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Edinburgh to Bournemouth by train
Fastest journey7hr 18m
Trains per day38
Avg. journey time9hr 7m
Travelling from Edinburgh to Bournemouth by train
Fast trains from Edinburgh to Bournemouth take around 7 hours and 18 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 588 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Edinburgh and Bournemouth.
1. Are there direct trains from Edinburgh to Bournemouth?
Journeys between Edinburgh and Bournemouth usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 40 departures on the route from Edinburgh to Bournemouth every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.
There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 34 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Edinburgh to Bournemouth?
The Edinburgh to Bournemouth train travel time is normally about 7 hours and 18 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Edinburgh to Bournemouth train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Bournemouth is usually scheduled to depart Edinburgh around 05:40 and the last train is around 23:40. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Edinburgh around 05:48, and the last at 23:15.
What's the Edinburgh to Bournemouth train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Edinburgh to Bournemouth are $58.25.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $93 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $100. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive, so it is worth booking in advance if you can to save money.
When to book Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh to Bournemouth by train.
Which train companies operate between Edinburgh and Bournemouth?
More than one train company operates on the route from Edinburgh to Bournemouth, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Avanti West Coast
- Caledonian Sleeper
- East Coast
- First TransPennine Express
- London North Eastern Railway
- London Underground
- Serco Caledonian Sleeper
- South West Trains
- South Western Railway
- TransPennine Express
- UK Rail Connections
- Virgin Trains
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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