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

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Train  •  4 h 58 min

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

$108 - $186

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Bus  •  7 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Bournemouth Station, Holdenhurst Road to London Heathrow Airport Terminal 5 National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from London Heathrow Airport Terminal 5 to Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place National Express

$31 - $40

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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

$109 - $159

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 33 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 - $210

Train to Southampton, fly to Leeds Bradford, train  •  5 h 35 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

$122 - $323

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

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

$170 - $415

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The cheapest way to get from Bournemouth to Liverpool is to bus which costs £24 - £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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The distance between Bournemouth and Liverpool is 193 miles. The road distance is 263.4 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h 58 min to get from Bournemouth to Liverpool, including transfers.

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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 London Heathrow Airport Terminal 5. 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 58 min.

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Flybe offers flights from Southampton Airport to Manchester Airport.

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Map of how to get from Bournemouth to Liverpool.
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  • Distance: 192.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 58 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 58 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bournemouth to Liverpool via London Heathrow Airport Terminal 5 in around 7 h 50 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 Manchester via Jersey
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Tuesday and Saturday
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
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
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 Wolverhampton
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$50 - $75
Anytime Single
$80 - $120
Off-Peak Single
$75 - $120
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 - $27
Train from Bournemouth to Reading
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Single
$45 - $70
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $55
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
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$13 - $19
Anytime Day Single
$23 - $35
Train from Wolverhampton to Liverpool Lime Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$16 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$29 - $40
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
$29 - $40
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$13 - $19
Off-Peak Day Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$29 - $40
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Reading to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$12 - $19
Advanced Single
$13 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $35
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Bournemouth Station, Holdenhurst Road to London Heathrow Airport Terminal 5
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Heathrow Airport Terminal 5 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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