There are 5 ways to get from City of Lancaster to Bournemouth by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  6h 2m

  1. Take the train from Lancaster to Wolverhampton
  2. Take the train from Wolverhampton to Bournemouth

£102 - £239

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Bus  •  9h 58m

  1. Take the bus from Lancaster to Stoke-On-Trent
  2. Take the bus from Stoke-On-Trent to Heathrow Airport London T5
  3. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T5 to Bournemouth Station, off Holdenhurst Rd 205

£20 - £26

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Drive  •  4h 51m

  1. Drive from City of Lancaster to Bournemouth 295.4 miles

£45 - £70

Train to Manchester, fly, train  •  4h 7m

  1. Take the train from Lancaster to Manchester Airport
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Southampton (SOU) MAN - SOU
  3. Take the train from Southampton Airport Parkway to Bournemouth

£60 - £177

Train to Leeds Bradford, fly, train  •  5h 54m

  1. Take the train from Lancaster to Shipley
  2. Fly from Leeds Bradford (LBA) to Southampton (SOU) LBA - SOU
  3. Take the train from Southampton Airport Parkway to Bournemouth

£84 - £231

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The cheapest way to get from City of Lancaster to Bournemouth is to bus which costs £19 - £27 and takes 9h 58m.

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The quickest way to get from City of Lancaster to Bournemouth is to train and fly which costs £60 - £180 and takes 4h 7m.

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No, there is no direct bus from City of Lancaster to Bournemouth station. However, there are services departing from Lancaster and arriving at Bournemouth Station, off Holdenhurst Rd via Stoke-On-Trent and Heathrow Airport London T5. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 58m.

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No, there is no direct train from City of Lancaster to Bournemouth. However, there are services departing from Lancaster and arriving at Bournemouth via Wolverhampton. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 2m.

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The distance between City of Lancaster and Bournemouth is 234 miles. The road distance is 295.4 miles.

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The best way to get from City of Lancaster to Bournemouth without a car is to train which takes 6h 2m and costs £100 - £240.

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It takes approximately 6h 2m to get from City of Lancaster to Bournemouth, including transfers.

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City of Lancaster to Bournemouth bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Lancaster station.

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City of Lancaster to Bournemouth train services, operated by Virgin Trains, depart from Lancaster station.

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The best way to get from City of Lancaster to Bournemouth is to train which takes 6h 2m and costs £100 - £240. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £19 - £27 and takes 9h 58m.

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Map of how to get from City of Lancaster to Bournemouth.
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  • Distance: 234.5 miles
  • Duration: 6h 2m

What companies run services between City of Lancaster, England and Bournemouth, England?

You can take a train from City of Lancaster to Bournemouth via Wolverhampton in around 6h 2m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from City of Lancaster to Bournemouth via Stoke-On-Trent and Heathrow Airport London T5 in around 9h 58m.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Manchester to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £160
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£100 - £390
Train operators
Virgin Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Lancaster to Wolverhampton
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£40 - £150
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£40 - £55
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£110 - £150
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Wolverhampton to Bournemouth
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£60 - £95
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£35 - £60
Anytime Single
£60 - £95
Off-Peak Single
£60 - £95
Train from Southampton Airport Parkway to Bournemouth
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£25 - £40
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£18 - £27
Anytime Single
£25 - £40
Off-Peak Single
£14 - £21
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Lancaster to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£19 - £27
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£9 - £14
Off-Peak Day Single
£15 - £23
Anytime Day Single
£19 - £27
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Lancaster to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£16 - £23
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Lancaster to Shipley
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£15 - £22
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Southampton Airport Parkway to Bournemouth
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£14 - £29
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£14 - £19
Anytime Day 1st Class
£24 - £29
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 Lancaster to Stoke-On-Trent
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£6 - £9
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National Express
Bus from Stoke-On-Trent to Heathrow Airport London T5
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£7 - £10
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National Express
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T5 to Bournemouth Station, off Holdenhurst Rd
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£6 - £8
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National Express

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The quickest flight from Manchester Airport to Southampton Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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City of Lancaster to Bournemouth bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Bournemouth Station, off Holdenhurst Rd.

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City of Lancaster to Bournemouth train services, operated by CrossCountry, arrive at Bournemouth station.

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Yes, the driving distance between City of Lancaster to Bournemouth is 295 miles. It takes approximately 4h 51m to drive from City of Lancaster to Bournemouth.

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Flybe offers flights from Manchester Airport to Southampton Airport.

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