Bristol to Bournemouth by train
Avg. journey time
Travelling from Bristol to Bournemouth by train
Fast trains from Bristol to Bournemouth take around 2 hours and 26 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 100 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Bristol and Bournemouth.
1. Are there direct trains from Bristol to Bournemouth?
Journeys between Bristol and Bournemouth usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 46 departures on the route from Bristol to Bournemouth every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.
Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 53 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Bristol to Bournemouth?
The Bristol to Bournemouth train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 26 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Bristol to Bournemouth train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Bournemouth is usually scheduled to depart Bristol around 05:44 and the last train is around 22:05.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves Bristol around 05:49, and the last at 21:25.
What's the Bristol to Bournemouth train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Bristol to Bournemouth are $21.96.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $35 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $38. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive, so it is worth booking in advance if you can to save money.
When to book Bristol to Bournemouth 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 Bristol to Bournemouth by train.
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Which train companies operate between Bristol and Bournemouth?
More than one train company operates on the route from Bristol to Bournemouth, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- First Great Western
- Great Western Railway
- 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.
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