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There are 6 ways to get from Bournemouth to Port of Southampton by train, bus, rideshare, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  36 min

  1. Take the train from Bournemouth to Southampton Central

$11 - $50

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Rideshare  •  55 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Bournemouth to Southampton 32.8 miles

$2 - $8

4 alternative options

Bus  •  45 min

  1. Take the bus from Bournemouth Station, Holdenhurst Road to Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade National Express / ...

$7 - $10

Bus, train  •  1 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Bournemouth Square to Branksome Station M1 / ...
  2. Take the train from Branksome to Southampton Central

$15 - $22

Taxi  •  37 min

  1. Take a taxi from Bournemouth to Port of Southampton 33.1 miles

$130 - $170

Drive  •  37 min

  1. Drive from Bournemouth to Port of Southampton 33.1 miles

$7 - $11

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The cheapest way to get from Bournemouth to Port of Southampton is to rideshare which costs £2 - £6 and takes 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bournemouth to Port of Southampton is to train which costs £9 - £40 and takes 36 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bournemouth Station, Holdenhurst Road station and arriving at Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade station. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 45 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Bournemouth and arriving at Southampton Central. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 36 min.

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The distance between Bournemouth and Port of Southampton is 24 miles. The road distance is 33.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Bournemouth to Port of Southampton without a car is to train which takes 36 min and costs £9 - £40.

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The train from Bournemouth to Southampton Central takes 36 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Bournemouth to Port of Southampton bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Bournemouth Station, Holdenhurst Road.

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Bournemouth to Port of Southampton train services, operated by South Western Railway, depart from Bournemouth station.

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The best way to get from Bournemouth to Port of Southampton is to train which takes 36 min and costs £9 - £40. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £5 - £8 and takes 45 min.

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Map of how to get from Bournemouth to Port of Southampton.
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  • Distance: 24.5 miles
  • Duration: 36 min

What companies run services between Bournemouth, England and Port of Southampton, England?

South Western Railway operates a train from Bournemouth to Port of Southampton hourly. Tickets cost $11 - $18 and the journey takes 36 min. CrossCountry also services this route hourly. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Bournemouth to Port of Southampton hourly. Tickets cost $7 - $10 and the journey takes 45 min.

Train operators
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Bournemouth to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $18
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Branksome to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
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 Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
nationalexpress.com
More Bus
Website
morebus.co.uk
Bus from Bournemouth Square to Branksome Station
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Schedules at
morebus.co.uk
Yellow Buses
Phone
01202 636110
Email
wecanhelp@yellowbuses.co.uk
Website
bybus.co.uk
Bus from Bournemouth Square to Branksome Station
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Schedules at
bybus.co.uk
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 Southampton
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$2 - $8
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Bournemouth to Port of Southampton
Ave. Duration
37 min
Estimated price
$130 - $170
Bournemouth Streamline Warrens Taxis
Phone
+44 1202 555511
Website
streamlinewarrenstaxis.co.uk
United Taxis
Phone
+44 1202 556677
Website
556677.com

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Bournemouth to Port of Southampton bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade.

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Bournemouth to Port of Southampton train services, operated by South Western Railway, arrive at Southampton Central station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bournemouth to Port of Southampton is 33 miles. It takes approximately 37 min to drive from Bournemouth to Port of Southampton.

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

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