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How to get there
Nearest travel links
|Airport||Bournemouth International Airport|
|Ferry||Poole Ferry Terminal|
|Train station||Pokesdown Train Station 1.12 km|
Activities near Bournemouth
|Sports||Tennis in town, Water sports, Fishing|
|Great for||City breaks|
How to get there
There is a wealth of National and International travel links into the area, which is accessible from any part of Great Britain and most of Europe.
BY CAR - There is continuous motorway or dual carriageway from London and along the South Coast and the A34 provides good access from the Midlands. To travel to Bournemouth it takes approximately two and a half hours from London. From London head down to the M3, from the M25 onto the M27 and then the A31 followed by the A338. From Birmingham head to the M40 and then onto the M3, the M27 and then the A31 followed by the A338.
BY COACH - Coaches leave London regularly taking approx 4 hrs to arrive in Bournemouth. Coaches leave Birmingham regularly taking approx 6 hrs to arrive in Bournemouth. Visit National Express for coach times and ticket information.
BY TRAIN - South West Trains offer frequent services from London Waterloo into Bournemouth Station. Trains leave London around every half an hour taking approx two and a half hours to arrive in Bournemouth. Other train service providers offer many national services into the area. Trains leave Birmingham around every hour taking approx three and a half hours to arrive in Bournemouth.
BY PLANE - Many Airlines fly into Bournemouth International Airport and Southampton International Airport both nationally and internationally throughout Europe. Trains depart direct from Southampton Airport Parkway and travel time into Bournemouth Station is approximately 25 minutes.
BY FERRY - The continental ferry ports are easily accessible from the neighbouring port of Poole or nearby Southampton and Portsmouth.