There are 4 ways to get from Bournemouth to Cotswolds by train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Bournemouth to Oxford
  2. Take the train from Oxford to Moreton-in-Marsh

$72 - $113

Cheapest option

Bus National Express, train  •  5 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Bournemouth Station to Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 205
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 to St Clements Street (Dawson Street)
  3. Take the train from Oxford to Moreton-in-Marsh

$39 - $68

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  6 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Bournemouth Square to Salisbury, Blue Boar Row X3
  2. Take the bus from Salisbury, Blue Boar Row to Swindon, Bus Station X5
  3. Take the bus from Swindon, Bus Station to Oxford City Centre, Frideswide Square (Oxford Rail Station) 66
  4. Take the train from Oxford to Moreton-in-Marsh

$46 - $60

Drive  •  2 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Bournemouth to Cotswolds 121.2 miles

$26 - $40

What companies run services between Bournemouth, England and Cotswolds, England?

You can take a train from Bournemouth to Cotswolds via Oxford and Moreton-in-Marsh in around 3 h 19 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Oxford to Moreton-in-Marsh
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $28
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$11 - $17
Advanced Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $28
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Bournemouth Station to Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
nationalexpress.com
Oxford Bus Company
Phone
+44 1865 785400
Email
info@oxfordbus.co.uk
Website
oxfordbus.co.uk
Bus from Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 to St Clements Street (Dawson Street)
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
oxfordbus.co.uk
More Bus
Website
morebus.co.uk
Bus from Bournemouth Square to Salisbury, Blue Boar Row
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
morebus.co.uk
Salisbury Reds
Phone
+44 1202 338420
Website
salisburyreds.co.uk
Bus from Salisbury, Blue Boar Row to Swindon, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
salisburyreds.co.uk
Stagecoach West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Swindon, Bus Station to Oxford City Centre, Frideswide Square (Oxford Rail Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Bournemouth and Cotswolds is 143 km. The road distance is 194 km.

The cheapest way to get from Bournemouth to Cotswolds is to drive which costs £19 - £29 and takes 2 h 11 min.

The quickest way to get from Bournemouth to Cotswolds is to drive which takes 2 h 11 min and costs £19 - £29.

No, there is no direct train from Bournemouth to Cotswolds. However, there are services departing from Bournemouth and arriving at Moreton-in-Marsh via Oxford. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 19 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 19 min to get from Bournemouth to Cotswolds, including transfers.