There are 7 ways to get from Bournemouth to Liverpool by train, bus, car or plane

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  •  4 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Bournemouth to Stafford
  2. Take the train from Stafford to Liverpool Lime Street

$119 - $204

Cheapest option

Bus  •  9 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Bournemouth Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals 035 / ...
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to LIVERPOOL, Liverpool One Bus Station National Express / ...

$33 - $72

5 alternative options

Train via Wolverhampton  •  5 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Bournemouth to Wolverhampton
  2. Take the train from Wolverhampton to Liverpool Lime Street

$118 - $176

Bus, train  •  8 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Bournemouth Square to Salisbury, New Canal X3
  2. Take the train from Salisbury to Newport (S Wales)
  3. Take the train from Newport (S Wales) to Chester

$119 - $207

Drive  •  4 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Bournemouth to Liverpool 263.4 miles

$55 - $85

Train, fly to Manchester  •  4 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Bournemouth to Southampton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Manchester (MAN) SOU - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Liverpool Lime Street

$69 - $216

Train, fly to Leeds Bradford  •  5 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Bournemouth to Southampton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Leeds Bradford (LBA) SOU - LBA
  3. Take the train from Leeds to Liverpool Lime Street

$124 - $333

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

You can take a train from Bournemouth to Liverpool via Stafford in around 4 h 56 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bournemouth to Liverpool via Victoria Coach Station Arrivals and London Victoria Coach Station in around 9 h 25 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southampton to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Flights from Southampton to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Southampton to Leeds Bradford via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Bournemouth to Stafford
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$55 - $85
Anytime Single
$90 - $140
Off-Peak Single
$90 - $140
Train from Bournemouth to Wolverhampton
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $140
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$55 - $85
Anytime Single
$85 - $140
Off-Peak Single
$85 - $130
Train from Bournemouth to Southampton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$20 - $30
Virgin West Coast Trains
West Midlands
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonmidland.com
Train from Stafford to Liverpool Lime Street
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$25 - $35
Train from Wolverhampton to Liverpool Lime Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Salisbury to Newport (S Wales)
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $85
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$25 - $40
Advanced Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $85
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Newport (S Wales) to Chester
Ave. Duration
2 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $90
First Anytime Day Single
$90 - $140
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Liverpool Lime Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$15 - $21
Off-Peak Day Single
$24 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Bus operators
More Bus
Website
morebus.co.uk
Bus from Bournemouth Square to Salisbury, New Canal
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
morebus.co.uk
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Bournemouth Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to LIVERPOOL, Liverpool One Bus Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $27
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Bournemouth to Liverpool?

The distance between Bournemouth and Liverpool is 308 km. The road distance is 421 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Bournemouth to Liverpool?

The cheapest way to get from Bournemouth to Liverpool is to bus which costs £23 - £55 and takes 9 h 25 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Bournemouth to Liverpool?

The quickest way to get from Bournemouth to Liverpool is to drive which takes 4 h 18 min and costs £40 - £60.

Is there a direct train between Bournemouth and Liverpool?

No, there is no direct train from Bournemouth to Liverpool. However, there are services departing from Bournemouth and arriving at Liverpool Lime Street via Stafford. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 56 min.

Is there a direct bus between Bournemouth and Liverpool?

No, there is no direct bus from Bournemouth to Liverpool. However, there are services departing from Bournemouth Station and arriving at LIVERPOOL, Liverpool One Bus Station via London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 25 min.

How long does it take to get from Bournemouth to Liverpool?

It takes approximately 4 h 56 min to get from Bournemouth to Liverpool, including transfers.