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London to Bournemouth coach - cost & duration

Cheapest price£13.04
Shortest Duration2h 25m
Trips per day12
Coach lines1
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Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by coach from London to Bournemouth 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. To review the latest news and updates on which companies have reduced routes, visit our COVID-19 Travel Alert.

In order to keep their 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 London to Bournemouth?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, £15.85 was the low point for coach fares from London to Bournemouth. Coaches from Bournemouth to London are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than £15.85 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 3 hours and 31 minutes to cover the 94 miles (151 kilometers) from London to Bournemouth. However, the fastest coach only takes 2 hours and 25 minutes. It's the perfect amount of time to take a nap, get some work done, or watch a movie.

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

Thursday is usually the day of the week when coaches are busiest. If you are planning to travel on a Thursday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Monday is typically the least busy day for coach travel on this route. For a less crowded trip, try to book your coach travel for the beginning of the week.

When do the earliest and latest coaches leave London?

The first coach leaves at 09:00 and the last coach leaves at 18:00. To see the times for all coaches from London to Bournemouth, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many coaches are there each day?

There are 12 scheduled coaches that travel from London to Bournemouth every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 8 direct coaches, where you can stay on the same coach without having to transfer to a connecting coach at any point during your trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from London to Bournemouth; ticket prices start at £19.27.

What coach companies travel from London to Bournemouth?

There is one coach company that operates from London to Bournemouth. 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 Express123h 31m£19.05

Where does the coach leave from in London?

London, London, City of has two coach stations with service to Bournemouth, Bournemouth:

  • Victoria Coach Station
  • Stockwell
  • Vauxhall Park (Stop V)
  • 40 New Kent Rd

Where does the coach arrive in Bournemouth?

These are the two stations where coaches may stop when they arrive in Bournemouth, Bournemouth:

  • Westbourne
  • Bournemouth Bus Station

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