How to travel from London to Bournemouth

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Travel Information between London and Bournemouth

distanceDistance93 miles (150 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or bus
priceTicket price range$30 - $11
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $11 (€10) • 2 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $30 (€26) • 1 h 44 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or South Western Railway

Take a train or bus to travel 93 miles (150 km) to Bournemouth from London. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are National Express or South Western Railway among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, ferry, flight or train from London to Bournemouth.

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from London to Bournemouth

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

Our recommendation
bus

The best way to travel from London to Bournemouth is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

National Express
09:30AM2h40
London, Victoria Coach Station
12:10PMBournemouth, Coach Station
$221One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
National Express
09:30AM2h40
London, Victoria Coach Station
12:10PMBournemouth, Coach Station
$221One-way
0 transfers
Fastest
South Western Railway
09:35AM1h45
London Waterloo (WAT)
11:20AMBournemouth station (BMH)
$531One-way
0 transfers
Other options
South Western Railway
10:35AM1h45
London Waterloo (WAT)
12:20PMBournemouth station (BMH)
$531One-way
0 transfers
South Western Railway
10:05AM1h55
London Waterloo (WAT)
12:00PMBournemouth station (BMH)
$531One-way
0 transfers
South Western Railway
09:05AM1h56
London Waterloo (WAT)
11:01AMBournemouth station (BMH)
$531One-way
0 transfers
National Express
10:30AM2h35
London, Victoria Coach Station
01:05PMBournemouth, Coach Station
$221One-way
0 transfers
National Express
08:30AM2h25
London, Victoria Coach Station
10:55AMBournemouth, Coach Station
$221One-way
0 transfers
National Express
11:30AM2h40
London, Victoria Coach Station
02:10PMBournemouth, Coach Station
$221One-way
0 transfers

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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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All travel companies: Train and Bus from London to Bournemouth

Find the best route to Bournemouth from London with Omio's travel partners National Express, CrossCountry and South Western Railway! You'll find the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular journey for you.

CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next travel from London to Bournemouth you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

    National Express is the leading travel company for routes throughout the United Kingdom, operating over 550 travel a day and serving over 900 destinations across the country. National Express even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol 24 hours a day at affordable prices for the budget traveler in mind. All National Express travel are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most travel are equipped with seat belts and power outlets in each seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. You can select between three ticket types for the London - Bournemouth travel: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. Refundable tickets provide more flexibility than other ticket options, meaning you can cancel or change your ticket easily, should you need to.

      FAQs: Travel from London to Bournemouth

      FAQs: 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.
      FAQs

      You can get to Bournemouth from London 2 different ways: train or bus.

      The cheapest way to go to Bournemouth from London is by taking a bus, which costs on average $11 (€10).

      This is compared to other ways of getting from London to Bournemouth:

      A bus is () less than a ferry with an average ticket price of () from London to Bournemouth.

      A bus is () less than a flight for this trip with tickets for a flight from London to Bournemouth costing on average ().

      Taking a bus costs $19 (€17) less than taking a train, which average ticket prices of $30 (€26).

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

      There are alternative travel options to Bournemouth that take longer:

      Bus takes on average 2 h 15 min.

      You should expect to travel around 93 miles (150 km) between London and Bournemouth.

      The average frequency per day from London to Bournemouth is:

      • Around 15 buses per day.
      • 25 trains a day.

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

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

      • Buses most often depart from London at London, Victoria Coach Station and arrive in Bournemouth at Bournemouth, Coach Station.
      • Flights most often depart from London at London Gatwick Airport and arrive in Bournemouth at Bournemouth Airport.
      • Trains most often depart from London at London Waterloo and arrive in Bournemouth at Bournemouth.

      The following travel companies offer services from London to Bournemouth:

      • National Express or Megabus can get you to Bournemouth by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with National Express from London to Bournemouth for $11 (€10) on Omio.
      • South Western Railway, CrossCountry or Bus 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 $30 (€26) 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 13 direct buses per day.
      • You can find 17 direct trains per day to take to Bournemouth with South Western Railway.

      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 journey.

      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, Manchester, London Victoria or Edinburgh, 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!
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