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Bournemouth Knowledge - Transport into and out of Bournemouth

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Trains, coaches and local bus services feed into the main Bournemouth Rail and Coach station – also known as the Travel Interchange.

The Council provides an information office at the site which is staffed 7 days a week from 8.00am to 5.00pm (closed lunchtime between 1.15pm and 2.15pm). The office can provide tourist information and an accommodation booking service together with local bus tickets and passes. Office contact telephone number 01202 317581

Coach Services

National Express provides regular coach services from Bournemouth Rail and Coach Station to London Victoria, Heathrow and Gatwick Airports and many other destinations throughout the UK. National Express has a booking office at the Rail and Coach Station or, alternatively, people can visit their website.

Trains

There are two train stations in the area – Bournemouth and Pokesdown (for Boscombe).

South West Trains provide a service westbound to towns such as Poole, Dorchester and Weymouth and eastbound to those such as Brockenhurst, Southampton, Winchester and London.  You can refer visitors to their website: www.southwesttrains.co.uk

There is also a main national rail enquiries contact number and website you can refer visitors to if needed – Tel 0845 748 4950 www.nationalrail.co.uk.

Bournemouth International Airport

Bournemouth has its own international airport which is situated at Hurn. The A1 bus service runs from/to the airport into Bournemouth, it is open 7 days a week and runs from 7am-7pm.

Licensed taxis are easily found anytime. There are a number of taxi ranks in the town, Bournemouth train/coach station has a rank, Pier Approach, The Square, The Triangle and Lansdowne in the town centre.