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There are 6 ways to get from Bournemouth to Liverpool by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4 h 59 min

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

$110 - $189

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Bus  •  7 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Bournemouth Station, Holdenhurst Road to Heathrow Airport London T5 National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T5 to Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place National Express

$31 - $40

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Drive  •  4 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Bournemouth to Liverpool 263.4 miles

$55 - $85

Train to Southampton, fly to Manchester, train  •  4 h 24 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

$68 - $212

Train to Southampton, fly to Leeds Bradford, train  •  5 h 22 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

$118 - $324

Train, train to London Heathrow, fly to Manchester  •  6 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Bournemouth to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Hayes & Harlington
  3. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Manchester (MAN) LHR - MAN
  4. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Liverpool Lime Street

$143 - $372

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The cheapest way to get from Bournemouth to Liverpool is to bus which costs £23 - £35 and takes 7 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bournemouth to Liverpool is to drive which costs £40 - £65 and takes 4 h 18 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bournemouth station to Liverpool station. However, there are services departing from Bournemouth Station, Holdenhurst Road and arriving at Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place via Heathrow Airport London T5. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 50 min.

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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 59 min.

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The distance between Bournemouth and Liverpool is 193 miles. The road distance is 263.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Bournemouth to Liverpool without a car is to train which takes 4 h 59 min and costs £80 - £150.

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It takes approximately 4 h 59 min to get from Bournemouth to Liverpool, including transfers.

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Bournemouth to Liverpool bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Bournemouth Station, Holdenhurst Road.

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

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The best way to get from Bournemouth to Liverpool is to train which takes 4 h 59 min and costs £80 - £150. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £23 - £35 and takes 7 h 50 min.

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Map of how to get from Bournemouth to Liverpool.
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  • Distance: 192.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 59 min

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 59 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bournemouth to Liverpool via Heathrow Airport London T5 in around 7 h 50 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
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 13 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
$85 - $130
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$50 - $80
Anytime Single
$85 - $130
Off-Peak Single
$85 - $130
Train from Bournemouth to Southampton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$18 - $28
Train from Bournemouth to Reading
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $70
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $55
Virgin West Coast Trains
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 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$14 - $20
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Reading to Hayes & Harlington
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $24
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $15
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $24
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, Holdenhurst Road to Heathrow Airport London T5
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T5 to Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$20 - $26
Website
nationalexpress.com

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The quickest flight from Southampton Airport to Manchester Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Bournemouth to Liverpool bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place.

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Bournemouth to Liverpool train services, operated by West Midlands, arrive at Liverpool Lime Street station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bournemouth to Liverpool is 263 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 18 min to drive from Bournemouth to Liverpool.

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Flybe offers flights from Southampton Airport to Manchester Airport.

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