There are 4 ways to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Bournemouth by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Stansted Airport to Tottenham Hale Stansted Express
  2. Take the train from London Waterloo to Bournemouth

$64 - $88

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from London Stansted Airport to London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 to Bournemouth Station, Holdenhurst Road National Express / ...

$44 - $63

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  4 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from London Stansted Airport to King's Cross St. Pancras
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to Reading
  3. Take the train from Reading to Bournemouth

$79 - $126

Drive  •  2 h 31 min

  1. Drive from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Bournemouth 153 miles

$30 - $50

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Bournemouth is to drive which costs £24 - £40 and takes 2 h 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Bournemouth is to drive which costs £24 - £40 and takes 2 h 31 min.

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The distance between London Stansted Airport (STN) and Bournemouth is 123 miles. The road distance is 153 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 18 min to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Bournemouth, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Bournemouth station. However, there are services departing from London Stansted Airport and arriving at Bournemouth Station, Holdenhurst Road via London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 36 min.

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What companies run services between London Stansted Airport (STN), England and Bournemouth, England?

You can take a train from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Bournemouth via Tottenham Hale, Tottenham Hale Underground Station, Warren Street Underground Station, Waterloo Underground Station, and London Waterloo in around 3 h 18 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Bournemouth via London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 in around 4 h 36 min.

Train operators
Stansted Express
Website
stanstedexpress.com
Train from Stansted Airport to Tottenham Hale
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
stanstedexpress.com
Standard
$24
First
$39
Business
$36
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Reading
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $20
Advanced Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $35
CrossCountry
Bus operators
TerraVision UK
Website
terravision.eu
Bus from London Stansted Airport to King's Cross St. Pancras
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $13
Schedules at
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National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Stansted Airport to London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 to Bournemouth Station, Holdenhurst Road
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
nationalexpress.com

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