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Train Information to Bournemouth from London

distanceDistance93 miles (150 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 45 min
priceAverage train ticket price£33 (€36)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesSouth Western Railway or Cross Country

Trains from London to Bournemouth cover the 93 miles (150 km) long route taking on average 1 h 45 min with our travel partners like South Western Railway or Cross Country. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £17, but the average price of train tickets is £33. Travellers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Bournemouth.

CrossCountry

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

Enjoy a smooth and easy journey between London and Bournemouth with CrossCountry! As an official travel partner of CrossCountry, Omio can help you search current train timetables from CrossCountry, 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 CrossCountry London to Bournemouth train ticket available today. If you search for CrossCountry 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) journey from London to Bournemouth with ease and comfort on a train with CrossCountry.

    Please follow the recommendations outlined by CrossCountry when booking your train tickets between London and Bournemouth due to the coronavirus:

    • Refund or voucher policy
    • If you have an Off-Peak or Anytime ticket, you can get a full refund and the £10 admin fee has been waived. Advance tickets are normally non-refundable but you can now also get a full refund if your Advance ticket was booked before 23 March 2020.
    • Cashless payments recommended
    • Online booking and check-in recommended

    Trains from London to Bournemouth

    You'll find it easy to travel by train from London to Bournemouth, with services departing from London Waterloo throughout the day. Choose from around two to three scheduled services per hour from several providers for a journey that can be completed directly and in less than two hours.

    Which train companies travel from London to Bournemouth?

    The line is serviced by South Western Railway and Cross Country. Each tends to offer at least one scheduled service per hour during main travel times.

    How long is the train from London to Bournemouth?

    The journey can be completed in less than two hours with most services and the fastest is just 1 hour 48 minutes with South Western Railway from London Waterloo. There is usually one direct service every hour and one service which requires a change at Reading. Even the final service of the day just after 10:00 p.m. on weekdays only requires one change and takes around two hours.

    How many trains are there from London to Bournemouth?

    There are typically two to three trains every hour, with services beginning at around 6:00 a.m. on weekdays and operating until after 10:00 p.m. Most trains depart from London Waterloo, but some Cross Country services leave from London Paddington. This route is popular for day-trippers and commuters alike, so it pays to be flexible if you want to enjoy a quiet carriage and cheap off-peak ticket prices.

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

    Departure train station: Trains depart from either London Waterloo and London Paddington. London Waterloo and London Paddington are two of the key railway hubs for the city. They are packed with traveller facilities. Onward travel is made easy with the London Underground, onward trains, taxis and buses available from the stations. Inside the main station building, there are retail, food and coffee outlets, waiting areas, accessible bathrooms, ticket facilities and digital information boards, free WiFi, phones and ATMs, first-class passenger loungers, trolleys and more.

    Arrival train station: Bournemouth Train Station is where all services will terminate. Bournemouth Train station has four platforms and is located on Holdenhurst Road close to the town's main amenities. Passengers will find a car park, buses and taxi rank outside the station. Inside there is a waiting room, trolleys, digital information boards, a help desk, ticket facilities, toilets and payphones. There is also a coffee concession and newspaper kiosk.

    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
    How much do cheap trains to Bournemouth from London cost?
    If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap train to Bournemouth from London for as little as £17  in the next 7 days.
    What is the average cost of a train from London to Bournemouth?
    If you’re looking to buy your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the London to Bournemouth train price to come in at an average of £33  one way.
    What is the distance from London to Bournemouth via train?
    When travelling this route you should expect the distance from London to Bournemouth via train to be approximately 93 miles (150 km).
    What is the average London to Bournemouth train duration?
    The train time to Bournemouth from London is on average 1 h 45 min  for the 93 miles (150 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from London to Bournemouth by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.
    Which train station in London goes to Bournemouth? Which train station do I come into Bournemouth from London?

    When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from London Victoria   and arriving in Bournemouth.

    Where is the London train station located? Where is the Bournemouth train station located?

    Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their trains from London Victoria and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city centre to get to this train station.

    Passengers arriving in Bournemouth most often arrive at Bournemouth and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from this train station to the city centre.

    Which train providers can get me from London to Bournemouth?
    For the best London to Bournemouth train to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with South Western Railway or Cross Country. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services from London to Bournemouth to compare what amenities they may offer.
    How many train services per day are there from London to Bournemouth?
    On average, there are 25 trains a day from London to Bournemouth. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
    When should I book London Bournemouth train tickets to score the best deals?
    The price of a one way train ticket from London to Bournemouth is on average £33 if you buy 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 from London to Bournemouth available a few months in advance.
    Stations

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    London
    Bournemouth
    London Bridge
    Amenities
    Refreshments
    London Charing Cross
    Amenities
    Refreshments
    London Euston
    Amenities
    Refreshments
    London Fenchurch Street
    Amenities
    London Kings Cross
    Amenities
    Refreshments
    WC

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
    This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines Victoria, Circle<br>Bus lines 91, 10, 17, 30, 45, 46, 63, 73, 205, 214
    London Liverpool Street
    Amenities
    Refreshments
    WC

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
    This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines Central, Circle, Hammersmith, City
    London Paddington
    Amenities
    Refreshments
    WC

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
    This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines Bakerloo, Circle, District<br>Bus lines 7, 15, 18, 23, 27, 36, 46, 105, 436
    London St Pancras
    Amenities
    London Victoria
    Amenities
    Refreshments
    WC

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
    This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.<br>Metro lines Circle, District, Victoria<br>Bus lines 22, 211, 239, C1, N11
    How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
    This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.
    London Waterloo East
    Amenities
    Refreshments
    WC

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
    This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines Bakerloo, Northern, Jubilee, Waterloo, City<br>Bus lines 1, 4, 26, 59, 68, 76, 77, 100, 139, 168, 171, 172, 176