There are 4 ways to get from Slough to Bournemouth by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Slough to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Bournemouth

$54 - $87

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Bus  •  2 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T5 to Bournemouth Station, Holdenhurst Road National Express / ...

$13 - $19

2 alternative options

Line 8 bus, bus, train  •  4 h

  1. Take the line 8 bus from Slough Town Centre, Landmark Place (High Street) to Staines Bridge 8
  2. Take the bus from Staines Bridge to Woking Railway Station 446 / ...
  3. Take the train from Woking to Bournemouth

$35 - $54

Drive  •  1 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Slough to Bournemouth 90.8 miles

$19 - $29

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No, there is no direct bus from Slough to Bournemouth station. However, there are services departing from Slough Town Centre, Landmark Place (Herschel Street) and arriving at Bournemouth Station, Holdenhurst Road via Heathrow Airport London T5. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 59 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Slough to Bournemouth. However, there are services departing from Slough and arriving at Bournemouth via Reading. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 48 min.

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The distance between Slough and Bournemouth is 78 miles. The road distance is 90.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Slough to Bournemouth without a car is to train which takes 2 h 48 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 48 min to get from Slough to Bournemouth, including transfers.

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Slough to Bournemouth bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Heathrow Airport London T5 station.

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Slough to Bournemouth train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from Slough station.

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The best way to get from Slough to Bournemouth is to train which takes 2 h 48 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 2 h 59 min.

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

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Slough to Bournemouth train services, operated by CrossCountry, arrive at Bournemouth station.

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Map of how to get from Slough to Bournemouth.
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  • Distance: 78.4 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 48 min

What companies run services between Slough, England and Bournemouth, England?

You can take a train from Slough to Bournemouth via Reading in around 2 h 48 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Slough to Bournemouth hourly. Tickets cost $10 - $15 and the journey takes 1 h 50 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Slough to Reading
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$8 - $12
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $17
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Reading to Bournemouth
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $70
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $55
Bus operators
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 Heathrow Airport London T5 to Bournemouth Station, Holdenhurst Road
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
nationalexpress.com
White Bus Services
Phone
01344 882 612
Email
office@whitebus.co.uk
Website
whitebus.co.uk
Bus from Staines Bridge to Woking Railway Station
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
whitebus.co.uk
Falcon Coaches
Website
falconcoachhire.com
Bus from Staines Bridge to Woking Railway Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Website
falconcoachhire.com
Carlone Buses
Phone
07766 703 970
Email
carlone48@msn.com
Website
carlonelimited.co.uk
Bus from Staines Bridge to Woking Railway Station
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
carlonelimited.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Slough to Bournemouth is 91 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 35 min to drive from Slough to Bournemouth.

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