How to get from Glastonbury to Bournemouth

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Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 24 min

$92 - $129

Cheapest option

Line 77 bus, bus National Express  •  4 h 10 min

  1. 77
  2. National Express

$17 - $21

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  3 h 21 min

$46 - $105

Line 77 bus, bus via Blandford, Market Place  •  5 h 26 min

  1. 77
  2. X10

$33

Drive  •  1 h 30 min

  1. 65.7 miles

$14 - $21

What companies run services between Glastonbury, England and Bournemouth, England?

You can take a train from Glastonbury to Bournemouth via Castle Cary, Dorchester West, and Dorchester South in around 2 h 24 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Glastonbury to Bournemouth via Yeovil, Bus Station and Yeovil in around 4 h 10 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Castle Cary to Dorchester West
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $35
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$12 - $19
Advanced Single
$13 - $19
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $35
Train from Warminster to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$15 - $23
Advanced Single
$16 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $45
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Dorchester South to Bournemouth
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $18
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Southampton Central to Bournemouth
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
Berrys Coaches
Website
berryscoaches.co.uk
Bus from Glastonbury, Town Hall to Warminster, Market Place
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
berryscoaches.co.uk
Buses of Somerset
Website
busesofsomerset.co.uk
Bus from Glastonbury, Magdalene Street to Yeovil, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
busesofsomerset.co.uk
South West Coaches
Website
southwestcoaches.co.uk
Bus from Yeovil, Bus Station to Blandford, Market Place
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
southwestcoaches.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Glastonbury and Bournemouth is 76 km. The road distance is 105 km.

The cheapest way to get from Glastonbury to Bournemouth is to drive which costs £10 - £16 and takes 1 h 30 min.

The quickest way to get from Glastonbury to Bournemouth is to drive which takes 1 h 30 min and costs £10 - £16.

No, there is no direct bus from Glastonbury to Bournemouth. However, there are services departing from Glastonbury, Magdalene Street and arriving at Bournemouth via Yeovil. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 10 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 24 min to get from Glastonbury to Bournemouth, including transfers.