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There are 5 ways to get from Poole to Highcliffe by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  27 min

  1. Take the train from Poole to Hinton Admiral

£5 - £12

4 alternative options

Bus  •  1h 43m

  1. Take the bus from Poole station to Bournemouth Square Gt / ...
  2. Take the bus from Bournemouth Square to Highcliffe, The Lord Bute 1a / ...

Bus via Poole, Bus Station  •  1h 57m

  1. Take the bus from Poole, Bus Station to Bournemouth Square M1 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Bournemouth Square to Highcliffe, The Lord Bute 1a / ...

Taxi  •  26 min

  1. Take a taxi from Poole to Highcliffe 14.5 miles

£30 - £40

Drive  •  26 min

  1. Drive from Poole to Highcliffe 14.5 miles

£2 - £4

Poole to Highcliffe by train

The train journey time between Poole and Highcliffe is around 27 min and covers a distance of around 13 miles. The fastest train normally takes 23 min. Operated by South Western Railway, the Poole to Highcliffe train service departs from Poole and arrives in Hinton Admiral. Typically 86 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
27 min
Fastest train time:
23 min
Train distance:
13 miles
Trains per week:
86
Cheapest price:
£5
Carbon emissions:
1 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
05:23
Last train departs at:
22:54

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Poole to Highcliffe train schedules

Poole → Highcliffe
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Poole to Highcliffe is to drive which costs £2 - £4 and takes 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from Poole to Highcliffe is to taxi which costs £30 - £40 and takes 26 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Poole station to Highcliffe. However, there are services departing from Poole station and arriving at Highcliffe, The Lord Bute via Bournemouth Square. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 43m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Poole and arriving at Hinton Admiral. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 27 min.

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The distance between Poole and Highcliffe is 12 miles. The road distance is 14.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Poole to Highcliffe without a car is to train which takes 27 min and costs £5 - £12.

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The train from Poole to Hinton Admiral takes 27 min including transfers and departs every two hours.

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Poole to Highcliffe bus services, operated by Yellow Coaches, depart from Poole station.

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Poole to Highcliffe train services, operated by South Western Railway, depart from Poole station.

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The best way to get from Poole to Highcliffe is to train which takes 27 min and costs £5 - £12. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 1h 43m.

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Map of how to get from Poole to Highcliffe.
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  • Distance: 12.3 miles
  • Duration: 27 min

What companies run services between Poole, England and Highcliffe, Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole Council, England?

South Western Railway operates a train from Poole to Hinton Admiral every 2 hours. Tickets cost £5 - £12 and the journey takes 27 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Poole to Highcliffe via Bournemouth Square in around 1h 43m.

Train operators
Bus operators
Yellow Coaches
Phone
+44 1202 636019
Email
privatehire@yellowcoaches.co.uk
Website
yellowcoaches.co.uk
Bus from Poole station to Bournemouth Square
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
yellowcoaches.co.uk
Yellow Buses
Phone
01202 636110
Email
wecanhelp@yellowbuses.co.uk
Website
bybus.co.uk
Bus from Poole station to Bournemouth Square
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
Yellow Buses
Bus from Bournemouth Square to Highcliffe, The Lord Bute
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Yellow Buses
More Bus
Phone
+44 1202 338420
Email
enquiries@morebus.co.uk
Website
morebus.co.uk
Bus from Poole, Bus Station to Bournemouth Square
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
More Bus
Other operators
Taxi from Poole to Highcliffe
Ave. Duration
26 min
Estimated price
£30 - £40
Poole Town Taxis
Phone
+44 1202 691 000
Parkstone Cars
Phone
+44 1202 739 999
Website
parkstonecars.co.uk
Jai's T Pooleaxi
Phone
+44 7412 030 426
Dial A Cab Poole
Phone
+44 1202 666 822

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Poole to Highcliffe bus services, operated by Yellow Buses, arrive at Highcliffe, The Lord Bute station.

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Poole to Highcliffe train services, operated by South Western Railway, arrive at Hinton Admiral station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Poole to Highcliffe is 15 miles. It takes approximately 26 min to drive from Poole to Highcliffe.

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