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Coach travel from Bournemouth to London

From £7.50 one-way fares*

Duration: 2 hrs (fastest)
Departures: up to 17 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 Bournemouth to London in 2 hours (fastest journey)

Fancy a trip from the coast to the capital? Our coaches travel from Bournemouth (Coach and Rail Station) to London (Victoria Coach Station) up to 17 times a day, from 2.40am, and continue throughout the day, and into the evening. Our fastest journey is in 2 hrs from Bournemouth to Earl's Court.

With regular, reliable services, from £7.50 one way*, you can travel with ease and confidence once again.

Bournemouth to London journey information
Fastest journey time 2 hrs (to Earl's Court)
Cheapest price From £7.50 *
Distance (approx) 186km
No. of stops 3 (other services may use further stops)
First & last journey daily 2:40am/21:30pm

Our Bournemouth to London services and stops

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

035 coach towards London

Our 035 service travels up to 17 times a day and calls at the following stops:

  • Bournemouth Coach & Rail Station
  • Ringwood
  • Southampton Coach Station
  • London (Hammersmith) (only on certain services)
  • London (Earl's Court) (only on certain services)
  • London Victoria Coach Station

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Departing from Bournemouth Coach and Rail Station

Coaches from Bournemouth Coach and Rail Station arrive at London Victoria Coach Station from as early as 5.20am (approx) and run frequently throughout the day.

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 for your convenience.

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

Arriving at London Victoria Coach Station

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, so carrying on your journey couldn't be easier.

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 page for more.

Frequently asked questions

When is the first coach from Bournemouth to London?

The first coach leaves from Bournemouth Coach Station at 2.40am, arriving at London Victoria Coach Station at 5.20am.

When is the last coach from Bournemouth to London

The last coach leaves from Bournemouth Coach Station at 21.30pm, arriving at London Victoria Coach Station at 0.20am.

How much is the coach from Bournemouth to London?

A one-way journey from Bournemouth to London is available from £7.50*.

How long does the coach take from Bournemouth to London?

Our fastest coach journey from Bournemouth to London takes 2 hours to our Earl's Court stop.

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

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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