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Stansted Airport to Bournemouth by train

  • First train
    05:30
  • Last train
    00:30
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 26m
  • Distance
    197 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    27
  • Avg. journey time
    4hr 11m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Stansted Airport to Bournemouth by train

Fast trains from Stansted Airport to Bournemouth take around 3 hours and 26 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 197 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Stansted Airport and Bournemouth.

1. Are there direct trains from Stansted Airport to Bournemouth?

Journeys between Stansted Airport and Bournemouth usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 31 departures on the route from Stansted Airport 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 39 departures.

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

The Stansted Airport to Bournemouth train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 26 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Bournemouth is usually scheduled to depart Stansted Airport around 05:30 and the last train is around 00:30. This is the same at the weekend.

When to book Stansted Airport 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 Stansted Airport to Bournemouth by train.

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Which train companies operate between Stansted Airport and Bournemouth?

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

  • Abellio Greater Anglia
  • CrossCountry
  • First Great Western
  • GWR
  • Great Western Railway
  • Greater Anglia
  • London Underground
  • South West Trains
  • South Western Railway
  • Southern
  • UK Rail Connections

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

Bournemouth to Stansted Airport by train

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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.