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from Bristol to Bournemouth

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

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27 Oct
£49Great Western Railway
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28 Oct
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29 Oct
£48Great Western Railway
£19National Express
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30 Oct
£49Great Western Railway
£20National Express
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31 Oct
£48Great Western Railway
£19National Express
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1 Nov
£24Great Western Railway
£10National Express
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2 Nov
£48Great Western Railway
£11National Express
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3 Nov
£48Great Western Railway
£11National Express
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4 Nov
£48Great Western Railway
£11National Express
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5 Nov
£49Great Western Railway
£15National Express
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6 Nov
£48Great Western Railway
£11National Express
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7 Nov
£48Great Western Railway
£11National Express
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8 Nov
£48Great Western Railway
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9 Nov
£48Great Western Railway
£11National Express
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10 Nov
£48Great Western Railway
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Travel Information between Bristol and Bournemouth

distanceDistance59 miles (95 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£10 - £48
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £10 • 5 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £48 • 2 h 36 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Great Western Railway

Take a coach or train to travel 59 miles (95 km) between Bristol and Bournemouth. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 36 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £10. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are National Express or Great Western Railway among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Bristol to Bournemouth.

Travel Tips

Travel from Bristol to Bournemouth
Travel 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 Bristol to Bournemouth.
FAQs
How do I go from Bristol to Bournemouth?

There are 2 travel options from Bristol to Bournemouth: coach or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel between Bristol and Bournemouth?

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Bristol to Bournemouth. Tickets for a coach cost on average £10.

This is compared to other travel options to Bournemouth:

A coach is about £38 less than a train, which costs on average £48 for this trip.

What is the fastest way from Bristol to Bournemouth?

The fastest way from Bristol to Bournemouth is by train with an average journey time of 2 h 36 min.

Other travel options from Bristol to Bournemouth can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 5 h 10 min   of travel time.

How many miles from Bristol to Bournemouth would I travel?

Bournemouth is approximately 59 miles (95 km) away from Bristol.

How many services a day are there to Bournemouth from Bristol?

The average frequency per day from Bristol to Bournemouth is:

  • Around 12 trains per day.

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

When going from Bristol to Bournemouth, where do I depart from Bristol and where do I arrive in Bournemouth?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Bristol to Bournemouth:

  • Most travellers take a coach from Bristol, City Centre to Bournemouth, Coach Station.
  • Most travellers catch their train from Bristol Temple Meads and arrive in Bournemouth.
Which travel operators can get me from Bristol to Bournemouth?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Bristol to Bournemouth:

  • You can travel from Bristol to Bournemouth by coach with National Express. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £10 with National Express from Bristol to Bournemouth.
  • You can travel by train from Bristol to Bournemouth with Great Western Railway, and you can find Great Western Railway Bristol to Bournemouth tickets for £48 on Omio.
Where else should I travel to after my journey from Bristol to Bournemouth ends?
Your journey from Bristol to Bournemouth doesn't have to end in Bournemouth. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like London, Southampton or Oxford. If you’d like to add London, Southampton or Oxford to your Bristol to Bournemouth trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Bournemouth today!
How far in advance should I book my Bristol to Bournemouth ticket online to get the best deals?

Before travelling from Bristol to Bournemouth, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket for this trip is £10 one way on average.
  • The price of a train ticket is on average £48 one way for this route.

But we recommend booking Bristol to Bournemouth tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.