Bournemouth is situated in the South West of England and can be easily reached by road, rail, air or sea.

By Train

Bournemouth is served by South Western Railway and has a regular service to Weymouth and direct services to/from London Waterloo. There is a taxi rank and the Bournemouth Coach and Bus station, located outside of platform 1. London to Bournemouth takes approximately 2 hours by train.

By Air

If you're traveling abroad or have family flying in from other countries, consider using Bournemouth Airport. Offering over 30 direct worldwide destinations and serving around 80,000 passengers a year it's a great way to arrive.

Bournemouth Airport is covered by Yellow Buses service B1, which serves Bournemouth Square, Railway Station, Winton, Moordown, Northbourne and Parley Cross from 6am to 7pm. The service runs seven days a week, with discounted weekly and monthly tickets available.

By Car

Bournemouth can be approached on the A338 (Wessex Way) from the North/East and the A35 from the South/West. If you are coming from London, the direct route is M3, M27 then A338.

By Coach

Bournemouth Coach Station is located next to Bournemouth Railway Station and offers services from a range of coach companies including National Express and Megabus to London Victoria, Heathrow and Gatwick airports.


By Ferry

The nearby port in Poole is well served by cross channel ferry services. Brittany Ferries operate daily services from Cherbourg in France and Condor Ferries provide links to the channel islands of Jersey and Guernsey as well as St Malo in France.