Trains from Bristol to Bournemouth

Bristol to Bournemouth train information

Bristol Bournemouth train map

Train duration 2h59m
Arrival Bournemouth, England
Departure Bristol, England
Distance 60 Miles
  • The route connecting Bristol, which is in England and Bournemouth, located in England is well served by trains. Use our travel search engine to search for your ticket and see the rail company for this journey.
  • There are 60 miles between the 2 cities and the average journey time from Bristol to Bournemouth is approximately 2h59m. Taking the train is often the quickest option to get to Bournemouth from Bristol, and it's also more environmentally friendly than driving your car or flying.
  • Fares will change depending on the day and hour of travel and how far in advance you purchase your ticket.

Best prices for Bristol to Bournemouth train tickets

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Other modes of transport available
Coach
from £8.90 MORE 6h17m
Flight
from £49.99 MORE 19h46m

Bristol - Bournemouth prices calendar

Find the cheapest tickets to travel from Bristol to Bournemouth by train, bus, ride sharing and plane.

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Ticket prices and availability have been recorded in the last 72 hours from the data provided by our partners.

Bristol - Bournemouth: the best time to book cheap trains

Cost of the train when booking in advance or at the last minute

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£39

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£38

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Buying your train in advance is almost always cheaper than leaving it to the last minute. Yet, as you can notice in the table above, the cost of train tickets Bristol to Bournemouth tend to be stable and cost £38.

Best prices for Bristol to Bournemouth trains

We compare train ticket for all major companies to travel between Bristol and Bournemouth by train and find the best prices for the coming days. Take a look at the prices of train tickets Bournemouth to Bristol and find the best deal for your outbound journey.

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Discount Bristol - Bournemouth train tickets

The best way to spend less on your Bristol Bournemouth train ticket must be to have a railcard. While regional railcards exist in some areas, National railcards enable you to make savings on most rail fares across the United Kingdom. Everyone is eligible to at least one of the railcard, even non-UK citizens. National railcards available: 16-25 railcard, Senior discount card, Two together railcard, Family and Friends discount card and Disabled persons railcard.

How much can I save with a railcard?

The main benefit of purchasing a railcard is that it only takes a couple of trips to break even.

You will need to buy at least £88 of train tickets in a year for the card to be worthwile. This number corresponds to the cost of the railcard, £30, divided by the discount, 34%. On every ticket that you purchase afterwards, you will spare money.

As an example, train tickets from Bristol to Bournemouth cost on average £50.00 (1). When dividing £88 by £50.00 (£88/£50.00 = 1.76), you can see that after only 2 one way journeys from Bournemouth to Bristol, the railcard will have paid for itself.

What is the cost of a railcard?

Railcards enable you to get a third off most train fares for a year. The Disabled persons railcard costs £20 and the 5 other railcards £30.

(1)Average prices observed over the last 6 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
Bristol to Bournemouth train £50.00 £33.33 £16.67 1.76

(1)Average price observed over the last 6 months for one way

(2)Price calculated with an average reduction of 34% on train tickets fare

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