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 Poole will cost around £ 53 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 52.
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Trains per day
Of the 15 train that leave London for Poole every day 15 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct train cover the 158 km distance in an average of 2h 23m but if you time it right, some train will get you there in just 1h 54m .
The slowest train will take 3h 16m 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.
|Avg. Train Duration:|
3 hours 40 minutes
|Train Ticket Price:||£35|
|Trains depart from:||London|
|Trains arrive in:||Poole|
|Train Companies:||South Western Railway|
South West Trains provides regular direct rail connections from London to Poole. Weekday timetables begin with early morning departures. There are at least two services an hour for most of the day, with a final train leaving London at around 11:00 p.m. Most journeys take just over two hours, but slower connections take three hours and 15 minutes. Sunday schedules are slightly reduced. Trains from London to Poole depart from Waterloo Station, situated by the Thames on the southern edge of the city centre, arriving at Poole Station, north of the town centre.