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Tickets from Heathrow to Bournemouth

From £21 one-way*

Duration: 2 hrs 20 mins (fastest)
Departures: up to 10 services per day

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Children under 14 years of age are not permitted to travel without being accompanied throughout the journey by a responsible person aged 16 years or over.
Children aged 14 - 15 years old may travel unaccompanied, as from 5am, arriving at their booked destination no later than 10pm. Unaccompanied children will be asked for proof of age or a signed letter of permission from their parent/guardian. (sms or chat based messages are not permissible)

One infant aged 0-2 travels free when accompanied by an adult with a valid ticket. Additional infants aged 0-2 must be paid for. If you are travelling with more than 1 infant aged 0-2, please book the additional infant as 'Children (3-15).

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Coach tickets from Heathrow Airport to Bournemouth

Our coaches travel from Heathrow Airport Central Bus Station to Bournemouth Coach and Rail Station on the 205 route, up to 10 times a day, from 7.30am.

With regular, reliable services and tickets to Bournemouth from Heathrow from £21 (single fares)*, the coach is one of the most cost-effective ways to travel.

Heathrow to Bournemouth journey information
Fastest journey time 2 hrs 20 mins
Cheapest price From £21 *
Distance (approx) 143km
No. of stops 6 (other services use further stops)
First & last journey daily 7:30am/23:40pm from Heathrow Airport Central Bus Station

Our Heathrow Airport to Bournemouth services and stops

Click below to see the stops for each service and plan your journey with ease.

205 coach towards Poole

Our 205 service travels up to 10 times a day and calls at the following stops:

  • Heathrow Airport Central Bus Station
  • Heathrow Airport (Terminal 4)
  • Heathrow Airport (Terminal 5)
  • Winchester Park & Ride East
  • University of Southampton, Burgess Road
  • Southampton Coach Station
  • Ringwood, Meeting House Lane
  • Bournemouth Coach & Rail Station

Heathrow to Bournemouth route map

Departing from Heathrow

While you are waiting for your coach, Heathrow Airport has many great facilities for you to enjoy.

Facilities near to the stop include a wide assortment of cafes, shops and restaurants, as well as rest areas, toilet facilities, cash machines and ticket machines.

Arrival and Departure information: 

Terminal 2 & 3: Coaches arrive and depart from the Heathrow Central Bus Station.

Terminal 4: Coaches arrive and depart outside of Heathrow Terminal 4.

Terminal 5: Coaches arrive and depart outside of Heathrow Terminal 5.

Arriving in Bournemouth

Bournemouth Coach and Rail Station is based in Bournemouth town centre. Along with the adjacent rail station, this allows for wider travel across Bournemouth and beyond. A dedicated taxi rank is also based nearby, as well as food outlets and supermarkets.

For more information, see our Bournemouth Coach Station facilities page.

Frequently asked questions

When is the first coach from Heathrow to Bournemouth?

The first coach leaves from Heathrow Airport Central Bus Station at 7.30am, arriving at Bournemouth at 10.00am.

When is the last coach from Heathrow to Bournemouth?

The last coach departs from Heathrow Airport Central Bus Station at 23.40pm, arriving at Bournemouth at 2.40am.

How much is the coach from Heathrow to Bournemouth?

A one-way journey from Heathrow to Bournemouth is available from £21*.

How long does the coach take from Heathrow to Bournemouth?

Our fastest coach journeys from Heathrow to Bournemouth is 2 hrs 20 mins.

What happens if I miss my coach from Heathrow to Bournemouth?

We have fare types available to give you more flexibility when you travel. Both our Standard and Fully Flexible fares are amendable, however, excess fees may apply. For more information, please visit our tickets page.

Alternatively, when buying your ticket you can add Change and Go to your booking. Change and Go allows you to board any available coach 12 hours before or after your original departure time for just £5 per journey. Find out more at our Change and Go page.


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