How to get from Bournemouth to London Paddington Station

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Recommended option

Train CrossCountry  •  1 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Bournemouth to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to London Paddington

$67 - $106

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Bournemouth Station to Hammersmith Bridge Road 035

$15 - $19

3 alternative options

Train South Western Railway  •  2 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Bournemouth to London Waterloo

$38 - $57

Bus via Heathrow Terminals 1-3  •  2 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Bournemouth Station to Heathrow Central Bus Station 205 / ...

$58 - $76

Drive  •  1 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Bournemouth to London Paddington Station 103.6 miles

$22 - $35

What companies run services between Bournemouth, England and London Paddington Station, England?

You can take a train from Bournemouth to London Paddington Station via Reading in around 1 h 54 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Bournemouth to London Paddington Station every 3 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $40 and the journey takes 2 h 25 min.

Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Bournemouth to Reading
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $75
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $55
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Reading to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $20
Advanced Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $35
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Bournemouth Station to Heathrow Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Bournemouth Station to Hammersmith Bridge Road
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Bournemouth and London Paddington Station is 148 km. The road distance is 166 km.

The cheapest way to get from Bournemouth to London Paddington Station is to bus which costs £11 - £14 and takes 3 h 6 min.

The quickest way to get from Bournemouth to London Paddington Station is to drive which takes 1 h 53 min and costs £16 - £25.

No, there is no direct train from Bournemouth to London Paddington Station. However, there are services departing from Bournemouth and arriving at London Paddington via Reading. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 54 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Bournemouth to London Paddington Station. However, there are services departing from Bournemouth Station and arriving at Paddington, Bishops Bridge Road Westbourne Terrace via Hammersmith Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 6 min.

It takes approximately 1 h 54 min to get from Bournemouth to London Paddington Station, including transfers.