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Sun
Jul 21
$65South Western Railway
$33National Express
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Mon
Jul 22
$78South Western Railway
$18National Express
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Tue
Jul 23
$55South Western Railway
$10National Express
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Wed
Jul 24
$55South Western Railway
$12National Express
$354openskies
Thu
Jul 25
$64South Western Railway
$18National Express
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Fri
Jul 26
$64South Western Railway
$10National Express
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Sat
Jul 27
$48South Western Railway
$14National Express
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Sun
Jul 28
$16South Western Railway
$16National Express
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Mon
Jul 29
$16South Western Railway
$8National Express
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Tue
Jul 30
$16South Western Railway
$10National Express
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Wed
Jul 31
$16South Western Railway
$8National Express
$447openskies
Thu
Aug 1
$16South Western Railway
$8National Express
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Fri
Aug 2
$16South Western Railway
$8National Express
$445Aurigny Air Services
Sat
Aug 3
$16South Western Railway
$8National Express
$441Aurigny Air Services
Sun
Aug 4
$16South Western Railway
$14National Express
$1526Aurigny Air Services
Mon
Aug 5
$16South Western Railway
$10National Express
$288openskies
Tue
Aug 6
$16South Western Railway
$8National Express
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Wed
Aug 7
$16South Western Railway
$16National Express
$253openskies
Thu
Aug 8
$16South Western Railway
$8National Express
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Fri
Aug 9
$16South Western Railway
$8National Express
$422Aurigny Air Services
Sat
Aug 10
$16South Western Railway
$8National Express
$420Aurigny Air Services

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Journey Summary

London to Bournemouth Train Information

Avg. Train Duration:
2 hours 6 minutes
Train Ticket Price: $40
Trains depart from:London
Trains arrive in:Bournemouth
Distance:151 km
TrainTrain Companies:South Western Railway

Trains from London to Bournemouth

Trains in the United Kingdom are an efficient way to travel between cities, with a number of companies offering domestic and international train routes. With dozens of trains traveling from London to Bournemouth to choose from each day, it has never been easier to travel between the two cities. Most London to Bournemouth trains are operated by either CrossCountry or South West Trains; however, the first leg of the journeys to Reading is occasionally operated by Great Western Railways. The first London to Bournemouth train departs London at around 7:15 a.m., while the last train typically leaves at 1:11 a.m. There are direct trains and services that require a transfer, usually in Basingstoke or Reading, traveling from London to Bournemouth every day. All trains depart from either London's Paddington, Waterloo, or Vauxhall train station and arrive at Bournemouth train station. The fastest direct London to Bournemouth trains can take under 2 hours, while slower services can take up to 6 hours to complete the journey.

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London to Bournemouth Train Cost

Average prices for Trains from London to Bournemouth when you book in advance

Booking Period

Average Price

Same Day

€59

1 Day in Advance

€53

1 Week in Advance

€52

2 Weeks in Advance

€50

1 Month in Advance

€41

3 Months in Advance

€41

London to Bournemouth Trains: General Information


  • autobus Most London to Bournemouth trains are run by CrossCountry or South West Trains. Great Western Rail also offers the first leg of the journey to Reading where travelers must transfer onto a CrossCountry train.
  • autobus Some London to Bournemouth trains are direct, while many others require a transfer at Basingstroke or Reading. All trains depart from either London's Paddington, Waterloo, or Vauxhall train station and arrive at Bournemouth train station.
  • autobus Trains from London to Bournemouth can take as little as 1 hour and 51 minutes to arrive in Bournemouth.
  • autobus Most travelers book their London to Bournemouth train tickets 1-2 days in advance of the travel date.




Based on Omio's travel data, as the table above clearly illustrates, ticket prices on London to Bournemouth trains decrease the further they are booked in advance:

  • It is 10% cheaper on average to book a London to Bournemouth train a day ahead of time rather than purchasing a ticket at the station.
  • It is 12% cheaper on average to book a train ticket 1 week in advance as opposed to the day you intend to travel.
  • London to Bournemouth train costs are 31% cheaper on average when booked 1 month in advance as opposed to purchasing a train ticket the day of departure.

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Best fares for trains from London to Bournemouth

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Fri, Jul 26
Train
South Western Railway
08:051h 55m10:00
LondonBournemouth
Sat, Jul 27
Train
South Western Railway
07:051h 55m09:00
LondonBournemouth
Fastest Trains from London to Bournemouth
Tue, Jul 23
Train
South Western Railway
07:351h 45m09:20
LondonBournemouth
Thu, Jul 25
Train
South Western Railway
07:351h 45m09:20
LondonBournemouth
Wed, Jul 24
Train
South Western Railway
08:051h 55m10:00
LondonBournemouth
Return Train Tickets for Bournemouth to London
Tue, Jul 23
Train
South Western Railway
08:052h 29m10:34
BournemouthLondon
Wed, Jul 24
Train
South Western Railway
07:591h 50m09:49
BournemouthLondon
Thu, Jul 25
Train
South Western Railway
04:152h 9m06:24
BournemouthLondon

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey
London
Bournemouth
TrainLondon Bridge

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TrainLondon Charing Cross

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TrainLondon Euston

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TrainLondon Fenchurch Street

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TrainLondon Kings Cross

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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.
Metro lines Victoria, Circle
Bus lines 91, 10, 17, 30, 45, 46, 63, 73, 205, 214
TrainLondon Liverpool Street

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Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.
Metro lines Central, Circle, Hammersmith, City
TrainLondon Paddington

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Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.
Metro lines Bakerloo, Circle, District
Bus lines 7, 15, 18, 23, 27, 36, 46, 105, 436
TrainLondon St Pancras

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TrainLondon Victoria

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Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.
Metro lines Circle, District, Victoria
Bus lines 22, 211, 239, C1, N11
How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.
TrainLondon Waterloo East

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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.
Metro lines Bakerloo, Northern, Jubilee, Waterloo, City
Bus lines 1, 4, 26, 59, 68, 76, 77, 100, 139, 168, 171, 172, 176

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