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Southampton to Bournemouth bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$8.39
Shortest Duration0h 45m
Trips per day24
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Frequently Asked Questions

How much does a bus ticket from Southampton to Bournemouth cost?

Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Southampton to Bournemouth were $10.46.

The best way to find cheap bus tickets from Southampton to Bournemouth is by booking earlier as most bus companies increase the price as the departure date approaches.

How long is the bus ride from Southampton to Bournemouth?

The distance between Southampton and Bournemouth is approximately 24.63 miles, or 39.63 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around 1 hour and 36 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is and 45 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most buses are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your bus has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

What is the busiest time to travel by bus from Southampton to Bournemouth?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Southampton to Bournemouth by bus is usually on Thursday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out and you may find buses more full than usual. Thursday tends to be when the fewest number of bus tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, buses departing at this time are the least likely to be crowded.

What bus companies travel from Southampton to Bournemouth?

On average there are 24 scheduled bus trips per day. National Express has the most regularly scheduled departures from Southampton to Bournemouth, with an average of 24 trips per day and 24 monthly trips. One bus carrier currently travels from Southampton to Bournemouth. Of the 24 trips there are 8 trips that are direct connections to Bournemouth.

Need more travel options? Train tickets from Southampton to Bournemouth start at $15.11.

1 carriers offer Southampton to Bournemouth bus trips

National Express

Book National Express from Southampton to Bournemouth from $8.39. There are 24 trips per day offered by National Express from Southampton to Bournemouth and you can expect on average to pay $10.46 for a National Express ticket to Bournemouth. In Southampton, National Express departs to Bournemouth from Southampton Coach Station and 2 other stations. In Bournemouth, National Express arrives at Westbourne and 2 other stations.

An average trip on National Express from Southampton to Bournemouth takes 1 hours and 36 minutes, while the fastest available National Express trip will get you to Bournemouth in 0 hours and 45 minutes,

Avg. Time
1h 36m
Avg. Price

Plan your next adventure

There are 3 stations you could depart from, depending on the bus line you travel with. Most bus trips to Bournemouth will depart from these stations in Southampton:
  • Southampton Coach Station
  • University of Sampton - Bus Stop
  • 1 Town Quay
Buses arrive in Bournemouth at 3 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in Bournemouth for trips arriving from Southampton:
  • Westbourne
  • Bournemouth Bus Station
  • 55 Exeter Rd

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