How to get from London to Bournemouth

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from London to Bournemouth

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

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To get from London to Bournemouth on 04 Jul we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

18:30London2h40 21:10Bournemouth, Coach Station
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£171One-way
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06:30London2h50 09:20Bournemouth, Coach Station
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£171One-way
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19:15London, Heathrow Airport Terminals 1, 2, 31h55 21:10Bournemouth, Coach Station
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£251One-way
08:30London2h40 11:10Bournemouth, Coach Station
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£181One-way
09:15London, Heathrow Airport Terminals 1, 2, 31h55 11:10Bournemouth, Coach Station
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£271One-way

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Travel Information to Bournemouth from London

distanceDistance93 miles (150 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeTrain • £60 • 1 h 44 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMegabus or South Western Railway

Take a coach, flight, ferry or train to travel 93 miles (150 km) from London to Bournemouth. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Megabus or South Western Railway among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from London to Bournemouth.

Travel Tips: Travel from London 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 London to Bournemouth.
FAQs

There are 4 ways that you can travel between London and Bournemouth. You can take a coach, flight, ferry or train.

A flight service offers the cheapest way to travel from London to Bournemouth, which costs on average £1.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Bournemouth:

A flight is generally £11 less than a coach for the same journey. A coach costs on average £11 from London to Bournemouth.

A flight journey is usually £1 less than a journey to Bournemouth by ferry, which costs on average £1 for the same trip.

A flight is about £60 less than a train, which costs on average £60 for this journey.

The fastest way from London to Bournemouth is by train with an average journey time of 1 h 44 min.

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

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 2 h 20 min.

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The distance between London and Bournemouth is around 93 miles (150 km).

The average frequency per day from London to Bournemouth is:

  • 3 coaches a day.
  • 34 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between London and Bournemouth as scheduled services by coach, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

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

  • Most travellers board their plane from London Heathrow Airport and arrive in Bournemouth Airport.
  • Most travellers board their train from London Victoria and arrive in Bournemouth.

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

  • Travel with Megabus for coaches to Bournemouth. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Megabus London to Bournemouth tickets on Omio for £11.
  • Travel with South Western Railway to go to Bournemouth by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find South Western Railway London to Bournemouth tickets on Omio for £60.

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

  • You can take a direct coach with National Express or Megabus with 3 direct coaches per day.
  • You can travel directly by train with South Western Railway with 29 direct trains per day.

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

Many of our customers travelling from London to Bournemouth don't make Bournemouth their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are Southampton, Oxford or Manchester, either of which you could add to your London and Bournemouth trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Bournemouth to any of these top destinations today!

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

  • Coach tickets are costing £11 one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing on average £1 one way.
  • Ferry tickets are costing £1 one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing on average £60 one way.

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

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