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There are 6 ways to get from Sandbanks to Highcliffe by bus, train, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Bus, train  •  1h 21m

  1. Take the bus from Sandbanks, Royal Motor Yacht Club to Bournemouth Station 50 / ...
  2. Take the train from Bournemouth to Hinton Admiral

£6 - £11

5 alternative options

Line 60 bus, train  •  1h 48m

  1. Take the line 60 bus from Sandbanks, Royal Motor Yacht Club to Poole, Bus Station 60
  2. Take the train from Poole to Hinton Admiral

£7 - £15

Bus  •  1h 49m

  1. Take the bus from Sandbanks, Royal Motor Yacht Club to Bournemouth Square 50 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Bournemouth Square to Highcliffe, The Lord Bute 1a / ...

Bus via Sandbanks, Shoreacres  •  2h 17m

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

Taxi  •  25 min

  1. Take a taxi from Sandbanks to Highcliffe 14.2 miles

£30 - £40

Drive  •  25 min

  1. Drive from Sandbanks to Highcliffe 14.2 miles

£2 - £4

Sandbanks to Highcliffe by bus and train

The journey time between Sandbanks and Highcliffe is around 1h 30m and covers a distance of around 14 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 50 min. Operated by More Bus, Yellow Coaches and South Western Railway, the Sandbanks to Highcliffe service departs from Sandbanks, Royal Motor Yacht Club and arrives in Hinton Admiral. Typically 111 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
1h 30m
Fastest journey time:
50 min
Journey distance:
14 miles
Services per week:
111
Cheapest price:
£6
Carbon emissions:
2 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
07:16
Last service departs at:
21:58

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Sandbanks to Highcliffe bus and train schedules

Departing Wednesday, July 28, 2021

Sandbanks → Highcliffe
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Highcliffe is 111.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sandbanks to Highcliffe is to drive which costs £2 - £4 and takes 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sandbanks to Highcliffe is to taxi which costs £30 - £40 and takes 25 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sandbanks to Highcliffe. However, there are services departing from Sandbanks, Royal Motor Yacht Club and arriving at Highcliffe, The Lord Bute via Bournemouth Square. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 49m.

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The distance between Sandbanks and Highcliffe is 11 miles. The road distance is 14.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Sandbanks to Highcliffe without a car is to bus and train which takes 1h 21m and costs £5 - £11.

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It takes approximately 1h 21m to get from Sandbanks to Highcliffe, including transfers.

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Sandbanks to Highcliffe bus services, operated by More Bus, depart from Sandbanks, Royal Motor Yacht Club station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Sandbanks to Highcliffe is 14 miles. It takes approximately 25 min to drive from Sandbanks to Highcliffe.

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Map of how to get from Sandbanks to Highcliffe.
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  • Distance: 11.1 miles
  • Duration: 1h 21m

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

You can take a bus from Sandbanks to Highcliffe via Bournemouth Square in around 1h 49m.

Train operators
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Bournemouth to Hinton Admiral
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£3 - £7
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£3 - £4
Anytime Day 1st Class
£5 - £7
Train from Poole to Hinton Admiral
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£5 - £12
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£5 - £8
Anytime Day 1st Class
£9 - £12
Bus operators
More Bus
Phone
+44 1202 338420
Email
enquiries@morebus.co.uk
Website
morebus.co.uk
Bus from Sandbanks, Royal Motor Yacht Club to Bournemouth Station
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
More Bus
Bus from Sandbanks, Royal Motor Yacht Club to Poole, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
More Bus
Bus from Sandbanks, Royal Motor Yacht Club to Bournemouth Square
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
More Bus
Yellow Coaches
Phone
+44 1202 636019
Email
privatehire@yellowcoaches.co.uk
Website
yellowcoaches.co.uk
Bus from Sandbanks, Royal Motor Yacht Club to Bournemouth Station
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
yellowcoaches.co.uk
Bus from Sandbanks, Shoreacres to Bournemouth Square
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
yellowcoaches.co.uk
Discover Dorset Tours
Phone
+44 1202 557007
Email
info@discoverdorset.co.uk
Website
discoverdorset.co.uk
Bus from Sandbanks, Royal Motor Yacht Club to Bournemouth Square
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Discover Dorset
Yellow Buses
Phone
01202 636110
Email
wecanhelp@yellowbuses.co.uk
Website
bybus.co.uk
Bus from Bournemouth Square to Highcliffe, The Lord Bute
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Yellow Buses
Other operators
Taxi from Sandbanks to Highcliffe
Ave. Duration
25 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
United Taxis
Phone
+44 1202 556 677
Website
556677.com
Star Radio Cars
Phone
+44 1202 918 270
PRC Streamline Taxis
Phone
+44 1202 37 37 37
Website
prcstreamline.co.uk
Mobile Radio Cars
Phone
+44 1202 518 000
Website
mobileradiocars.co.uk

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