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

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Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from London Waterloo to Bournemouth

$42 - $72

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from St Albans, St Peter's Street to Heathrow Central Bus Station 724
  2. Take the bus from London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 to Bournemouth Station, Holdenhurst Road National Express / ...

$39 - $44

2 alternative options

Bus, line 800 bus, train  •  5 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Watford, Beechen Grove to High Wycombe, Bus Station (Shopping Centre)
  2. Take the line 800 bus from High Wycombe, Bus Station (Shopping Centre) to Reading Town Centre, Friar Street (adj Cross Street) 800 / ...
  3. Take the train from Reading to Bournemouth

$65 - $95

Drive  •  1 h 54 min

  1. Drive from St Albans to Bournemouth 114.5 miles

$24 - $40

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from St Albans to Bournemouth is to drive which costs £19 - £28 and takes 1 h 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from St Albans to Bournemouth is to drive which costs £19 - £28 and takes 1 h 54 min.

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

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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, Holdenhurst Road via London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 26 min.

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

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  • Distance: 98.2 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 55 min

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 $30 - $55 and the journey takes 1 h 54 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from St Albans to Bournemouth via Heathrow Central Bus Station and London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 in around 4 h 26 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 St Albans, St Peter's Street to Heathrow Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
Green Line
Book at
Green Line (Arriva)
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 to Bournemouth Station, Holdenhurst Road
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $35
Website
nationalexpress.com
Carousel Buses
Phone
01494 450151
Email
info@carouselbuses.co.uk
Website
carouselbuses.co.uk
Bus from Watford, Beechen Grove to High Wycombe, Bus Station (Shopping Centre)
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
Carousel Buses
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from High Wycombe, Bus Station (Shopping Centre) to Reading Town Centre, Friar Street (adj Cross Street)
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk

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