There are 4 ways to get from Bournemouth to Exmouth by bus, train 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

Bus  •  4 h 43 min

  1. National Express

$18 - $21

3 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 45 min

$57 - $130

Train, bus  •  6 h 49 min

  1. X51
  2. 4 / ...

$33 - $41

Drive  •  1 h 47 min

  1. 85.2 miles

$18 - $27

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

National Express operates a bus from Bournemouth to Exmouth once daily. Tickets cost $11 - $16 and the journey takes 3 h 45 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Bournemouth to Exmouth via Southampton Central, Salisbury, and Exeter Central in around 4 h 45 min.

Train operators
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Bournemouth to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Salisbury to Exeter Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Bournemouth to Dorchester South
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
Stagecoach South West
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Axminster, Rail Station to Exeter City Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Bournemouth and Exmouth is 108 km. The road distance is 136 km.

The cheapest way to get from Bournemouth to Exmouth is to bus which costs £13 - £16 and takes 4 h 43 min.

The quickest way to get from Bournemouth to Exmouth is to drive which takes 1 h 47 min and costs £13 - £20.

No, there is no direct train from Bournemouth to Exmouth. However, there are services departing from Bournemouth and arriving at Exmouth via Southampton Central, Salisbury and Exeter Central. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 45 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Bournemouth to Exmouth. However, there are services departing from Bournemouth and arriving at Exmouth, Portland Avenue via Exeter City Centre, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 43 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 43 min to get from Bournemouth to Exmouth, including transfers.