There are 6 ways to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Bournemouth by train, bus, car or towncar

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Train  •  3 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Southampton Central
  2. Take the train from Southampton Central to Bournemouth

$63 - $137

Cheapest option

Bus via Salisbury, Blue Boar Row  •  5 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Bristol International Airport, Airport Terminal to Bath City Centre, Dorchester Street A4
  2. Take the bus from Bath City Centre, Bus Station to Salisbury, Blue Boar Row D1
  3. Take the bus from Salisbury, Blue Boar Row to Bournemouth Square X3

$23 - $36

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  3 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Salisbury
  2. Take the bus from Salisbury, Blue Boar Row to Bournemouth Square X3

$43 - $81

Bus National Express  •  5 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Bristol Bus & Coach Station to Bournemouth Station, Holdenhurst Road National Express

$24 - $28

Drive  •  1 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Bournemouth 75.8 miles

$16 - $24

Towncar  •  1 h 54 min

  1. Take a town car from Bristol Airport to Bournemouth 75.8 miles

$180 - $260

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Bournemouth is to drive which costs £12 - £18 and takes 1 h 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Bournemouth is to drive which costs £12 - £18 and takes 1 h 54 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Bournemouth station. However, there are services departing from Bristol International Airport, Airport Terminal and arriving at Bournemouth Station, Holdenhurst Road via Bristol Bus & Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 11 min.

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The distance between Bristol Airport (BRS) and Bournemouth is 59 miles. The road distance is 75.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Bournemouth without a car is to train which takes 3 h 47 min and costs £45 - £110.

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It takes approximately 3 h 47 min to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Bournemouth, including transfers.

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Bristol Airport (BRS) to Bournemouth bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Bristol Bus & Coach Station.

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The best way to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Bournemouth is to train which takes 3 h 47 min and costs £45 - £110. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £18 - £22 and takes 5 h 11 min.

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Bristol Airport (BRS) to Bournemouth bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Bournemouth Station, Holdenhurst Road.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bristol Airport (BRS) to Bournemouth is 76 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 54 min to drive from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Bournemouth.

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  • Distance: 58.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 47 min

What companies run services between Bristol Airport (BRS), England and Bournemouth, England?

You can take a train from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Bournemouth via Temple Meads, Bristol Temple Meads, and Southampton Central in around 3 h 47 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Bournemouth once daily. Tickets cost $12 - $16 and the journey takes 3 h 35 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $40
Advanced Single
$25 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Salisbury
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $55
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $26
Advanced Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $55
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Southampton Central to Bournemouth
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $18
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Salisbury
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $29
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
More Bus
Website
morebus.co.uk
Bus from Salisbury, Blue Boar Row to Bournemouth Square
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
morebus.co.uk
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 Bristol Bus & Coach Station to Bournemouth Station, Holdenhurst Road
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bath Bus Company
Phone
+44 (0)1225 444102
Website
bathbuscompany.com
Bus from Bristol International Airport, Airport Terminal to Bath City Centre, Dorchester Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
bathbuscompany.com
Air Decker
Website
airdecker.com
Bus from Bristol Airport to Bath
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
airdecker.com
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Bristol Airport to Bournemouth
Estimated price
$180 - $260

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