Bournemouth to Chichester by train

  • First train
    05:57
  • Last train
    22:12
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 22m
  • Distance
    77 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    37
  • Avg. journey time
    1hr 40m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Bournemouth to Chichester by train

Fast trains from Bournemouth to Chichester take around 1 hour and 22 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 77 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Bournemouth and Chichester.

1. Are there direct trains from Bournemouth to Chichester?

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

We usually find around 36 departures on the route from Bournemouth to Chichester every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains usually run with a similar frequency on weekends.

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

The Bournemouth to Chichester train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 22 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Chichester is usually scheduled to depart Bournemouth around 05:15 and the last train is around 22:12. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Bournemouth around 07:06, and the last at 23:08.

When to book Bournemouth to Chichester 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 Bournemouth to Chichester by train.

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Which train companies operate between Bournemouth and Chichester?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • First Great Western
  • Great Western Railway
  • South West Trains
  • South Western Railway
  • Southern

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.