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from Edinburgh to Bournemouth

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

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Travel Information to Bournemouth from Edinburgh

distanceDistance365 miles (588 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, coach or train
priceTicket price range£31 - £218
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £31 • 12 h 55 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £83 • 1 h 30 min
carriersPopular travel companieseasyJet, National Express or Cross Country

Take a flight, coach or train to travel 365 miles (588 km) between Edinburgh and Bournemouth. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 30 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £31. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are easyJet, National Express or Cross Country among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Edinburgh to Bournemouth.

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

You can travel to Bournemouth from Edinburgh 3 different ways: flight, coach or train.

How do I get from Edinburgh to Bournemouth the cheapest way?

The cheapest way from Edinburgh to Bournemouth is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £31 compared to other travel options to Bournemouth:

A coach is £52 less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from Edinburgh to Bournemouth costing on average £83.

A coach journey is usually £186 less than a journey to Bournemouth by train, which costs on average £218 for the same trip.

What is the quickest way from Edinburgh to Bournemouth?

The fastest way to get to Bournemouth from Edinburgh is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 30 min.

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

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 12 h 55 min   of travel time.

In comparison, getting to Bournemouth by train can take on average 7 h 20 min.

How far is it from Edinburgh to Bournemouth?

The Edinburgh to Bournemouth distance is approximately 365 miles (588 km).

What are the departure and arrival points when travelling from Edinburgh to Bournemouth?

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

  • Flights from Edinburgh to Bournemouth most often leave from Edinburgh Airport and arrive in Bournemouth Airport.
  • Coaches mostly depart from Edinburgh, Elder Street and arrive in Bournemouth, Coach Station.
  • Trains mostly leave from Edinburgh Waverley and tend to arrive in Bournemouth.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Edinburgh to Bournemouth?

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

  • You can go to Bournemouth from Edinburgh by plane with easyJet. You'll see cheap plane tickets for £83 with easyJet from Edinburgh to Bournemouth on Omio.
  • You can go to Bournemouth from Edinburgh by coach with National Express. You'll see cheap coach tickets for £31 with National Express from Edinburgh to Bournemouth on Omio.
  • You can go to Bournemouth from Edinburgh by train with Cross Country. You'll see cheap train tickets for £218 with Cross Country from Edinburgh to Bournemouth on Omio.
What other destinations are worth visiting after travelling from Edinburgh to Bournemouth?
Many of our customers travelling from Edinburgh to Bournemouth don't make Bournemouth their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are London, Southampton or Oxford, either of which you could add to your Edinburgh and Bournemouth trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Bournemouth to any of these top destinations today!
How far in advance should I purchase my Edinburgh to Bournemouth ticket online to get the best deals?

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

  • Plane tickets cost £83 one way on average.
  • Coach tickets are costing £31 one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost £218 one way on average.

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