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Bournemouth-Southampton Coach Timetable

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Journey Information

Bournemouth to Southampton coach - cost & duration

Cheapest price£7.60
Shortest Duration0h 50m
Trips per day8
Coach lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by coach from Bournemouth to Southampton right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most coach companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, coach companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

How much is a coach ticket from Bournemouth to Southampton?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, £8.05 was the low point for coach fares from Bournemouth to Southampton. Coaches from Southampton to Bournemouth are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than £8.05 could be considered a great deal.

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets is by booking as early as possible, since most coach companies increase the price as the travel date approaches.

How long is the coach ride?

The coach usually takes around 1 hour to cover the 25 miles (40 kilometers) from Bournemouth, BMH to Southampton, STH. However, the fastest coach only takes 50 minutes. You'll have just enough time for a small nap on this relatively short trip.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by coach?

Sunday tends to be the busiest day for coaches, as many passengers take the coach to Southampton at the end of the week. If you are planning to travel on a Sunday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Sunday is typically the least busy day for coach travel on this route. If you are looking for less crowded coaches to Southampton, book your ticket for the last day of the week.

When do the earliest and latest coaches leave Bournemouth?

The first coach leaves at 03:00 and the last coach leaves at 16:00. To see the times for all coaches from Bournemouth to Southampton, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many coaches are there each day?

There are 8 scheduled coaches that travel from Bournemouth to Southampton every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Furthermore, all of these are direct coaches which you can take the entire route from Bournemouth to Southampton without transferring.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Bournemouth to Southampton; ticket prices start at £13.44.

What coach companies travel from Bournemouth to Southampton?

There is one coach company that operates from Bournemouth to Southampton. National Express is the only company that connects the two cities by coach. Fortunately, it has multiple scheduled coaches per day, so travelers still have a good amount of choice and flexibility.

CoachDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
National Express81h 0m£8.04

Where does the coach leave from in Bournemouth?

Most coaches depart from the main station in Bournemouth, Bournemouth:

  • Bournemouth Bus Station
  • Westbourne

Where does the coach arrive in Southampton?

All coaches from Bournemouth arrive at one main station in Southampton, Southampton:

  • Southampton Coach Station

Price trends for coaches from Bournemouth to Southampton

Monthly average prices

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