Victorian pier with an amusement arcade, a variety theatre, a cafe and boat trips along the coast. The original pier consisted of a wooden jetty opened in 1856; a zip wire was installed in 2014, spanning between the pierhead and the beach.

Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours:
  • Monday to Friday open from 05:40:00 until 20:40:00
  • Saturday open from 05:40:00 until 20:40:00
  • Sunday open from 06:40:00 until 20:40:00
Ticket MachineAvailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelThe staff is available at all times.
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionAvailable
Left LuggageUnavailable
Left Luggage Websitehttps://www.nationalrail.co.uk/
Lost PropertyAvailable
Lost Property Websitehttps://www.nationalrail.co.uk/
ShopsUnavailable
PostboxUnavailable
TelephonesAvailable
Telephone typesCards and coins
Station BuffetAvailable
ATMUnavailable
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Nearest station with more facilities
Step-free category B station - This station has level access from the main car park to Platforms 1 and 2 (for most trains towards London Waterloo). There is level access from the bus and coach station to Platforms 3 and 4 (for most trains towards Weymouth) via a separate entrance. There are long and steep ramps between platforms - up to 1:8 gradient.
ToiletsAvailable
Toilets notesThe 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: radar@radar.org.uk.
ShowersUnavailable
Baby changeUnavailable
WiFiAvailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Customer Service notes
Please contact our Customer Service Centre on 0345 6000 650
Customer help pointsAvailable
CCTVAvailable
Carpark nameMain
Car parking spaces329
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces118
Sheltered cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Cycle storage notesCompound
Step-free accessStep free access is available throughout the whole station.
Ramps for train accessAvailable
WheelchairsAvailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesAvailable
Accessible Booking Office counterAvailable
Accessible taxisAccessible taxis are available at this station, please see below for more information
Accessible taxis notes

Bournemouth station is a major station with taxis usually available on a rank. Advance booking is not normally necessary or even possible, unless arriving early in the morning or late at night. Operators who may accept bookings include:

There is no First Class lounge at this station.

Departures and arrivals from Bournemouth

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Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to London WaterlooSouth Western Railway09:592On time
to WeymouthSouth Western Railway10:043On time
to WinchesterSouth Western Railway10:051On time
to PooleSouth Western Railway10:093On time
to London WaterlooSouth Western Railway10:222On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from BrockenhurstSouth Western Railway09:481On time
from WeymouthSouth Western Railway09:542On time
from London WaterlooSouth Western Railway10:013On time
from Manchester PiccadillyCrossCountry10:133On time
from WeymouthSouth Western Railway10:172On time

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