There are 4 ways to get from Bournemouth to Royal Tunbridge Wells by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Bournemouth to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from London Waterloo East to Tunbridge Wells

$52 - $77

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Bus  •  4 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Bournemouth Station, Holdenhurst Road to London Heathrow Airport Terminal 5 National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from London Heathrow Airport Terminal 5 to London Gatwick Airport South National Express / ...

$33 - $45

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Bournemouth to Southampton Central
  2. Take the train from Southampton Central to Horsham
  3. Take the bus from Three Bridges Station to Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial 291

$55 - $122

Drive  •  2 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Bournemouth to Royal Tunbridge Wells 134 miles

$28 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Bournemouth to Royal Tunbridge Wells is to drive which costs £22 - £35 and takes 2 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bournemouth to Royal Tunbridge Wells is to drive which costs £22 - £35 and takes 2 h 15 min.

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The distance between Bournemouth and Royal Tunbridge Wells is 98 miles. The road distance is 134 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 8 min to get from Bournemouth to Royal Tunbridge Wells, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bournemouth station to Royal Tunbridge Wells. However, there are services departing from Bournemouth Station, Holdenhurst Road and arriving at Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial via London Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Gatwick Airport, Gatwick South Terminal and East Grinstead, War Memorial (London Road). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 59 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bournemouth to Royal Tunbridge Wells. However, there are services departing from Bournemouth and arriving at Tunbridge Wells via London Waterloo East. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 8 min.

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Map of how to get from Bournemouth to Royal Tunbridge Wells.
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  • Distance: 98.1 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 8 min

What companies run services between Bournemouth, England and Royal Tunbridge Wells, England?

You can take a train from Bournemouth to Royal Tunbridge Wells via London Waterloo and London Waterloo East in around 3 h 8 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bournemouth to Royal Tunbridge Wells via London Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, London Gatwick Airport South, Gatwick Airport, Gatwick South Terminal, and East Grinstead, War Memorial (London Road) in around 4 h 59 min.

Train operators
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Bournemouth to London Waterloo
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
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
Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Three Bridges Station to Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Bournemouth Station, Holdenhurst Road to London Heathrow Airport Terminal 5
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Heathrow Airport Terminal 5 to London Gatwick Airport South
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Website
nationalexpress.com

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