Ashford to Bournemouth by train

  • First train
    05:29
  • Last train
    22:34
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 14m
  • Distance
    198 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    54
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 52m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Ashford to Bournemouth by train

Fast trains from Ashford to Bournemouth take around 3 hours and 14 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 198 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Ashford and Bournemouth.

1. Are there direct trains from Ashford to Bournemouth?

Journeys between Ashford and Bournemouth usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 57 departures on the route from Ashford to Bournemouth every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 60 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Ashford to Bournemouth?

The Ashford to Bournemouth train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 14 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Ashford to Bournemouth train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Bournemouth is usually scheduled to depart Ashford around 05:13 and the last train is around 22:34. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Ashford around 05:43, and the last at 23:03.

When to book Ashford to Bournemouth train tickets?

Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Ashford to Bournemouth by train.

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Which train companies operate between Ashford and Bournemouth?

More than one train company operates on the route from Ashford to Bournemouth, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • London Underground
  • South West Trains
  • South Western Railway
  • Southeastern
  • UK Rail Connections

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.