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

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Train  •  3 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Bournemouth to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from Stratford (London) to White Notley

$55 - $82

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Bus, train  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Bournemouth Station to Hammersmith Bridge Road 035
  2. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to White Notley

$34 - $47

2 alternative options

Bus  •  6 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Bournemouth Station to Heathrow Central Bus Station 205 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Stansted Airport London National Express / ...

$58 - $70

Drive  •  2 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Bournemouth to Essex 169.2 miles

$35 - $55

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Bournemouth station to Essex. However, there are services departing from Bournemouth Station and arriving at Cressing, Polecat Road (Hawbush Green) via Heathrow Airport London T2,3, Stansted Airport, Coach Station and Braintree Town Centre, Bus Park (Braint Bus Pk). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 13 min.

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The distance between Bournemouth and Essex is 132 miles. The road distance is 169.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Bournemouth to Essex without a car is to train which takes 3 h 52 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 52 min to get from Bournemouth to Essex, including transfers.

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Bournemouth to Essex bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Bournemouth Station.

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The best way to get from Bournemouth to Essex is to train which takes 3 h 52 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 6 h 13 min.

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Bournemouth to Essex bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Stansted Airport London station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bournemouth to Essex is 169 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 48 min to drive from Bournemouth to Essex.

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There are 204+ hotels available in Essex. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Bournemouth to Essex.
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  • Distance: 132.1 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 52 min

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

You can take a train from Bournemouth to Essex via London Waterloo, Waterloo Underground Station, Stratford Underground Station, and Stratford (London) in around 3 h 52 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bournemouth to Essex via Heathrow Central Bus Station, Heathrow Airport London T2,3, Stansted Airport London, Stansted Airport, Coach Station, and Braintree Town Centre, Bus Park (Braint Bus Pk) in around 6 h 13 min.

Train operators
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Stratford (London) to White Notley
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from London Liverpool Street to White Notley
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
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 Hammersmith Bridge Road
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Bournemouth Station to Heathrow Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Stansted Airport London
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $24
Website
nationalexpress.com

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