Gloucester to Bournemouth by train

  • First train
    05:17
  • Last train
    23:13
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 56m
  • Distance
    129 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    32
  • Avg. journey time
    4hr 11m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Gloucester to Bournemouth by train

Fast trains from Gloucester to Bournemouth take around 2 hours and 56 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 129 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Gloucester and Bournemouth.

1. Are there direct trains from Gloucester to Bournemouth?

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

We usually find around 31 departures on the route from Gloucester 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 37 departures.

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

The Gloucester to Bournemouth train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 56 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Bournemouth is usually scheduled to depart Gloucester around 05:17 and the last train is around 23:13. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Gloucester around 05:43, and the last at 23:05.

When to book Gloucester 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 Gloucester to Bournemouth by train.

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Which train companies operate between Gloucester and Bournemouth?

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

  • Arriva Trains Wales
  • CrossCountry
  • First Great Western
  • GWR
  • Great Western Railway
  • South West Trains
  • South Western Railway
  • Transport For Wales

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.