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Trains London to Bournemouth: Times, Prices and Tickets

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Do you know the best way to get from London to Bournemouth? 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 much will I pay for train tickets from London to Bournemouth?

The prices for train tickets from London to Bournemouth vary depending on a range of factors including how far in advance you're booking, your travel dates, and the type of transport you want to use. On certain routes, there may be different classes available, which will also affect the price. Booked in advance, the cheapest train tickets from London to Bournemouth will cost £ 48.76. The average train ticket price is approximately £ 66.36. For the lowest prices, it is usually best to book as far in advance as possible and look out for low-cost options, such as non-refundable tickets or traveling outside of peak hours. Be aware that some providers do not offer refunds or changes on their lower priced tickets, so it is advised to check before completing your transaction.

London to Bournemouth by train

Best price £ 52.01
Journey duration 1 h 6 min
Connections per day 77
First departure 09:05
Last departure 17:52
Distance 95 mi
Departure London
Arrival Bournemouth
Carriers Nationalrail, South Western Railway, Southern, Cross country, Great Western Railway, Tube, London Overground, Thameslink

Route Summary by Train

Minimum price
£ 48.76
Maximum price
£ 49,561.95

London - Bournemouth


Best prices for the month

Cheapest tickets for

By Train

£ 55.05

Saturday, May 14th 2022
Banstead - Clapham Junction
19:11 - 20:01
CO2: 0.44kg
By Bus

£ 8.85

Saturday, May 14th 2022
London Victoria Coach Station - Bournemouth University
14:30 - 17:25
2h 55min
CO2: 5.38kg

How long will it take me to travel from London to Bournemouth by train?

The journey between London and Bournemouth by train usually takes 55 min to cover a distance of 95 mi. The shortest journey from London to Bournemouth will take you 2 min. Remember, as always, that this time does not include any delays that might occur due to weather conditions, construction, or unexpected diversions and disruptions. If arriving in Bournemouth quickly is a priority for you, look for express or non-stop services. You may also find that a connecting route reaches your destination faster than some direct journeys. Virail will allow you to explore all your options and come to a decision that suits your needs.

What time are the first and last departures from London to Bournemouth?

The first journey of the day departs from London at 09:35. If you prefer to travel later in the day, the last departure will leave at 17:52. Remember, these are the general times of journeys between London and Bournemouth. However, they are somewhat changeable as they may be affected by local events or holidays, peak seasons, or other factors. Always check your travel dates in advance to be on the safe side.

Which stations can I use to travel from London to Bournemouth?

In London, departure stations include London Waterloo [ WAT ], London Waterloo, Southampton Central, Sutton (Surrey), Bournemouth, Basingstoke, Walthamstow Central, London Paddington, Southampton Airport Parkway and West Hampstead. When you arrive in Bournemouth, you may be able to disembark at stations such as Bournemouth [ BMH ], Bournemouth, Southampton Central, Clapham Junction, London Waterloo, Reading, Vauxhall, Southampton Airport Parkway, London St Pancras International and Highbury & Islington. Remember though that the exact stations served on each route can vary. Different providers may depart from and arrive at different stations. Furthermore, if you travel on an express service, the number of stations may be limited, and the exact stations served on a particular route may vary at different times of day or day of the week. Check in advance to ensure that you are departing from and arriving at a station that is convenient for your journey.

How many times a day do departures from London leave for Bournemouth?

On average, there are 88 daily departures from London to Bournemouth. However, there may be more or less on different days. Providers' timetables can change on certain days of the week or public holidays, and many also vary at particular times of year. Some providers change their schedules during the summer season, for example. At very busy times, there may be up to 143 departures each day. The providers that travel along this route include Nationalrail, South Western Railway, Southern, Cross country, Great Western Railway, Tube, London Overground and Thameslink, and each operates according to their own specific schedules. As a traveler, you may prefer a direct journey, or you may not mind making changes and connections. If you have heavy suitcases, a direct journey could be best; otherwise, you might be able to save money and enjoy more flexibility by making a change along the way. Every day, there are an average of 88 departures from London which travel directly to Bournemouth. There are 0 journeys with one change or more.


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