There are 4 ways to get from Royal Tunbridge Wells to Poole by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Tunbridge Wells to London Waterloo East
  2. Take the train from London Waterloo to Poole

$54 - $81

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Bus  •  6 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial to Three Bridges Station 291
  2. Take the bus from Gatwick Airport London South to Heathrow Airport London T5 201 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T5 to POOLE, Dorset 205

$36 - $44

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  5 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial to Crawley, Bus Station (Station Way) 291
  2. Take the train from Crawley to Southampton Central
  3. Take the train from Southampton Central to Poole

$63 - $96

Drive  •  2 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Royal Tunbridge Wells to Poole 137.6 miles

$29 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Royal Tunbridge Wells to Poole is to drive which costs £22 - £35 and takes 2 h 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Royal Tunbridge Wells to Poole is to drive which costs £22 - £35 and takes 2 h 22 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Royal Tunbridge Wells to Poole. However, there are services departing from Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial and arriving at POOLE, Dorset via Three Bridges Station, Gatwick Airport London South and Heathrow Airport London T5. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 3 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Royal Tunbridge Wells to Poole. However, there are services departing from Tunbridge Wells and arriving at Poole via London Waterloo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 35 min.

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The distance between Royal Tunbridge Wells and Poole is 103 miles. The road distance is 137.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Royal Tunbridge Wells to Poole without a car is to train which takes 3 h 35 min and costs £40 - £65.

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It takes approximately 3 h 35 min to get from Royal Tunbridge Wells to Poole, including transfers.

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Royal Tunbridge Wells to Poole bus services, operated by Metrobus, depart from Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial station.

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Royal Tunbridge Wells to Poole train services, operated by Southeastern, depart from Tunbridge Wells station.

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The best way to get from Royal Tunbridge Wells to Poole is to train which takes 3 h 35 min and costs £40 - £65. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £27 - £35 and takes 6 h 3 min.

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Map of how to get from Royal Tunbridge Wells to Poole.
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  • Distance: 102.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 35 min

What companies run services between Royal Tunbridge Wells, England and Poole, England?

You can take a train from Royal Tunbridge Wells to Poole via London Waterloo East and London Waterloo in around 3 h 35 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Royal Tunbridge Wells to Poole via Three Bridges Station, Gatwick Airport, Gatwick South Terminal, Gatwick Airport London South, and Heathrow Airport London T5 in around 6 h 3 min.

Train operators
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from London Waterloo to Poole
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Southampton Central to Poole
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $21
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
Metrobus
Website
metrobus.co.uk
Bus from Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial to Crawley, Bus Station (Station Way)
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10
Website
metrobus.co.uk
Bus from Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial to Three Bridges Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10
Website
metrobus.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 Gatwick Airport London South to Heathrow Airport London T5
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $16
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T5 to POOLE, Dorset
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Royal Tunbridge Wells to Poole bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at POOLE, Dorset station.

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Royal Tunbridge Wells to Poole train services, operated by South Western Railway, arrive at Poole station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Royal Tunbridge Wells to Poole is 138 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 22 min to drive from Royal Tunbridge Wells to Poole.

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