Transport around Bournemouth Airport (BOH)

Bournemouth International Airport offers adequate public transportation links, though it is not yet serviced by a rail link. Taxis and public buses offer the most convenient transportation to and from and the city centre.

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the closest rail exchange to Bournemouth International Airport is Christchurch Station, which links to London and Southampton. Christchurch is connected to Bournemouth Airport via the A1 yellow bus. This bus also connects to the travel exchange in the city centre, another viable rail depot for travellers arriving from outside the city.


the most convenient bus to use for transportation between Bournemouth city and the airport is the A1 shuttle bus. It departs from Bournemouth Station in the city centre once per hour between 07:00 and 19:00. The journey takes 30 minutes. From Bournemouth Station, travellers can connect to bus and train stations across the region.


is the easiest way to get from the airport to the city centre. The three major taxi firms are United Chritax Taxis, Air-n-port Cars and Corfe Mullen Cab Co. Taxis are easily arranged from the airport, and can be booked ahead of time for journeys from Bournemouth city proper to the airport.


Bournemouth International Airport is just six miles from the city centre, making it easily reached by hire car. The drive takes all of 10 minutes, and traffic is seldom a consideration. The airport sits on the A338 and is clearly signposted.

If you're arriving by car from London you can take the M3 corridor until it merges with the M27, where signage for Bournemouth is posted. From the Sussex coast, take the A27 to the M27. Those arriving from the southwest can make use of the A35 to Womborne, where the A31 heads directly to the airport.


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