Nottingham to Bournemouth by train

  • First train
    04:56
  • Last train
    23:10
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    4hr 18m
  • Distance
    252 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    67
  • Avg. journey time
    5hr 10m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Nottingham to Bournemouth by train

Fast trains from Nottingham to Bournemouth take around 4 hours and 18 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 252 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Nottingham and Bournemouth.

1. Are there direct trains from Nottingham to Bournemouth?

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

We usually find around 68 departures on the route from Nottingham to Bournemouth every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains usually run with a similar frequency on weekends.

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

The Nottingham to Bournemouth train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 18 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Bournemouth is usually scheduled to depart Nottingham around 04:56 and the last train is around 23:10. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Nottingham around 05:05, and the last at 21:32.

When to book Nottingham 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 Nottingham to Bournemouth by train.

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Which train companies operate between Nottingham and Bournemouth?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • East Midlands Railway
  • East Midlands Trains
  • 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.

Bournemouth to Nottingham 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.