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There are 6 ways to get from Bournemouth to London Victoria by train, bus, rideshare or car

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Train via Clapham Junction  •  2h 3m

  1. Take the train from Bournemouth to Clapham Junction

$35 - $53

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  2h 46m

  1. Take the rideshare from Bournemouth to London 104.5 miles

$9 - $20

4 alternative options

Train  •  2h 3m

  1. Take the train from Bournemouth to London Waterloo

$38 - $55

Bus  •  2h 37m

  1. Take the bus from Bournemouth Station, Holdenhurst Road to London Victoria Coach Station National Express / ...

$11 - $16

Train CrossCountry  •  2h 47m

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

$69 - $108

Drive  •  1h 54m

  1. Drive from Bournemouth to London Victoria 104 miles

$22 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Bournemouth to London Victoria is to bus which costs £9 - £12 and takes 2h 37m.

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The quickest way to get from Bournemouth to London Victoria is to drive which costs £17 - £25 and takes 1h 54m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bournemouth Station, Holdenhurst Road station and arriving at London Victoria Coach Station station. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 30m.

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No, there is no direct train from Bournemouth to London Victoria. However, there are services departing from Bournemouth and arriving at London Victoria via Clapham Junction. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 3m.

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The distance between Bournemouth and London Victoria is 93 miles. The road distance is 104 miles.

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The best way to get from Bournemouth to London Victoria without a car is to train which takes 2h 3m and costs £26 - £45.

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It takes approximately 2h 3m to get from Bournemouth to London Victoria, including transfers.

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

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Bournemouth to London Victoria train services, operated by South Western Railway, depart from Bournemouth station.

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The best way to get from Bournemouth to London Victoria is to train which takes 2h 3m and costs £26 - £45. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £9 - £12 and takes 2h 37m.

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Map of how to get from Bournemouth to London Victoria.
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  • Distance: 93 miles
  • Duration: 2h 3m

What companies run services between Bournemouth, England and London Victoria, England?

South Western Railway operates a train from Bournemouth to London Victoria hourly. Tickets cost $30 - $55 and the journey takes 1h 53m. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Bournemouth to London Victoria hourly. Tickets cost $11 - $16 and the journey takes 2h 30m.

Train operators
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Bournemouth to Clapham Junction
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Bournemouth to London Waterloo
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
CrossCountry
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Reading to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
57m
Frequency
Every 15 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, Holdenhurst Road to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
National Express
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Bournemouth to London
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $20
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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

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Bournemouth to London Victoria train services, operated by South Western Railway, arrive at Clapham Junction station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bournemouth to London Victoria is 104 miles. It takes approximately 1h 54m to drive from Bournemouth to London Victoria.

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There are 9118+ hotels available in London Victoria. Prices start at $76 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Bournemouth and London Victoria. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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