getting to bournemouth

how to get here

from london

These are the 4 main London international airports, Heathrow, Gatwick, Luton and Stansted

by coach

There is a National Express bus service from all these airports. 

Journey Time: Approximately 2 hours

Journey Time: Approximately 3 hours

Journey Time: Approximately 4.5 hours

Journey Time: Approximately 5 hours

by train

There are also rail links from these airports.

Journey Time: Approximately 2.5 hours

Journey Time: Approximately 2.5 hours

Journey Time: Approximately 3.5 hours

Journey Time: Approximately 3.5 hours


bournemouth airport

There are flights to Bournemouth from many European cities and there is a frequent bus service, which takes 10 minutes to the town centre. It is also possible to take a taxi from the airport. Main flight operators are Ryanair and Thomsonfly. Visit and for timetable and prices.

Bournemouth airport to town centre by bus is £5. By taxi to the town centre is approximately £20.

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Eurostar is a high speed rail service from Paris, Lille and Brussels which arrives at London St Pancras International. From this station you will need to take the London underground to London Waterloo. There is an hourly express service from this station to Bournemouth which takes approximately 2 hours.  Check the following  website for times and special deals.

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by road and ferry

There are frequent ferry services from mainland Europe to Poole, Weymouth, Southampton, Portsmouth, Plymouth and Dover.

Ferry prices can vary depending on the season and which ports you are sailing between.

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Please note all links to third-party websites are provided as a guide only and as such United World cannot accept any liability for their services, accuracy or content. Similarly the prices given are accurate to the best of our knowledge as of January 2014, but are beyond our control and as such should be confirmed with the individual travel service provider when booking.

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