There are 5 ways to get from Castle Cary to Bournemouth by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  2 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Castle Cary to Weymouth
  2. Take the train from Weymouth to Bournemouth

$34 - $59

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Line 1 bus, bus  •  3 h 48 min

  1. Take the line 1 bus from Castle Cary, The Horsepond to Yeovil, Bus Station 1 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Yeovil to Bournemouth Station, Holdenhurst Road National Express

$15 - $19

3 alternative options

Bus  •  4 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Wincanton, Memorial Hall to Salisbury, Tesco 25 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Salisbury, Blue Boar Row to Bournemouth Square X3

$27

Taxi  •  1 h 14 min

  1. Take a taxi from Castle Cary to Bournemouth 46.7 miles

$190 - $230

Drive  •  1 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Castle Cary to Bournemouth 46.7 miles

$10 - $15

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The cheapest way to get from Castle Cary to Bournemouth is to drive which costs £7 - £11 and takes 1 h 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Castle Cary to Bournemouth is to taxi which costs £140 - £180 and takes 1 h 14 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Castle Cary to Bournemouth station. However, there are services departing from Castle Cary, The Horsepond and arriving at Bournemouth Station, Holdenhurst Road via Yeovil. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 48 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Castle Cary to Bournemouth. However, there are services departing from Castle Cary and arriving at Bournemouth via Weymouth. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 23 min.

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The distance between Castle Cary and Bournemouth is 38 miles. The road distance is 46.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Castle Cary to Bournemouth without a car is to train which takes 2 h 23 min and costs £26 - £45.

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It takes approximately 2 h 23 min to get from Castle Cary to Bournemouth, including transfers.

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Castle Cary to Bournemouth bus services, operated by South West Coaches, depart from Castle Cary, The Horsepond station.

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Castle Cary to Bournemouth train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from Castle Cary station.

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The best way to get from Castle Cary to Bournemouth is to train which takes 2 h 23 min and costs £26 - £45. Alternatively, you can line 1 bus and bus, which costs £11 - £15 and takes 3 h 48 min.

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Map of how to get from Castle Cary to Bournemouth.
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  • Distance: 37.7 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 23 min

What companies run services between Castle Cary, England and Bournemouth, England?

You can take a train from Castle Cary to Bournemouth via Weymouth in around 2 h 23 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Castle Cary to Bournemouth via Yeovil, Bus Station and Yeovil in around 3 h 48 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Castle Cary to Weymouth
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $21
Advanced Single
$15 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $40
Bus operators
South West Coaches
Website
southwestcoaches.co.uk
Bus from Castle Cary, The Horsepond to Yeovil, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
southwestcoaches.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 Yeovil to Bournemouth Station, Holdenhurst Road
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com
Salisbury Reds
Phone
+44 1202 338420
Website
salisburyreds.co.uk
Bus from Wincanton, Memorial Hall to Salisbury, Tesco
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
salisburyreds.co.uk
Tourist Coaches
Website
touristcoaches.co.uk
Bus from Wincanton, Memorial Hall to Salisbury, Blue Boar Row
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
touristcoaches.co.uk
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
Other operators
Taxi from Castle Cary to Bournemouth
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Estimated price
$190 - $230
Yeovil Radio Cabs
Phone
+44 1935 426666
Website
yeovilradiocabs.co.uk

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Castle Cary to Bournemouth bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Bournemouth Station, Holdenhurst Road.

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Castle Cary to Bournemouth train services, operated by South Western Railway, arrive at Bournemouth station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Castle Cary to Bournemouth is 47 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 14 min to drive from Castle Cary to Bournemouth.

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