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Getting to Bournemouth

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Bournemouth is centrally located on the south coast and serviced by public transport, good road links, an international airport and nearby ports.

We have information for you on how to get here by coach, rail & car. Once in Bournemouth there are plenty of different ways to travel around the area.

Getting around Bournemouth

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Bournemouth is a small seaside resort, so it's fairly easy to get around Bournemouth, not matter what part of Bournemouth your travelling to

The two bus companies that operate in Bournemouth are run by Yellow Buses and Wilts and Dorset, most of their services are every half an hour and serve Christchurch, Wimborne and Poole. After seven o'clock at night there are a lot less buses in service which means that you could wait anywhere up to two hours for a bus, once your bus arrives don't worry if you don't have change as the drivers will have change.

By Coach

There are plenty of coach providers offering great prices on travel to and from Bournemouth.

All coaches arrive in the heart of Bournemouth, right next to the train station, where taxis and local buses are waiting to take you to your hotel, the town centre or seafront.

Bournemouth is well served by the rail network with two railway stations in the Borough - the main Bournemouth station and Pokesdown to the East.

Many train operators provide a comprehensive service to London Waterloo with a journey time of as little as 97 minutes.

Bournemouth is accessible from all parts of the UK by train - check your local station for the best route to take.

By Car

Bournemouth is easily accessible by car, however why not consider leaving the car at home and making the most of Bournemouth's fantastic transport links?

If you do decide to travel by car to the South Coast's premier resort make sure you plan your journey ahead of time and look into visiting the sourrounding areas like the New Forest, Stonehenge and Salisbury.

All of these places can also be visited by local tours, bus and coach services.

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