There are 9 ways to get from Dublin to Bournemouth by plane, train, car ferry, bus and ferry, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly to Southampton, train  •  4 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Southampton (SOU) DUB - SOU
  2. Take the train from Southampton Airport Parkway to Bournemouth

$69 - $288

Cheapest option

Bus and ferry, bus via Birmingham  •  14 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to Birmingham 871
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham to Bournemouth National Express

$39 - $50

7 alternative options

Fly to Bristol, train  •  6 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Bristol (BRS) DUB - BRS
  2. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Southampton Central
  3. Take the train from Southampton Central to Bournemouth

$93 - $298

Fly to London Gatwick, train  •  6 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to London Gatwick (LGW) DUB - LGW
  2. Take the train from Clapham Junction to Bournemouth

$84 - $231

Fly to London Heathrow, train  •  6 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to London Heathrow (LHR) DUB - LHR
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to Reading
  3. Take the train from Reading to Bournemouth

$153 - $378

Car ferry, train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  10 h 42 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  2. Take the train from Holyhead to London Euston
  3. Take the train from London Waterloo to Bournemouth

$238 - $369

Car ferry, train via Wolverhampton  •  12 h 37 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  2. Take the train from Holyhead to Wolverhampton
  3. Take the train from Wolverhampton to Bournemouth

$191 - $285

Bus and ferry, bus  •  15 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to London Victoria 871
  2. Take the bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Bournemouth Station 035 / ...

$43 - $55

Car ferry, drive  •  8 h 53 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  2. Drive from Holyhead to Bournemouth

$111 - $155

What companies run services between Dublin, Ireland and Bournemouth, England?

There is no direct connection from Dublin to Bournemouth. However, you can take the line 702 bus to Dublin Airport, take the walk to Dublin airport, fly to Southampton, take the walk to Southampton Airport Parkway, then take the train to Bournemouth. Alternatively, you can take the line 702 bus to Dublin Airport, take the walk to Dublin airport, fly to Bristol, take the walk to Bristol Airport, take the shuttle to Bristol Temple Meads, take the train to Southampton Central, then take the train to Bournemouth.

Airlines
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Dublin to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $370
Flights from Dublin to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Flights from Dublin to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Flights from Dublin to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $340
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Dublin to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Flights from Dublin to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Flights from Dublin to London Gatwick via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Dublin to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $340
Flights from Dublin to London Heathrow via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $350
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Dublin to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $240
Flights from Dublin to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$25 - $210
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Dublin to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $370
Train operators
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Southampton Airport Parkway to Bournemouth
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Southampton Central to Bournemouth
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $20
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Clapham Junction to Bournemouth
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from London Waterloo to Bournemouth
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Southampton Airport Parkway to Bournemouth
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$20 - $30
Train from Southampton Central to Bournemouth
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $40
Anytime Single
$30 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$18 - $27
Train from Reading to Bournemouth
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$50 - $75
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $60
Train from Wolverhampton to Bournemouth
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $140
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$55 - $85
Anytime Single
$85 - $140
Off-Peak Single
$85 - $130
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 - $80
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$25 - $40
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $80
Train from London Paddington to Reading
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $21
Advanced Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $40
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Holyhead to London Euston
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$160 - $260
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$100 - $150
Anytime Day Single
$160 - $260
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Holyhead to Wolverhampton
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $100
First Anytime Day Single
$100 - $160
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus and ferry from Dublin to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $28
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Birmingham to Bournemouth
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus and ferry from Dublin to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
12 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Bournemouth Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
nationalexpress.com
Ferry operators
Irish Ferries
Website
irishferries.com
Car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$41 - $45
Schedules at
irishferries.com
Car
$150 - $180
On Foot
$41 - $45
car
$123
Passenger
$43

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Dublin to Bournemouth?

The distance between Dublin and Bournemouth is 417 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Dublin to Bournemouth?

The cheapest way to get from Dublin to Bournemouth is to bus and ferry and bus which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 14 h 30 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Dublin to Bournemouth?

The quickest way to get from Dublin to Bournemouth is to fly and train which takes 4 h 31 min and costs 55€ - 240€.

Is there a direct bus between Dublin and Bournemouth?

No, there is no direct bus from Dublin to Bournemouth. However, there are services departing from Dublin and arriving at Bournemouth via Birmingham. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 30 min.

How long does it take to get from Dublin to Bournemouth?

It takes approximately 4 h 31 min to get from Dublin to Bournemouth, including transfers.