There are 5 ways to get from Bournemouth to London Paddington Station by train, bus or car

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Train CrossCountry  •  1 h 55 min

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

$66 - $105

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Bus  •  3 h 1 min

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

$15 - $18

3 alternative options

Train South Western Railway  •  2 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Bournemouth to London Waterloo

$37 - $56

Bus via Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3  •  2 h 51 min

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

$56 - $75

Drive  •  1 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Bournemouth to London Paddington Station 103.6 miles

$22 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Bournemouth to London Paddington Station is to bus which costs £11 - £14 and takes 3 h 1 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bournemouth to London Paddington Station is to drive which costs £17 - £25 and takes 1 h 53 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bournemouth station 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 1 min.

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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 55 min.

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The distance between Bournemouth and London Paddington Station is 93 miles. The road distance is 103.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Bournemouth to London Paddington Station without a car is to train which takes 1 h 55 min and costs £50 - £80.

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It takes approximately 1 h 55 min to get from Bournemouth to London Paddington Station, including transfers.

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Bournemouth to London Paddington Station bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Bournemouth Station.

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Bournemouth to London Paddington Station train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Bournemouth station.

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The best way to get from Bournemouth to London Paddington Station is to train which takes 1 h 55 min and costs £50 - £80. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £40 - £60 and takes 2 h 51 min.

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Map of how to get from Bournemouth to London Paddington Station.
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  • Distance: 92.6 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 55 min

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 55 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Bournemouth to London Paddington Station hourly. Tickets cost $30 - $40 and the journey takes 2 h 25 min.

Train operators
CrossCountry
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
$12 - $20
Advanced Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $35
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 to Heathrow Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Bournemouth Station to Hammersmith Bridge Road
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
nationalexpress.com

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