South Western Railway trains to Bournemouth from London

Cheap train tickets from London to Bournemouth

Showing times and prices for 16 Aug

Cheapest

£33

Average

£51

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.

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08:35London Waterloo1h45 10:20Bournemouth
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£331One-way
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09:05London Waterloo1h56 11:01Bournemouth
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10:05London Waterloo1h55 12:00Bournemouth
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09:35London Waterloo1h45 11:20Bournemouth
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Train schedule London to Bournemouth

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08:05London Waterloo1h56 10:01Bournemouth
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08:20London Paddington1h53 10:13Bournemouth
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Fastest train times from London to Bournemouth

Showing times and prices for 16 Aug

Fastest Journey

1 h 45 m

Average

1 h 51 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

151 km

Of the 6 trains that leave London for Bournemouth every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

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08:35London Waterloo1h45 10:20Bournemouth
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£331One-way
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09:35London Waterloo1h45 11:20Bournemouth
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08:20London Paddington1h53 10:13Bournemouth
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10:05London Waterloo1h55 12:00Bournemouth
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Overview: Train from London to Bournemouth

distanceDistance93 miles
durationAverage train duration1 h 45 min
priceAverage train ticket price£45 (€51)
frequencyTrain frequency36 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 30 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersCross Country, South Western Railway or Southern

Trains from London to Bournemouth cover the 93 miles long journey taking on average 1 h 45 min with our travel partners like Cross Country, South Western Railway or Southern. Normally, there are 36 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £45, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £20. Travellers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Bournemouth.

Train companies: CrossCountry, Southern and South Western Railway trains London to Bournemouth

Travel between London and Bournemouth from £20 with Omio’s train partners CrossCountry, Southern and South Western Railway! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular trip for you.

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Enjoy a smooth and easy trip from London to Bournemouth with Southern! As an official travel partner of Southern, Omio can help you search current train timetables from Southern, compare the best routes between London and Bournemouth as well as the class fares available for this route (including information on luggage policy and amenities provided onboard), and buy the most affordable Southern London to Bournemouth train ticket available today. If you search for Southern tickets in the Omio app, you can also see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless rather than needing to wait in a queue at the train station in person to purchase tickets. Once you find your ideal route, book your one-way train between London and Bournemouth on Omio or in the Omio app in just a few simple steps. You can then sit back and enjoy the 93 miles (150 km) route between London and Bournemouth with ease and comfort on a train with Southern.

    It’s easy to book your South Western Railway train ticket to Bournemouth from London online with Omio! Simply check the current South Western Railway train timetables for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route between London and Bournemouth as well as relevant travel information (such as luggage policy and amenities offered onboard) for that train and book cheap South Western Railway train tickets online. Prices for South Western Railway trains between London and Bournemouth start at £20 one-way if you book in advance, and you can expect to travel around 93 miles (150 km). If you search for South Western Railway trains in the Omio app, you can check straight away if the South Western Railway tickets are mobile tickets, which makes it easier than ever to go paperless when travelling by train from London to Bournemouth. Let Omio do all the work for you finding the best London to Bournemouth South Western Railway train ticket so you can enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey!

    CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train from London to Bournemouth you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

    Book your CrossCountry London to Bournemouth train with Omio and enjoy a smooth and relaxing journey! Check CrossCountry up-to-date train timetables for the ideal departure and arrival times, compare the fastest London to Bournemouth routes as well as the amenities offered in the class fare you choose and buy the most affordable CrossCountry train tickets online that fit your budget. The distance to Bournemouth from London is 93 miles (150 km), and the best price for a one-way London - Bournemouth CrossCountry train ticket starts at £58 if you book in advance. If you would rather search for your CrossCountry ticket in the Omio app, you can quickly see if it's a mobile ticket so that you can go paperless when travelling by train. Waiting in a queue at the train station to purchase your train ticket will become yesterday's news. So, book your train tickets online quickly and easily and enjoy your trip with CrossCountry!

    • Average Price: £58

    Trains from London to Bournemouth

    It's easy to get trains from London to Bournemouth, with a regular service running throughout the week. There are up to 40 trains departing London daily, depending on the day of the week. Trains from London to Bournemouth run from early in the morning to late at night, so you should always be able to find a suitable train for your journey. On average, journeys tend to take about 2h, but some quicker trains complete the route in about 1h 43min.

    London to Bournemouth Train Time: Daily Departures

    Throughout the week, there is a regular service from London to Bournemouth, making this a great route to travel. On weekdays and Saturdays, the first train departs at about 05:30, whilst on Sundays, it is later, at approximately 08:00. The last train departing from London to Bournemouth tends to be at around 23:00 daily, apart from Saturdays when there is a late train at about 01:00. There are about 270 trains in total throughout the week, so you have plenty of options to choose from.

    How long is the journey by train from London to Bournemouth?

    The average London to Bournemouth travel time by train is in the region of 2h. The fastest train operating this route completes it in about 1h 44min, whilst the slowest train takes around 2h 17min. The vast majority of trains are direct, but a small number requires a change along the way.

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

    Departure train station: Trains depart from either London Paddington train station or London Waterloo train station. Both of these are located in the heart of the city and are easy to reach. You can get to Paddington train station from popular tourist sites like Marble Arch in about 9min on bus number 23. From the same area, you could get the Central and Jubilee lines to Waterloo in about 16min. Both train stations offer great amenities, including restaurants, shops, toilets and waiting rooms on site.

    Arrival train station: The arrival train station is Bournemouth train station, which is located close to the centre of town. You can get to popular tourist attractions such as the Oceanarium in about 16min using the number 2 bus. There are also good facilities at the train station, including refreshment stalls, toilets, baby changing areas, and ticket machines.

    Which train companies travel from London to Bournemouth?

    One train company operates trains from London to Bournemouth, with a comprehensive service throughout the week. South Western Railway operates about 40 trains daily between Monday and Saturday and around 30 on Sundays. The average journey time for the route is in the region of 2h, so it won't be long before you get to your destination. Most trains are direct, so you can just sit back and relax during the trip.

    Night trains London

    There are no night trains on weekdays from London to Bournemouth. However, there is a train to Bournemouth from London in the early hours of Sunday morning. It eaves London at about 01:00 and arrives at its destination shortly after 09:00. There is a long stopover on this journey at Southampton train station, though, so you may want to consider an alternative train.

    South Western Railway trains from London to Bournemouth

    There are about 40 London to Bournemouth trains daily from Monday to Friday, making this a great route to travel. The earliest train is at about 05:30, with the last train leaving London at around 23:00. A similar number of trains operate on Saturdays: the first one leaves at around 05:00 and the last one at about 01:00. Sunday, meanwhile, sees about 30 trains departing from London to Bournemouth. The first departure is at about 08:00 and the last one of the day at approximately 23:00. The average travelling time for South Western Railway London to Bournemouth trains is about 2h. The fastest train completes the journey in approximately 1h 45min, whilst the slowest takes in excess of 2h 15min. Almost all the trains are direct, but some require a transfer along the way. One example of where you might need to change is Winchester train station.

    Trains from London to Bournemouth: Sustainability travel

    Taking a train from London to Bournemouth is a sustainable way to travel compared to alternative forms of transport such as cars or buses. This is because trains release a smaller amount of carbon emissions per passenger than other modes of transport, which is great for the environment. In addition, there is also less noise pollution, good news for people's well-being and local wildlife populations.

    Train London to Bournemouth: Services on Board

    On South Western Railway trains, you can choose whether you prefer to travel in First or Second Class. The operator has no luggage policy per se, but you must ensure that your bags are stored in the luggage racks and overhead compartments. They must not be in the way of other travellers. You can also bring your bicycle on the trains, but you should book this in advance as there is a limited capacity for bikes. Your pets can also come along with you, with up to two pets per passenger travelling free of charge. All animals must be in a pet carrier or on a lead throughout the journey. If you are travelling with a disability or mobility issues, you can contact the operator in advance to arrange for assistance on the day you are travelling.

    How to find cheap train tickets from London to Bournemouth

    It's easy to find a cheap train from London to Bournemouth. Try to book your ticket as far in advance as possible, as tickets get more expensive the closer you get to the departure date. It is also helpful to be flexible with your travel dates, as trains a few hours on either side of your preferred departure time might be cheaper. You can get railcards too, such as senior or student railcards, which reduce the cost of tickets by up to one-third. For more ideas about cheap places to travel in the UK, you can check out the Omio Magazine too.

    -- Trains from London to Bournemouth: cycling by the beach huts at Bournemouth

    To Bournemouth by train—travel tips

    Bournemouth is a great town to visit, and it has lots to offer tourists. Start your trip at the famous Bournemouth Beach, where you can sunbathe, swim and enjoy one of the finest beaches in the country. Then head over to the Russell-Cotes Art Gallery and Museum, which also offers great panoramic views of the sea. If you're travelling with kids, check out the Oceanarium, where you can see some of your favourite marine life. Next, Bournemouth Pier boasts a range of attractions, including an indoor climbing wall. Finish off your trip to the seaside by tasting one of Britain's best-loved delicacies, fish and chips. Why not take it out to the beach and enjoy some great food whilst watching the waves come in.

    • Go for a walk on Hengistbury Head Beach
    • Enjoy the peace of Alum Chine Beach
    • Appreciate the beautiful flowers at Lower Gardens
    • Take a stroll on Boscombe Pier
    • Play mini golf at Boscombe Chine Gardens

    Travel Tips: Trains from London to Bournemouth

    Travel by train 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 London to Bournemouth.
    FAQs
    Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from London to Bournemouth to cost as little as £20  in the next 7 days.
    In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a train ticket from London to Bournemouth is £45  one way.
    When travelling this route you should expect the distance from London to Bournemouth via train to be approximately 93 miles.
    The train time from London to Bournemouth is on average 1 h 45 min  for the 93 miles long journey, but the time it takes to go to Bournemouth from London by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.

    When departing from London, you have various train station options to start your route from including London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross. When arriving in Bournemouth, you can end your journey in train stations like Bournemouth and Bournemouth, Airport.

    Omio customers book a train from London Victoria   to Bournemouth   most frequently for this route.

    You can find the most popular departure train station for this journey, London Victoria, located approximately 1.8 miles (2.9 km) from the city centre of London. The most popular arrival train station in Bournemouth, called Bournemouth, is located around 1.2 miles (2 km) away from its city centre.

    For the best London to Bournemouth train to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with Cross Country, South Western Railway or Southern. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services from London to Bournemouth to compare what amenities they may offer.
    Yes, there are 30 direct trains per day from London to Bournemouth with South Western Railway, and you won’t need to change in between. Direct train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when travelling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you buy your train ticket.
    On average, there are 36 trains a day from London to Bournemouth. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
    The first train from London to Bournemouth leaves at 05: 30   and the last train for this leaves at 22: 40. Omio shows you the latest train from London to Bournemouth schedule to help you book the best departure time for this trip.
    The price of a one way train ticket from London to Bournemouth is on average £45 if you purchase within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train companies offering this trip. In general, you can find train tickets between London and Bournemouth available a few months in advance.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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    London Victoria is the most popular London 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 London for your journey to Bournemouth.
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    Public transport options for London Victoria
    Onward travel information: Victoria Bus Station at Station Front
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: When weekend engineering dictate that replacement bus services will operate, these will usually depart from the immediate Station front/Terminus Place. Travel from London Victoria is usually conveyed by London Buses in these instances. Check posters and staff for more details.
    Metro: Underground services: Victoria Line, District Line and Circle Line
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    Public transport options for London Euston
    Tube lines: Circle, Hammersmith & City, Metropolitan, Northern (Bank and Charing Cross branches), Victoria
    Overground lines: Watford DC
    Bus lines: 18, 30, 59, 68, 73, 91, 168, 205, 253, 390, N5, N20, N73, N91, N205, N253
    Rail lines: London North Western Railway, London Overground, Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: Go to Platform 2, there is a gate adjacent to the station from the main road.
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    Public transport options for London Kings Cross
    Underground lines: Circle, Piccadilly, Hammersmith & City, Northern, Metropolitan, Victoria
    Bus lines: 10, 17, 30, 45, 46, 59, 63, 73, 91, 205, 214, 259, 390, 476
    Train lines: Thameslink, Grand Central, Hull, London North Eastern, Gatwick Express
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    Public transport options for London Paddington
    Underground lines: Bakerloo Line, Circle Line, District Line, Hammersmith Line
    Bus lines: N7, 23, 27, N27, 36, 205, N205, 332, 7, 46, A1, 18, N18
    Train lines: Great Western Main Line, Heathrow Express
    Metro: Tube Lines.
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    Public transport options for London St Pancras International
    Subway lines: Circle Line, Hammersmith & City Line, Metropolitan Line, Northern Line, Piccadilly Line, Victoria Line
    Train lines: Overground line, High Speed 1, Eurostar
    Bus lines: 326, 139
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    Public transport options for London Waterloo
    Onward travel information: Waterloo is well connected to London's public transport network. Waterloo Underground station serves the Bakerloo, Jubilee, Northern and Waterloo & City Lines. Plan a journey - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk) Buses depart from several points around the station. All Transport for London Buses are accessible with step free access and have a dedicated mobility space. Buses from Waterloo (tfl. Gov. Uk) The station has a dedicated taxi rank for London Black Taxis on the roadway outside exit 3. Santander Hire Bicycles are available from the docking stations outside. Santander Cycles - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk) Waterloo is within easy walking distance of the South Bank and a number of visitor attractions. Walking - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk).
    Metro: Waterloo Underground station is served by the Bakerloo, Jubilee, Northern and Waterloo & City Lines. Step free access is available to and from the Jubilee Line. For more information on London Transport accessibility: Plan an accessible journey - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk).
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    Public transport options for London Liverpool Street
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: Replacement transport stop on either Liverpool Street (outside the station entrance), or beside Platform 10, depending on operational requirements
    Metro: Liverpool Street underground station has connections to the Central, Circle, Hammersmith & City and Metropolitan lines.
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    Public transport options for London Bridge
    Onward travel information: The Bus Station is located directly outside the main entrance at upper level. There are also bus stops outside on Tooley Street. For further information on buses, a bus information kiosk is also located outside the main doors of the station at upper level.
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail replacement bus services are usually found outside the front of the station. However this is sometimes subject to change. Please check engineering posters or consult a member of staff.
    Metro: For North and North East Kent and South East London
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    Public transport options for Heathrow Airport T123
    Onward travel information: National Rail trains serving London Paddington National Express coaches to Victoria Coach Station and Gatwick Airport London Underground
    Metro: Connection available with the London Underground (Piccadilly Line)
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    Public transport options for London Marylebone
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: At station entrance.
    Metro: Bakerloo Line.

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