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Find cheap train tickets from Bournemouth to London

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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Things to do in London

We have created for you a list of 6 places that you can visit in London.

  • Big Ben
  • Tower Bridge
  • British Museum
  • Westminster Abbey
  • Abbey Road Studios
  • Horse Guards

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.

Where to find cheap train tickets

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.

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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 purchasing a railcard, you aim to save money after several journeys. But is it really profitable when taking the train from Bournemouth to London? Grab your calculator, taking into account:

A = the cost of the railcard (i.e.: £30)

B = average saving with the railcard (i.e.: 34%)

C = average fare for a Bournemouth London ticket (i.e.: £34.04)(1)

Initially, divide A by B: this will give you the budget from which the card will be worthwile. Now divide that number by C. It will give you the average number of trips needed per year to be profitable.

In our example, A/B = £30/34% = £88.00. Then, 88/£34.04 = 2.59. Your railcard will be worth the investment once you will have done at least 3 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 £34.04 £22.69 £11.35 2.59

(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

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.

Transport operators from Bournemouth to London

The following table lists the various transport operators serving the route Bournemouth to London.

Transport operators Departure Arrival
South West Trains Bournemouth London

Book cheap train from Bournemouth to London

You are able to book your Bournemouth to London train ticket in 3 different ways:

  • You can book your tickets online using most train providers' websites such as Virgin Trains, ScotRail, South West Trains, Greater Anglia. You may also buy train tickets on Ticket Retailers' websites like Redspottedhanky or My Train Ticket.
  • Most rail companies as well as some rail ticket retailers will have telephone numbers in order to take your booking by phone.
  • While the biggest stations in the United Kingdom have a ticket vending machine or a staffed ticket office to get your train ticket, smaller stations may not. Look at the opening hours and the available services before your journey.

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.

Bournemouth - London: the best time to book cheap trains

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The cost for train tickets Bournemouth to London will increase the closer you get to your departure day. If we look at our data, if you book your train 1 month in advance, you can find tickets from £14 while when purchasing your seat on the day you're travelling, you will have to pay a minimum of £28 for your journey. Thus, you will save 50% on the cost of your ticket by buying your ticket 1 month in advance rather than on the day you're travelling.

The results are based on the best prices found in the past six months when buying in advance or at the last minute.

And if you change?

Other alternatives of transport exist to travel from Bournemouth to London:

Bus from Bournemouth to London

Flights from Bournemouth to London

Best price found for train ticket 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!

Journey Price Departure on At Company Searched
£11.20 09/08/2017 18:22 South West Trains 6 days ago
£17.20 09/08/2017 13:22 South West Trains 6 days ago
£17.20 09/08/2017 17:59 South West Trains 6 days ago
£17.20 09/08/2017 12:22 South West Trains 6 days ago
£17.20 09/08/2017 12:59 South West Trains 6 days ago
£21.60 25/07/2017 12:22 South West Trains 5 days ago
£21.60 25/07/2017 17:59 South West Trains 5 days ago
£24.80 25/07/2017 12:59 South West Trains 5 days ago
£24.80 27/07/2017 12:59 South West Trains 4 days ago
£24.80 25/07/2017 17:22 South West Trains 5 days ago

Best price found for Bournemouth to London train ticket for the next 30 days.

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Next train departures

When are the next trains to London?

Departure Arrival Duration Company
There are no more services available today.
London Waterloo
1h54m South West Trains
London Waterloo
1h58m South West Trains
London Waterloo
1h50m South West Trains
London Waterloo
1h58m South West Trains
London Waterloo
1h53m South West Trains

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Travel information for your train journey

Bournemouth London train

Route Bournemouth to London

Bournemouth London train map

Train duration 2h14m
Arrival city London, England
Departure city Bournemouth, England
Distance 94 Miles
Lowest train ticket price from £11.20
Train operators for Bournemouth to London South West Trains
  • The trip between Bournemouth, which is in England and London, which is in England is well served by trains. The trains are operated by the following train operators: South West Trains.
  • There are 94 miles between the 2 cities and the average journey time from Bournemouth to London is around 2h14m. Taking the train is normally the quickest option to go to London from Bournemouth, and it's also a greener option than taking your car or flying.
  • The cheapest fare we've found for the next month is £11.20 one way.

How to find cheap train tickets Bournemouth to London ?

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.