There are 3 ways to get from Waterloo Station to Bournemouth (Station) by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from London Waterloo to Bournemouth

$35 - $55

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Bus  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Bournemouth Station, Holdenhurst Road National Express / ...

$15 - $19

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Drive  •  1 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Waterloo Station to Bournemouth (Station) 108 miles

$23 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Waterloo Station to Bournemouth (Station) is to bus which costs £11 - £15 and takes 3 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Waterloo Station to Bournemouth (Station) is to drive which costs £17 - £26 and takes 1 h 56 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Waterloo Station to Bournemouth (Station) station. However, there are services departing from Waterloo, County Hall and arriving at Bournemouth Station, Holdenhurst Road via London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 45 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from London Waterloo and arriving at Bournemouth. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 1 h 54 min.

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The distance between Waterloo Station and Bournemouth (Station) is 94 miles. The road distance is 108 miles.

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The best way to get from Waterloo Station to Bournemouth (Station) without a car is to train which takes 2 h 1 min and costs £26 - £40.

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The train from London Waterloo to Bournemouth takes 1 h 54 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Waterloo Station to Bournemouth (Station) bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at London Victoria Coach Station.

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Waterloo Station to Bournemouth (Station) train services, operated by South Western Railway, depart from London Waterloo station.

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The best way to get from Waterloo Station to Bournemouth (Station) is to train which takes 2 h 1 min and costs £26 - £40. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £11 - £15 and takes 3 h 45 min.

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Map of how to get from Waterloo Station to Bournemouth (Station).
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  • Distance: 93.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 1 min

What companies run services between Waterloo Station, England and Bournemouth (Station), England?

South Western Railway operates a train from Waterloo Station to Bournemouth (Station) hourly. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 1 h 54 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Waterloo Station to Bournemouth (Station) every 2 hours. Tickets cost $12 - $16 and the journey takes 2 h 20 min.

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Bus operators
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.

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+44 08717 818178
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nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Bournemouth Station, Holdenhurst Road
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2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $16
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nationalexpress.com

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Waterloo Station to Bournemouth (Station) bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Bournemouth Station, Holdenhurst Road.

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Waterloo Station to Bournemouth (Station) train services, operated by South Western Railway, arrive at Bournemouth station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Waterloo Station to Bournemouth (Station) is 108 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 56 min to drive from Waterloo Station to Bournemouth (Station).

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