There are 4 ways to get from Hitchin to Bournemouth by train, 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

Train  •  3 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Hitchin to London Bridge
  2. Take the train from London Waterloo to Bournemouth

$55 - $88

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Luton Airport to Heathrow Airport London National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London to Bournemouth National Express / ...

$27 - $38

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station) to Watford, Clarendon Road
  2. Take the bus from Watford, Beechen Grove to High Wycombe, Bus Station (Shopping Centre) 336
  3. Take the bus from High Wycombe, Bus Station (Shopping Centre) to Reading Town Centre, Friar Street (adj Cross Street) 800 / ...
  4. Take the train from Reading to Bournemouth

$73 - $104

Drive  •  2 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Hitchin to Bournemouth 131.2 miles

$28 - $45

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

You can take a train from Hitchin to Bournemouth via London Bridge, London Bridge Underground Station, Waterloo Underground Station, and London Waterloo in around 3 h 18 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Hitchin to Bournemouth via Airport Bus Station, Luton Airport, and Heathrow Airport London in around 5 h 29 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Luton Airport to Heathrow Airport London
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport London to Bournemouth
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
nationalexpress.com
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station) to Watford, Clarendon Road
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from High Wycombe, Bus Station (Shopping Centre) to Reading Town Centre, Friar Street (adj Cross Street)
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Carousel Buses
Phone
01494 450151
Email
info@carouselbuses.co.uk
Website
carouselbuses.co.uk
Bus from Watford, Beechen Grove to High Wycombe, Bus Station (Shopping Centre)
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
Carousel Buses
Bus from High Wycombe, Bus Station (Shopping Centre) to Reading Town Centre, Friar Street (adj Cross Street)
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
Carousel Buses

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Hitchin to Bournemouth?

The distance between Hitchin and Bournemouth is 176 km. The road distance is 210 km.

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

The cheapest way to get from Hitchin to Bournemouth is to drive which costs £20 - £29 and takes 2 h 13 min.

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

The quickest way to get from Hitchin to Bournemouth is to drive which takes 2 h 13 min and costs £20 - £29.

Is there a direct bus between Hitchin and Bournemouth?

No, there is no direct bus from Hitchin to Bournemouth. However, there are services departing from Hitchin, Moormead Close and arriving at Bournemouth via Luton Airport and Heathrow Airport London. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 29 min.

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

It takes approximately 3 h 18 min to get from Hitchin to Bournemouth, including transfers.