How to travel from London to Bournemouth

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from London to Bournemouth

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

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To get from London to Bournemouth on Dec 05 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Travel Information between London and Bournemouth

distanceDistance93 miles (150 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$9 - $79
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $9 (€8) • 1 h 55 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $79 (€70) • 1 h 44 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMegabus or South Western Railway

Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 93 miles (150 km) from London to Bournemouth. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 44 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $9 (€8). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Megabus or South Western Railway among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from London to Bournemouth.

How to get from London to Bournemouth

The Best Way According to our Users

If you want to travel from London to Bournemouth there are several options available to you. For this route, however, 67,88% of our customers choose the bus as their preferred method of transportation. Nowadays, traveling by bus is a relaxing and entertaining experience. Most bus companies offer different on-board services; ranging from "welcome drinks" to free wi-fi or personal entertainment. For this reason, the bus is often chosen as the best way to get from London to Bournemouth. Bus companies normally offer comfortable journeys for reasonable prices, and if you choose to travel on a night bus you can even save the money of one night in a hotel. For that reason, the bus is most likely the cheapest way to get to your destination.

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Travel Tips: Travel from London to Bournemouth

Travel Tips: 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 London to Bournemouth.

There are 4 travel options from London to Bournemouth: bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to go to Bournemouth from London is by taking a bus, which costs on average $9 (€8).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Bournemouth:

A bus is generally $70 (€62) less than a train for the same trip. Taking a train costs on average $79 (€70) from London to Bournemouth.

The fastest way to get to Bournemouth from London is by train with an average travel time of 1 h 44 min.

Other travel options to Bournemouth can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 1 h 55 min   on average.

The distance from London to Bournemouth is approximately 93 miles (150 km).

The average frequency per day from London to Bournemouth is:

  • 18 buses per day.
  • Around 35 trains per day.

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

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

  • Trains from London to Bournemouth most often leave from London Victoria and arrive in Bournemouth.

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

  • Travel with Megabus to go to Bournemouth by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Megabus London to Bournemouth tickets on Omio for $9 (€8).
  • South Western Railway can get you to Bournemouth by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with South Western Railway from London to Bournemouth for $79 (€70) on Omio.

Yes, there are direct routes from London to Bournemouth with the following travel companies:

  • You can check for a direct bus to Bournemouth with National Express or Megabus with 15 direct buses per day.
  • You can check for a direct train to Bournemouth with South Western Railway with 30 direct trains per day.

Direct services to Bournemouth tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your route.

Many of our customers traveling from London to Bournemouth don't make Bournemouth their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Bournemouth are Southampton, Oxford or Manchester, 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!

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

  • A bus ticket costs $9 (€8) one way on average for this journey.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $79 (€70) one way for this route.

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

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