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

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Train  •  3 h 22 min

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

$77 - $125

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Bus National Express, train  •  4 h 55 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 - $67

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  6 h 46 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, Corporation Street X5
  3. Take the bus from Swindon, Bus Station to Oxford City Centre, Frideswide Square (Oxford Rail Station) S6
  4. Take the train from Oxford to Moreton-in-Marsh

$45 - $60

Drive  •  2 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Bournemouth to Cotswolds 121.2 miles

$26 - $40

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

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

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No, there is no direct train from Bournemouth to Cotswolds. However, there are services departing from Bournemouth and arriving at Moreton-in-Marsh via Reading. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 22 min.

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The distance between Bournemouth and Cotswolds is 89 miles. The road distance is 121.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Bournemouth to Cotswolds without a car is to train which takes 3 h 22 min and costs £55 - £100.

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It takes approximately 3 h 22 min to get from Bournemouth to Cotswolds, including transfers.

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Bournemouth to Cotswolds train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Bournemouth station.

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Bournemouth to Cotswolds train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at Moreton-in-Marsh station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bournemouth to Cotswolds is 121 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 11 min to drive from Bournemouth to Cotswolds.

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There are 604+ hotels available in Cotswolds. Prices start at $98 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Bournemouth to Cotswolds.
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  • Distance: 89.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 22 min

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

You can take a train from Bournemouth to Cotswolds via Reading and Moreton-in-Marsh in around 3 h 22 min.

Train operators
CrossCountry
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Reading to Moreton-in-Marsh
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $27
Advanced Single
$19 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $55
Train from Oxford to Moreton-in-Marsh
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $28
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $17
Advanced Single
$12 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $28
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
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
Hourly
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 15 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 22 min
Frequency
Every 10 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, Corporation Street
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 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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