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from Bournemouth to Stansted

You can get from Bournemouth to Stansted by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Bournemouth to Stansted on 3 Dec we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:59Bournemouth3h40 13:39Stansted Mountfitchet
3 changes
£431One-way
Cheapest
09:59Bournemouth3h40 13:39Stansted Mountfitchet
3 changes
£431One-way
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09:59Bournemouth3h46 13:45Stansted Airport
3 changes
£451One-way
08:10Bournemouth3h43 11:53Stansted Mountfitchet
3 changes
£661One-way
08:59Bournemouth3h40 12:39Stansted Mountfitchet
3 changes
£661One-way

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Thu
2 Dec
£43South Western Railway
£26National Express
Fri
3 Dec
£43South Western Railway
£27National Express
Sat
4 Dec
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£32National Express
Sun
5 Dec
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£32National Express
Mon
6 Dec
£34South Western Railway
£20National Express
Tue
7 Dec
£35South Western Railway
£20National Express
Wed
8 Dec
£34South Western Railway
£20National Express
Thu
9 Dec
£34South Western Railway
£20National Express
Fri
10 Dec
£32South Western Railway
£26National Express
Sat
11 Dec
£32South Western Railway
£26National Express
Sun
12 Dec
£25South Western Railway
£26National Express
Tue
14 Dec
£32South Western Railway
£20National Express
Wed
15 Dec
£32South Western Railway
£20National Express
Thu
16 Dec
£32South Western Railway
£20National Express
Fri
17 Dec
£32South Western Railway
£31National Express
Sat
18 Dec
£32South Western Railway
£37National Express
Sun
19 Dec
£22South Western Railway
£37National Express
Mon
20 Dec
£32South Western Railway
£37National Express
Tue
21 Dec
£32South Western Railway
£37National Express
Wed
22 Dec
£32South Western Railway
£41National Express

Travel Information to Stansted from Bournemouth

distanceDistance121 miles (195 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£21 - £42
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £21 • 5 h 2 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £42 • 3 h 38 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or South Western Railway

Take a coach or train to travel 121 miles (195 km) from Bournemouth to Stansted. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 38 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £21. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are National Express or South Western Railway among others. Travellers can even take a direct train from Bournemouth to Stansted.

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FAQs
How do I go from Bournemouth to Stansted?

There are 2 ways to get from Bournemouth to Stansted: coach or train.

What is the cheapest way from Bournemouth to Stansted?

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Bournemouth to Stansted, which costs on average £21.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Stansted:

A coach is generally £21 less than a train for the same trip. A train costs on average £42 from Bournemouth to Stansted.

What is the fastest way to get from Bournemouth to Stansted?

The fastest way to get to Stansted from Bournemouth is by train with an average travel time of 3 h 38 min.

There are alternative travel options to Stansted that can usually take longer:

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 5 h 2 min.

How far is it from Bournemouth to Stansted?

The distance from Bournemouth to Stansted is approximately 121 miles (195 km).

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Bournemouth to Stansted?

The average frequency per day from Bournemouth to Stansted is:

  • Around 25 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Bournemouth to Stansted as scheduled services by coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

What are the departure and arrival points in Bournemouth and in Stansted?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Bournemouth to Stansted:

  • Coaches most often depart from Bournemouth at Bournemouth, Coach Station and arrive in Stansted at Stansted, London Stansted Airport.
  • Trains most often depart from Bournemouth at Bournemouth and arrive in Stansted at Stansted Airport.
Which travel companies can get me from Bournemouth to Stansted?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Bournemouth to Stansted, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with National Express for coaches to Stansted. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for National Express Bournemouth to Stansted tickets on Omio for £21.
  • Travel with South Western Railway to go to Stansted by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find South Western Railway Bournemouth to Stansted tickets on Omio for £42.
Is there a direct service to Stansted from Bournemouth?

Yes, there are direct services available from Bournemouth to Stansted with the following travel operators:

  • You'll find 25 direct trains per day with.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Stansted as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from Bournemouth to Stansted.

Where else should I travel to after my journey from Bournemouth to Stansted ends?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Bournemouth to Stansted often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like London, Peterborough or Birmingham. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Bournemouth and Stansted itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Stansted and any of these top destinations today!
How early should I buy Bournemouth to Stansted tickets online to score the best deals?

When planning your trip to Stansted from Bournemouth, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets cost £21 one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost on average £42 one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Bournemouth to Stansted online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.