Bournemouth train station is a 15-minute walk from the town centre, or 5 minutes on the bus from outside the station.
It's a mile from the beach and Bournemouth Pier. Buses to Bournemouth Airport (a 15-minute journey) and Bournemouth University's Talbot Campus depart from outside the train station. Bournemouth Natural Science Society & Museum is 5 minutes’ ride on the number 3 bus. The bus stop is a 2-minute walk from the station exit, and Dean Park Cricket Ground is an 8-minute walk away.
Trains to London Waterloo and Poole run around 3 times an hour. Services to Weymouth depart twice an hour, and there are hourly trains to Manchester Piccadilly.
Bournemouth is a station in Dorset operated by South Western Railway. This station has ticket machines and ticket-on-departure is available. Thankfully, there are toilets. All platforms are step free accessible. The station is staffed full time. There is a car park with 367 spaces available at this station. There are 118 spaces to lock up your bike as well. If you're looking for information about onward travel, there's a downloadable PDF available here. There is a staffed ticket office and it is open at the following times - Monday - Friday: 05:40 - 20:40, Saturday: 05:40 - 20:40, Sunday: 06:40 - 20:40.
The toilets are located on both platforms. The National key toilets are located on both platforms; these toilets are operated by a radar key. A radar key is available from station staff upon request. A 'National Key Scheme' key [RADAR] can be purchased by contacting the following. Address: 12 City Forum, 250 City Road, London, EC1V 8AF. Tel: 020 7250 3222. Minicom: 020 7250 4119. Fax: 020 7250 0212. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Level access to both sides of station from separate entrances. Long and steep ramped subway between platforms - up to 1:8 gradient
Customer Help Points
Customer Help points are located on every platform
Monday - Sunday: 24 Hours
Accessible Ticket Machines
All South Western Railway ticket machines are able to sell tickets with Disabled Persons Railcard discounts. All machines are accessible, however the station may not be so please check the station access note for further details