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Getting There

An express train from London's Victoria Station to Bournemouth takes 2 hours, with frequent service throughout the day. For schedules and information, call tel. 0845/748-4950 or visit www.nationalrail.co.uk. Arrivals are at the Bournemouth Rail Station, on Holden Surst Road.

Buses leave London's Waterloo Station every 2 hours during the day, heading for Bournemouth. The trip takes 2 1/2 hours. Call tel. 0871/781-81-81, or visit www.nationalexpress.com for information and schedules.

If you're driving, take the M3 southwest from London to Winchester, then the A31, and the A338 south to Bournemouth.

Visitor Information

The information office is at Westover Road (tel. 08450/511701; www.bournemouth.co.uk). From September to May, it's open Monday to Saturday from 9:30am to 5:30pm, and from June to August on Sunday from 10am to 5:30pm.

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.