Christchurch to Bournemouth by train

  • First train
    07:40
  • Last train
    20:33
  • Avg changes
    0
  • Fastest journey
    7m
  • Distance
    6 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    34
  • Avg. journey time
    8m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Christchurch to Bournemouth by train

Fast trains from Christchurch to Bournemouth take around 7 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 6 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Christchurch and Bournemouth.

1. Are there direct trains from Christchurch to Bournemouth?

Direct trains from Christchurch to Bournemouth have been found.

We usually find around 38 direct trains on the route from Christchurch to Bournemouth every weekday.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 30 departures.

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

The Christchurch to Bournemouth train travel time is normally about 7 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Bournemouth is usually scheduled to depart Christchurch around 07:37 and the last train is around 20:33. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Christchurch around 06:34, and the last at 00:07.

When to book Christchurch 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 Christchurch to Bournemouth by train.

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Which train companies operate between Christchurch and Bournemouth?

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

  • South West Trains
  • South Western Railway

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.