Thanks to Gopili, compare train ticket prices and find the best price to travel from Bournemouth to London by train. Our service is dedicated to helping you find the cheapest Bournemouth to London train ticket and gives you practical information: booking, next departures, timetables, fares, and good deals.
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Price barometer for train tickets covering this trip
The gopili price barometer gives the prices for a Bournemouth to London train and helps you to know whether you are getting a good deal:
Average prices over the last 9 months based on user searches
Things to do in London
We have compiled for you a list of 6 points of interests that you can visit in London.
As travel experts, we are aware that preparing a trip and finding all the information regarding a specific city can take a lot of time. We aim to help you by recommending some things to do, whether you are coming for the weekend or for longer.
Each year, many people are going to London. If you would like discover one of the most famous place of the city, you have to go to Big Ben. If you have the time, we will also recommend you to go to Westminster Abbey and Tower Bridge to complete your stay.
Another interesting area that you can discover is Abbey Road Studios if you want to find out more about the city.
British Museum is also a place that we will suggest you to see if you have enough time during your stay.
At last, if you're still curious in discovering more about London, Horse Guards can be the final stage of your trip. Even though travellers might not consider it as the most interesting thing to do, it will enable you to get a full picture of the city and its history.
South West Trains
The rail company South West Trains offers year-round connections by train to travel from Bournemouth to London at low cost. The tickets are available from South West Trains from £12.
National Railcards can save you a lot if you're taking the train. Depending on your age and your situation, you might want to get one of the 5 different railcards: Disabled persons, 16-25, Two together, Senior or Family and Friends railcards. Railcards can help you pay less for your Bournemouth London train ticket.
How much can I save with a railcard?
When buying a railcard, you want to make savings after several trips. But is it really profitable when taking the train from Bournemouth to London? Grab your calculator, considering:
A = the cost of the railcard (i.e.: £30)
B = average discount offered by the railcard (i.e.: 34%)
C = average price for a Bournemouth London ticket (i.e.: £19.50)(1)
Initially, divide A by B: this will show you the budget from which the card will be worthwile. Now divide that number by C. The result is the minimum number of trips needed across the year to start saving money.
In our example, A/B = £30/34% = £88.00. Then, 88/£19.50 = 4.51. Your railcard will be worth the investment once you will have done around 5 trips from Bournemouth to London (one way journey).
What is the cost of a railcard?
Railcards enable you to save 34% off most train fares for a year. The Disabled persons railcard costs £20 and the five other ones £30.
(1)Average prices observed over the last 3 months for one way journey
|Train Journey||Average price without railcard(1)||With a railcard 34% off(2)||Saving based on a one-way trip||Number of return trips to pay off the cost|
|Bournemouth to London train||£19.50||£13.00||£6.50||4.52|
(1)Average price observed over the last 3 months for one way
(2)Price calculated with an average reduction of 34% on train tickets fare
Departure and arrival for your train travel
To travel from Bournemouth to London, only one train station is available for your departure, this is the Bournemouth train station. London city has several stations available for your arrival:London Waterloo train station, London St Pancras train station, London Stratford international train station, London New Barnet train station, London Bexley train station, London Enfield Town train station, London Harrow & Wealdstone train station, London Victoria train station, London Liverpool Street train station, London Bridge train station, London Charing Cross train station, London Euston train station, London Paddington train station, London King's Cross train station, London Fenchurch Street train station, London Southall train station, London Surbiton train station, London train stations.
Main train ticket types in United Kingdom
There are three main rail tickets types in United Kingdom, Advance, Off-Peak and Anytime tickets. Each ticket types provides different prices and travel flexibility. But other tickets types are available like Season tickets, Super-Off-Peak tickets or Rover and Rangers tickets for instance. Let's see the different types of rail ticket from Bournemouth to London below:
If you want to book the cheapest available ticket, Advance tickets are perfect for you. These tickets are available 12 weeks before travel and offer biggest discounts. The earlier you purchase, the cheaper the train prices are! But you can't annul your advance train ticket, they are non-refundable, and they are sold as singles.
Off-Peak and Super Off-peak tickets are available on numerous trains outside of peak travel hours. Thanks to these tickets you go at Off-Peak time, so don't have to pay the price of a entirely flexible Anytime ticket. You can be refunded if you decide not to travel.
Anytime tickets is ideal for you, if you want a entirely flexible ticket with no restrictions to travel. They allow the best flexibility in your time of travel. But they are not advised if you want the cheapest type of ticket Bournemouth to London.
Season tickets are ideal for you if you make the same journey more than three or four times a week. In this case, Season Tickets offer better value for money compared to buying daily tickets.
Many trains run from Bournemouth to London, but there are also near stations served like for instance:
Transport operators from Bournemouth to London
The following table lists the various transport operators serving the route Bournemouth to London.
|South West Trains||Bournemouth||London|
You are able to book your Bournemouth to London train ticket in 3 different ways:
By using our fast and simple search engine, you can compare hundreds of train fares from all major rail companies. Gopili can help you find cheap train tickets from Bournemouth to London! Moreover, train tickets London to Bournemouth are also available for your return trip.
Cost of the train when booking in advance or at the last minute
The Prices for train tickets Bournemouth to London will increase as you approach your travel date. Based on our data, if you buy your seat 1 month in advance, the price of the ticket starts at £12 while when buying your ticket on the day you're travelling, you will need to spend a minimum of £30 for your trip. Thus, you can save 62% on the price of your train by booking 1 month in advance rather than on the day you're travelling.
The data are based on the best fares found over the past 6 months when booking in advance versus at the last minute.
And if you change?
Other alternatives of transport exist to travel from Bournemouth to London:
We compare train ticket prices for all major companies to travel from Bournemouth to London by train and find the best price for you. Here are the best prices selected for the coming days to go to London. Your Bournemouth to London train ticket is just few clicks away!
|£11.20||MORE||29/03/2017||13:05||South West Trains||1 day ago|
|£11.20||MORE||14/04/2017||17:59||South West Trains||5 days ago|
|£11.20||MORE||31/03/2017||13:05||South West Trains||3 days ago|
|£14.00||MORE||29/03/2017||17:22||South West Trains||1 day ago|
|£14.00||MORE||29/03/2017||18:05||South West Trains||1 day ago|
|£14.00||MORE||31/03/2017||17:05||South West Trains||13 hours ago|
|£14.00||MORE||09/04/2017||18:06||South West Trains||7 days ago|
|£14.00||MORE||29/03/2017||17:59||South West Trains||1 day ago|
|£14.00||MORE||31/03/2017||17:22||South West Trains||13 hours ago|
|£14.00||MORE||09/04/2017||14:06||South West Trains||7 days ago|
Best price found for Bournemouth to London train ticket for the next 30 days.
When are the next trains to London?
|There are no more services available today.|
|1h50m||South West Trains|
|2h29m||South West Trains|
|2h29m||South West Trains|
|1h58m||South West Trains|
|1h53m||South West Trains|
|2h29m||South West Trains|
The table above only shows the remaining services for today and will display a maximum of 10 train departures.
Based on our data, 6 trains from Bournemouth to London are running today and 6 tomorrow. The first Bournemouth London train departs at 12:05 and the last one is at 18:05. The first and last departure hours might vary every day and there can be fewer trains during weekends and bank holidays. Train companies may also adapt the number of trains during school holidays or depending on the season.
Travel information for your train journey
Route Bournemouth to London
|Arrival city||London, England|
|Departure city||Bournemouth, England|
|Lowest train ticket price||from £11.20|
|Train operators for Bournemouth to London||South West Trains|
Finding cheap train tickets can be difficult as taking the train can cost a lot. Thus we decided to give our tips in order to get cheap train tickets Bournemouth to London.
Booking your ticket in advance instead of leaving it until the day before will enable you to get a lower fare. Advance tickets typically go on sale 3 months before the date of departure. On many routes you can save as much as 80% by buying your ticket 90 days in advance. We advise you to purchase your ticket as soon as you can.
The peak times to travel are during the morning commute time and in the late afternoon for your train ticket Bournemouth to London. Train fares will be more expensive during these hours and hence you will pay less by travelling very early, in the middle of the day or late in the evening.
For some journeys, it is cheaper to purchase 2 single tickets instead of a return ticket. You will have less flexibility as you need to know in advance the time you wish to take the return journey but cheaper tickets might be available.
Frequently, buying a ticket from Bournemouth to an intermediary city as well as a second ticket from this city to London costs less than booking only one ticket for your entire journey. Split-ticketing can help you pay less.
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