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Bus Bournemouth to Southampton: Times, Prices and Tickets

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Do you know the best way to get from Bournemouth to Southampton? No? Don't worry, Virail knows. Our search tool uses data from thousands of travel providers to show you all the available routes for your chosen travel dates. Whether you want to travel by train, bus, plane, or carpool, we can help. Filter your results to suit your personal needs: decide whether you want a one-way or round trip ticket, look for a direct journey or one with connections, and choose the time of day that you prefer to travel. Take a look at all the information and find the transport option that's right for you. When you've selected your ideal journey, Virail will transfer you to the website of your chosen travel provider, where you can complete your booking. Your adventure is waiting - let Virail help you today.

How can I get the cheapest bus tickets to travel from Bournemouth to Southampton?

When you're traveling from Bournemouth to Southampton, you can expect to pay an average of approximately £ 10.49. You might be able to find prices as low as £ 4.26, but it all depends on how you travel. Some forms of transport are cheaper than others, and prices will vary according to time of day, day of the week, season, and other factors. For the cheapest bus tickets, make your reservation well in advance. If you can, travel at an off-peak time, as bus ticket prices will often be reduced. You might also be able to save money by booking a connecting journey, rather than a direct route. Be sure to check the conditions of the ticket before booking, as sometimes cheaper bus tickets cannot be changed or refunded. Use Virail to check your options before booking, to ensure that you find the lowest price for your journey.

Bournemouth to Southampton by bus

Best price £ 8.67
Journey duration 1 h
Connections per day 18
First departure 00:30
Last departure 21:30
Distance 24.2 mi
Departure Bournemouth
Arrival Southampton
Carriers National Express, Eurolines CH, Megabus, South Western Railway

Ticket price Bournemouth - Southampton every day

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Route Summary by Bus

Minimum price
£ 4.26
Maximum price
£ 2,718.29

Bournemouth - Southampton


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By Train

£ 16.59

Sunday, May 15th 2022
South Western Railway-logo
Southampton Central - Southampton Airport Parkway
15:25 - 15:32
South Western Railway
CO2: 0.11kg
By Bus

£ 8.67

Friday, May 20th 2022
National Express-logo
Bournemouth Bus Station - Southampton Coach Station
14:45 - 15:35
National Express
CO2: 1.38kg

How long will it take me to travel from Bournemouth to Southampton by bus?

The journey from Bournemouth to Southampton covers a distance of 24.9 mi. On average, you can expect your journey to last roughly 58 min. However, booking the fastest option will see you reach your destination in approximately 45 min. For faster journeys, look for express routes. Please remember that these may only depart at certain times of day, or on particular days of the week. You may also find that you can go from Bournemouth to Southampton faster by making connections, rather than taking a direct route.

When do departures from Bournemouth to Southampton leave?

In general, the first departure of the night will leave Bournemouth at 03:42, and the last departure will leave at 21:30. However, it is important to remember that this is general information, and these journey times are not necessarily available every day. Timetables for each provider on the route from Bournemouth to Southampton can change from day to day or month to month. In particular, many providers offer different schedules on weekdays and weekends. Public holidays, local events, and seasonal timetables can also cause schedules to change.

How many journeys from Bournemouth to Southampton are there every day?

The exact number of journeys from Bournemouth to Southampton can vary from day to day. Some services may only run on particular days of the week, while others might be seasonal. In general, an average of 19 departures leave each day. These are run by a number of different transport providers, including National Express, Eurolines CH, Megabus and South Western Railway. On particularly busy days, there can be up to 44 departures. You can usually expect there to be more connections on weekdays. Many providers run fewer journeys on weekends or public holidays. As a traveler, you may prefer to take a direct route from Bournemouth to Southampton. However, you will find more options available to you if you are willing to take a connecting route. These pass through one or more different cities, and you'll have to change along the way. Not all travelers feel comfortable making multiple connections, but if you are, then you will enjoy greater flexibility when making your booking. The exact number of daily departures from Bournemouth to Southampton varies, but in general, you can expect to find 19 direct connections with no changes leaving each day. Travelers who are happy to take an indirect route will find, on average, 0 journeys with one change or more.


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