Duration 1h 54m
Distance 114.5 miles
Average price £50
Possible routes 4 found

St Albans to Bournemouth

Rome2rio has found 4 ways to get from St Albans to Bournemouth by train, bus and car. The cheapest way to get from St Albans to Bournemouth costs only £13, and the quickest way takes just 1h 54m. We recommend taking the train from London Waterloo to Bournemouth, which takes around 2h 50m.

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Train

  1. London Waterloo
  2. Bournemouth
2h 50m
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£57 - £111
Alternative routes

Line 724 bus, train

  1. St Albans, Town Hall
    724
  2. Reading
  3. Bournemouth
4h 44m
£51 - £83

Bus

  1. Hemel Hempstead
    National Express / ...
  2. Heathrow Airport London T5
    National Express / ...
  3. Bournemouth
4h 51m
Cheapest
£14 - £19

Drive

  1. St Albans
    114.4 miles
  2. Bournemouth
Fastest
1h 54m
£18 - £27

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from St Albans to Bournemouth? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

The cheapest way to get from St Albans to Bournemouth is to bus which costs £13 - £20 and takes 4h 51m.

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The quickest way to get from St Albans to Bournemouth is to drive which costs £18 - £27 and takes 1h 54m.

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No, there is no direct bus from St Albans to Bournemouth station. However, there are services departing from St Albans, St Peter's Street and arriving at Bournemouth Station, off Holdenhurst Rd via Hemel Hempstead and Heathrow Airport London T5. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 51m.

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No, there is no direct train from St Albans to Bournemouth. However, there are services departing from St Albans City and arriving at Bournemouth via West Hampstead station and London Waterloo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 50m.

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The distance between St Albans and Bournemouth is 98 miles. The road distance is 114.5 miles.

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The best way to get from St Albans to Bournemouth without a car is to train which takes 2h 50m and costs £55 - £120.

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It takes approximately 2h 50m to get from St Albans to Bournemouth, including transfers.

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St Albans to Bournemouth bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Hemel Hempstead station.

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St Albans to Bournemouth train services, operated by South Western Railway, depart from London Waterloo station.

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The best way to get from St Albans to Bournemouth is to train which takes 2h 50m and costs £55 - £120. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £13 - £20 and takes 4h 51m.

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St Albans to Bournemouth bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Bournemouth Station, off Holdenhurst Rd.

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St Albans to Bournemouth train services, operated by South Western Railway, arrive at Bournemouth station.

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Yes, the driving distance between St Albans to Bournemouth is 114 miles. It takes approximately 1h 54m to drive from St Albans to Bournemouth.

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There are 980+ hotels available in Bournemouth. Prices start at £75 per night.

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How to travel from St Albans to Bournemouth

Find all the possible transport options for your trip from St Albans to Bournemouth right here. Rome2rio displays up to date schedules, route maps, journey times and estimated fares from relevant transport operators, ensuring you can make an informed decision about which option will suit you best. Click the map below to see more travel options.

What companies run services between St Albans and Bournemouth?

South Western Railway operates a train from St Albans to Bournemouth every 30 minutes. Tickets cost £45 - £95 and the journey takes 1h 54m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from St Albans to Bournemouth via Hemel Hempstead, Marlowes, Hemel Hempstead, and Heathrow Airport London T5 in around 4h 51m.
Bus operators
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £6

About this operator

Bus exterior

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.

Bournemouth, United Kingdom

Bournemouth is a large coastal resort town on the south coast of England directly to the east of the Jurassic Coast, a 155 km World Heritage Site. According to the 2011 census, the town has a population of 183,491 making it the largest settlement in Dorset. With Poole to the west and Christchurch in the east, Bournemouth forms the South East Dorset conurbation, which has a total population of over 465,000. - Wikipedia

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