
Location for Rail Replacement Services: To Southampton / Brockenhurst: Station entrance on Halfords side. To Poole: Station entrance on Asda side.
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