If you are planning an escape to the coast, why not choose from our pick of the best seaside downs in the South?
One of our top favourites has to be Bournemouth! This is mainly due to the easy access, amenities and picturesque views that you get whilst you are visiting. You can also enjoy a cosy walk along the Bournemouth Coast Path which connects to nearby coastal towns.
Contact us if you need more advice about seaside resorts.
Arriving in comfort
Travelling to Bournemouth from London is simple. There are a range of options to choose from including train, coach and by car. Carry on reading to find out how to get to one of the most beautiful beaches in the South coast.
The distance between London and Bournemouth is 107.6 miles if travelling via the M3, which roughly takes around 2h8mins. Need more advice? See more information.
Bournemouth holiday lets, book yours today
Whilst it is important to arrive comfortably and for an affordable price, it is even more important that you have your accommodation booked in advance. For holiday lettings in Bournemouth see smartholidayrentals.co.uk.
Holiday lettings start from just £10.00. Book today to secure your ideal property.
London to Bournemouth from just £5
The National Express offers direct travel from London Victoria Coach Station to Bournemouth Coach and Rail Station from just £5 one way! With regular and reliable services, it seems there isn’t a better way of travelling than by coach. Book your tickets here.
Coaches from London Victoria arrive as early as 9:40am at Bournemouth and run hourly until midnight, so whatever time you are thinking of starting your holiday, the National Express will be able to get you there at the right time.
Arrive in Bournemouth in just an 1hr50mins
Train travel is normally a lot quicker than coach or by car, however it is more on the expensive side. If you don’t mind paying an extra bit of money, then train travel could be for you. Get live train updates.
Below are our top tips for finding cheap train tickets!
- Book early: advance tickets are normally the cheapest train tickets, meaning the earlier you book, the more you save.
- Try to be flexible: avoid peak travel times as this will be more expensive to travel during these hours.
- Single tickets: sometimes two single tickets can be cheaper than one return ticket.
Click here to view train times from London Waterloo.