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There are 4 ways to get from Swanage to Highcliffe by bus, taxi or car

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Line 50 bus

  1. Take the line 50 bus from Swanage, Bus Station to Bournemouth Station

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Line 50 bus, bus

  1. Take the line 50 bus from Swanage, Bus Station to Bournemouth Square
  2. Take the bus from Bournemouth Square to Highcliffe, The Lord Bute

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Swanage to Highcliffe

Drive

  1. Drive from Swanage to Highcliffe

Swanage to Highcliffe by bus and train

The journey time between Swanage and Highcliffe is around 2h 1m and covers a distance of around 23 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 46 min. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 30m. Operated by More Bus and South Western Railway, the Swanage to Highcliffe service departs from Swanage, Bus Station and arrives in Hinton Admiral. Typically 89 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
1h 14m
Layover time:
46 min
Total time:
2h 1m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
1h 30m
Journey distance:
23 miles
Services per week:
89
Cheapest price:
£7
Carbon emissions:
3 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:45
Last service departs at:
18:25

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Swanage to Highcliffe bus and train schedules

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Swanage to Highcliffe is to drive which costs £5 - £8 and takes 49 min.

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The quickest way to get from Swanage to Highcliffe is to taxi which costs £70 - £85 and takes 49 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Swanage station to Highcliffe. However, there are services departing from Swanage, Bus Station and arriving at Highcliffe, The Lord Bute via Bournemouth Square. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 20m.

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The distance between Swanage and Highcliffe is 14 miles. The road distance is 33.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Swanage to Highcliffe without a car is to line 50 bus which takes 1h 50m and costs £7 - £13.

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It takes approximately 1h 50m to get from Swanage to Highcliffe, including transfers.

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Swanage to Highcliffe bus services, operated by More Bus, depart from Swanage, Bus Station.

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Swanage to Highcliffe bus services, operated by Yellow Buses, arrive at Highcliffe, The Lord Bute station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Swanage to Highcliffe is 33 miles. It takes approximately 49 min to drive from Swanage to Highcliffe.

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Map of how to get from Swanage to Highcliffe.
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  • Distance: 14.3 miles
  • Duration: 1h 50m

What companies run services between Swanage, England and Highcliffe, Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole Council, England?

More Bus operates a bus from Swanage, Bus Station to Bournemouth Station hourly. Tickets cost £4 - £6 and the journey takes 1h 2m.

Bus operators
More Bus
Phone
+44 1202 338420
Email
enquiries@morebus.co.uk
Website
morebus.co.uk
Bus from Swanage, Bus Station to Bournemouth Station
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Website
More Bus
Bus from Swanage, Bus Station to Bournemouth Square
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£3 - £6
Website
More Bus
Yellow Buses
Phone
01202 636110
Email
wecanhelp@yellowbuses.co.uk
Website
bybus.co.uk
Bus from Bournemouth Square to Highcliffe, The Lord Bute
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Yellow Buses
Other operators
Taxi from Swanage to Highcliffe
Ave. Duration
49 min
Estimated price
£70 - £85
Swanage Associated Taxis
Phone
+44 1929 422 788
Swanage & Purbeck Taxi
Phone
+44 7969 927 424
Sia Taxis
Phone
+44 7939 839 899
Website
siataxis.co.uk
Excel Taxis
Phone
+44 7948 147 693
Website
exceltaxis.co.uk

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