There are 4 ways to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Bournemouth by train, subway, 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  •  2 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from London Waterloo to Bournemouth

$40 - $68

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Bournemouth Station 035 / ...

$19 - $25

2 alternative options

Tube, bus  •  4 h 21 min

  1. Take the Tube from Green Park Underground Station to Heathrow Terminal 4 Underground Station Piccadilly
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London to Bournemouth National Express / ...

$41 - $56

Drive  •  2 h 13 min

  1. Drive from London City Airport (LCY) to Bournemouth 116 miles

$24 - $40

What companies run services between London City Airport (LCY), England and Bournemouth, England?

South Western Railway operates a train from London City Airport (LCY) to Bournemouth hourly. Tickets cost $35 - $60 and the journey takes 1 h 54 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London City Airport (LCY) to Bournemouth hourly. Tickets cost $13 - $18 and the journey takes 2 h 25 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Green Park Underground Station to Heathrow Terminal 4 Underground Station
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport London to Bournemouth
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
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
$13 - $18
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from London City Airport (LCY) to Bournemouth?

The distance between London City Airport (LCY) and Bournemouth is 160 km. The road distance is 186 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Bournemouth?

The cheapest way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Bournemouth is to bus which costs £13 - £18 and takes 4 h 48 min.

What is the fastest way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Bournemouth?

The quickest way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Bournemouth is to drive which takes 2 h 13 min and costs £17 - £26.

Is there a direct bus between London City Airport (LCY) and Bournemouth?

No, there is no direct bus from London City Airport (LCY) to Bournemouth. However, there are services departing from Silvertown, London City Airport and arriving at Bournemouth Station via Canning Town, Covent Garden, Savoy Street and Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 48 min.

How long does it take to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Bournemouth?

It takes approximately 2 h 48 min to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Bournemouth, including transfers.