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from Nottingham to Bournemouth

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

Our recommendation

To get from Nottingham to Bournemouth on 27 Jul we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:07Nottingham5h06 14:13Bournemouth
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09:07Nottingham5h06 14:13Bournemouth
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08:50Nottingham4h30 13:20Bournemouth
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09:16Nottingham4h44 14:00Bournemouth
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08:13Nottingham4h47 13:00Bournemouth
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27 Jul
£133Cross Country
£11National Express
28 Jul
£132Cross Country
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30 Jul
£132Cross Country
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31 Jul
£65Cross Country
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1 Aug
£66Cross Country
£13National Express

Travel Information to Bournemouth from Nottingham

distanceDistance157 miles (253 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£40 - £137
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £40 • 6 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £137 • 4 h 47 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or South Western Railway

Travel 157 miles (253 km) by coach or train between Nottingham and Bournemouth. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 4 h 47 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £40. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are National Express or South Western Railway among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Nottingham to Bournemouth.

Travel Tips

Travel from Nottingham 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 Nottingham to Bournemouth.
What are my travel options from Nottingham to Bournemouth?

You can travel between Nottingham and Bournemouth 2 different ways: coach or train.

How far is it from Nottingham to Bournemouth?

The distance from Nottingham to Bournemouth is approximately 157 miles (253 km).

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

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

  • Most travellers who purchase a coach ticket from Nottingham to Bournemouth depart from Nottingham, Station Street to Bournemouth, Coach Station.
  • Most travellers board their train from Nottingham and arrive in Bournemouth.
Which travel companies can get me from Nottingham to Bournemouth?

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

  • You can take a coach from Nottingham to Bournemouth with National Express. Cheap tickets can be found for £40 with National Express from Nottingham to Bournemouth.
  • You can travel by train between Nottingham and Bournemouth with South Western Railway, and you can find South Western Railway Nottingham to Bournemouth tickets for £137 on Omio.
What other destinations are worth visiting after travelling from Nottingham to Bournemouth?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Nottingham to Bournemouth often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like London, Southampton or Oxford. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Nottingham and Bournemouth itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Bournemouth and any of these top destinations today!
How early should I purchase Nottingham to Bournemouth tickets online to score the best deals?

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

  • The price of a coach ticket for this trip is £40 one way on average.
  • The price of a train ticket for this trip is on average £137 one way.

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

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

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Nottingham to Bournemouth, which costs on average £40.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Bournemouth:

A coach is £97 less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Nottingham to Bournemouth costing on average £137.

What is the fastest way to Bournemouth from Nottingham?

The fastest way to get to Bournemouth from Nottingham is by train with an average travel time of 4 h 47 min.

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

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 6 h 20 min.


Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Nottingham (Coach Station)