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

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Train  •  3h 13m

  1. Take the train from London Waterloo to Branksome

$39 - $65

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Bus  •  3h 44m

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Westbourne National Express / ...

$14 - $20

2 alternative options

Train, line 50 bus  •  3h 30m

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

$38 - $57

Drive  •  2h 4m

  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 £10 - £16 and takes 3h 44m.

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

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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 Westbourne, Alumhurst Road. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 44m.

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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 which takes 3h 13m and costs £30 - £50.

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It takes approximately 3h 13m 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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The best way to get from London to Sandbanks is to train which takes 3h 13m and costs £30 - £50. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £10 - £16 and takes 3h 44m.

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London to Sandbanks bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Westbourne station.

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

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  • Distance: 97.8 miles
  • Duration: 3h 13m

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

South Western Railway operates a train from London to Sandbanks hourly. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 1h 54m. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London to Sandbanks every 3 hours. Tickets cost $12 - $16 and the journey takes 2h 31m.

Train operators
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from London Waterloo to Branksome
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from London Waterloo to Bournemouth
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
More Bus
Phone
+44 1202 338420
Email
enquiries@morebus.co.uk
Website
morebus.co.uk
Bus from Bournemouth Station to Sandbanks, Banks Road
Ave. Duration
36m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
morebus.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 Westbourne
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Website
National Express

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