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from Nottingham to Bournemouth

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

Our recommendation

To get from Nottingham to Bournemouth on Jan 21 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

07:35AMNottingham, Coach Station7h00 02:35PMBournemouth, Coach Station
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07:35AMNottingham, Coach Station7h00 02:35PMBournemouth, Coach Station
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03:00AMNottingham, Coach Station6h55 09:55AMBournemouth, Coach Station
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03:45AMNottingham, Coach Station7h15 11:00AMBournemouth, Coach Station
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05:20AMNottingham, Coach Station7h05 12:25PMBournemouth, Coach Station
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Travel Information between Nottingham and Bournemouth

distanceDistance157 miles (253 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$18 - $71
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $18 (€15) • 6 h 50 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $71 (€59) • 4 h 23 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or East Midlands Railway

Travel 157 miles (253 km) by bus or train between Nottingham and Bournemouth. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 4 h 23 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 East Midlands Railway among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Nottingham to Bournemouth.

Travel Tips: Travel from Nottingham 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 Nottingham to Bournemouth.

How do I get from Nottingham to Bournemouth?

There are 2 ways to travel from Nottingham to Bournemouth including taking a bus or train.

What is the cheapest way from Nottingham to Bournemouth?

The cheapest way to go to Bournemouth from Nottingham is by taking a bus, which costs on average $18 (€15).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Bournemouth:

Taking a bus is about $53 (€44) less than taking a train, which costs on average $71 (€59) for this trip.

What is the quickest way from Nottingham to Bournemouth?

The fastest way from Nottingham to Bournemouth is by train with an average journey time of 4 h 23 min.

There are alternative travel options to Bournemouth that can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Bournemouth by bus can take on average 6 h 50 min.

How far is it from Nottingham to Bournemouth?

The distance from Nottingham to Bournemouth is approximately 157 miles (253 km).

How many services a day are there from Nottingham to Bournemouth?

The average frequency per day from Nottingham to Bournemouth is:

  • 12 trains a day.

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

Where do I depart from Nottingham? Where do I arrive in Bournemouth?

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

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

Which travel operators can get me to Bournemouth from Nottingham?

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

  • You can travel by bus to Bournemouth from Nottingham with National Express, and you can find National Express Nottingham to Bournemouth tickets for $18 (€15) on Omio.
  • You can take a train from Nottingham to Bournemouth with East Midlands Railway. Cheap tickets can be found for $71 (€59) with East Midlands Railway from Nottingham to Bournemouth.

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from Nottingham to Bournemouth?

Looking to extend your trip from Nottingham to Bournemouth? Many Omio customers who go from Nottingham 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.

When should I book a ticket from Nottingham to Bournemouth online to score the best deals?

Before traveling from Nottingham 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 $18 (€15) one way on average for this journey.
  • A train ticket for this journey costs on average $71 (€59) one way.

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