Swindon to Bournemouth by train

  • First train
    05:22
  • Last train
    23:17
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 59m
  • Distance
    93 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    49
  • Avg. journey time
    2hr 31m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Swindon to Bournemouth by train

Fast trains from Swindon to Bournemouth take around 1 hour and 59 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 93 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Swindon and Bournemouth.

1. Are there direct trains from Swindon to Bournemouth?

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

We usually find around 48 departures on the route from Swindon 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 67 departures.

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

The Swindon to Bournemouth train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 59 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Bournemouth is usually scheduled to depart Swindon around 05:22 and the last train is around 23:17. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Swindon around 06:42, and the last at 00:48.

When to book Swindon 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 Swindon to Bournemouth by train.

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Which train companies operate between Swindon and Bournemouth?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • First Great Western
  • GWR
  • Great Western Railway
  • 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.