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from Edinburgh to Bournemouth

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Travel Information between Edinburgh and Bournemouth

distanceDistance365 miles (588 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$102 - $123
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $102 (€85) • 12 h 55 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $123 (€103) • 7 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Avanti West Coast

Travel 365 miles (588 km) by bus or train between Edinburgh and Bournemouth. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 7 h 20 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $102 (€85). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are National Express or Avanti West Coast among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Edinburgh to Bournemouth.

Travel Tips: Travel from Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh to Bournemouth.

How do I reach Bournemouth from Edinburgh?

There are 2 ways to get from Edinburgh to Bournemouth: bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Bournemouth?

The cheapest way to go to Bournemouth from Edinburgh is by taking a bus, which costs on average $102 (€85).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Bournemouth:

A bus is $21 (€18) less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Edinburgh to Bournemouth costing on average $123 (€103).

What is the fastest way from Edinburgh to Bournemouth?

The quickest way to travel between Edinburgh and Bournemouth is by train, which takes on average 7 h 20 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Bournemouth by bus can take on average 12 h 55 min.

How many miles from Edinburgh to Bournemouth would I travel?

The Edinburgh to Bournemouth distance is around 365 miles (588 km).

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

The average frequency per day from Edinburgh to Bournemouth is:

  • Around 10 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Edinburgh and Bournemouth as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

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

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

  • Most travelers who book a bus ticket from Edinburgh to Bournemouth depart from Edinburgh, Elder Street to Bournemouth, Coach Station.
  • Most travelers board their train from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Bournemouth.

Which travel companies can take me from Edinburgh to Bournemouth?

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

  • You can take a bus from Edinburgh to Bournemouth with National Express. Cheap tickets can be found for $102 (€85) with National Express from Edinburgh to Bournemouth.
  • You can travel to Bournemouth from Edinburgh by train with Avanti West Coast. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $123 (€103) with Avanti West Coast from Edinburgh to Bournemouth.

Where else should I travel to after my journey from Edinburgh to Bournemouth ends?

Looking to extend your trip from Edinburgh to Bournemouth? Many Omio customers who go from Edinburgh 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 book my Edinburgh to Bournemouth one way ticket online to get the best deals?

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

  • A bus ticket for this journey is costing $102 (€85) one way on average.
  • A train ticket for this trip is costing $123 (€103) one way on average.

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