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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from London Waterloo to Bournemouth

$48 - $78

Cheapest option

Line 757 bus, bus  •  4 h 38 min

  1. Take the line 757 bus from Bricket Wood, Black Boy PH to Victoria, Green Line Coach Station 757
  2. Take the bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Bournemouth Station 035 / ...

$25 - $33

2 alternative options

Bus  •  5 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from St Albans City Railway Station to Heathrow Central Bus Station 724
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London to Bournemouth National Express / ...

$40 - $50

Drive  •  1 h 54 min

  1. Drive from St Albans to Bournemouth 114.5 miles

$24 - $40

What companies run services between St Albans, England and Bournemouth, England?

South Western Railway operates a train from St Albans to Bournemouth hourly. Tickets cost $35 - $60 and the journey takes 1 h 54 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from St Albans to Bournemouth via Bricket Wood, Black Boy PH, Victoria, Green Line Coach Station, and Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station in around 4 h 38 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Green Line (operated by Arriva)
Phone
0344 801 7261
Email
greenline.customerservices@googlemail.com
Website
greenline.co.uk
Bus from Bricket Wood, Black Boy PH to Victoria, Green Line Coach Station
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
Green Line
Book at
Green Line (Arriva)
Bus from St Albans City Railway Station to Heathrow Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
Green Line
Book at
Green Line (Arriva)
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Bournemouth Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport London to Bournemouth
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from St Albans to Bournemouth?

The distance between St Albans and Bournemouth is 157 km. The road distance is 183 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from St Albans to Bournemouth?

The cheapest way to get from St Albans to Bournemouth is to drive which costs £17 - £26 and takes 1 h 54 min.

What is the fastest way to get from St Albans to Bournemouth?

The quickest way to get from St Albans to Bournemouth is to drive which takes 1 h 54 min and costs £17 - £26.

Is there a direct bus between St Albans and Bournemouth?

No, there is no direct bus from St Albans to Bournemouth. However, there are services departing from St Albans, Town Hall and arriving at Bournemouth Station via Bricket Wood, Black Boy PH and Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 38 min.

How long does it take to get from St Albans to Bournemouth?

It takes approximately 2 h 55 min to get from St Albans to Bournemouth, including transfers.