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There are 3 ways to get from Bournemouth to Swindon by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2h 4m

  1. Take the train from Bournemouth to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Swindon

$69 - $110

2 alternative options

Bus  •  4h 11m

  1. Take the bus from Bournemouth Square to Salisbury, Blue Boar Row X3
  2. Take the bus from Salisbury, Blue Boar Row to Swindon, Spring Gardens X5

Drive  •  1h 34m

  1. Drive from Bournemouth to Swindon 90.8 miles

$19 - $29

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The cheapest way to get from Bournemouth to Swindon is to drive which costs £15 - £22 and takes 1h 34m.

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The quickest way to get from Bournemouth to Swindon is to drive which costs £15 - £22 and takes 1h 34m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bournemouth to Swindon. However, there are services departing from Bournemouth Square and arriving at Swindon, Spring Gardens via Salisbury, Blue Boar Row. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 11m.

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No, there is no direct train from Bournemouth to Swindon. However, there are services departing from Bournemouth and arriving at Swindon via Reading. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 4m.

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The distance between Bournemouth and Swindon is 58 miles. The road distance is 90.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Bournemouth to Swindon without a car is to train which takes 2h 4m and costs £50 - £85.

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It takes approximately 2h 4m to get from Bournemouth to Swindon, including transfers.

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Bournemouth to Swindon bus services, operated by More Bus, depart from Bournemouth Square station.

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Bournemouth to Swindon train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Bournemouth station.

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The best way to get from Bournemouth to Swindon is to train which takes 2h 4m and costs £50 - £85. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4h 11m.

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Map of how to get from Bournemouth to Swindon.
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  • Distance: 58.4 miles
  • Duration: 2h 4m

What companies run services between Bournemouth, England and Swindon, England?

You can take a train from Bournemouth to Swindon via Reading in around 2h 4m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bournemouth to Swindon via Salisbury, Blue Boar Row in around 4h 11m.

Train operators
CrossCountry
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Reading to Swindon
Ave. Duration
31m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$14 - $22
Advanced Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $40
Bus operators
More Bus
Phone
+44 1202 338420
Email
enquiries@morebus.co.uk
Website
morebus.co.uk
Bus from Bournemouth Square to Salisbury, Blue Boar Row
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
morebus.co.uk
Salisbury Reds
Phone
+44 1202 338420
Website
salisburyreds.co.uk
Bus from Salisbury, Blue Boar Row to Swindon, Spring Gardens
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
salisburyreds.co.uk

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Bournemouth to Swindon bus services, operated by Salisbury Reds, arrive at Swindon, Spring Gardens station.

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Bournemouth to Swindon train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at Swindon station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bournemouth to Swindon is 91 miles. It takes approximately 1h 34m to drive from Bournemouth to Swindon.

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