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from Birmingham to Bournemouth

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

Our recommendation

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

08:00AMBirmingham, Coach Station4h15 12:15PMBournemouth, Coach Station
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03:45PMBirmingham, Coach Station6h30 10:15PMBournemouth, Coach Station
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03:00PMBirmingham, Coach Station4h30 07:30PMBournemouth, Coach Station
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11:45AMBirmingham, Coach Station6h50 06:35PMBournemouth, Coach Station
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09:00AMBirmingham, Coach Station5h30 02:30PMBournemouth, Coach Station
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COMPARE Prices for trains, buses and flights

Sep 18
$77Cross Country
$28National Express
Sep 20
$136Cross Country
$14National Express
Sep 21
$62Cross Country
$17National Express
Sep 22
$62Cross Country
$15National Express
Sep 23
$61Cross Country
$17National Express
Sep 24
$76Cross Country
$14National Express
Sep 25
$77Cross Country
$14National Express
Sep 26
$76Cross Country
$22National Express
Sep 27
$76Cross Country
$14National Express
Sep 30
$62Cross Country
$14National Express

Travel Information between Birmingham and Bournemouth

distanceDistance121 miles (195 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$18 - $77
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $18 (€15) • 6 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $77 (€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 trip are National Express or Cross Country among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Birmingham to Bournemouth.

Travel Tips

Travel from Birmingham 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 Birmingham to Bournemouth.
How do I get from Birmingham to Bournemouth?

There are 2 ways that you can travel to Bournemouth from Birmingham. You can take a bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to go from Birmingham to Bournemouth?

The cheapest way to travel to Bournemouth from Birmingham is by taking a bus with an average price of $18 (€15).

This is compared to other travel options to Bournemouth:

A bus is generally $58 (€47) less than a train for the same route. Taking a train costs on average $77 (€61) from Birmingham to Bournemouth.

What is the fastest way from Birmingham to Bournemouth?

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.

What is the distance from Birmingham to Bournemouth?

You should expect to travel around 121 miles (195 km) between Birmingham and Bournemouth.

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

The average frequency per day from Birmingham to Bournemouth is:

  • 8 trains per day.

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

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

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

  • Most travelers board their bus from Birmingham, Coach Station and arrive in Bournemouth, Coach Station.
  • Most travelers catch their train from Birmingham New Street and arrive in Bournemouth.
Which travel operators can get me to Bournemouth from Birmingham?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Birmingham to Bournemouth, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with National Express for buses to Bournemouth. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for National Express Birmingham to Bournemouth tickets on Omio for $18 (€15).
  • Cross Country can get you to Bournemouth by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Cross Country from Birmingham to Bournemouth for $77 (€61) on Omio.
What is another destination I should add to my tour from Birmingham to Bournemouth?
Looking to extend your trip from Birmingham to Bournemouth? Many Omio customers who go from Birmingham to Bournemouth usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like London, Southampton or Oxford. If you're looking to explore London, Southampton or Oxford from Bournemouth, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
How far in advance should I purchase tickets to Bournemouth from Birmingham online to get the best deals?

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

  • A bus ticket is costing on average $18 (€15) one way for this route.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $77 (€61) one way for this trip.

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


Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Birmingham (Coach Station)
Birmingham Moor Street
Birmingham New Street