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  •  28 min

  1. Take the train from Bournemouth to Southampton Central

$11 - $50

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  55 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Bournemouth to Southampton 32.8 miles

$2 - $8

4 alternative options

Bus  •  50 min

  1. Take the bus from Bournemouth Station to Southampton City Centre, Coach Station 206 / ...

$6 - $10

Bus, train, line 3 bus  •  1 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Bournemouth Square to Pokesdown, Hannington Road 1a / ...
  2. Take the train from Pokesdown to Southampton Central
  3. Take the line 3 bus from Southampton City Centre, Central Station to Ocean Village 3

$16 - $23

Taxi  •  37 min

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

$130 - $160

Drive  •  37 min

  1. Drive from Bournemouth to Port of Southampton 33.1 miles

$7 - $11

Questions & Answers

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 28 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 train from Bournemouth to Southampton Central takes 28 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bournemouth Station station and arriving at Southampton City Centre, Coach Station station. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 50 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Bournemouth and arriving at Southampton Central. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 28 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: 28 min

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

CrossCountry operates a train from Bournemouth to Port of Southampton hourly. Tickets cost $30 - $50 and the journey takes 28 min. South Western Railway also services this route hourly. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Bournemouth to Port of Southampton hourly. Tickets cost $6 - $10 and the journey takes 50 min.

Train operators
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Bournemouth to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $18
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Pokesdown to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $17
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 to Southampton City Centre, Coach Station
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
nationalexpress.com
Yellow Buses
Phone
01202 636110
Email
wecanhelp@yellowbuses.co.uk
Website
bybus.co.uk
Bus from Bournemouth Square to Pokesdown, Hannington Road
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
bybus.co.uk
More Bus
Website
morebus.co.uk
Bus from Bournemouth Square to Pokesdown Station
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
morebus.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 - $160
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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