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

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Train  •  3h 29m

  1. Take the train from Bournemouth to Southampton Central
  2. Take the train from Salisbury to Axminster

$88 - $166

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Bus  •  4h 33m

  1. Take the bus from Bournemouth University to Dorchester National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Dorchester, South Station to Lyme Regis, Woodroffe School X51

$11 - $15

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  4h 31m

  1. Take the train from Bournemouth to Dorchester South
  2. Take the bus from Dorchester, South Station to Lyme Regis, Woodroffe School X51

$16 - $22

Drive  •  1h 17m

  1. Drive from Bournemouth to Jurassic Coast 58 miles

$12 - $18

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The cheapest way to get from Bournemouth to Jurassic Coast is to bus which costs £8 - £12 and takes 4h 33m.

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The quickest way to get from Bournemouth to Jurassic Coast is to drive which costs £9 - £14 and takes 1h 17m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bournemouth to Jurassic Coast. However, there are services departing from Bournemouth University and arriving at Rousdon, Charton Cross via Dorchester, South Station and Lyme Regis, Woodroffe School. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 33m.

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The distance between Bournemouth and Jurassic Coast is 49 miles. The road distance is 58 miles.

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The best way to get from Bournemouth to Jurassic Coast without a car is to train which takes 3h 29m and costs £65 - £130.

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It takes approximately 3h 29m to get from Bournemouth to Jurassic Coast, including transfers.

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Bournemouth to Jurassic Coast bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Bournemouth University station.

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The best way to get from Bournemouth to Jurassic Coast is to train which takes 3h 29m and costs £65 - £130. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £8 - £12 and takes 4h 33m.

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Bournemouth to Jurassic Coast bus services, operated by First, arrive at Lyme Regis, Woodroffe School station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bournemouth to Jurassic Coast is 58 miles. It takes approximately 1h 17m to drive from Bournemouth to Jurassic Coast.

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Map of how to get from Bournemouth to Jurassic Coast.
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  • Distance: 48.9 miles
  • Duration: 3h 29m

What companies run services between Bournemouth, England and Jurassic Coast, England?

You can take a train from Bournemouth to Jurassic Coast via Southampton Central, Salisbury, and Axminster in around 3h 29m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bournemouth to Jurassic Coast via Dorchester, South Station, Lyme Regis, Woodroffe School, and Rousdon, Charton Cross in around 4h 33m.

Train operators
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Bournemouth to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $18
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Salisbury to Axminster
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Bournemouth to Dorchester South
Ave. Duration
43m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $18
Website
southwesternrailway.com
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 University to Dorchester
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
National Express

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