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Bournemouth to Stansted Airport by train

  • First train
    05:12
  • Last train
    23:20
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 25m
  • Distance
    197 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    31
  • Avg. journey time
    4hr 34m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Bournemouth to Stansted Airport by train

Fast trains from Bournemouth to Stansted Airport take around 3 hours and 25 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 197 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Bournemouth and Stansted Airport.

1. Are there direct trains from Bournemouth to Stansted Airport?

Journeys between Bournemouth and Stansted Airport usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 32 departures on the route from Bournemouth to Stansted Airport every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 26 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Bournemouth to Stansted Airport?

The Bournemouth to Stansted Airport train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 25 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Bournemouth to Stansted Airport train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Stansted Airport is usually scheduled to depart Bournemouth around 05:12 and the last train is around 23:12. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Bournemouth around 05:42, and the last at 23:20.

When to book Bournemouth to Stansted Airport train tickets?

Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Bournemouth to Stansted Airport by train.

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Which train companies operate between Bournemouth and Stansted Airport?

More than one train company operates on the route from Bournemouth to Stansted Airport, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Abellio Greater Anglia
  • Greater Anglia
  • London Underground
  • South West Trains
  • South Western Railway
  • UK Rail Connections

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

Stansted Airport to Bournemouth by train

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.