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Getting There - Bournemouth


how to get to bournemouth

Bournemouth is located in the county of Dorset on the south coast of the UK. Bournemouth is reachable by road, rail and air.


Bournemouth's coach station is located just a short walk from the city centre. It’s a 10 minute stroll from the main shopping area and a 20 minute walk from the beautiful seafront. Travelling by coach to Bournemouth for your party weekend couldn't be easier with coaches regularly travelling to Bournemouth from many UK towns and cities.


From London – Take the M3
From Birmingham – M40 / A34

See the approximate distance and length of car journey below

Distance Time
Birmingham 165 Miles 3 Hours
Manchester 227 Miles 4 Hours & 30 Minutes
London 105 Miles 2 Hours
Leeds 285 Miles 4 Hours & 40 Minutes
Newcastle 370 Miles 6 Hour & 20 Minutes
Glasgow 435 Miles 7 Hours & 35 Minutes
Cardiff 48 Miles 50 Minutes


Bournemouth train station is located in the city centre.

See the approximate length of train journey below

Birmingham 3 Hours
Manchester 5 Hours
London 2 Hours & 30 Minutes
Leeds 5 Hours & 20 Minutes
Newcastle 6 Hours
Glasgow 7 Hours and 30 Minutes
Cardiff 3 Hours & 30 Minutes


If you're travelling to Bournemouth by air you will need to fly to Bournemouth Airport (BOH)

Tip for travelling

Groups of 3 or more people travelling together are often eligible for group travel discounts when travelling by train or coach. Please check with your provider prior to booking your tickets separately.

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