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from London to Bournemouth

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

Our recommendation

To get from London to Bournemouth on 18 Oct we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

07:30London2h25 09:55Bournemouth, Coach Station
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£81One-way
Cheapest
07:30London2h25 09:55Bournemouth, Coach Station
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£81One-way
Other options
08:30London2h30 11:00Bournemouth, Coach Station
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£111One-way
18:30London2h30 21:00Bournemouth, Coach Station
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£111One-way
19:00London2h20 21:20Bournemouth, Coach Station
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£111One-way

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COMPARE Prices for trains, buses and flights

Sun
17 Oct
£58South Western Railway
£8National Express
Mon
18 Oct
£22South Western Railway
£8National Express
Tue
19 Oct
£20South Western Railway
£7National Express
Wed
20 Oct
£17South Western Railway
£7National Express
Thu
21 Oct
£17South Western Railway
£6Megabus
Fri
22 Oct
£17South Western Railway
£9Megabus
Sat
23 Oct
£27South Western Railway
£9Megabus
Sun
24 Oct
£25South Western Railway
£8Megabus
Mon
25 Oct
£15South Western Railway
£9Megabus
Tue
26 Oct
£15South Western Railway
£13National Express
Wed
27 Oct
£15South Western Railway
£13National Express
Thu
28 Oct
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£6Megabus
Fri
29 Oct
£15South Western Railway
£8Megabus
Sat
30 Oct
£25South Western Railway
£8Megabus
Sun
31 Oct
£22South Western Railway
£8Megabus
Tue
2 Nov
£13South Western Railway
£7National Express
Wed
3 Nov
£12South Western Railway
£7National Express
Thu
4 Nov
£12South Western Railway
£6Megabus
Fri
5 Nov
£12South Western Railway
£7National Express
Sat
6 Nov
£22South Western Railway
£7National Express

Travel Information between London and Bournemouth

distanceDistance93 miles (150 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£7 - £29
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £7 • 2 h 5 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £29 • 1 h 45 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or South Western Railway

Travel 93 miles (150 km) by coach or train from London to Bournemouth. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 45 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £7. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are National Express 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
How do I go from London to Bournemouth?

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

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

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from London to Bournemouth. Tickets for a coach cost on average £7.

This is compared to other travel options to Bournemouth:

A coach is £23 less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from London to Bournemouth costing on average £29.

What is the fastest way to Bournemouth from London?

The quickest way to travel between London and Bournemouth is by train, which takes on average 1 h 45 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

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

How far is Bournemouth from London?

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

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

The average frequency per day from London to Bournemouth is:

  • 25 trains per day.

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

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

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

  • Coaches from London to Bournemouth most often leave from London, Victoria Coach Station and arrive in Bournemouth, Coach Station.
  • Trains mostly depart from London Victoria and arrive in Bournemouth.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from London to 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:

  • National Express can take you to Bournemouth by coach. If searching for a good deal on coaches, you can find tickets for National Express from London to Bournemouth for £7.
  • South Western Railway can get you to Bournemouth by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with South Western Railway from London to Bournemouth for £29 on Omio.
Can I travel directly between London and Bournemouth?

Yes, there are direct services available between London and Bournemouth with the following travel operators:

  • You'll find direct coaches per day with National Express.
  • You can travel directly by train with South Western Railway with 25 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 between London and Bournemouth.

What other destinations are worth visiting after travelling 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!
How early should I buy tickets between London and Bournemouth online for the best deals?

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

  • The price of a coach ticket for this trip is on average £7 one way.
  • The price of a train ticket is on average £29 one way for this route.

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