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

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Train  •  2 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from London Waterloo to Bournemouth

$42 - $72

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Bus  •  5 h

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

$22 - $33

2 alternative options

Line 724 bus, train  •  4 h 34 min

  1. Take the line 724 bus from St Albans, Town Hall to Uxbridge, York Road 724
  2. Take the train from Reading to Bournemouth

$73 - $108

Drive  •  1 h 54 min

  1. Drive from St Albans to Bournemouth 114.5 miles

$24 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from St Albans to Bournemouth is to bus which costs £17 - £26 and takes 5 h.

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The quickest way to get from St Albans to Bournemouth is to drive which costs £18 - £28 and takes 1 h 54 min.

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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 Hemel Hempstead and Heathrow Airport London T5. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h.

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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 2 h 57 min and costs £30 - £60.

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It takes approximately 2 h 57 min 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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The best way to get from St Albans to Bournemouth is to train which takes 2 h 57 min and costs £30 - £60. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £17 - £26 and takes 5 h.

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

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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 57 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 Hemel Hempstead, Marlowes, Hemel Hempstead, and Heathrow Airport London T5 in around 5 h.

Train operators
Bus operators
Green Line
Phone
0344 801 7261
Website
greenline.co.uk
Bus from St Albans, Town Hall to Uxbridge, York Road
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
greenline.co.uk
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 Hemel Hempstead to Heathrow Airport London T5
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T5 to Bournemouth Station, Holdenhurst Road
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
nationalexpress.com

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