Trains from London to Bournemouth

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The cheapest trains

from London
to Bournemouth

Showing times and prices for Aug 19

Cheapest

£63

Average

£64

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

The average ticket from London to Bournemouth will cost around £ 64 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 63.

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09:05London Waterloo1h5511:00Bournemouth
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£631One-way
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08:35London Waterloo1h4510:20Bournemouth
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£631One-way
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08:05London Waterloo1h5610:01Bournemouth
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£651One-way
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08:39London Waterloo3h0311:42Bournemouth
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£651One-way
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08:20London Waterloo1h5310:13Bournemouth
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£651One-way

Train Times

London to Bournemouth

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08:05London Waterloo1h5610:01Bournemouth
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08:20London Waterloo1h5310:13Bournemouth
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08:35London Waterloo1h4510:20Bournemouth
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08:39London Waterloo3h0311:42Bournemouth
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09:05London Waterloo1h5511:00Bournemouth
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Prices across different modes

Train
Bus
Sun
Aug 18
£52South Western Railway
£18National Express
Mon
Aug 19
£63South Western Railway
£16National Express
Tue
Aug 20
£51South Western Railway
£9National Express
Wed
Aug 21
£39South Western Railway
£27National Express
Thu
Aug 22
£39South Western Railway
£8National Express
Fri
Aug 23
£39South Western Railway
£20National Express
Sat
Aug 24
£52Cross Country
£8National Express
Sun
Aug 25
£33South Western Railway
£11National Express
Mon
Aug 26
£13South Western Railway
£16National Express
Tue
Aug 27
£13South Western Railway
£11National Express
Wed
Aug 28
£13South Western Railway
£9National Express
Thu
Aug 29
£13South Western Railway
£7National Express
Fri
Aug 30
£63South Western Railway
£7National Express
Sat
Aug 31
£52South Western Railway
£7National Express
Sun
Sep 1
£13South Western Railway
£7National Express
Mon
Sep 2
£13South Western Railway
£7National Express
Tue
Sep 3
£13South Western Railway
£7National Express
Wed
Sep 4
£13South Western Railway
£7National Express
Thu
Sep 5
£13South Western Railway
£7National Express
Fri
Sep 6
£13South Western Railway
£7National Express
Sat
Sep 7
£20South Western Railway
£7National Express

The fastest trains

from London
to Bournemouth

Showing times and prices for Aug 19

Fastest Journey

1h 45m

Average

2h 6m

Trains per day

5

Distance

151 km

Of the 5 train that leave London for Bournemouth every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct train cover the 151 km distance in an average of 2h 6m but if you time it right, some train will get you there in just 1h 45m .

The slowest train will take 3h 3m 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.

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08:35London Waterloo1h4510:20Bournemouth
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£631One-way
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08:20London Waterloo1h5310:13Bournemouth
1 change
£651One-way
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09:05London Waterloo1h5511:00Bournemouth
0 changes
£631One-way
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08:05London Waterloo1h5610:01Bournemouth
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£651One-way
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08:39London Waterloo3h0311:42Bournemouth
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£651One-way

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Journey Summary

London to Bournemouth Train Information

Avg. Train Duration:
2 hours 18 minutes
Train Ticket Price: £34
Trains depart from:London
Trains arrive in:Bournemouth
Distance:151 km
TrainTrain Companies:Cross Country, South Western Railway

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.

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Best fares for trains from London to Bournemouth

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Fri, Aug 23
Train
South Western Railway
07:393h 3m10:42
LondonBournemouth
Sat, Aug 24
Train
Cross Country
07:201h 53m09:13
LondonBournemouth
Fastest Trains from London to Bournemouth
Fri, Aug 30
Train
South Western Railway
07:351h 45m09:20
LondonBournemouth
Tue, Sep 24
Train
South Western Railway
07:351h 45m09:20
LondonBournemouth
Sat, Aug 24
Train
Cross Country
07:201h 53m09:13
LondonBournemouth
Return Train Tickets for Bournemouth to London
Tue, Aug 20
Train
South Western Railway
04:152h 9m06:24
BournemouthLondon
Wed, Aug 21
Train
South Western Railway
04:152h 9m06:24
BournemouthLondon
Thu, Aug 22
Train
South Western Railway
06:591h 54m08:53
BournemouthLondon

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey
London
Bournemouth
TrainLondon Bridge

Amenities

Refreshments
TrainLondon Charing Cross

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TrainLondon Euston

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TrainLondon Fenchurch Street

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TrainLondon Kings Cross

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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.
Metro lines Victoria, Circle
Bus lines 91, 10, 17, 30, 45, 46, 63, 73, 205, 214
TrainLondon Liverpool Street

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Refreshments
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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.
Metro lines Central, Circle, Hammersmith, City
TrainLondon Paddington

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Refreshments
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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.
Metro lines Bakerloo, Circle, District
Bus lines 7, 15, 18, 23, 27, 36, 46, 105, 436
TrainLondon St Pancras

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TrainLondon Victoria

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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.
Metro lines Circle, District, Victoria
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.
TrainLondon Waterloo East

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Refreshments
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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.
Metro lines Bakerloo, Northern, Jubilee, Waterloo, City
Bus lines 1, 4, 26, 59, 68, 76, 77, 100, 139, 168, 171, 172, 176

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