There are 4 ways to get from London to Sandbanks by train, bus or car

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Train South Western Railway, bus  •  2 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from London Waterloo to Bournemouth
  2. Take the bus from Bournemouth Station to Sandbanks, Banks Road 50 / ...

$40 - $58

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Bus  •  3 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Bournemouth Station, Holdenhurst Road National Express / ...

$17 - $21

2 alternative options

Train CrossCountry, bus  •  3 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from London Paddington to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Bournemouth
  3. Take the bus from Bournemouth Station to Sandbanks, Banks Road 50 / ...

$69 - $115

Drive  •  2 h 4 min

  1. Drive from London to Sandbanks 112.4 miles

$24 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from London to Sandbanks is to bus which costs £13 - £16 and takes 3 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from London to Sandbanks is to drive which costs £18 - £27 and takes 2 h 4 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from London station to Sandbanks. However, there are services departing from London Victoria Coach Station and arriving at Sandbanks, Banks Road via Bournemouth Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 9 min.

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The distance between London and Sandbanks is 98 miles. The road distance is 112.4 miles.

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The best way to get from London to Sandbanks without a car is to train and bus which takes 2 h 43 min and costs £30 - £45.

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It takes approximately 2 h 43 min to get from London to Sandbanks, including transfers.

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London to Sandbanks bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at London Victoria Coach Station.

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London to Sandbanks bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Bournemouth Station, Holdenhurst Road.

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Yes, the driving distance between London to Sandbanks is 112 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 4 min to drive from London to Sandbanks.

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There are 685+ hotels available in Sandbanks. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from London to Sandbanks.
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  • Distance: 97.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 43 min

What companies run services between London, England and Sandbanks, Poole, England?

National Express operates a bus from London to Sandbanks every 2 hours. Tickets cost $12 - $16 and the journey takes 2 h 20 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Reading
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$12 - $20
Advanced Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $35
CrossCountry
Bus operators
More Bus
Website
morebus.co.uk
Bus from Bournemouth Station to Sandbanks, Banks Road
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
morebus.co.uk
Discover Dorset
Website
discoverdorset.co.uk
Bus from Bournemouth Station to Sandbanks, Banks Road
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
discoverdorset.co.uk
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 London Victoria Coach Station to Bournemouth Station, Holdenhurst Road
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Website
nationalexpress.com

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