Grantham to Bournemouth by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 52m
  • Distance
    257 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    4hr 26m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Grantham to Bournemouth by train

Fast trains from Grantham to Bournemouth take around 3 hours and 52 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 257 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Grantham and Bournemouth.

1. Are there direct trains from Grantham to Bournemouth?

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

We usually find around 40 departures on the route from Grantham 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 39 departures.

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

The Grantham to Bournemouth train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 52 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Bournemouth is usually scheduled to depart Grantham around 06:18 and the last train is around 22:17. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Grantham around 05:47, and the last at 22:33.

When to book Grantham 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 Grantham to Bournemouth by train.

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Which train companies operate between Grantham and Bournemouth?

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

  • East Coast
  • First Hull Trains
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • London Underground
  • South West Trains
  • South Western Railway
  • UK Rail Connections

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.