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from Bristol to Bournemouth

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Jan 20
$67Great Western Railway
$17National Express
Jan 21
$67Great Western Railway
$21National Express
Jan 22
$67Great Western Railway
$21National Express
Jan 23
$67Great Western Railway
$17National Express
Jan 25
$67Great Western Railway
$15National Express
Jan 26
$67Great Western Railway
$17National Express
Jan 27
$66Great Western Railway
$15National Express
Jan 28
$67Great Western Railway
$21National Express
Jan 29
$67Great Western Railway
$27National Express

Travel Information from Bristol to Bournemouth

distanceDistance59 miles (95 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$15 - $66
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $15 (€12) • 3 h
fastestFastest modeTrain • $66 (€55) • 2 h 37 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Great Western Railway

Take a bus or train to travel 59 miles (95 km) to Bournemouth from Bristol. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 37 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $15 (€12). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are National Express or Great Western Railway among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Bristol to Bournemouth.

Travel Tips: Travel from Bristol 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 Bristol to Bournemouth.

How do I reach Bournemouth from Bristol?

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

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

The cheapest way to travel to Bournemouth from Bristol is by taking a bus with an average price of $15 (€12).

This is compared to other travel options to Bournemouth:

A bus is $51 (€42) less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Bristol to Bournemouth costing on average $66 (€55).

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

The quickest way to travel between Bristol and Bournemouth is by train, which takes on average 2 h 37 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 3 h.

What is the distance from Bristol to Bournemouth?

The distance from Bristol to Bournemouth is approximately 59 miles (95 km).

How many services a day are there between Bristol and Bournemouth?

The average frequency per day from Bristol to Bournemouth is:

  • 12 trains a day.

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

When traveling from Bristol to Bournemouth, what are the departure and arrival points in Bristol and Bournemouth?

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

  • Buses mostly leave from Bristol, City Centre and tend to arrive in Bournemouth, Coach Station.
  • Trains most often depart from Bristol at Bristol Temple Meads and arrive in Bournemouth at Bournemouth.

Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Bristol to Bournemouth?

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

  • Travel with National Express to go to Bournemouth by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find National Express Bristol to Bournemouth tickets on Omio for $15 (€12).
  • Great Western Railway can take you to Bournemouth by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Great Western Railway from Bristol to Bournemouth for $66 (€55).

What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Bristol to Bournemouth?

Your trip from Bristol to Bournemouth doesn't have to end in Bournemouth. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like London, Southampton or Oxford. If you’d like to add London, Southampton or Oxford to your Bristol to Bournemouth tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Bournemouth today!

When should I purchase a ticket from Bristol to Bournemouth online to score the best deals?

Before traveling from Bristol 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 costs $15 (€12) one way on average for this trip.
  • A train ticket for this trip costs on average $66 (€55) one way.

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