Save on Your Train Tickets to Bournemouth with Split Ticketing

Get cheap tickets to Bournemouth by splitting your ticket.

Split ticketing involves splitting your fare into multiple tickets to cover separate parts of the journey whilst traveling on exactly the same train.

Use our ticket search to find hidden split ticket fares. The average saving for these is 30% but you could save up to 70%!

On top of that you’ll pay NO booking or card fees when booking with us. We just take a small percentage of the saving.


Examples of the savings that can be made when buying cheap train tickets to Bournemouth with SplitMyFare:

Bournemouth to Birmingham New Street

Standard Fare: £38.20

SplitMyFare: £32.62

By splitting with us you can make a massive saving of £5.58


Bournemouth to Manchester Piccadilly

Standard Fare: £38.34

SplitMyFare: £84.84

By splitting with us you can make a massive saving of £6.66


Bournemouth to Leeds

Standard Fare: £46

SplitMyFare: £38.62

By splitting with us you can make a massive saving of £7.38



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"I didn’t go nightclubbing as a teenager in Bournemouth because my friends and I didnt have the money – but we spent a lot of time on the beach, having barbecues, and running into the sea in the middle of the night” Amanda Holden


Why Visit Bournemouth by Rail?

One thing that draws tourists to Bournemouth is its gorgeous seven mile long beach. This seaside resort town in Dorset attracts both retirees and youthful holidaymakers who want to take part in its vibrant nightlife scene. Bournemouth, however, is not just a party town. It’s also home to a number of great restaurants, exciting water sports activities and interesting hideaways.

To get to Bournemouth, you can take the Southwest service from London Waterloo station or several other locations across the South coast, such as Poole or Weymouth. Cross-Country trains coming from Manchester via Birmingham New Street station terminate at Bournemouth. There are also several other trains arriving at Bournemouth railway station coming from other cities, such as Newcastle and Nottingham.

Bournemouth is small enough to easily walk around. If you don’t fancy walking, there are local bus services that will take you to some of the most famous attractions in town. Many tourists head to Bournemouth for its beach. The beach’s golden shoreline is seven miles long and lined with thousands of deckchairs and behind it sits ornamental gardens, beachside cafes and playgrounds. There are two piers in the town, the Boscombe Pier and the Bournemouth Pier.

The Russel-Cotes Art Gallery and Museum is a great place to drop by for lovers of history and art. It features a wonderful collection of 19th century art pieces including Japanese artefacts. The Atrium Art Gallery at Bournemouth University also hosts and showcases interesting artwork by local and international artists.

There are also heritage railways in Bournemouth that are worth checking out. The West Cliff Lift Railway and the East Cliff Lift Railway were built in 1908 and are directly connected to the steep but relatively low cliffs of the beach. Other famous landmarks in Bournemouth are the St. Peter’s Church, the Atrium Art Gallery, the Bournemouth Hebrew Congregation and the Central Gardens, an award-winning park.

How to find the cheapest train tickets to Bournemouth

If you’re looking for cheap train tickets to Bournemouth there are may ways to save money so you can explore Bournemouth. It may be that you’re getting a train to Bournemouth for a weekend with friends or with work, whatever the reason our journey planner will help you in getting the cheapest available tickets for your trip. Using the journey planner, you can save money travelling to Bournemouth and use that in the shops or at a restaurant.

Some of the biggest savings can be had by searching for split tickets as described above. Another way to save money on train tickets to Bournemouth is by buying an Advance ticket. Advance tickets are usually available from 12 weeks before the date of travel, so it is generally the case that the earlier you book your ticket within this timeframe the cheaper it will be. So if you’re coming to Bournemouth to catch a flight or for some sightseeing, look out for the advance ticket type when you search for your ticket. The longer you wait to buy your ticket the more the price can go up so try to book as quick as you’re able, advance tickets are not normally available on the day of travel, so try not to book on the day.

You can save even more on your train tickets by using a railcard for your journey to Bournemouth. If you’re a regular traveller this is particular useful as buying an eligible railcard can save you 1/3 off the price of all of your future tickets.