Trains from London to Bournemouth

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The cheapest trains

from London
to Bournemouth

Showing times and prices for Sep 21

Cheapest

$65

Average

$65

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

The average ticket from London to Bournemouth will cost around $ 65 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 65.

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08:20London Waterloo1h53 10:13Bournemouth
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$651One-way
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08:05London Waterloo1h55 10:00Bournemouth
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08:35London Waterloo1h45 10:20Bournemouth
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09:05London Waterloo1h55 11:00Bournemouth
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08:39London Waterloo3h03 11:42Bournemouth
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Train Times

London to Bournemouth

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08:05London Waterloo1h55 10:00Bournemouth
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08:20London Waterloo1h53 10:13Bournemouth
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08:35London Waterloo1h45 10:20Bournemouth
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08:39London Waterloo3h03 11:42Bournemouth
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09:05London Waterloo1h55 11:00Bournemouth
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Prices across different modes

Train
Bus
Fri
Sep 20
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$25National Express
Sat
Sep 21
$65Cross Country
$25National Express
Sun
Sep 22
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$16National Express
Mon
Sep 23
$48South Western Railway
$10National Express
Tue
Sep 24
$48South Western Railway
$8National Express
Wed
Sep 25
$42South Western Railway
$8National Express
Thu
Sep 26
$48South Western Railway
$10National Express
Fri
Sep 27
$42South Western Railway
$14National Express
Sat
Sep 28
$64South Western Railway
$14National Express
Sun
Sep 29
$42South Western Railway
$10National Express
Mon
Sep 30
$42South Western Railway
$8National Express
Tue
Oct 1
$42South Western Railway
$8National Express
Wed
Oct 2
$42South Western Railway
$8National Express
Thu
Oct 3
$42South Western Railway
$8National Express
Fri
Oct 4
$16South Western Railway
$8National Express
Sat
Oct 5
$35South Western Railway
$12National Express
Sun
Oct 6
$35South Western Railway
$8National Express
Mon
Oct 7
$78South Western Railway
$8National Express
Tue
Oct 8
$35South Western Railway
$8National Express
Wed
Oct 9
$29South Western Railway
$8National Express
Thu
Oct 10
$29South Western Railway
$8National Express

The fastest trains

from London
to Bournemouth

Showing times and prices for Sep 21

Fastest Journey

1 h 45 m

Average

2 h 6 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

151 km

Of the 5 train that leave London for Bournemouth every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct train cover the 151 km distance in an average of 2 h 6 m but if you time it right, some train will get you there in just 1 h 45 m .

The slowest train will take 3 h 3 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

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08:35London Waterloo1h45 10:20Bournemouth
0 changes
$651One-way
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08:20London Waterloo1h53 10:13Bournemouth
1 change
$651One-way
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08:05London Waterloo1h55 10:00Bournemouth
0 changes
$651One-way
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09:05London Waterloo1h55 11:00Bournemouth
0 changes
$651One-way
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08:39London Waterloo3h03 11:42Bournemouth
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$651One-way

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Journey Summary

London to Bournemouth Train Information

Avg. Train Duration:
2 hours 17 minutes
Train Ticket Price: $39
Trains depart from:London
Trains arrive in:Bournemouth
Distance:151 km
TrainTrain Companies:Cross Country, 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.

Stations

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London
Bournemouth
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TrainLondon Paddington

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TrainLondon Waterloo East

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