There are 6 ways to get from Bournemouth to Southampton Central Station by train, bus, night train, rideshare, taxi or car

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Train  •  36 min

  1. Take the train from Bournemouth to Southampton Central

$11 - $50

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Rideshare  •  1 h 9 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Bournemouth to Southampton 32.8 miles

$2 - $8

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Bus  •  56 min

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

$7 - $11

Night train  •  45 min

  1. Take the night train from Bournemouth to Southampton Central

$11 - $18

Taxi  •  35 min

  1. Take a taxi from Bournemouth to Southampton Central Station 32.1 miles

$130 - $160

Drive  •  35 min

  1. Drive from Bournemouth to Southampton Central Station 32.1 miles

$6 - $10

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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 36 min.

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The distance between Bournemouth and Southampton Central Station is 24 miles. The road distance is 32.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Bournemouth to Southampton Central Station without a car is to train which takes 36 min and costs .

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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 Southampton Central Station bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Bournemouth Station.

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Bournemouth to Southampton Central Station train services, operated by South Western Railway, depart from Bournemouth station.

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The best way to get from Bournemouth to Southampton Central Station is to train which takes 36 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 56 min.

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Bournemouth to Southampton Central Station bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Southampton City Centre, Coach Station.

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

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Map of how to get from Bournemouth to Southampton Central Station.
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  • Distance: 24.2 miles
  • Duration: 36 min

What companies run services between Bournemouth, England and Southampton Central Station, Southampton, England?

South Western Railway operates a train from Bournemouth to Southampton Central Station 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 Southampton Central Station hourly. Tickets cost $7 - $11 and the journey takes 50 min.

Train operators
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.

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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
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
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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Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Bournemouth to Southampton
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$2 - $8
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blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Bournemouth to Southampton Central Station
Ave. Duration
35 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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Yes, the driving distance between Bournemouth to Southampton Central Station is 32 miles. It takes approximately 35 min to drive from Bournemouth to Southampton Central Station.

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There are 697+ hotels available in Southampton Central Station. Prices start at $85 USD per night.

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

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