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from Birmingham to Bournemouth

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Travel Information from Birmingham to Bournemouth

distanceDistance121 miles (195 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$18 - $74
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $18 (€15) • 6 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $74 (€61) • 3 h 8 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Cross Country

Travel 121 miles (195 km) by bus or train to Bournemouth from Birmingham. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 8 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $18 (€15). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are National Express or Cross Country among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Birmingham to Bournemouth.

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Travel from Birmingham to Bournemouth
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FAQs
What are the ways to get from Birmingham to Bournemouth?

There are 2 travel options from Birmingham to Bournemouth: bus or train.

What is the cheapest way from Birmingham to Bournemouth?

The cheapest way to get from Birmingham to Bournemouth is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $18 (€15) compared to other travel options to Bournemouth:

A bus is generally $56 (€47) less than a train for the same trip. Taking a train costs on average $74 (€61) from Birmingham to Bournemouth.

What is the fastest way to travel to Bournemouth from Birmingham?

The fastest way from Birmingham to Bournemouth is by train with an average journey time of 3 h 8 min.

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

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 6 h 15 min   of travel time.

How far is Bournemouth from Birmingham?

The distance from Birmingham to Bournemouth is approximately 121 miles (195 km).

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Birmingham to Bournemouth?

The average frequency per day from Birmingham to Bournemouth is:

  • Around 8 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Bournemouth from Birmingham as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

When traveling to Bournemouth from Birmingham, where do I depart from Birmingham and where do I arrive in Bournemouth?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Birmingham to Bournemouth:

  • Buses from Birmingham to Bournemouth most often leave from Birmingham, Coach Station and arrive in Bournemouth, Coach Station.
  • Trains most often depart from Birmingham at Birmingham New Street and arrive in Bournemouth at Bournemouth.
Which travel companies can take me from Birmingham to Bournemouth?

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

  • You can take a bus from Birmingham to Bournemouth with National Express. Cheap tickets can be found for $18 (€15) with National Express from Birmingham to Bournemouth.
  • You can travel from Birmingham to Bournemouth by train with Cross Country. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $74 (€61) with Cross Country from Birmingham to Bournemouth.
Where else should I travel to after my journey to Bournemouth from Birmingham ends?
Many of our customers traveling from Birmingham to Bournemouth don't make Bournemouth their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Bournemouth are London, Southampton or Oxford, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Bournemouth to any of these top destinations today!
How far in advance should I buy tickets from Birmingham to Bournemouth online to get the best deals?

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

  • Bus tickets cost $18 (€15) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing $74 (€61) one way on average.

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