There are 5 ways to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Bournemouth by bus, train, car or towncar

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Bus  •  2 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Bournemouth Station, Holdenhurst Road National Express / ...

$30 - $40

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Bus, train  •  2 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Woking National Express / ...
  2. Take the train from Woking to Bournemouth

$33 - $51

Train  •  3 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Hayes & Harlington to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Bournemouth

$61 - $99

Drive  •  1 h 34 min

  1. Drive from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Bournemouth 94.2 miles

$20 - $30

Towncar  •  1 h 34 min

  1. Take a town car from London Heathrow Airport to Bournemouth 94.2 miles

$210 - $300

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 and arriving at Bournemouth Station, Holdenhurst Road station. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct train from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Bournemouth. However, there are services departing from Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 and arriving at Bournemouth via Hayes & Harlington and Reading. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 14 min.

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The distance between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and Bournemouth is 81 miles. The road distance is 94.2 miles.

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The best way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Bournemouth without a car is to bus which takes 2 h 20 min and costs .

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The bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Bournemouth Station, Holdenhurst Road takes 2 h 20 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Bournemouth bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 station.

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London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Bournemouth train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from Hayes & Harlington station.

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The best way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Bournemouth is to bus which takes 2 h 20 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 3 h 14 min.

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London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Bournemouth bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Bournemouth Station, Holdenhurst Road.

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London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Bournemouth train services, operated by CrossCountry, arrive at Bournemouth station.

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Map of how to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Bournemouth.
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  • Distance: 81.2 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 20 min

What companies run services between London Heathrow Airport (LHR), England and Bournemouth, England?

National Express operates a bus from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Bournemouth hourly. Tickets cost $30 - $40 and the journey takes 2 h 20 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Bournemouth via Hayes & Harlington and Reading in around 3 h 14 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Hayes & Harlington to Reading
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $25
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $15
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $25
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Reading to Bournemouth
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $70
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $55
Bus operators
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 Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Bournemouth Station, Holdenhurst Road
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Woking
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Heathrow Airport to Bournemouth
Estimated price
$210 - $300

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Yes, the driving distance between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Bournemouth is 94 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 34 min to drive from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Bournemouth.

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