Bournemouth beach

London to Bournemouth

From £7.60 one-way*

Duration: 2 hrs 5 mins (fastest)
Departures: up to 14 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 from London to Bournemouth

Our coaches travel from London Victoria Coach Station to Bournemouth Coach and Rail Station on the 035 route, up to 14 times a day, from 6.30am.

With regular, reliable services, £7.60 single fares*, the coach is one of the most cost-effective ways to travel.

London to Bournemouth journey information
Fastest journey time 2 hrs 5 mins
Cheapest price From £7.60 *
Distance (approx) 170km
No. of stops 0 (other services use further stops)
First & last journey daily 6:30am/21:30pm (from London Victoria Coach Station)

Our London to Bournemouth services and stops

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

035 coach towards Weymouth

Our 035 service travels up to 14 times a day and calls at the following stops:

  • London Victoria Coach Station
  • Ringwood (on certain services only, please check your particular journey for more information)
  • Bournemouth

London to Bournemouth route map

Departing from London

London Victoria Coach Station is just 300 metres from the tube network, and is served by the Victoria Line, the District Line and the Circle Line. A bus stop is based outside the station, and there is a taxi rank outside the coach station on Eccleston Place.

Take a look at our London Victoria Coach Station facilities.

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 London to Bournemouth?

The first coach leaves from London Victoria Coach Station at 6.30am, arriving at Bournemouth at 8.35am.

When is the last coach from London to Bournemouth?

The last coach departs from London Victoria Coach Station at 21.30pm, arriving at Bournemouth at 23.50pm

How much is the coach from London to Bournemouth?

A one-way journey from London to Bournemouth is available from £7.60*.

How long does the coach take from London to Bournemouth?

Coach journeys from London to Bournemouth take on average 2 hrs 30 mins. However, our fastest coach will arrive in 2 hrs 5 mins.

What happens if I miss my coach from London 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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*Limited Availability. No booking fee when logged into My Account and purchasing on the National Express website or app, otherwise £1 booking fee applies. Fares correct 1 June 2022 for travel between 1 June 2022 and 28 September 2022.

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