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 Poole to London will cost around £ 61 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 60.
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Trains per day
Of the 15 train that leave Poole for London every day 11 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 18m but if you time it right, some train will get you there in just 2h .
The slowest train will take 2h 44m 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:|
2 hours 28 minutes
|Train Ticket Price:||£40|
|Trains depart from:||Poole|
|Trains arrive in:||London|
|Train Companies:||Cross Country, South Western Railway|
Trains from Poole to London are operated by both South West Trains and CrossCountry. This is a direct route that takes between 2 and 2.5 hours. There are up to three departures an hour starting at around 5:00 a.m. and continuing until about 23:00 p.m. Sunday services are slightly reduced.
Departure Station: Poole Station has a modern concourse and is in the heart of the town, close to the harbour and within 5-minutes walk of the bus station. It has two taxi ranks, a car park and bicycle storage and is served by local bus routes.
Arrival Station: Trains from Poole to London arrive at Waterloo Station located close to the Embankment. The Festival Hall is about 10-minutes walk away while City Hall, the London Aquarium and the London Eye take about 20-minutes on foot. The station has car parking and bicycle storage as well as taxi ranks and is on the Jubilee, Northern and Bakerloo lines of the London Underground.