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Trains to Pokesdown

Pokesdown train station is situated on the South Western Main Line between Bournemouth and Southampton Central. The station serves Bournemouth’s eastern suburban areas of Pokesdown, Boscombe, and Southbourne. The station originally opened in 1886. Train services operated from this station are managed by South Western Railway which provides a typical off-peak service of two trains per hour in each direction. One of the services is the semi-fast train between London Waterloo and Weymouth and the other is the local stopping service to and from Poole. The fastest journey time to London Waterloo is 1 hour 54 minutes.

Pokesdown train station has two platforms with sheltered seating areas for passengers. The platforms are accessed down stairs from a covered footbridge leading from the station concourse and the main entrance on Christchurch Road. This station is not suitable for wheelchair users and passengers who require level access are advised to use Bournemouth Station. There is a ticket office in the station concourse. Local bus connections can be made nearby on the Christchurch Road.

Find address details, station facilities, live departure times and train arrivals for Pokesdown station.

Station details & facilities

Find station details and facilities information for Pokesdown. Also find live train departures and arrivals for Pokesdown station, helping you to plan your next journey.

Ticket Office

  • Ticket Machine :
  • Staff help available : False
  • Ticket Office opening hours :
    DayOpening Hours
    Weekdays05:50 - 12:30
    Saturday 07:50 - 13:40
    Sunday Closed
  • Oyster Prepay : False
  • Oyster topup : False
  • Oyster validator : False


  • Left Luggage available : False
  • Lost Property available :


  • Postbox : False
  • Telephones : False
  • Telephones type : Coins and cards
  • Customer Service Notes :

    Please contact our Customer Service Centre on 0345 6000 650

  • Customer help points :


  • CCTV :



  • Car parking spaces : 0

Bicycle Facilities

  • Cycle storage available :
  • Cycle storage spaces : 44
  • Sheltered cycle storage :
  • Cycle storage CCTV :


  • Step-free access : Part of station
  • Step-free access notes :

    Pokesdown is an inaccessible station to wheelchair users. Customers are advised to use Bournemouth station or contact our Assisted Travel team (0800 52 82 100)

  • Ramps for train access : False
  • Wheelchairs available : False
  • Induction Loop :
  • Accessible ticket machines :
  • Accessible Booking Office counter : False
Trains to Pokesdown


Christchurch Road, Pokesdown, Bournemouth, BH7 6DL
Ticket Office Hours
DayOpening Hours
Weekdays05:50 - 12:30
Saturday 07:50 - 13:40
Sunday Closed

Pokesdown Live Departures



South Western Railway

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On time


London Waterloo

South Western Railway

Plat. 1

On time