Duration 4h 13m
Distance 197.9 miles
Average price £110
Frequency 18/day

Trip overview

The average train between Clacton-on-Sea and Bournemouth takes 4h 13m and the fastest train takes 3h 42m. There is a train service every few hours from Clacton-on-Sea to Bournemouth. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Clacton-on-Sea
  2. London Waterloo
  3. Bournemouth
3h 49m
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£77 - £142

Clacton-on-Sea to Bournemouth train times

Trains run hourly between Clacton-on-Sea and Bournemouth. The earliest departure is at 07:32 in the morning, and the last departure from Clacton-on-Sea is at 21:36 which arrives into Bournemouth at 07:44. All services require a transfer, and take on average 4h 13m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.
Departing Sunday, November 17, 2019

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No, there is no direct train from Clacton-on-Sea to Bournemouth. However, there are services departing from Clacton-on-Sea and arriving at Bournemouth via Stratford station and London Waterloo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 49m.

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The distance between Clacton-on-Sea and Bournemouth is 151 miles. The road distance is 197.9 miles.

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Clacton-on-Sea to Bournemouth train services, operated by Greater Anglia, depart from Clacton-on-Sea station.

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Clacton-on-Sea to Bournemouth train services, operated by South Western Railway, arrive at Bournemouth station.

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