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London to Bournemouth

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1 suggested route to go from London to Bournemouth by train, car, bus

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How to travel from London to Bournemouth ?

Trip London Bournemouth

Modes of transportcarpooling, bus, train
Distance93 mi
Direct lineYes

Like many travellers, you're looking for the cheapest transport offers to travel from London to Bournemouth? Usually, this is not an easy task and you'll have to browse multiple sites to compare all deals.

Fortunately, Vivanoda is a multimodal travel planner that aggregates prices for buses, carpooling and trains in a single search. You just have to specify the departure date to Bournemouth then let Vivanoda search for you. Finally, use the filters and sorting options to refine the results.

To travel from London, trains, carpooling or buses of Blablacar, South West Trains, National Express, CrossCountry and Southern Railways will carry you to Bournemouth.

If you have any preferences for a particular mode of transport, get more information on these sections:

London to Bournemouth bus

There is a direct connection by intercity coach between London and Bournemouth.

Going by bus from London to Bournemouth may not be so obvious to you. To encourage you to take the bus to Bournemouth, here are some arguments that will convince you.

  • With very cheap prices, it is almost impossible for train or carpooling companies operating between London and Bournemouth to offer cheaper fares.
  • The new buses used by National Express are greener than the use of carpooling and even more than your personal car. The road London Bournemouth is an already existing infrastructure shared with other vehicles. The landscape balance sheet is therefore neutral.
  • The presence of electrical outlets at your seat and USB ports will allow you to charge smartphone and laptop. You'll be able to spend all your time from London to Bournemouth watching a good movie, listening to music, and why not even working!
  • The modern buses that you take from London to Bournemouth are all comfortable, with toilets and reclining seats.

Which coach companies to travel between London and Bournemouth?

Only the coach company National Express operates the direct line London Bournemouth.

National Express London Bournemouth

Bus stops in London

Depending on the company, it is requested to be present at the bus stop in London from 15 to 30 minutes before the indicated departure time. To make sure of the bus destination, look at the front, 'Bournemouth' must be mentioned. Then, all you have to do is to validate your ticket with the driver of National Express, to deposit your luggage in the trunk and to find your seat.

  • London Victoria Coach Station

Bus stops at arrival in Bournemouth

Once the bus has arrived at Bournemouth, check and collect your belongings so as not to forget anything.

  • Bournemouth

Train London to Bournemouth

Is there a direct train for the London-Bournemouth route?

Yes, the London to Bournemouth route is served by a direct train. Be aware that depending the day of the week, the schedule can change and direct trains may not operate every days. To find the cheapest London-Bournemouth train ticket, we advise you to launch a search on Vivanoda with your travel dates.

Intercity train London Bournemouth

The intercity trains served the main cities of the route between London and Bournemouth with a reduced duration in comparison to regional trains.

London Bournemouth train companies

The train company that operates this journey is South West Trains.
South West Trains London Bournemouth

Departure train stations in London

  • London Waterloo
  • London Victoria

Railway stations in Bournemouth

  • Bournemouth

Carpool from London to Bournemouth

The practice of carsharing has greatly expanded in the recent years, so you may have a chance to find a London-Bournemouth ride. Instead of driving alone the car from London to Bournemouth, it allows drivers to share the travel costs with other passengers.

Carpooling differs from the other means of transport because of an undefined timetable. So, you surely have better chances to get London-Bournemouth rides searching three days in advance than one month. Good option for lastminute stay in Bournemouth!

Before you book your London-Bournemouth ride, you have the possibility to get in touch with the driver to set all the details and conditions of the journey. You can pay online, so you don't need to give any money to your driver.

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