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

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Train  •  1h 37m

  1. Take the train from Bournemouth to Southampton Central
  2. Take the train from Southampton Central to Havant

£21 - £123

Cheapest option

Bus, line 23 bus  •  3h 31m

  1. Take the bus from Bournemouth Station, off Holdenhurst Rd to Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade
  2. Take the bus from Southampton City Centre, WestQuay to City Centre, Victoria Park X4
  3. Take the line 23 bus from City Centre, City Shops South to Havant College 23

£11 - £16

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Drive  •  1h 3m

  1. Drive from Bournemouth to Havant 54.4 miles

£8 - £13

Bournemouth to Thorney Island by train

The train journey time between Bournemouth and Thorney Island is around 1h 31m and covers a distance of around 53 miles. The fastest train normally takes 1h 10m. Operated by South Western Railway, CrossCountry, Southern Service and others, the Bournemouth to Thorney Island train service departs from Bournemouth and arrives in Havant. Typically 195 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
1h 31m
Fastest train time:
1h 10m
Train distance:
53 miles
Trains per week:
195
Cheapest price:
£21
Carbon emissions:
4 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
05:15
Last train departs at:
23:12

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Bournemouth to Thorney Island train schedules

Trains departing Monday, August 2, 2021

Bournemouth → Thorney Island
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Thorney Island is 111.

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The most affordable way to get from Bournemouth to Thorney Island is to drive, which costs £8 - £13 and takes 1h 3m.

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The quickest way to get from Bournemouth to Thorney Island is to drive which costs £8 - £13 and takes 1h 3m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bournemouth station to Thorney Island. However, there are services departing from Bournemouth Station, off Holdenhurst Rd and arriving at Havant College via Southampton City Centre, WestQuay and City Centre, City Shops South. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 31m.

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No, there is no direct train from Bournemouth to Thorney Island. However, there are services departing from Bournemouth and arriving at Havant via Southampton Central. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 37m.

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The distance between Bournemouth and Thorney Island is 43 miles. The road distance is 54.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Bournemouth to Thorney Island without a car is to train which takes 1h 37m and costs £20 - £130.

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It takes approximately 1h 37m to get from Bournemouth to Thorney Island, including transfers.

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Bournemouth to Thorney Island bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Bournemouth Station, off Holdenhurst Rd.

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Bournemouth to Thorney Island train services, operated by South Western Railway, depart from Bournemouth station.

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The best way to get from Bournemouth to Thorney Island is to train which takes 1h 37m and costs £20 - £130. Alternatively, you can bus and line 23 bus, which costs £10 - £16 and takes 3h 31m.

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Map of how to get from Bournemouth to Thorney Island.
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  • Distance: 42.8 miles
  • Duration: 1h 37m

What companies run services between Bournemouth, England and Thorney Island, West Sussex, England?

You can take a train from Bournemouth to Havant via Southampton Central in around 1h 37m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bournemouth to Havant via Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade, Southampton City Centre, WestQuay, City Centre, Victoria Park, and City Centre, City Shops South in around 3h 31m.

Train operators
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Southampton Central to Havant
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£10 - £14
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£10 - £14
Anytime Day 1st Class
£18 - £25
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, off Holdenhurst Rd to Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Website
National Express
Stagecoach South
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from City Centre, City Shops South to Havant College
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Website
Stagecoach South

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Bournemouth to Thorney Island bus services, operated by Stagecoach South, arrive at Havant College station.

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Bournemouth to Thorney Island train services, operated by Southern Service, arrive at Havant station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bournemouth to Thorney Island is 54 miles. It takes approximately 1h 3m to drive from Bournemouth to Thorney Island.

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