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There are 10 ways to get from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Bournemouth by train, plane, bus or car

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Train to Glasgow, fly to Southampton, train  •  4h 44m

  1. Take the train from Prestwick Intl Airport to Paisley Gilmour Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Southampton (SOU) GLA - SOU
  3. Take the train from Southampton Airport Parkway to Bournemouth

£88 - £352

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Bus  •  12h 38m

  1. Take the bus from Prestwick Airport to Glasgow, Waterloo Lane X77
  2. Take the bus from Glasgow to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
  3. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Bournemouth Station, off Holdenhurst Rd

£26 - £34

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Train, bus to Edinburgh, fly to Southampton  •  5h 56m

  1. Take the train from Prestwick Intl Airport to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
  3. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Southampton (SOU) EDI - SOU
  4. Take the train from Southampton Airport Parkway to Bournemouth

£101 - £537

Train to Glasgow, fly to Bristol, train  •  7h

  1. Take the train from Prestwick Intl Airport to Paisley Gilmour Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Bristol (BRS) GLA - BRS
  3. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Southampton Central
  4. Take the train from Southampton Central to Bournemouth

£83 - £344

Train to Glasgow, fly to London Luton, train  •  7h 7m

  1. Take the train from Prestwick Intl Airport to Paisley Gilmour Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to London Luton (LTN) GLA - LTN
  3. Take the train from Luton to West Hampstead Thameslink
  4. Take the train from London Waterloo to Bournemouth

£101 - £253

Train to Glasgow, fly to London Heathrow, train  •  6h 59m

  1. Take the train from Prestwick Intl Airport to Paisley Gilmour Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to London Heathrow (LHR) GLA - LHR
  3. Take the train from London Paddington to Reading
  4. Take the train from Reading to Bournemouth

£102 - £426

Train  •  9h 7m

  1. Take the train from Prestwick Intl Airport to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to London Euston
  3. Take the train from London Waterloo to Bournemouth

£205 - £672

Train via Manchester  •  10h 46m

  1. Take the train from Prestwick Intl Airport to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Preston
  3. Take the train from Preston to Manchester Piccadilly
  4. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Bournemouth

£185 - £589

Bus, train  •  13h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Prestwick Airport to Buchanan Bus Station 4 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Birmingham, Navigation Street M11
  3. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Bournemouth

£104 - £258

Drive  •  7h 44m

  1. Drive from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Bournemouth 455.4 miles

£65 - £100

Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Bournemouth by train and subway

The journey time between Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) and Bournemouth is around 9h 13m and covers a distance of around 548 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 7h 36m. Operated by First ScotRail Service, Avanti West Coast, London Underground (Tube) and others, the Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Bournemouth service departs from Prestwick Intl Airport and arrives in Bournemouth. Typically 86 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
9h 13m
Fastest journey time:
7h 36m
Services per week:
86
Cheapest price:
£205
Carbon emissions:
46 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:20
Last service departs at:
23:07

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Bournemouth train and subway schedules

Departing Monday, June 21, 2021

Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) → Bournemouth
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The cheapest way to get from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Bournemouth is to bus which costs £25 - £35 and takes 12h 38m.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Bournemouth is to train and fly which costs £85 - £360 and takes 4h 44m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Bournemouth station. However, there are services departing from Prestwick Airport and arriving at Bournemouth Station, off Holdenhurst Rd via Glasgow and Heathrow Airport London T2,3. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 38m.

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No, there is no direct train from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Bournemouth. However, there are services departing from Prestwick Intl Airport and arriving at Bournemouth via Glasgow Central, Euston station and London Waterloo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 7m.

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The distance between Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) and Bournemouth is 352 miles. The road distance is 455.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Bournemouth without a car is to train which takes 9h 7m and costs £200 - £700.

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It takes approximately 4h 44m to get from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Bournemouth, including transfers.

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Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Bournemouth bus services, operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, depart from Prestwick Airport station.

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Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Bournemouth train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, depart from Prestwick Intl Airport station.

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The best way to get from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Bournemouth is to train which takes 9h 7m and costs £200 - £700. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £25 - £35 and takes 12h 38m.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Bournemouth.
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  • Distance: 351.7 miles
  • Duration: 4h 44m

What companies run services between Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK), Scotland and Bournemouth, England?

You can take a train from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Bournemouth via Glasgow Central, London Euston, Euston station, Waterloo station, and London Waterloo in around 9h 7m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Bournemouth via Glasgow, Waterloo Lane, Glasgow, and Heathrow Airport London T2,3 in around 12h 38m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Glasgow to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£130 - £380
Flights from Edinburgh to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£130 - £460
Flights from Glasgow to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£50 - £300
Flights from Glasgow to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£80 - £380
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £160
Flights from Glasgow to Bristol via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£35 - £160
Flights from Glasgow to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £170
Flights from Glasgow to London Luton via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £170
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Glasgow to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£130 - £380
Flights from Edinburgh to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£130 - £450
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Glasgow to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£80 - £380
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Southampton via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£110 - £350
Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Prestwick Intl Airport to Paisley Gilmour Street
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£7 - £20
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£7 - £10
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£15 - £20
Train from Prestwick Intl Airport to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£8 - £24
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£8 - £12
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£18 - £24
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Southampton Airport Parkway to Bournemouth
Ave. Duration
47 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
Train from Southampton Central to Bournemouth
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£12 - £26
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£12 - £17
Anytime Day 1st Class
£21 - £26
Train from London Waterloo to Bournemouth
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£45 - £95
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£45 - £60
Anytime Day 1st Class
£75 - £95
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Southampton Airport Parkway to Bournemouth
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£27 - £110
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£27 - £33
Anytime Day 1st Class
£75 - £110
Train from Southampton Central to Bournemouth
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£26 - £110
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£26 - £31
Anytime Day 1st Class
£70 - £110
Train from Reading to Bournemouth
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£40 - £140
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£40 - £55
Anytime Day 1st Class
£100 - £140
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Bournemouth
Ave. Duration
4h 48m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£110 - £290
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£110 - £140
Anytime Day 1st Class
£200 - £290
Train from Birmingham New Street to Bournemouth
Ave. Duration
3h 11m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£80 - £220
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£80 - £100
Anytime Day 1st Class
£150 - £220
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£28 - £35
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£28 - £35
Anytime Day 1st Class
£45 - £65
Train from London Paddington to Reading
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£14 - £18
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£14 - £18
Anytime Day 1st Class
£25 - £35
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton to West Hampstead Thameslink
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£12 - £16
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£12 - £16
TfL Rail
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from London Paddington to Reading
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£9 - £13
Website
TfL Rail
Offpeak (Contactless or Oyster)
£9 - £13
Peak (Contactless or Oyster)
£16 - £27
Avanti West Coast
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to London Euston
Ave. Duration
4h 54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£150 - £550
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£150 - £200
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£380 - £550
Train from Glasgow Central to Preston
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£70 - £250
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£70 - £95
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£180 - £250
TransPennine Express Service
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Preston
Ave. Duration
2h 38m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£55 - £90
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£22 - £35
Off-Peak Day Single
£40 - £65
Anytime Day Single
£55 - £90
Train from Preston to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£14 - £23
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£8 - £13
Off-Peak Day Single
£10 - £16
Anytime Day Single
£14 - £23
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Train from Preston to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£16 - £25
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£7 - £20
Off-Peak Single
£12 - £18
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
£16 - £25
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£9 - £13
Website
Scottish Citylink
Stagecoach West Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Prestwick Airport to Glasgow, Waterloo Lane
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £8
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Bus from Prestwick Airport to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£5 - £9
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
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 Glasgow to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£14 - £18
Website
National Express
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Bournemouth Station, off Holdenhurst Rd
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£6 - £8
Website
National Express
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Birmingham, Navigation Street
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£18 - £30
Website
Megabus UK

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The quickest flight from Glasgow Airport to Southampton Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Bournemouth bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Bournemouth Station, off Holdenhurst Rd.

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Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Bournemouth train services, operated by South Western Railway, arrive at Bournemouth station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Bournemouth is 455 miles. It takes approximately 7h 44m to drive from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Bournemouth.

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