It's simple to reach Southbourne Beach, in Bournemouth, by train. Simply hop on a train to Pokesdown For Boscombe station and then it's just a couple of miles away, but there are frequent buses and taxis at the station that'll get you there.

Southbourne Beach in Bournemouth is part of the long stretch all along this part of the coast.

Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours:
  • Monday to Friday open from 05:50:00 until 12:30:00
  • Saturday open from 07:50:00 until 13:40:00
Ticket MachineAvailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelThe staff is available at specific times. Please check at the station.
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionAvailable
Left LuggageUnavailable
Left Luggage Website
Lost PropertyAvailable
Lost Property Website
Telephone typesCards and coins
Station BuffetUnavailable
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Nearest station with more facilities
Step-free category C station - This station does not have step-free access
Baby changeUnavailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Customer Service notes
Please contact our Customer Service Centre on 0345 6000 650
Customer help pointsAvailable
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces48
Sheltered cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Cycle storage notesThere are wheel racks available.
Step-free accessStep free access is not available at the station.
Ramps for train accessUnavailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesAvailable
Accessible Booking Office counterUnavailable
Accessible taxisAccessible taxis are not available at this station, please see below for more information on the nearest station
Accessible taxis notes

Pokesdown station has neither a taxi rank nor a cab office. Consider using the following alternative station: Bournemouth station.

There is no First Class lounge at this station.

Departures and arrivals from Pokesdown

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Pokesdown station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to BournemouthSouth Western Railway22:042On time
to WokingSouth Western Railway22:16On time
to PooleSouth Western Railway22:38On time
to PooleSouth Western Railway23:38On time
to BournemouthSouth Western Railway02:462On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from London WaterlooSouth Western Railway22:042On time
from WeymouthSouth Western Railway22:16On time
from WinchesterSouth Western Railway22:38On time
from BrockenhurstSouth Western Railway23:38On time
from Southampton CentralSouth Western Railway02:462On time

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